Speakers from around Europe are to converge on Edinburgh next month to debate the future of broadcasting across the continent.
The event – taking place throughout Friday, October 7 – is being hosted by the Voice of the Listener and Viewer in partnership with the European Alliance of Listeners’ and Viewers’ Associations.
Among the speakers is a handful of well-known Scots, including Neil Blain, Ian Small, Alan Stewart, Donald Campbell and Bobby Hain.
The line-up includes:
Ms. Monica Aubel, the European Commission
Dr Ignasi Guardans, Director of Public Affairs, European Broadcasting Union
Harvey Thomas, president of the Fellowship of European Broadcasters
Professor Rosario Cecaro, Sassari University, Sardinia
Carmen Fuente Cobo, vice chair, ICmedia, Spain
Paolo Celot, secretary-general, European Association for Viewer Interests
Manfred Kops, director, Institute for Broadcasting Economics, Cologne
Mary Berkhout, programme manager, Mediwijzer, the Netherlands
Maria Rita Munizzi, president, Movimento Italiani Genirori
Jarle Haugland, CEO, Familie & Medier, Norway
Lars Peter Melchiorsen, chair, Listeners and Viewers Forum, Denmark
Ciáran Murray, Ireland Secretary for Community Media Forum Europe.
Tickets for 'Serving the Citizen: Broadcasting Accountability in an Online Europe’ are available by calling 01474 338711 or emailing email@example.com
Price: Students (excluding lunch) £6; academics (including lunch) £20.