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Pacific Media Partnership Conference 2014



Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island, Nadi, Fiji

Pre Conference Events:  17-18 November

Conference:  19 November 2014 


PMC coverage by Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on national tv, radio and online.


ABU Boosts Pacific Media Role, Fiji Sun

(Youtube link of main TV bulletin broadcast at 6pm, PMC story comes on around 9.45mins in, note news is a half hour bulletin).





 Updated on 16 November 2014
          
            
   
 
            


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The Pacific Media Partnership Conference 2014 will be held in November in Suva, Fiji with the theme “Partnering for Broadcast Development".

The conference will be preceded by several workshops and meetings. The conference is jointly organised by the ABU and the Pacific media partners in collaboration with Fiji broadcasters.

It is increasingly recognized that broadcasting plays a major and important role in development – as a widespread tool of information transfer, as a method to improve governance, as an important economic sector in its own right and as a potential access point to new information and communications technologies.

This is more profound in developing countries like the Pacific Island Nations, where if effectively used and streamlined for developmental activities can work as an essential tool in improving the lives the people.

The PMP event provides a platform for the broadcasters and media personnel in the Pacific to share knowledge and expertise to improve and promote broadcasting in the region.    
How to effectively address different areas of the community, using specific programming like news, sports and other disciplines. Looking at how the media landscape is changing with the rapid changes of technology and innovation, integration of new media concepts to reach out to wider audiences across borders, smaller and scattered nations like the Pacific Islands can benefit from this approach.

The event will help expose the broadcasters and other media professionals to new concepts and tools that can enhance their capacity in various aspects of broadcasting.
         
 
MEET THE SPEAKERS
   
   
  
  Dr Javad Mottaghi
ABU

Dr Amal Punchihewa
ABU

 Dr Natee Sukonrat
NBC-Thailand

 Nils Ahrens
Rohde & Schwarz
 Faiesea Matafeo 
SBC-Samoa
   
 
 
 
 Miki Natsui
NHK Intl
Yasuhiro Nagasaki
NHK Intl

Shinji Takagi
NHK Intl

Cai Yangjiang
ABU
 Monchito B Ibrahim
DOST-ICTO Philippines
 
 
 
   
Andrew King
BroadSpectrum
Peter Stewart
Pacific Games

 David Turner
Perspective Group
 Dr Jeri A. Dryson
Dyson Consultants
Worldwide, LLC

 Anna Fälth
Knowledge 
Gateway


                                     

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