NABA Tees Up June Event

North American broadcast organizations to convene in D.C.
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The North American Broadcasters Association will hold its 2009 convention June 3–5 in Washington at the Willard InterContinental Hotel.

NABA represents North American broadcasters' interests in global forums on topics like spectrum-related concerns, digital transmission and territorial integrity of broadcast signals. Members include NPR, Sirius XM, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. and CBS.

Industry leaders will tackle the theme of "Harmonization in the Digital Age," in presentations that get to the issues affecting the future of broadcasting.

Some of the topics to be discussed include new platforms/new devices, mobile handhelds, integration and harmonization in the multimedia space, as well as terrestrial broadcasting and spectrum issues. Regulators will also discuss key priorities for North American spectrum-use harmonization.


NABA Meets in Atlanta

The North American Broadcasters Association held its annual meeting at CNN World Headquarters in Atlanta; the group represents North American broadcasters at the ITU and WIPO and is based in Toronto.