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Agenda Set for Emerging Display Technologies Conference

DisplaySearch announced the final agenda for its Emerging Display Technologies Conference, which will be held August 16-17, 2011 in San Jose, California.

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Final Agenda Announced for DisplaySearch Emerging Display Technologies Conference

Conference to Feature Keynote by Applied Ventures, Presentations from RealD, E Ink Holdings, Samsung LCD, Dupont, Rambus, and Speaker Demos

Santa Clara, Calif., August 4, 2011—DisplaySearch today revealed the final agenda for its upcoming Emerging Display Technologies Conference, which will be held August 16-17, 2011 in San Jose, California. Kicking off this year’s conference, a keynote address will be delivered by Eileen Tanghal, Investment Director for Applied Ventures.

“Now in its third year, we have expanded the Emerging Display Technologies Conference to a two-day format, and added a speaker demonstration area,” noted Paul Semenza, Senior Vice President of DisplaySearch. “Our speakers will be covering a variety of exciting display-related technologies in detail, as well as advanced materials for displays and lighting applications.”
Keynote Address

Emerging Technologies from an Investor’s Perspective: Eileen Tanghal, Investment Director for Applied Ventures

In her position at Applied Ventures, Tanghal is responsible for identifying, recommending and managing venture capital investments in lighting and displays. During her address, she will focus on the aspects of displays and lighting that are attractive to investors, how emerging technologies can break into entrenched markets and her opinions on the most effective path for Western start-up companies to bring their technologies to market.

The Emerging Display Technologies Conference will feature more than 20 presentations by DisplaySearch global analysts in addition to industry leaders who will present their viewpoints and perspectives on the industry. Representatives throughout the flat panel display, capacitive touch, 3D display, mobile device, emerging display and lighting industries will participate.

The Emerging Display Technologies Conference provides attendees with valuable information and market data, as well as great opportunities for networking and hearing different perspectives that can benefit companies’ business strategies.

In addition to the keynote, the final agenda includes:

Session I: Touch Screens – Fast Growing Projected Capacitive Touch

• Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, Vice President, Display Technologies, DisplaySearch
• Mark Hamblin, Founder and CTO, Touch Revolution
• David L. Nolte, Sr. Vice President of Engineering, Ocular
• Binay Bajaj, Director of Touch Marketing, Atmel
• Mark Cambridge, CEO, Zytronic

Session II: Touch Screens – Expanding Beyond Capacitive Touch

• Rick Seger, President, N-trig Inc.
• Jeff Han, Founder, Chief Scientist, Perceptive Pixel
• Michael Woolstrum, CEO, Touch International
• Christophe Ramstein, CTO, Immersion

Session III: 3D Displays

• Paul Gagnon, Director, North American TV Research, DisplaySearch
• Roy Taylor, Executive Vice President and GM, 3D Display, MasterImage 3D
• Steve Shannon, Executive Vice President for North America, RealD Inc.
• Jon Barad, Senior Business Development Manager, NVIDIA

Session IV: Efficient/Low Power Technologies for Mobile Devices

• Paul Semenza, Senior Vice President, Analyst Services, DisplaySearch
• Sriram Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer, E Ink Holdings
• Kurt Petersdorff, Commercial Director, Samsung LCD’s R&D Center-The Netherlands
• Mark Halfman,VP Business Development & Marketing, Pixtronix, Inc.
• Mark Harward, CEO, Syndiant

Session V: Emerging Display Materials

• Dr. José Zimmer, Vice President, SCHOTT Asia Technical Sales
• Rahul Gupta, Senior Director Business Development, Cambrios

Session VI: OLED Displays and Solid State Lighting

• Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, Vice President, Display Technologies, DisplaySearch
• Stefan Alexander, Director of Product Planning, IGNIS Innovation Inc.
• John Richard, Vice President, DuPont Displays
• Dr. Michael Hack, Vice President, Universal Display Corporation and General Manager of OLED Lighting and Flexible Displays
• Jason Hartlove, CEO, Nanosys
• John Langevin, Director, Strategic Development, Rambus

To view the latest agenda and register for the Emerging Display Technologies Conference, visit

In addition to the presentations during the conference, the following companies will showcase product demonstrations at the Emerging Display Technologies Conference:

• 3D MasterImage
• DisplaySearch
• LCDTV Association
• Nanosys
• N-Trig
• Real D
• Schott Glass
• ShowStoppers
• Touch International

For more information about conferences and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Laura Castellano at 1.408.418.1904 or

About DisplaySearch
Since 1996, DisplaySearch has been recognized as a leading global market research and consulting firm specializing in the display supply chain, as well as the emerging photovoltaic/solar cell industries. DisplaySearch provides trend information, forecasts and analyses developed by a global team of experienced analysts with extensive industry knowledge. In collaboration with The NPD Group, its parent company, DisplaySearch uniquely offers a true end-to-end view of the display supply chain from materials and components to shipments of electronic devices with displays to sales of major consumer and commercial channels. For more information on DisplaySearch analysts, reports and industry events, visit us at Read our blog at and follow us on Twitter at @DisplaySearch.

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