From 20 to 25 February 2017, the African Broadcasting Union (UAR) celebrates its 10th anniversary.
This celebration, which will take place within the framework of its General Assembly, will bring together the Directors-General of the African Broadcasting Services, the Presidents and Secretaries General of Union Sisters of Broadcasting, members of the governments as well as personalities of the media and sports. The UAR intends to make this celebration a great moment of reflection on the major issues that challenge the audiovisual sector in Africa by:
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The activities marking the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the UAR will be held on 20, 21, 23 and 24 February 2017 according to the following program :
Day 1 21 February 2017
9 AM – 10 AM
Welcome, registration, installation of guests and participants
10 AM - Official Opening Ceremony
Welcome address of the DG / UAR, Speech President / UAR,: Speech of the Minister of Culture and Communication of Senegal.
10:45 AM - Inaugural presentation
Unlimited immaterial: creation and destruction of values (Mbarga).
11:45 AM - Presentation of an expert
The African context of the digital revolution, value chain and legal framework (M. Mamadou Baal)
12:30 AM - Lunch break
Social Media and Applications: Interactivity and Audience (CEO Botswana)
The new audiovisual program (CEO Cameroun)
Mapping the audiovisual landscape in Africa with the advent of digital technology. (M. Ousseynou Dieng)
Economic environment - Distribution - Financial profitability: the attention economy and the two-sided market(CEO Zimbabwé)
Management of African content in the digital ecosystem. (M. Adam Imoro)
16:30 AM - Pause
16:45 AM - Table ronde
Management of audiovisual rights in the digital age (World Organization for the Rights of Authors and Malick Ndiaye DC Minister for Telecommunications)
16:45 AM - Formation of committees
Work in committee
18:30 AM - End of the day
Day 2 22st February 2017
9 AM - Expériences africaines
Nigeria: (10 minutes) South Africa (10 minutes), Mali (10 minutes), Morocco (10 minutes), Benin (10 minutes).
10 AM - Example of successful co-production
Series "c'est la vie" Screening and commentary with a screenwriter, director, and / or producer (M. Alexandre Rideau).
10:30 AM - Pause
11 AM - Work in committees
Works in commissions.
13 PM - Lunch break
15 PM - Round table
News : Games and digital challenges in Africa. Participants: (Chairperson: Ms. Amina Lemrini Elouahabi Presidente High Authority for Audiovisual Communication of Morocco)
• 2 DGs of African audiovisual organizations (Egypt, Nigeria, for example).
• 1 guest of major operator (eg Star Times).
• 1 guest independent observer.
• M. Adam Imoro expert AUB (Ghana)
16 PM - Pause
16:15 PM - Closing session
• Reading of reports, recommendations and resolutions of committees.
• Reading of the general report. Contents: summary of work and main findings.
• Closing speech of DG / UAR. Content: announcement of the new positioning of the UAR, announcement of the white paper.
• Publication of a final statement.
17:00 PM - End of the forum
Day 3 23rd February 2017
8 AM 9 AM - Registration of Participants
9 10 AM - Opening ceremony
Chaired by Senegal Minister of Information and Communication
10 AM 10:15 AM - Tea / Coffee Break
10:15 AM 10:30 AM - Adoption of the draft agenda
10:30 AM 11 AM - Adoption of the minutes of the 9th session of the General Assembly
11 AM 11:30 AM - Presentation of the Activities of the Union
11:30 AM 12:30 AM - Review of Budget 2017
14 AM 16 AM - Symposium
The commitment of African governments in the management and financing of sporting movement on the continent
16h - 16h 15 - Pause Thé/ Café
Economic environment - Distribution - Financial profitability: the attention economy and the two-sided market (CEO Zimbabwé)
16:15 AM - 17 AM - Report of the External Auditor for the financial year 2015
19 AM 22 AM - Gala Dinner
Day 4 24th February 2017
9 AM 11 AM - Symposium
The future of public service media at the time of digitization.
11 AM 11:15 AM - Tea / Coffee Break
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM - Renewal of specialized committees
• Administrative, Legal and Financial Commission
• Technical and Training Committee
• Program Committee
• Marketing, Sales and Communications
11:45 AM 12 AM - World Radio Day in Zimbabwe
12 AM 12:45 AM -Evaluation of the CAN and the prospect of the 2018 FIFA World Cup ™
12:45 AM 13 AM - Questions
13 AM 15 AM - Lunch break
15 AM 18 AM - City tour
18 AM 19 AM - End of session, Final release
Gregoire NDJAKA Directeur Général
Gisele GBENOU - Chef comptable
Audrey KAMSU - Chargé de la coopération et des relations.
Rockaya NDIAYE - Assistant du DG
Thialy Evelyne FAYE - Chef du département marketing et com.
PAPA CAMARA - Logisticien
M. Sidiki Konate
Pr. Gervais Mbarga
M. Mamadou Baal
Mme. Sally Ann Wilson
Dr Kwame Akuffo
Pr. Abdoulaye Sakho
Dr Javad Mottaghi
M. Tewfik Khelladi
M. Giacomo Mazzone
M. Arthur Asiimwe
Dr Mamadou NDIAYE
Place of celebration
KING FAHD Palace Hôtel
Pointe des Almadies, BP: 8181 Dakar