WASHINGTON, D.C.—Mark your calendar broadcasters, if your future involves Next-Gen TV. The Advanced Television Committee will hold “The Road to ATSC 3.0” event, May 23-24 in Washington, D.C., as part of its 2018 ATSC Broadcast Television Conference.
Speakers include Dr. Jeffrey Cole of the USC Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism and Director of the Center for the Digital Future; Pat Butler, president and CEO of America’s Public Television Stations (APTS); and Sam Matheny, NAB CTO, who will present the opening keynote.
The event, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., will open May 23 with a lunch, followed by reports on early ATSC 3.0 deployments in the United States. The conference will include a special report on the launch of ATSC 3.0 broadcasting in South Korea and updates on advanced emergency alerting, personalization, interactivity and conformance.