The End of the BBC¹s Licence Fee Monopoly?
VLV¹s 26th annual autumn conference with Mark Thompson, BBC Director-General
Thursday, 26th November 2009
10.30am 3.30pm (Registration 10.15am)
At the Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1
Price Per Ticket :
VLV Members (including lunch) £42.5, Voluntary Organisations £92,
Corporate Organistions £184, VLV Members (excluding lunch) £30,
Academics £92, Students (excluding lunch) £15,
For Further Details - contact Linda Forbes <[log in to unmask]>/ 44)
Tel: 01474 352 835
10.15: Registration & coffee
10.30: Digital Radio Getting Closer
The Digital Britain Report recommended that VHF radio transmissions should
cease in 2015; but what will that mean for radio listeners? With Gerry
Thorn, Technical Director of Roberts Radio, and Graham Plumb, Head of
Distribution Technology for the BBC.
In the chair: Roger Bolton, presenter of Feedback, BBC Radio 4
11.30 Beyond 2012: The Future for the BBC
Speaker: Mark Thompson, Director-General, BBC
In the chair: Sir John Tusa, former Managing Director, BBC World Service
12.30: Alex Thomson, Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent, will
present the prizesfor VLV¹s 2009 Student Essay Competition
14.00: How a Conservative Government would Tackle Broadcasting.
Speaker: Jeremy Hunt, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media
In the chair: Tom Bradby, ITV News Political Editor.
15.00: Close of Conference & Tea
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