Wednesday, Sept. 23
8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Operating Under Emergency Conditions
Steve Davis, senior vice president, engineering and capital management, Clear Channel Radio
Advice and tips from engineers called upon to keep their stations operating under the most adverse conditions.
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Tower Failures - How to Prevent Them
David Davies, director, structural products and services, ERI
Overview of the major causes of tower failures with advice on how to prevent a catastrophic situation.
9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
How Radio Can Do Video Economically and Profitably
John Potter, VP/director, Radio Training Academy, RAB
Learn how to inexpensively create, package, present, close and distribute the many forms of video advertising to local clients and prospects.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Planning, Building and Maintaining an IP-based Radio Facility
Kirk Harnack, executive director, international business development, Telos/Omnia/Axia
This workshop details and demonstrates ways to plan, implement and maintain an IP audio system in a facility.
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Electronic Program Guide Update
Moderator: Rick Ducey, chief strategy officer, BIA Advisory Services
Panelists: Adrian Cross, software development team leader, Unique Interactive
David Maxson, principal, Broadcast Signal Lab
Skip Pizzi, media technology consultant
Overview of the lab and field trials of an HD Radio Electronic Program Guide (EPG) system for IBOC in the U.S.
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Opening Address and Digital Think Tank Super Session
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Opening Reception (Exhibit Floor)
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Exhibit Floor Open