NBA/SBE Nebraska Engineering Conference

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Embassy Suites Convention Center, LaVista Nebraska

Sponsored by

The Telos Alliance
​Broadcasters General Store

Thanks to BGS & Telos, there is no charge to attend the Conference or lunch, but registration is required.

The local Society of Broadcast Engineers Chapter (SBE74)
has set this agenda with speakers on the following topics:

8:00-9:00              Check-in, visit Exhibitors / Vendors

9:00-9:30              SBE 74 Business Meeting

9:30-10:15            John Bisset: Telos Alliance - Workbench Tips

10:15-10:30          Stretch Break / Vendor time

10:30-11:15          Mary Ann Seidler: Advances in Audio over IP

11:15-Noon          Michael Shonka: Solar Power at the Transmitter Site

Noon-1:30            sponsored Lunch at Summer Kitchen on Giles Rd

1:30-1:45              Return Travel / Vendor Time

1:45-2:45              Z3  Technologies:  Transitioning  to  H.265  in                                              today’s changing landscape

2:45-3:15              Stretch Break / Vendor Time

3:15-4:00              Walt Strogoff: NET's tower removal at UNO

 Engineering Conference Registration Form
Registration is required, but there is no charge to attend.  
Deadline to register is Monday August 7 @ 5 PM CT

Hotel Reservations
A block of rooms has been reserved at both the Embassy
Suites and the Courtyard by Marriott. Special room rates will
be available until July 31 or until the group block is sold-out,
whichever comes first. Beginning August 1, the hotel will
offer the best prevailing rate at the time of booking.

     Embassy Suites               Courtyard by Marriott

$139 Group Rate                   $109 Group Rate
Reserve Now                         Reserve Now

For questions on the NBA/SBE Engineering Conference,
Contact: Walt Strogoff
NET Lincoln
800-868- 1868

SBE74 Founder Gale Totten RIP

From Omaha World Herald:

Totten, Gale A. Feb 28, 1921 - Nov 3, 2016 Age 95 of Lincoln, NE. Born in Rock Township, KS to George and Etta (Graham) Totten. Vice President of Engineering with May Broadcasting, subsequently Assistant Director of Engineering for Nebraska Educational Television (NETV). Family members include his wife, Betty; children, Gary (Kathy) Totten, Linda (Jon) Vanderhoof, Sandi Hogan, Pam Webb, Patti Larson and Terry (Michaela) Totten; 11 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers; 2 sisters. GRAVESIDE SERVICE 2pm Friday, November 11, 2016 at Voss -Mohr Cemetery, 132nd and Harrison, Omaha, NE. Following the Graveside Service, a Celebration of His Life will be at the Montclair Community Center, 2304 S. 135th Avenue, Omaha, NE. ROPER & SONS FUNERAL SERVICES 4300 O St., Lincoln, NE (402) 476-1225 Condolences online



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