The Management Committee Meeting Held during NAB2017

Las Vegas, April 26, 2017 – The MC face-to-face meeting was held on April 26 in N235/N237, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center during the NAB Show. The meeting was chaired by Management Committee Chair Lynn Claudy from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB),United States with participation from FOBTV MC members.

MC Chair Lynn Claudy presented procedure and results from the MC Vote on revising the MOU from September 2016 to November 2016. On November 18 2016, the MC Vote Responses were collected and more than 2/3 of MC members voted Yes. The result of the FOBTV all-members Vote on continuation of the organization was also presented. According to the MOU, the FOBTV will automatically close down 5 years after its initial meeting unless 2/3 or more of its Participants vote in favour of its continuation. On November 26 2016, more than 2/3 of the 71 FOBTV participant members voted “Continue” for FOBTV. Therefore, FOBTV will stay in existence and remain in operation.

MC Chair Lynn Claudy also presented the ongoing FOBTV plan on technical research, information exchange and some potential research topics for further consideration for selection. The meeting discussed some further plans for the next round of development. The next MC meeting is scheduled for Amsterdam during IBC2017.