Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan says Vietnam has kept pace with global technological advances, introducing digital terrestrial TV services in 2005, one of the first countries within Asia Pacific and the world to digitize broadcasting transmission, and completing the transition process from analogue to digital by 2020.
[img_assist|nid=1566|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]The Asia Media Summit 2011 that opens in Hanoi tomorrow has attracted more than 300 Vietnamese participants mostly senior officials from national and local radio and television organizations as well as working local and Hanoi-based foreign journalists.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan of Vietnam will deliver the keynote address before more than 500 delegates including invited members of the diplomatic corps who will attend the Summit’s inaugural ceremony at Melia Hotel.
[img_assist|nid=1556|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]New technologies are pushing human resource trainers to enhance a new and positive attitude towards training and learning, and build various colorful courses that will engage the participants much more in an easy and costless way.
Ms. Natalie Labourdette, Head of the Training Department, European Broadcasting Union, said, “ We need to implement intelligent training, one that will identify the right tools including new technologies to enhance face to face training programs and similar tested capacity building initiatives for broadcasters,”
[img_assist|nid=1552|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]AIBD’s capacity building programs for Asia-Pacific are under review and will expect critical changes to take advantage of the digital platforms.
“ The omnipresence of media and real-time velocity with which information is now disseminated have pushed AIBD to initiate fundamental changes to its human resource development initiatives,” AIBD General Conference President Thoyyib Mohamed Waheed said in his keynote address before the pre-summit Seminar on Capacity Building and Training Strategies in the Digital Media Landscape that started today in Hanoi.
TV companies repositioning in the digital world need to be present in all platforms to include web, mobile, tablet and IPTV if they are to seize the digital opportunities and enhance their services, business and contribution to industry and society.
Delegates from more than 50 countries and regions across the globe have begun to arrive in Hanoi to participate in the Asia Media Summit 2011 and some seven pre-summit seminars and workshops.
The Voice of Vietnam (VOV), AMS host, has set up a welcome desk at the Noi Bai International Airport, manned by VOV staff and volunteer students from Hanoi University to assist arriving delegates and provide information about Hanoi and the AMS.
This year the World Television Awards 2011 winners are:
CATEGORY HUMANITY for the "Best Documentary Contributing to Conflict Resolution":
- Winner: “ALMOST FAMOUS: CLOSE-UP OF THE KATHOEYS” directed by Mark Pestana and broadcast by Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp Pte Ltd - Singapore...
A lot of local warmth and hospitality from Vietnam await participants of the Asia Media Summit 2011 in Hanoi.
On 23 May 2011, the President of Vietnam Television, Mr. Tran Binh Minh, requests the pleasure of delegates at a welcome reception at 7:00 pm at the Sheraton Hotel, 11 Xuan Dieu, in Hanoi.
Myanmar is planning to set up a national media training college in the coming years to bring up first class talent for radio and television in the country and ASEAN at large.
On April 28th, 2011, at the invitation of Mr. U Winn Maw, Chairman of Forever Group, CEO of MRTV-4 and Adviser of Ministry of Information, Myanmar, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended the Myanmar Media Training College (MMTC) Planning Meeting in Yangon.
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