Wednesday, May 24, 2006

[Diary Date] AIBD Meet

A reminder -- Journalists and managers from public service broadcasters around the world can still register for the Asian Media Summit, scheduled for May 29 to 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) organizes the annual gathering in partnership with the UN and several local and international media organizations.

The organizers say they expect about 400 print media, Internet publishers,radio and TV professionals and scholars from Asia and from other parts of the world to attend. The agenda includes several seminars on topics such as radio in the digital age, reporting on religion, covering humanitarian issues in conflict areas, and elections.

Public service broadcasters worldwide can register for free, along with members and affiliates of AIBD. Those from privately owned radio and TV networks and individuals from outside Malaysia must pay a registration fee of US$1,250, which includes a four-night hotel stay and seminar materials. Malaysian individuals can attend for MYR800 (about US$220).

More info from AIBD: http://www.aibd.org.my/conferences/2006/summit/

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