UPCOMING TOWN HALL WEBINARS:  

Music Licensing Update for Radio and TV Broadcasters

Date: February 15, 2023

Time: 2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT

Join Janet McHugh from the Television Music License Committee and Bill Velez from the Radio Music License Committee for education and news about music licensing and how broadcasters are impacted.  For TV, Janet will discuss what music stations can use in their broadcasts and how to avoid the pitfalls of copyright infringement and higher fees.  For Radio, Bill will provide an update on what radio broadcasters need to know about their licenses with ASCAP, BMI, GMR and SESAC.

                                           

Learning Objectives
Participants will:
      • Understand and explain the current status of negotiations for music licensing fees.
      • Explain how to avoid the pitfalls of copyright infringement and higher fees. 

CPE: 1
(Field of Study: SK=Specialized Knowledge/Level: Update/Delivery Method: Group Internet Based/No Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation)

Cost:
  • MFM & BCCA Members = $0
  • Corporate Members = $0
  • Non-Members = $75*
Deadline to register: February 13, 2023
Participant instructions will arrive on February 14, 2023. 

 

 

The Road Ahead:  Where Is Bankruptcy Headed in 2023 and Beyond?

Date: February 22, 2023
Time: 2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT 

Overview: Bruce Nathan and Andrew Behlmann of Lowenstein Sandler will discuss the macroeconomic headwinds facing the global economy continuing in 2023 that might result in an uptick in chapter 11 filings.  The speakers will then discuss the trend towards speedier chapter 11 cases, including more prepackaged, prearranged, sale and small business Subchapter V chapter 11 cases, and present a case study on a recent high-profile chapter 11 case.

            

Learning Objectives
Participants will:
  • Understand the macroeconomic headwinds facing the global economy continuing in 2023 
  • Ability to explain trends in bankruptcy filings.
CPE: 1.5 (75 min presentation)
Field of Study: SK=Specialized Knowledge/Level: Overview/Delivery Method: Group Internet Based/No Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation)
Cost:
  • MFM & BCCA Members = $0
  • Corporate Members = $0
  • Non-Members = $75*
Deadline to register: February 20, 2023

Data Delivery with ATSC 3.0

Date: March 21, 2023
Time: 
2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT 

Overview: Discuss the transformative economic potential of “NexGen” TV broadcasting technology and the current disparities between wireless data delivery networks and broadcast TV. Provide an overview on the potential of ATSC 3.0 as a medium for data delivery and distribution services. We will present the markets we have identified as the most viable fit for OTA data delivery: Data Offload via Content Delivery Networks, Digital Signage, and Automotive Software Updates. 

Panelists: Tony Rangel, Director, Technology Business Development, Sinclair Broadcast Group; and Skip Flenniken, Vice President, Technology Business Development, Sinclair Broadcast Group 

       

Learning Objectives
Participants will:
  • Gain a general understanding ATSC 3.0’s potential value as a data delivery vehicle.
  • Have the ability to explain the value and efficiencies ATSC 3.0 can add to traditional wireless data delivery networks.

CPE:
Field of Study: SK=Specialized Knowledge/Level: Overview/Delivery Method: Group Internet Based/No Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation)

Cost:
  • MFM & BCCA Members = $0
  • Corporate Members = $0
  • Non-Members = $75*
Deadline to register: March 20, 2023

 

*Refunds and Cancellations: Requests for refunds must be received in writing via email five days prior to the webinar. No refunds will be granted after that date. For more information regarding refund, complaint, and/or program cancellation policies please contact our offices at 847/716-7000. 

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Complaint resolution policy: For further explanation or clarification regarding administrative policies such as cancellations and grievances, please call the MFM office at 847/716-7000. For further information regarding Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, contact the MFM Office at 847/716-7000 or [email protected]