This year's annual SMPTE conference takes place from Oct. 27 - 29, 2009 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. and will feature a rich variety of content and activities.
Author and Variety contributor Scott Kirsner, the thought-provoking writer on the complex role of digital technologies in supporting advances in motion imaging and the new media industry, will deliver the keynote address at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
The show will feature leading media, software, and display experts; exhibits; and professional networking events—including a special reception and screening sponsored by Warner Bros. A special seminar—Advanced Media Workflows and MXF - produced by the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) will precede the Conference and Expo on Oct. 26.
The Conference and Expo will also feature numerous technical sessions to address key industry issues and opportunities. Led by industry experts from companies including Dolby Labs, Fox Network, DTS, and Real-D, session topics range from the latest developments in display technologies and advances in digital monitoring/control, audio, and networking to 3D content distribution and stereoscopic production techniques. A complete list of the sessions is available at http://www.smpte2009.org/technical-sessions.
Event sponsors for the 2009 conference and expo currently include Azcar, Photo Research, Inc., Sony, and Warner Bros.
To register, visit www.smpte.org.
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