NAB 2011 Session Guide


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The sessions are a major part of the NAB Show. Here's a condensed list of the sessions from the Broadcast Engineering Conference, plus a few other sessions that may be of interest to the radio broadcast engineer.

The name of each session is a link to an ICS file, which can place the event on your Outlook or Google calendar.

Saturday April 9Room
SBE Ennes Workshop - Infrastructure: Keeping it Going in Challenging Times8 a.m. -
9 a.m.
Infrastructure 101, Part IS219
9 a.m. -
9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. -
10 a.m.
Infrastructure 101, Part II
10 a.m. -
10:45 a.m.
Broadcast Engineering in Modern Economic Times
10:45 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Keeping it Going in the Real World
11:30 a.m. -
12:15 p.m.
Monitoring and Control
1:30 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.
IT Infrastructure and the Accidental Administrator
2:15 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Improved Tower Management
3 p.m. -
3:45 p.m.
KREX - Real-world Disaster Recovery
3:45 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Maintaining Power for Broadcast Facilities
4:30 p.m. -
5:15 p.m.
Transitioning to IPv6
.
Sunday April 10Room
-9 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.
Broadcast Engineering Conference Opening KeynoteS219
The Future of Radio Broadcasting9:30 a.m. -
10 a.m.
Next Generation of Radio Content Collection and Delivery ToolsS228
10 a.m -
10:30 a.m.
Media on the Move: From Applets to Craplets
10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
Migrating Radio Call-in Talk Shows to Wideband Audio
11 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Adding Visual Communications to Radio Broadcasts
11:30 a.m. -
Noon
The Impact of Consumer Devices on Radio Content Development and Engineering
Improving HD Radio1 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
PAPR and Asymmetrical Sidebands Field Results: HD Radio Coverage TechnologiesS228
1:30 p.m. -
2 p.m.
A Standardized Method for Radio Program Service Data Distribution
2 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
New Developments in Master FM Antenna Systems
2:30 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Decision Points and Implementation Considerations for Elevated HD Radio Power
3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Using the IBOC Quality Metric to Optimize the Transmission System for HD Radio Reception
3:30 p.m. -
4 p.m.
New Vector Power Enhancement (VPe) Scheme
4 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Transmitter Cooling Technologies and Tradeoffs
.
Monday April 11Room
-9 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.
All-industry Opening KeynoteHilton
Cloud-Based Technologies for Broadcast10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
Planning for the Cloud - Essential Concepts and Applications for the Media FacilityS228
11 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Does Cloud Computing Matter? Or, is there a Cloud in Your Future?
11:30 a.m. -
Noon
Cloud-Based Graphics Creation Offers Broadcasters Lofty Rewards
Mission Critical IT for Broadcast1 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
XML, WSDL, SOAP, SOA and RESTS226
1:30 p.m. -
2 p.m.
Wireless HD Secure Streaming Media Application and Case Study
2 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
10 Gigabit Networking for Audio and Video
2:30 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Seamless Audio Over Imperfect IP
3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Using SNMP in Broadcast Facility Control
3:30 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Building Redundancy and Resilience into Broadcast Networks
4 p.m. 4:30 p.m.Integrating Audio Over IP (AoIP) with Program Automation
4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.Real-time Professional Broadcast Signals Over IP Networks
-10:30 a.m. -
11:45 a.m.
Making Localism Sound GreatN235
-1 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.
Radio-ready Cell Phones: Benefiting Consumers and BroadcastersN235
-4 p.m. -
5:15 p.m.
The FCC's Consolidated Licensing SystemN239
.
Tuesday April 12Room
Radio Engineering Forum I9 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.
AM Directional Antenna Pattern Performance Improvement Using Power Dissipation within the Phasing and Coupling SystemS228
9:30 a.m. -
10 a.m.
An tenna Base Region Geometry and Voltage Sampling Techniques for Moment Method AM Directional Antenna Proofs
10 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.
MOM Methodology
10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
Test and Evaluation of an AM Directional Antenna Tower Base Voltage Sampling System and MOM Proof Methodology for the WAOK Array
11 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
KRKO-AM: 50kW Upgrade, Antenna Destruction, Reconstruction, and 50kW Diplex
11:30 a.m. -
Noon
Building an AM Array on a Landfill
-12:30 p.m. -
2 p.m.
Radio LuncheonHilton
Radio Engineering Forum II1 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
Monitoring and Control Systems for Broadcast Transmitting SitesS228
1:30 p.m. -
2 p.m.
Quality Radio Engineering on a Tight Budget
2 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
Field Trials of Digital Radio Technologies
2:30 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Performance Analysis and Field Measurements with DRM+
3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Automation Strategies for Sharing Resources and Talent
3:30 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Get the Most Out of Your Tower: Effectively Using Design Codes to Your Advantage
4 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Full Duplex for Your RPU Adds IFB
4:30 p.m. -
5 p.m.
Bend Radius
5 p.m. -
5:30 p.m.
A New Approach to Solid-State High-Power FM Amplifiers
-2:30 p.m. -
3:45 p.m.
Washington ShowcaseN232
-4 p.m. -
5:15 p.m.
The FCC and YouN239
Media Devices in a Connected World2:30 p.m. -
3:15 p.m.
The Next Generation.
3:15 p.m. -
4 p.m.
This Year's Gadget Buzz
-5 p.m. -
6 p.m.
SBE Membership MeetingS220
.
Wednesday April 13Room
Implementing Regulatory Issues for Engineers9 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.
Joint EAS Panel with LegalS226
10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
When the Inspector Comes Knocking
11 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
FCC Broadband Plan the Potential Impact on Television Broadcasting
11:30 a.m. -
Noon
Transforming Closed-Captioned TV into Closed-Captioned Web Video
-Noon -
1:45 p.m.
Technology LuncheonHilton
Emergency Operations - Planning & Implementation2 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
Case Histories in Lightning Protection and GroundingS226
2:30 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Cellular Wireless as a Video Streaming Transport
3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Keeping the Lights On - Business Continuity Planning for the 21st Century
3:30 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Proactive Transmitter Service and Support Strategies
4 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Master FM Antenna at the Empire State Building
4:30 p.m. -
5 p.m.
Implementation of N+1 Technology for Improved Cost Efficiency While Maintaining Service Integrity
Internet-Enabled Radio and Television2 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
Implementation Example for Use of Smooth Streaming and Adaptive Streaming TechnologyS228
2:30 p.m. -
3 p.m.
An Advanced Hybrid Broadcast and Broadband System for Enhancing Broadcasting Services
3 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.
Weather in a Multi-Channel, Multi-Screen World
3:30 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Tapping into the Blu-ray Potential
RDS Implementation4 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
Maximizing the Potential of the RDS BandwidthS228
4:30 p.m. -
5 p.m.
Understanding and Optimizing RDS for a New Generation of Receivers
5 p.m -
5:30 p.m.
The Latest RDS/HD Datacasting Trends & Developments
-6 p.m. -
8 p.m.
Amateur Radio Operators ReceptionHilton
.
Thursday April 13Room
Green Technology9 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.
Facility Planning R & RS228
9:30 a.m. -
10 a.m.
Do You Have it in Green? Points to Consider When Choosing Production Hardware
10 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.
Dynamic Carrier Control
10:30 a.m. -
11 a.m.
Going Green and Seeing Black: Mainstreaming Green Technology into Broadcast Engineering and Programming



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