The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

SBE 2018 National Meeting

June 16, 2018

October 2-3, 2018

Doubletree by Hilton Boston North Shore Hotel, Danvers, MA

Awards Dinner Keynote Speaker: Mark S. Richer, ATSCB

Mark S. Richer is the president of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc. (ATSC). The ATSC is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards for digital television including the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards for next generation television.

Richer first joined the ATSC after 16 years with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) where, as vice president of engineering & computer services, he was responsible for development of new technologies for PBS and its member stations, design of audio/video systems, and management of information technology operations.

Richer was a recipient of the Broadcast & Cable Technology Leadership Award in 2007, the 2010 recipient of the National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Achievement Award for Television, and the 2018 EDGE Award for Excellence in Innovation from America’s Public Television Stations. He has been a member of the SBE for 23 years. He is a Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and serves on the FCC Technology Advisory Council.

The annual Society of Broadcast Engineers National Meeting will be held in Danvers, MA, on Oct. 2-3, 2018, in conjunction with the Media Resource Expo. Use the SBE registration code “MRESBE” to register free until Oct 2. SBE members from the region and across the country are invited to attend. The SBE national Meeting includes the SBE Annual Membership Meeting and annual SBE National Awards Reception and Dinner. Program details are below. Admission to the SBE National Meeting requires registration to the Media Resource Expo, which is free to SBE members. MRE Registration will open in July. Buy your Awards Dinner tickets now. (All times are Eastern Time.)

SBE Schedule

October 2

 SBE Certification Committee Meeting
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

 SBE Board of Directors Dinner
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 SBE Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

October 3

 SBE Fellows Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

 Media Resource Expo Trade Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 SBE Annual Membership Meeting
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
The meeting will be streamed live online, including a Q&A with SBE President Jim Leifer and Mark Richer of the ATSC.

 SBE National Awards Reception
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 SBE National Awards Dinner
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Registration for the SBE Awards Reception and Dinner has closed.

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