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NAB AT A GLANCE

Apr 5, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Here are some expected highlights at NAB.
Sunday, April 18
NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference Keynote. Consumer Electronics Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro is slated to share his consumer technology perspective. When: 9-9:30 a.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N112
Radio and Television Career Fair. TV stations will accept resumes from job seekers. When: noon-5 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N252
Digital Cinema Summit. The all-day event features sessions addressing new digital tools and technology that can be used by broadcasters, content makers and filmmakers. When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
Monday April 19
Congressional Breakfast. Representatives and senators are scheduled to discuss legislation impacting broadcasters. Featured panelists are Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, Rep. Michael Bilirakis, R-Fla., Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. When: 7:30-8:45 a.m. Where: Las Vegas Hilton, Ballroom A
All Industry Opening Ceremony. HP Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina is scheduled to keynote; NAB President and CEO Eddie Fritts will give his State of the Industry address; and Oprah Winfrey will receive the 2004 NAB Distinguished Service Award. When: 9-10:30 a.m. Where: Las Vegas Hilton, Barron Room
Television Luncheon. Roger King, CEO, CBS Enterprises and King World Productions, will be inducted into the NAB Hall of Fame. When: 12:30-2:15 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Hilton, Barron Room
Capitalizing on the Digital Entertainment Revolution. Shane Robison, HP’s chief strategy and technology officer, is slated to keynote the afternoon session outlining HP’s initiatives in the broadcast and entertainment industry. When: 2-3 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
Broadband and the Future of Digital Media. When: 3:30-5 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
Tuesday, April 20
FCC Chairman’s Breakfast. When: 7:30-8:45 a.m. Where: Las Vegas Hilton, Ballroom A
The Future of Broadcasting. When: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S224
Next Generation Advertising. When: 10:30 a.m.-noon. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
Regulatory Face-Off. When: 4-5 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N245
Wednesday, April 21
On-Demand Computing for Entertainment and Broadcasting. When: 10:45 a.m.-noon. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
The Business of Streaming Media. When: 2-3 p.m. Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S219
In addition, the Radio-Television News Directors Association will hold its conference concurrent with NAB from April 19-21.