Monte Carlo – The IAAF World Television Seminar, which is planned to take place in the Hotel Athenaem Intercontinental (89-93 Syngrou Avenue, Athens) on 29-30 March, will be a ‘unique’ opportunity for TV opinion makers, to discuss the present and future of broadcasting for the Number 1 Olympic sport, according to IAAF President Lamine Diack.

‘Under the supervision of the IAAF Television Commission, preparations for the World TV Seminar are advancing steadily,’ said Diack. ‘We have finalised the list of topics and key speakers, and I am pleased at the level of interest shown by international TV specialists who have been invited to attend. This will be a significant milestone in the final countdown to the Olympic Games in Athens.’

Programme

29 March

Session 1 IAAF Today and Tomorrow

Session 2 Competition Schedule and Broadcast – A World’s View

Session 3 TV Signal Day by Day and Event by Event Coverage.

30 March

Session 4 Graphics for Athletics Broadcast

Session 5 One day Athletics Competitions

Session 6 Host Broadcast Operations; Mixed Zone; Stadium Presentation

Session 7 Marketing and Advertising

Session 8 Conclusions

More details regarding the World TV Seminar will be published in the coming weeks.

For more details contact:

Nick Davies
IAAF
+377 93 10 88 88