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The TAB Convention Schedule is set! We can't wait to see everyone in August.

Schedule for August 3, 2022
Title Time Location Speaker(s) Description
Golf Tournament 8:00 AM Wolfdancer Golf Club Join us at the beautiful Wolfdancer Golf Club Address: 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd, Cedar Creek, TX 78612 The tournament provides time for players and…
The Value of Your Audience 2:00 PM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. David Chipman, The Nielsen Company
Nothing in the world stands still; it is either expanding or contracting.  You can count on the fact that the US and the World's population…
How Local Cross-Platform Insights are Fueling Growth for Local Texas TV & OTT Platforms 2:00 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Paul LeFort, The Nielsen Company
Live Sports & Local News continue to drive Reach for Local Broadcast but these audiences are changing like never before. Cord-Stacking, Virtual…
Cybersecurity Threats to Broadcasters – Prevention and Response 2:00 PM 4th Fl,, Sinclair Rm. Thomas Pace, NetRise
Cybersecurity threats are growing exponentially, and local broadcasters are a rich and tempting target. To protect yourself against costly and…
NextGen Broadcast is Radio Too 3:15 PM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Fred Baumgartner
NextGen Broadcast enabled by ATSC 3.0 is as much radio as it is TV. First transmissions now reach most of our population. NextGen Broadcast’s…
What's Done...What's Next for NextGenTV? 3:15 PM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. David Burke, Gray Television
Mike Kralec, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Anne Schelle, Pearl TV
Kerry Oslund, E.W. Scripps Company
With multiple Texas TV markets now offering NextGen TV, a panel of TV group CTO’s discuss the status of market launches, share insights on…
Treat 'Em Like Dogs 3:15 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Tom Ray, JDA
Tom Ray explores the foundational concepts of management through the lens of the dog training world.  From the leadership skills your team…
Texas and Broadcast History 4:30 PM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. David Ostmo, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Take a fun and nostalgic look back to see how Texas Radio and Television stations developed over the past century and understand why technological…
Advanced Emergency Alerting and Information Services 4:30 PM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. So Vang, ONE Media 3.0/Sinclair Broadcast Group
Emergency alerting and informing is rapidly advancing in concert with NextGen TV technology to provide a robust, customized, and targeted interactive…
Read Anyone in 10 Seconds or Less 4:30 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Jody Holland
Special Live Music Performance from Chief Cleopatra
Each of us has had the experience of meeting a person and either immediately liking them or immediately knowing we wouldn’t want to hang out…
Kick-Off Party 6:00 PM 4th Fl., Ballrooms 1-2-3 Everyone loves a party – and this is TAB’s biggest.
Golden Mic Club Banquet 7:30 PM 4th Fl., Room 401 Ken Dowe
Event is open to all Convention Attendees with advance ticket purchase. Current Members of the Golden Mic Club may attend for FREE with ADVANCE…
Schedule for August 4, 2022
Title Time Location Speaker(s) Description
Leadership Breakfast 7:30 AM 4th Fl., Ballrooms 1-2-3 Catherine Badalamente, Graham Media Group
Amy Villarreal, KEYE-TV Austin
The Leadership Breakfast opens day two of convention and features the presentation of TAB’s prestigious Bonner McLane Public Service and Lone…
Grounding/Lighting Protection 8:00 AM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Jeff Welton, Nautel
Once again, lightning season descends with crashes, flashes and BOOM! Join Jeff as he does a recap of the things to look for to help you get through…
Exhibit Hall Showcase & Coffee Break 9:00 AM 4th Fl., TAB Trade Show Exclusive time to visit the 115 exhibit booths at TAB's Trade Show.
SL-HDR1 Implementation for NextGen TV 10:00 AM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. Matthew Goldman, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Matthew Goldman will start off the presentation by explaining HDR video (High Dynamic Range).  He also will discuss the advantages for…
The Future of Local Auto Dealer Advertising 10:00 AM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. John Fitzpatrick, Force Marketing
The automotive market remains in turmoil as pandemic-driven supply chain crises and economic uncertainty force rapid shifts in consumer demand.…
Converting RF Links to Data Streams 10:00 AM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Chris Dusterhoff, Bryan Broadcasting
The STL frequencies allocated by the FCC get more crowded every year.  When you make a decision to add a new station or leave your ISDN link…
In-Dash Display: Radio’s New Revenue Opportunity is Easier Than You Think 11:30 AM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Steve Newberry, Quu Interactive
Joe D'Angelo, Xperi
The “Screenification” of radio is underway as dramatic new dashboard displays arrive in new automotive models. The expanding auto platform…
Re-Emerge! How to Thrive in the Next New Normal of Broadcast Media Sales 11:30 AM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. Tom Ray, JDA
Media’s premier sales trainer, Tom Ray will deliver the keys to not only survive, but thrive in the next new normal of Broadcast Media…
Leadership During A Changing Culture 11:30 AM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. John Hannon, TelevisaUnivision
Glenn Coleman, Univision Houston
John Moesch, West Texas Radio Group
Tami Honesty, Radio One DFW
Recruiting and retaining top performers is more important – and challenging – than ever before. Three long-time career broadcasters share…
Exhibit Hall Lunch 12:00 PM 4th Fl., TAB Trade Show Enjoy lunch while visiting TAB's exhibit booths.
AM Station Transmission Systems - Economy, Performance, Efficiency in the Context of the Changing Market 1:30 PM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Ben Dawson, Hatfield & Dawson Consulting Engineers
How has the changing market changed the requirements for AM transmission systems? Considerations: Allocation Restrictions Antenna Efficiency…
TAB Annual Business Meeting 1:30 PM 4th Fl., Ballrooms 1-2-3 Holly Saurer, FCC
Ben Downs, Bryan Broadcasting
Radio and TV owners and managers come together for a briefing on the industry’s top federal policy priorities in the waning days of the current…
Multi-Cast Networking for NextGen TV 1:30 PM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. Mike Schmidt, Heartland Video
Mike Schmidt will discuss the ATSC 3.0 infrastructure, including considerations for multicast signals and how to handle the different traffic.…
Digital Intimidation…It’s Time to Move Beyond It! 1:30 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Derron Steenbergen, Swagger Institute
This fast-paced session will help you move beyond the aspects of digital sales and the reasons you are intimidated by it. By simplifying digital with…
Coffee Break 2:30 PM 4th Fl., TAB Trade Show Visit the 115 exhibit booths at TAB's Trade Show!
Music Royalties & DC Regulatory Update 3:00 PM 4th Fl., Sony Rm. Janet McHugh, TVMLC
Bill Velez, RMLC
Jessica Nyman, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
Legal experts on music royalties and FCC regulations share their insights in this two-part take on key concerns surrounding one of stations’…
Containers: Not Just for Shipping Anymore 3:00 PM 4th Fl., Room 401 Kirk Harnack, Telos Alliance
- How Containerized Software Justifies Virtual Broadcast Infrastructure Shipping containers revolutionized the shipping industry, providing…
New Brain Science Insights that Boost Ratings 3:00 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Graeme Newell
What are the most appealing elements in our shows? Brain science researcher Graeme Newell puts people inside of brain scanners, then asks them to…
Regaining Our Sales Swagger 3:00 PM 4th Fl., Sinclair Rm. Derron Steenbergen, Swagger Institute
WOW, what a mess we lived through the past couple of years! From lockdowns, masks, zooms and zooms and zooms…well, you get the idea. It has…
Exhibit Hall Happy Hour 4:00 PM 4th Fl., TAB Trade Show Grab a free beverage at our Exhibit Hall Happy Hour!
TABE Annual Business Meeting 4:00 PM 4th Fl, Rm. 404 Meeting for members of the Texas Association of Broadcast Educators.
Chairman's Reception 6:30 PM 4th Fl., Nexstar Rm. Enjoy beverages and hors d'oeuvres with TAB's 2022 Chairman Mark Masepohl before heading to the Awards Gala.
Awards Gala 7:30 PM 4th Fl., Ballrooms 1-2-3 Join friends and colleagues for a great evening featuring presentation of Texas broadcasting's most prestigious awards.