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Projection Summit To Be Held in Conjunction with InfoComm 2012 - Press Release

Comments by Projector Reviews staff: Of course, Art will be attending (and blogging from) InfoComm in June, as he does every year.  Many of the manufacturers and advertisers he works with will be represented at the Projection Summit, running concurrently with InfoComm. Please read on for more information! Press Release Industry Leaders to Present at Projection Summit in June Insight Media is pleased to announce the near-final Agenda for Projection Summit 2012. Projection Summit, held in conjunction with InfoComm 2012 , is scheduled for Monday/Tuesday, June 11-12, 2012 at the Las Vegas Hotel (formerly the LV Hilton), Las Vegas, NV. Projection Summit, in its eleventh year, covers projection and other emerging technologies and applications for the ProAV and Consumer Electronics industries.  The Summit provides a unique opportunity to learn about the technology and market forces that are shaping the ProAV and consumer markets. The stimulating Monday/Tuesday sessions and discussion will focus on key industry trends and issues – matters that will affect business decisions at all levels of the industry. “The projection industry continues to demonstrate lots of innovation driving new product development and market opportunities,” notes Insight Media President, Chris Chinnock.  “I personally can’t wait to hear from this great line–up of high quality speakers.” Projection Summit will feature the industry’s business, marketing, and technology leaders from all levels of the big screen display value chain. Mr. Paul Salvini, CTO, Christie Digital, will lead off on Monday morning with the Keynote Address, “What’s Next for ProAV?”
Projection Summit, June 11-12 Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, Pav. 10-11
Monday, June 11
Speaker Organization Presentation Title
8:45 AM Opening - Chris Chinnock, President, Insight Media
Keynote Address
9:00 AM Paul Salvini, CTO Christie Digital What’s Next for Pro AV?
Session 1 - Laser-based Digital Cinema and Large Venue
9:35 AM Greg Niven, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, NECSEL LIPA New Opportunities for Laser Illumination Projector Systems
10:00 AM Bram Dieryckx, Product Manager Projection Barco, Inc. Laser Technology: The Future of Projection for the ProAV Market
10:25 AM Break
10:50 AM Bill Beck, Founder & EVP Business Development Laser Light Engines Off-board Laser Illumination: Enabling New Projection Use Models
11:15 AM Petteri Uusimaa, President/CEO Modulight, Inc. Laser Diode Light Engines for 3D Cinema
11:40 AM Lunch
Session 2 - Projection Components and Subsystems
1:15 PM Dr. Walter Chen, Sr. Principle Member of Technical Staff MAXIM Integrated Products Bill of Materials (BOM) Requirements of a Laser Scanning Pico Projector
1:40 PM TBA
2:05 PM TBA
Session  3 - Hybrid Projectors
2:30 PM Fei Hu, Senior Manager R&D Appotronics Co. Ltd. Laser and Phosphor Hybrid Source for Projection Display -- Recent Development & Tendencies
2:55 PM Matthew Brennesholtz, Sr. Analyst Insight Media The Market Opportunity for Hybrid Projectors
3:20 PM TBA
3:45 PM Panel Discussion
4:05 PM Break
Session 4 - Interconnectivity/Transmission
4:20 PM Micha Risling, Marketing Committee Chair HDBaseT Alliance Trends in ProAV Markets & Business Practices
4:35 PM Leslie Chard, President WHDI LLC Wireless and the A/V Connectivity Challenge
4:50 PM Guoqing Li, Research Scientist, Intel Labs WiGig-Wireless Gigabit Alliance WiGig Display Extension: Unleashing Your High-definition Display
5:05 PM Panel Discussion
Tuesday, June 12
8:30 AM Opening - Chris Chinnock, President, Insight Media
8:45 AM TBA
Session 5 - Markets & Trends
9:20 AM William Coggshall, President Pacific Media Associates Playing Defense in the 2012 Projector Business
9:45 AM Lutz Nehrhoff von Hoderberg, R&D Director Barco Control Rooms GEN3 LED-powered Rear Projection Display Walls & Super Narrow Bezel LCD
10:10 AM Dan Meehan, Senior Business Development Manager Panasonic AV Technologies in Education: Finding the Right Mix Among Projectors, Displays and Other Technologies
10:35 AM Break
11:00 AM TBA
11:25 AM Panel Discussion
11:45 AM Lunch
Session 6 - Green AV Panel Discussion
1:15 PM Green AV Panel Discussion Participants:    Allen Weidman, InfoComm Sustainability Officer/STEP Foundation, Executive Director; Chris Maione, President, Chris Maione Associates; Annika Overodder, Business Area Mgr., Projectors; TCO Development
Session 7 - 4K Projection
2:15 PM Richard Dean, Senior V.P./Chairman, 3D@Home Consortium THX Ltd. To 4K and Beyond – How to Ensure Quality when Implementing Future Technologies
2:40 PM Paul Russo, Chairman & CEO Geo Semiconductor Inc. 4K Displays Are Next Big Wave – Challenges & Opportunities
3:05 PM TBA
3:30 PM Break
Session 8 - Passive 3D Stereo Trends and Options
3:50 PM Stephen Palmer, Chief Science Officer Volfoni R&D, France Bright Stereoscopic 3D Solutions
4:15 PM Jesper Osterman, CTO LC-Tec Displays AB A Fast-switching Liquid Crystal Polarization Modulator for High-end, Single-lens Stereoscopic 3D Projector Applications
4:40 PM Steve Cook, National Consultant Relations/Design Manager Stewart Filmscreen Polarization Preserving Screens: Optimizing a Passive 3D Image While Considering Performance in 2D
Conference Registration REGISTER NOW! EARLY BIRD Registration - Prior to May 13th - $1,095.00 GENERAL Registration - May 14th and June 6th - $1,295.00 ONSITE Registration - June 6th to June 12th - $1,395.00 PS 12 conference registration includes the Monday/Tuesday Luncheons and one copy of the PS 12 Proceedings.   A complimentary exhibit floor pass to the InfoComm 2011 show floor is included.


Increase your organization’s visibility! Projection Summit offers two levels of Sponsorship – Gold Sponsorship $6,500 and Silver Sponsorship $4,500.   Tabletop exhibition is included in PS 12 Sponsorships! Complete sponsor information, including all benefits of sponsorship, can be found at: PS 12 Registration link:

Conference Contact:

Insight Media, Dian Mecca, (203) 831-8464,

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