On 20th January, representatives from the CMA and Ofcom are coming together to run a day of compliance training, with support from our friends at Birmingham City University.
This is ideal for all community radio licence operators, and is completely free of charge.
Ofcom will be represented by Adam Baxter, Principal in Standards & Audience Protection. Following a career in a variety of media policy-led roles, Adam Baxter has worked for 9 years at Ofcom enforcing broadcast standards. He has particular responsibility for regulation in the areas of due impartiality, elections, incitement and hate speech.
Schedule for the day:
11:30am - Registration, tea/coffee
11:45am - Brief Intro, Welcome & Housekeeping
12:00pm - Ofcom Licensing Workshop
1:00pm - Lunch & Networking
1:45pm - Ofcom Standards/Broadcasting Code, Session #1
2:30pm - Tea/comfort break
2:45pm - Ofcom Standards/Broadcasting Code, Session #2
3:30pm - Tea/comfort Break
3:45pm - Putting this into practice - “Getting your volunteers to adhere to the rules”. Panel session made up of a number of community radio practitioners
4:30pm - Formal end
4:30pm-5pm - Informal questions and networking
Please book in advance at our Eventbrite page, by 5pm on 17th January.