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Full Conference Programme


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Full Conference Programme

  1. 1. EMPOWERING THE PEOPLE PROGRAMME The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association 27th General Conference in partnership with the Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas 18.1. 2.30 pm The Hilton Hotel Nassau 23 - 26 January 2008
  2. 2. 24 1300 Lunch in Atlantis Sponsor: Gulfcom followed by a visit to the Atlantis Aquarium and then a brief tour 1630 Buses back to Hilton Hotel and Wyndham Hotel 24a 1600 - 1730 CBA Committee Meeting Part 2 Exuma Island Room Those attending should take taxis back to the Hilton Hotel from Atlantis. 1800 Buses from Wyndham Hotel to Government House 25 1830 Buffet Reception in the Garden of Government House hosted by HE The Hon Arthur Hanna, Governor-General Government House is a short walk from the Hilton Hotel and Towne Hotel. Buses back to the Wyndham Hotel at the end of the reception SATURDAY 26 JANUARY Day Sponsor: BBC 0820 Buses leave the Wyndham Hotel for the Hilton 0830 - 1600 Exhibition and internet café 26 0900 - 1015 Technology Breakout: Radio Developments Ballroom C Speaker: Chair Steven Moses, Director, Engineering Services, FRC Nigeria 27 0900 - 1015 Citizen Journalism - can broadcasters depend on it? Ballrooms A and B Speakers: Richard Sambrook, Director Global News, BBC, UK Lisa de Wilde, Chief Executive, TV Ontario, Canada. Sameer Padania, Hub Manager, Witness, USA Leh Chyun Lin, Director, International Relations, PTS, Taiwan Chair: Mike Nolan, Editor, BSN 1015 – 1045 Coffee break in the Victoria Foyer 28 1045 - 1200 Gender and Diversity: A key area of focus for more vibrant programming Ballrooms A and B Speakers: Joyce Mhaville, General Manager, ITV, Tanzania; Sonya Haggie, General Manager Sales, Marketing & Communication, Maori Television, New Zealand; Alden Habacon, Manager, Diversity Initiatives, CBC Television, Canada and Patrick Cozier, Secretary General, Caribbean Broadcasting Union, Barbados Chair: Richard Purcell, Group Manager, Grenada Broadcasting Network. 29 1045 - 1200 Technology Breakout: HD TV Ballroom C HD Production. Speaker: Ian Potts, Senior Producer, BBC HD, BBC, UK 30 1200 - 1315 Media Freedom and Safety for Journalists Ballrooms A and B Speakers: Aidan White, General Secretary, International Federation of 2
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