2010 Radio Show Engineering Sessions

September 1, 2010

Wednesday, Sept. 29
10 a.m. - NoonAsk the Experts: Building a Radio Station
Proper planning and an eye to the future will save time and money on your office, studio and transmitter projects. Moderator: Gary Kline, Cumulus Media. Panelists: Antonio Argibay, Meridian Design Associates Architects; John Bisset, consultant; David Gilson, Lerman Senter; Andy Laird, Journal Broadcast Group; Mike Starling, National Public Radio Labs
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.NRSC Meetings
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.Opening Remarks by Jeff Haley and Gordon Smith
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.Reception in the Marketplace
Thursday, Sept. 30
7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.Breakfast in the Marketplace
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Super Session -- Goin'' Mobile
In a world where mobile devices are with us all the time and always on, this session takes a deep dive into the world of iPhones, Androids and Blackberries and explores how they''re changing our lives. Presenter: Fred Jacobs, Jacobs Media
10:30 a.m. - NoonAsk the Experts: Technical/Regulatory/Legal/FCC
FCC staff, communications attorneys, engineers and broadcast consultants answer questions on regulatory topics and federal compliance matters. Moderator: Paul McLane, New Bay Media. Panelists: Ann Bobeck, NAB; Jim Bradshaw, FCC; Peter Doyle, FCC; Lisa Fowlkes, FCC; Richard Mertz, Cavell & Mertz; Gregg Skall, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice; Milford Smith, Greater Media; Glynn Walden, CBS Radio
Noon - 1:30 p.m.Advertiser Keynote and Luncheon
Keynote speaker TBA
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.Ask the Experts: AM/FM/Digital Transmitter Manufacturers
New RF technology, digital radio power levels and maintenance, capital budgeting, facilities upgrades, power bills, multi-transmitter sites, and more will be discussed. Moderator: Steve Davis, Clear Channel Radio. Panelists: Tim Bealor, Broadcast Electronics; David Hultsman, Continental Electronics; Gary Liebisch, Nautel; Geoffrey Mendenhall, Harris
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.Ask the Experts: The iBiquity HD Radio Team
This is your chance to ask about the future HD Radio, what new implementations are in the works and what receiver manufacturers are doing. Moderator: Chriss Scherer, Radio magazine. Panelists: Steve Baldacci Sr., Joe D''Angelo Sr., Ashruf El-Dinary, Jeff Jury and Albert Shuldiner from iBiquity Digital
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.NAB Marconi Radio Awards Reception, Dinner and Show
Hosted by Ron Chapman, featuring a live performance by Jack Ingram
Friday, Oct. 1
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.Breakfast in the Marketplace
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Ask the Experts: Creative Audio Processing
Talk with the experts about audio processing experiences and learn what they recommend. Moderator: Dom Bordonaro, Cox Radio. Panelists: Glen Clark, Gaintenna; Frank Foti, Omnia Audio; Jeff Keith, Vorsis/Wheatstone; James Loupas, James Loupas Associates; Greg Ogonowski, Orban/CRL Systems
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Ask the Experts: The AM Antenna Modeling Gurus
Get advice and guidance on what software is best, the potential pitfalls of do-it-yourself modeling and what you need to know to comply with FCC requirements. Moderator: Cris Alexander, Crawford Broadcasting. Panelists: Benjamin Dawson, Hatfield and Dawson; Tom Jones, Carl T. Jones; Ronald Rackley, du Treil, Lundin and Rackley; John Warner, Clear Channel Radio
Noon- 1:30 p.m.Radio Luncheon
Charles Warfield is the 2010 National Radio Award recipient, WSTW-FM''s Graffiti Radio is the HD Multicast Award winner, and Christiane Amanpour leads a newsmaker interview.

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