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3D MEDIA MARKETS Conference Sets Program

Panasonic Corporation and Paul Kagan announced the program for the 3D MEDIA MARKETS conference, which will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Oct. 27, 2010.

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PK Worldmedia’s 3D Conference Names Speakers and Panels


Panasonic, Paul Kagan Present 26 Industry Pacesetters at Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York Oct. 27

CARMEL, Calif.–Consumer electronics leader Panasonic and media analyst Paul Kagan announced today the program for 3D MEDIA MARKETS, the conference that analyzes the business structure and future prospects for the new 3D media industries.

The Oct. 27 meeting at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria, will headline three extraordinary interviews with leaders in motion picture content, distribution and technology, and panels on 3D exhibition venues covering: the cinema, TV, videogames, mobile and internet networks and advertising. Paul Kagan will interview the featured speakers and moderate the following panels:

8:00 a.m.
Registration + Breakfast Buffet

8:45 a.m.
Jeffery Katzenberg – CEO, DreamWorks Animation

9:15 a.m.
Michael Lewis – CEO – RealD

9:45 a.m.
Panel: The Cinema Story: 3D’s Value Proposition.
Kurt Hall – CEO, National CineMedia
Jonathan Dern – Pres., Cinedigm
John Rubey – Pres., AEG Network Live
NamitMalhotra – Founder/Global CEO, Prime Focus
Andrew Sriubas – Managing Director, JP Morgan
Frank Hawkins – Founding Partner, Scalar Media
James Marsh – Sr. Equity Analyst, PiperJaffray

11:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:45 a.m.
Panel: The TV Story: 3D Hits a Home Run.
Anthony Bailey – VP/Emerging Tech, ESPN
Ken Aagaard – EVP/Operations & Tech, CBS Sports
Steve Hellmuth – EVP/ Operations & Tech, NBA
Steven Roberts – Exec. VP, DirecTV
Mark Hess – Sr. VP, Comcast
Glenn Oakley – EVP/Media, Discovery Communications

1:15 p.m.
Luncheon Buffet

1:30 p.m.
Jon Landau – Producer, Avatar

2:15 p.m.
Panel: New Technologies: 3D’s Long Tail.
EisukeTsuyuzaki – CTO, Panasonic
Phil Eisler – GM/3DVision, NVIDIA
David Chechelashvili – Head of Gaming/Retail, XpanD
Stephen Blumenthal – Pres., 3D Fusion
James Bower – Pres., MasterImage 3D
Jonathon Small – Editorial Dir., Break Media

3:45 p.m.
Panel: 3D Advertising: The Icing On The Cake.
Tom Winner – Media Director, Weiden& Kennedy
Seth Fried – Creative Dir., DDB Advertising
Cliff Marks – Pres./Sales & Marketing, National CineMedia
Sean Hanrahan – SVP/Marketing, ESPN

5:15 p.m.
Conference Close.