The Regional Workshop on Creating Content for Children on the Web was organised by AIBD with support from Hoso Bunka Foundation (HBF) from 19-23 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The workshop brought 7 participants, including producers involved in content production, from broadcast organizations in Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. This workshop aims to train producers on the necessary skills for developing children’s content that can be broadcast through both traditional and online mediums.

The regional workshop on ‘OTT and IBB Technologies for broadcasters’ organised by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 29 September to 1 October 2015. The workshop was designed specifically for broadcast engineers / technicians / programme personnel / managerial personnel associated with new media technologies.

"Technology is now in your pocket,"said Din Hamid of RTM Malaysia, one of the participants in the Regional Workshop on Shooting Video with a Smart Phone.

Fourteen participants from five countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand)  took part in the three-day workshop, which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was conducted by CEO of the International Media & Broadcasting Academy Steve Ahern, for IPPTAR and AIBD.

AIBD is to be recertified this year for ISO 9001:2008 and ISAS BCP 9001:2010. The re-certification external audit was conducted at AIBD from 27 to 28 August 2015. Mr Eddie Fuad from SGS Sdn. Bhd. Systems & Services conducted the audit.

The in-country workshop on audio-visual archiving organised by AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and National Academy of broadcasting and Multimedia (NABM) was held in Kolkata, India from 6 to 10 July 2015. The workshop was designed specifically for broadcast engineers/technicians/programme personnel associated with audio and audio-visual archives.

AIBD organised a Highlighting of Selected AIBD Award Entries during the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings from 1400 – 1600 on 18 August 2015 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Portions of the Award winning entries and runner-ups in each category were played during this special session open for all delegates of the conference, in recognition of the achievement and the high quality of the programmes.