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DisplayForum 2010 Final Agenda Revealed for Conferences on Green and 3D Displays
Deepcut, UK and Santa Clara, Calif., October 7, 2010 — Meko, the European display specialist, along with DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research and consulting, today announced the final agenda for DisplayForum 2010, which will be held November 2-3 in London.
Bringing together a broad range of stakeholders in the European display industry, from R&D institutes and material suppliers to brand marketers, broadcasters, content developers and distributors, DisplayForum 2010 will address the newest developments and future advances in green and 3D displays.
Bob Raikes, Managing Director of Meko noted, “We are delighted with the high-caliber and broad range of speakers from market leading companies and organizations who will be contributing to both conferences. Delegates will also hear talks from DisplaySearch and Meko analysts, providing up-to-the-minute data and forecasts, normally only available to our research clients.”
Day 1: Green Large-Area Displays in Europe (GLADE), November 2, 2010
In addition to focusing on the consumer’s point of view and the key drivers of future demand for green displays, the GLADE Conference will examine ways to reduce power consumption and hazardous materials in TV manufacturing. The reuse and recycling of displays at the end of life will also be discussed. Specific topics that will be addressed include: sustainability options for TV packaging; the role of third party environmental certifications; reducing power consumption with LED backlights; LCD recycling and improvement of environmental performance in LCD manufacturing.
* Keynote: The Energy Saving Trust’s Voluntary Retailer Initiative for Televisions, Peter Bromage, Head of Category Management, The Energy Savings Trust
* Labeling and Eco-Design Regulations for Televisions, Meko, DEFRA, Samsung LCD
* Energy Reduction—A Priority for Displays, Lenovo, Design LED
* Hazardous and other Material Reduction, DisplaySearch, TCO EPEAT, Ineos-NOVA, Era Technology
* Reuse and Recycle, Computer Aid, Axion Polymers, Innovative Electronics Manufacturing Research Centre, Meko
The full agenda can be seen at http://www.meko.co.uk/index.php/displayforum/159-glade-2010-agenda
Day 2: 3D Vision Europe, November 3, 2010
Speakers at the 3D Vision Europe Conference will take a critical look at developments in 3D across cinema, TV, signage, PCs, and game consoles in order to clarify the future of 3D in the consumer and professional markets in Europe. The event will address consumer demand and content creation, as well as the latest developments in technology which aim to improve the user experience and make S3D applications more competitive. Topics to be covered include: 3D Display Technologies; 3D Content Creation; 3D Content Production; Professional S3D Applications; Digital Signage; S3D Gaming on Consoles; 3D TV and 3D Projection.
* Keynote: 3D,-A Consumer Electronics Perspective, Mark Londero, Sony, Panasonic, Meko
* TV Broadcasting and Infrastructure, Sharp Technologies, BBC, ADB
* 3D Cinema and Projection/Signage/Professional 3D, Jon Peddie Research, Vision 3, DNS Consult-3D Competence Center, Zero Creative
* The PC Market and Games, Jon Peddie Research, Darkworks, Imagination Technologies,
The full agenda is available at http://www.meko.co.uk/index.php/displayforum/160-3d-vision-europe-agenda.
Platinum sponsors of GLADE 2010 are Lenovo, Samsung and Sharp, with EPEAT as Silver sponsor. Samsung and Sharp are Platinum sponsors of 3D Vision Europe, with XpanDcinema providing 3D glasses. An exhibition area will enable delegates to make the most of networking opportunities at the event.
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Attendees can meet with many industry affiliates in the supply chain in a single location, thereby saving money on travel expenses while broadening their view of the market.
These two one-day events will provide delegates with a global perspective on very hot topics. Their close proximity to London Heathrow airport makes them easily accessible from all European countries, eliminating the need for overnight accommodation for many attendees. These conferences are a cost-effective way of gathering the latest knowledge from leading analysts and industry experts.
Meko is the leading specialist display market research consultancy in Europe. The company tracks European display markets at the country level to provide in-depth data, analysis, and insight. Meko also publishes the Display Monitor newsletter and supplies consultancy services for the display industry and markets. For more information, visit www.meko.co.uk and follow us on Twitter at @MekoEurope
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 and resources. 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 http://www.displaysearch.com/. Read our blog at http://www.displaysearchblog.com/ and follow us on Twitter at @DisplaySearch.
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