May 2014 Luncheon Meeting

Friday, May 16, 2014
Meeting Topic:
Open Network Enabled (ONE) Media

presented by
Mark A. Aitken
VP of Advanced Technology, Sinclair Broadcast Group

Open Network Enabled Media:  An all IP-based approach to distribution of content, with a focus on broadcast as the central element. Consider the question, “What if the internet were built around broadcasting? What would broadcasting have to look like?” The concepts of a next generation broadcast platform and the related activities already under development will be discussed.

About the Presenter:
Mr. Aitken joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1999 and has served as Vice President of Advanced Technology since 2011. He is responsible for representation of the group’s interests in industry technical and standards issues, future broadcast standards and represents SBG within industry-related organizations. Mr. Aitken is Chairman of the Advanced Television Systems Committee Mobile DTV standardization group (ATSC TG1/S4) and has been involved in the broadcast industry’s migration to advanced services since 1987 with his participation in the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Services. He is also a member of the NAB TV Technology Committee which is focused on the broader technical issues of our industry.

Luncheon meetings are open to all AFCCE members and their guests.
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Reception  11:45 AM
Luncheon  12:30 PM

Meeting Location

Holiday Inn at Key Bridge
1900 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA  22209
If you are driving, the Holiday Inn provides free parking.
The Holiday Inn is two blocks north of the Rosslyn Metro Station – Orange or Blue line. Exit the station through the “back door” (up the stairs) and turn right onto North Fort Myer Drive.
Map & Directions

The cost of the luncheon $45.00 per person or
$55.00 for reservations not received prior to the deadline.
Please RSVP to John Reiser or online by 5 pm Friday, May 9th
by phone at (703)780-4824, email rsvp@afcce.org or
Click here for online payment and RSVP
Luncheon meetings are open to AFCCE members and their guests.

All reservations requests and online payments will be confirmed by an email message or phone call.

Luncheon Menu
Breast of Chicken with Marsala Sauce, Tossed Salad, Potatoes and
Strawberry Mousse for dessert

If you have special dietary requirements or allergies,
please indicate in the reservation request online or via email.