Conference to Debate Future of Scottish Broadcasting

A sneak preview of what Scottish broadcasting might be like in a few years’ time is taking place next month with BBC Trust member, Jeremy Peat, among the participants.

‘Visions of the Future: Scottish Broadcasting in the Digital Age’ is the title of the 18th Scottish annual conference of the Voice of the Listener & Viewer.

In association with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling universities, the conference is expected to debate, among things, the impact of the economic downturn on Scottish broadcasting. The BBC Trust represents the interests of the BBC licence fee payers. Peat is the Trustee for Scotland.

Joining Peat among the speakers is Bobby Hains, managing director for broadcasting and regulatory affairs, at STV Group plc; Donald Campbell, chief executive, MG Alba Alan Stewart, Ofcom (Scotland) and Dave Rushton, Institute of Local Media.

The event is taking place in Edinburgh on May 12, from 2pm to 5.30pm.

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