2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium to be held 13-16 October 2015 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, FL, USA

Call for papers now being accepted - Deadline EXTENDED May 22, 2015

Please mark your calendar to attend the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium to be held at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, FL on 13-16 October 2015. Produced by the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society. 

Submitting an abstract of a timely and relevant technical paper relating to broadcast technology to the BTS Symposium Committee will enter you in a drawing for a free registration for yourself or guest.

The following list is representative of typical topics of interest:


  • Digital radio and television systems: terrestrial, cable, satellite, Internet, wireless
  • Metadata systems and management
  • AES inoperability
  • Advanced RF Modulation Technologies
  • LDM 
  • Advanced display technologies
  • Mobile / dashboard technology
  • Hybrid receiver technology
  • Interactive Technology for broadcast
  • Ratings technology
  • Advanced audio technology and processing
  • Mobile DTV systems (all aspects, both transmission and reception)
  • Cellular broadcast technologies
  • Streaming delivery of broadcast content
  • Non-real time (NRT) broadcast services
  • “Second screen” technology and services
  • Applying IT Networks in Broadcast Facilities
  • Securing Broadcast IT Networks


  • Transmission, propagation, reception, re-distribution of broadcast signals
  • AM, FM, and TV transmitter and antenna systems
  • Cable & satellite interconnection with terrestrial broadcasters
  • Transport stream issues – ancillary services
  • Unlicensed device operation in TV white spaces
  • Next-gen broadcast platforms and standards development including: ATSC 3.0, FoBTV, 4K TV
  • Advanced technologies and systems for emerging broadcasting applications
  • Broadcast spectrum issues – re-packing, sharing
  • Secondary service system design; mitigation of interference to primary services
  • Electromagnetic compatibility issues between collocated services (e.g. broadcast and LTE)
  • Broadcast studio design & construction including: IT requirements for broadcast, redundancy & survivability
  • IP Networking Standards for Broadcast Applications

Call for Panels: Proposals to organize a panel session on a broadcast technology topic are encouraged.


Prospective presenters are invited to submit extended abstracts of up to 1000 words by e-mail to Please indicate that the abstract is submitted to the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium, and include the corresponding author’s full name and contact information including: affiliation, address, e-mail, and phone number.  Deadline for abstracts extended to May 22, 2015.

Look for registration opening in June 2015, visit our web site:


The 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium is one of the world's preeminent technical conferences on broadcasting technology. This year's event will offer attendees an exciting, timely, and informative three-day program with tutorials, followed by technical sessions. Broadcast engineering experts from around the world will be presenting at the Symposium. 

The exceptional technical program, combined with the opportunity to meet with other broadcast engineers from around the U.S. and around the world, make the 2015 IEEE Broadcast Symposium a must-attend event. 




The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society gratefully acknowledges the following Symposium Sponsors:



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Please contact Amanda Temple ( for information on becoming an IEEE Broadcast Symposium sponsor.