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Disney’s Beal to keynote G-SAM conference

Keith Beal, vice president of broadcast operations for Walt Disney Television International, will be the opening day keynote speakers at G-SAM ’04, the group’s second annual conference and expo. The conference will be held October 18 and 19th in Pasadena, CA.

Also speaking will be executives from the following companies and institutions: Sony Pictures, Crown Media, BBDO, NBC/Universal, IBM, Ascent Media, Avid, Adobe, Artesia, Harris, Documentum, Gartner, EMI, Old Dominion University, University of Michigan, Lion’s Gate Entertainment, Simon & Schuster, CNN, Warner Bros., Universal Music, Sun Microsystems, Charles Schwab, Extensis, GTN, Visual Data, INCI/Webware, eMotion, and Northplains.

In other news, the Global Society for Asset Management (G-SAM) announced that the International Digital Enterprise Alliance (IDEAlliance), an association advancing technology standards, solutions and best practices for publishing and digital content-driven enterprises, are joining to support the digital media industry through the coordinated development of standardized specifications, best practices and guidelines, educational seminars and peer support networks.

The organizations said they would work together to increase communication, outreach, and education to help develop technology solutions that facilitate digital asset management. The organizations have agreed to coordinate their events, publications, online resources and standards-development process.

As part of the new agreement, IDEAlliance will serve as the official Association Sponsor for the Second Annual Global Society of Asset Management Conference.

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DAM LA 2004 set for November in Los Angeles

The 8th Henry Stewart Digital Asset Management Symposium will be Nov. 16 and 17 in Los Angeles.

The DAM Symposium is a user-centric industry event designed to facilitate knowledge transfer, networking and knowledge validation among practitioners and thought leaders.

The speaker panels include contributions from BBC News, BBDO, Cabelas, Charles Schwab & Co., Corbis, Discovery Communications, Doculabs, DreamWorks, Electronic Arts, Getty Images, GISTICS, HBO, Hearst Magazines, IDC, InfoTrends/CAP Ventures, J. Paul Getty Museum, Landor, LA Times, Microsoft, NIKE, Nissan, PeopleSoft, Perspective Media Group, Publicis, Scripps Networks, Sesame Workshop, Simon & Schuster, Sony Pictures, TBWA/Chiat/Day, TranTech, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Feature Animation and Whirlpool.

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