The annual EBU Radio Assembly is the meeting place for senior leaders in public media.
Every year our radio organizations benefit from new opportunities and also face new challenges – the past year has been no exception.
The major focus for 2017 will be the remit of public radio in the realities of the post-truth world, based around a keynote from leading media expert, Gregory Ferrell Lowe. Additionally, we will hear about recent projects funded by the EBU Innovation Fund; hear about new stations launched by members; examine the challenges of third-party devices, such as Amazon Echo, for radio distribution, and receive updates about the EBU services to members.
The 23rd Radio Assembly will be preceded by a Welcoming Reception on Tuesday, 2 May from 19.00 to 22.00 at the Plzeňský Prazdroj (U Prazdroje 7, Pilsen)
On Wednesday, 3 May, the Official Dinner of the Radio Assembly will take place at Měšťanská Beseda (Kopeckého sady 59/13, Pilsen) from 19.00 to 23.00. We would be very pleased if you could attend both events.
An optional excursion "Walk to Pilsen" will take place on Thursday, 4 May from 17.00 to 19.00. Meeting point is in front of DEPO2015. Please note that the excursion will take place only if enough people sign up.
The two-year term of the current Radio Committee will end at the Assembly in Pilsen, when all 14 seats including the Chair and three Vice-Chairs are subject to election. Candidates must announce in writing to the Secretary (Graham Dixon, Head of Radio) their intention to stand in time for their names to be listed in the working document. The precise timetable will be announced in due course. Candidates must also submit to the Secretary a brief autobiographical note and motivation statement, also for inclusion in the working document.
It goes without saying that any candidate must have the support of their organization to have enough time for their duties on the RC and to cover their travel costs.
Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic
Working Languages: English
Transport information: Information on transport between Prague Airport and Hotels (.PDF)
Practical information: Accommodation and Venues (.PDF)