Events, meetings and conferences for media professionals looking to network with the best in the industry
The EBU continues to monitor the situation and assess the potential impact of COVID-19 on its events in Geneva and across Europe in line with WHO guidelines and updates from national authorities. Please get in touch with your EBU event coordinator in case of any changes to the event programme and/or discuss your concerns and, if necessary, make alternative arrangements.
The EBU Data Protection Officers Group (DPO Group) brings together Data Protection Officers, Senior Privacy Legal officers and experts in data protection issues from across the EBU Membership.
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Adapting to the global health emergency, the 2020 winter sequel of the EBU Documentary Experts meeting will take place online with a brand new format. A new opportunity for EBU Members joining to either pitch the projects they have in development or to join forces and build future collaborations. The projects to be selected are dedicated to cultural issues, current affairs or subjects related to contemporary history.
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In this session, we will share imaginative initiatives from EBU broadcasters to promote a more diverse radio and music world.
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The winter assembly offers heads of public service media the opportunity to network and discuss the EBU's priorities for the upcoming year. Join us at our headquarters in Geneva.
Production meeting for the 2015 Eurovision Children's Drama and Documentary Series, and screenings of the films from 2014
Location: BBC MediacityUK, Salford/Manchester
The focus of the meeting this year is on multi-platform programmes, on successful radio/TV/online collaborations in the area of children’s programming and on determining what the needs, requirements and challenges are within the different children’s channels and departments today and in the near future, how these can be faced and how members adapt to the fast pace.
Location: BBCMediacityUK, Salford/Manchester
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The EBU is a partner to the 8th civil society media seminar, organised annually by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) for communication experts and media specialists. This year's seminar will focus on news reporting on the European Union, both within the EU itself and in its neighbouring countries. Several specialists from the EBU and its membership will be giving their perspective on these subejcts as panel speakers.
Location: Milan, Grand Conference Hall of the Province of Milan
In 2013, the EBU joined forces with EGTA and ACT to promote UN World TV Day on 21 November and honour a medium that holds a central place in the lives of millions of people, and to highlight the many services it offers in this era of multi-screening.
As part of the 6th European Innovation Summit and European Satellite Day 2014, the EBU is partner to a policy debate in the European Parliament on the future distribution of video content organised by the European Satellite Operators Association and hosted by MEPs Sabine Verheyen and Lambert van Nistelrooij.
Location: European Parliament, Brussels (Room to be confirmed shortly)
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Partnership Programme: Public service media and building trust with people
The EBU Partnership Programme, in cooperation with EU, OSCE, UNESCO and RTSH, is holding a workshop in Tirana, Albania looking at best practices on accountability mechanisms, interactivity with citizens, and dealing with audience expectations, requests and complaints. Speakers will include representatives of the OSCE Presence in Albania, UNESCO, representatives from the media ombudsmen institutions from Switzerland, Slovenia and Germany, and media professionals from ARD/ZDF, ORF and the BBC. Other participants will include managers, members of steering boards, producers, PR managers and audience members. The meeting is part of the EBU-EU project entitled "Enabling the Democratic Role of Public Service Media in the EU Accession countries".