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March 11, 2008

NAB Show to Feature New Surround Broadcast Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Association of Broadcasters and Pro Sound News have teamed up to offer the Surround Broadcast Conference on April 16 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. This new conference will focus on the production of digital, multi-channel broadcast audio and related issues including capturing and mixing, the consistency of the listener experience and transmission and distribution of 5.1-channel audio, which will accompany high definition video.

The Surround Broadcast Conference will feature some of the biggest names in broadcast audio and surround technology. Leading companies in the development of broadcast surround tools will offer presentations and demos dispersed between sessions.

Conference panelists scheduled to participate include Jim Starzynski, principal audio architect of the NBC Universal Advanced Engineering group; Jim DeFilippis, senior vice president and principal engineer for the FOX Entertainment Group; Robert Seidel, vice president of engineering and advanced technology for CBS Television; Sean Richardson, post production manager and audio engineer for Starz-Encore; and Michael Nunan, director of post production for CTV; among others.

About the 2008 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 11 - 17, 2008 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 14). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at

Online registration is now available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show. Click here for additional information.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at


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