The ABU General Assembly, which takes place from October 10–18 in Seoul, Korea, will feature three days of special events for broadcasting engineers and technicians.
During the three-day technical meeting, slated for October 12–14, the ABU technical department will organize a lineup of events. The first day, says the organization, will include the official opening and announcements of this year’s winners of the ABU Engineering Excellence Awards, the ABU Green Broadcast Engineering Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the Technical Review Best Article prizes.
The second day will highlight discussions, running parallel, centered around the ABU Digital Radio forum and the Developing Broadcasters’ Forum in addition to two technical workshops.
On the third day, host Korean Broadcasting System will organize a special topic session, followed by the introduction of new ABU members and all local members.
During the gathering elections to the technical bureau and its office bearers will also take place. The current member of the bureau and the chairman and vice chairman of the technical committee will complete their two-year term at the end of 2012.