WorldDAB Lines Up Speakers for ABU DBS 2018
Reps from Asia Pacific and Europe to talk on using DAB+ to secure the future of radio
Bernie O’Neill is project director at WorldDAB.
year’s ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium will feature a DAB+ Digital Radio
Workshop from WorldDAB, which will host a number of speakers and sessions that
look to highlight DAB+ in a multiplatform world.
A group of
speakers have been announced from Asia Pacific and Europe to share best
practices and case studies.
Speakers include Dave Cameron, general manager at
Southern Cross Austereo; Joan Warner, vice president and Asia Pacific chair of the WorldDAB and CEO of
Commercial Radio Australia; Lindsay Cornell, chair of WorldDAB’s Technical
Committee and principal systems architect, BBC; Les Sabel from WorldDAB and
Commercial Radio Australia; Bernie O’Neill, project director at WorldDAB; Ben
Poor, project manager and the European Broadcasting Union; Nick Piggott,
project director at RadioDNS; and Jørn Jensen, senior adviser at NRK.
of the workshop will consist of sessions offering discussions on different
aspects of digital radio. Topics are planning to cover ASEAN regulation and
policy, planning for rollout, hybrid infrastructure and implementing hybrid
workflows. The key discussion points and findings will be published and shared
with all participants.
WorldDAB workshop is free to attend and will take place March 5 from 2 to 5
p.m. The 2018 ABU DBS will take place from March 6–8 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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