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NAB, the Entertainment Technology Center at University of Southern California (ETC-USC) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Partner to Produce Key Event on Future of Digital Cinema [...]

John Marino, NAB Vice President, Science & Technology, said, "Now in its fifth year, the Digital Cinema Summit is a very important educational segment of NAB2006." "Our partnerships with the Entertainment Technology Center at USC and SMPTE ensure that NAB2006 attendees receive the most relevant and up-to-date status of technologies critical for the analog to digital transition of the cinema industry."

SMPTE President Edward Hobson, said, "It’s time to step back and see what we can learn from the first wave of distribution and exhibition products and services as well as pioneering digital cinema release materials. The Saturday sessions will look at what has worked, what needs to improve, and what lies in the imminent future, so that digital cinema can continue to expand."

Added Charles S. Swartz, executive director/CEO, ETC-USC, "Digital cinema has moved rapidly from prototype to realization and there are a host of new prospects on the near horizon in production and post. We are excited to bring this real-world information to Summit attendees, so they can take their digital cinema activities to the next level as well as make informed decisions on the convention floor."

The Digital Cinema Summit is designed for people in the entertainment, entertainment technology, and creative and technical production and postproduction arenas. [1]

8:30AM - 8:40AM

Welcome and Introduction

Edward Hobson, Vice President, National TeleConsultants, Inc., Burlingame, CA

Charles Swartz, Executive Director/CEO, Entertainment Technology Center at USC, Los Angeles, CA

8:40AM - 10:15AM

New Projector Technology


Peter Lude, Sr. VP Solutions Business U.S., Sony Electronics, San Jose, CA


Brian Claypool, Senior Product Manager, Cinema, Christie Digital Systems, Cypress, CA

Gary Mandle, Senior Product Manager, Sony Electronics Inc, Culver City, CA

Peter Putman, President, ROAM Consulting, Inc., Doylestown, PA

Rod D. Sterling, Chief Engineer, JVC North America R&D Center, ILA Technology Group, Cypress, CA

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Opening Keynote

John Fithian, President, National Association of Theatre Owners, Washington, DC

11:00AM - 12:15PM

Equipping Post Facilities for D-Cinema - A Practical Guide


Wendy Aylsworth, Vice President, Technology, Warner Bros., Burbank, CA


Terry Brown, Sr. VP Engineering/CTO, Technicolor Content Services, New York, NY

Stuart Monksfield, Workflow Manager, Grass Valley/Thomson, Weiterstadt, Germany

David Schnuelle, Director, Image Technology, Dolby Laboratories, San Francisco, CA

Jim Whittlesey , Deluxe Digital Media, Burbank, CA

1:30PM - 3:00PM

3-D - Adding Dimension to Motion Picture Exhibition


Edward Hobson, Vice President, National TeleConsultants, Inc., Burlingame, CA


Matthew Cowan , Chief Scientist, Real D, Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada

Neil Feldman, In-Three, Inc., Westlake Village, CA

Michael Kaye , President/CEO, In-Three, Inc., Westlake Village, CA

Ray Zone, President, 3D Zone, Los Angeles, CA

3:30PM - 5:00PM

The Digital Cinema Rollout Experience to Date


Peter Symes, Financial Vice President, SMPTE, Nevada City, CA


Curt Behlmer, Senior Vice President, Digital Cinema Operations, Technicolor Digital Cinema, Burbank, CA

Allene Hebert, Consultancy and New Projects, Mediapro, Barcelona, Spain

Michael Karagosian, President, MKPE Consulting LLC, Calabasas, CA

David Schnuelle, Director, Image Technology, Dolby Laboratories, San Francisco, CA