Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 18:15 to 20:45
University of Birmingham
The Guild of Students, Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2TU Birmingham
United Kingdom
Event Details: 

A look at where the Broadcasting industry is going in the UK, Europe and internationally following the IBC14 Conference and Exhibition.   There is so much going on - from issues like Spectrum Reallocation for Mobile services, UHD1 phase 2, the BBC Charter renewal, as well as the growth of IP delivery and the needs for major content providers to have outlets on multiple platforms.

This meeting will be led by SMPTE UK Hon sec Peter Weitzel with Prof David Crawford Executive Producer, Technology Sessions’and will draw in SMPTE members in the audience as the meeting seeks to answer the question of where are the media industries going and what are the new opportunities

 IBC is the world's Pre-eminent media technology Conference and Exhibition covering not only broadcasting but also Film and digital media

IBC 2014 covers topics – from key notes given by David Abraham (CEO ch4), Matt Brittan (President Google Europe), Prof Brian Cox  ,  Tim Davie (CEO BBC Worldwide), and Bruce Tuchman (Head of AMC networks Int. /Asia Pac) To technical points from UHD1 and its audio to Photo Sensitive Epilepsy across 17 sessions

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SMPTE who is a partner in IBC is organising the conferences sessions on UHDTV and Laser Projection.

 As well as the Conference – the 14 Halls with over 1400 exhibitors  showing their products and services from  Lights are cranes though  cameras and Microphones  all the "AV Glue" and mixers  Editing/  POST, and play out ....then the various ways of distribution  - Terrestrial  , Satellite and cable and the greet range of means that us IP as the bearer.

IBC this year marks the launch of Content Everywhere -   IBC’s international event   for the Digital Media - before it moves to Dubai and San Paulo

See what SMPTE members said at last year’s IBC


This meeting is being held at Guild TV –the student TV station for the  University oF Birmingham marking the links between SMPTE and NaSTA   so that students interested in the technology of the moving image can be in touch with those who are actively working in the various industries.


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The Guild of Students is on the left from the main University Entrance off Edgbaston Park Road "East Gate"  - see detailed map. 
there is limited parking there or at the car park to the right from the gate and then first left. 
This will be signed

This map shows the parking places in red
and the route from the station (trains every 10 mins from New St )  in blue
Both trains to Reddich and Longbridge go via the University

Map from University Website