Media Innovations Summit is a one-of-a-kind year-end strategic powwow bringing together major figures from across the new media ecosystem. This year we'll be meeting at the beautiful Santa Clara Convention Center â€“ a venue ideally suited for the kind of high-level executive discourse and personal networking that was the hallmark of MIS 2010.
You won't want to miss this rare opportunity to connect with industry leaders as they explore the mutual strengths and weaknesses of competing strategies, what has to be done to move the advertising market and the many technical issues ahead. Which technologies will generate the user interfaces, applications flexibility, personalization and content processing, distribution and management efficiencies that will be essential to success? All will be explored in depth at MIS.
* Expert-Moderated Discussions with Leading Industry Figures
* Opening Day Banquet Luncheon and Keynote
* Window on Tomorrow: Young Consumers Symposium
* Exhibits and Day 2 Exhibit Hall Box Lunch
* Cocktail Reception
* Audience Interaction via OpenTV's ITV Platform
* Network Service Providers
* Studios, Broadcasters and Programming Networks
* Web Content Portals
* Independent Content Producers
* Consumer Electronics Companies
* Applications Developers
* Advertising Agencies
* Technology Suppliers
* Analysts and Investors
Santa Clara, Calif. â€“ September 7, 2011 -- Media Innovations Summit, the premier new media strategies conference, has announced an all-star roster of speakers representing the convergence of entertainment, content distribution, funding, advertising and new media technologies for the annual event, taking place Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley, California.
Delivering timely insight on strategies driving the new media ecosystem, Media Innovations Summit 2011 will feature panel and keynote speakers:
â€¢ Anthony Zuiker, creator & executive producer, powerhouse CBS crime series CSI, CSI Miami and CSI New York
â€¢ Albhy Galuten, vice president, Digital Media Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment
â€¢ John Penney, executive vice president, Strategy & Business Development, Starz
â€¢ Rick Dean, chairman, 3D@Home Consortium; senior vice president, THX
â€¢ Pierre Routhier, vice president, 3D Strategy & Business Development, Technicolor
â€¢ Marcelino Ford-Livene, general manager, Interactive Content & Advanced Advertising Development, Intelâ€™s Digital Home Group
â€¢ Tom Sauer, vice president, Corporate Strategy, AT&T
â€¢ Louisa Shipnuck, chief marketing strategist, Verizon Digital Media Services
â€¢ Chip Meehan, West regional vice president, Advanced Advertising, Comcast Cable
â€¢ Bill Sheppard, chief digital media officer, Oracle Java Development Group
â€¢ Mark Teitell, general manager, Ultraviolet
These and other recognized experts join previously announced speakers: Albert Cheng, executive vice president, Disney-ABC Television; Mark Ruxin, executive vice president, Universal McCann; Eric Bruno, senior vice president, Verizon; Jim Turner, senior vice president, Canoe Ventures; and Spencer Wang, senior analyst, Credit Suisse.
â€œMedia Innovations Summit invites stakeholders up and down the content value chain to contribute to the new media discussion, giving attendees a more holistic view of the challenges, opportunities and strategies driving this industry,â€ said Fred Dawson, CEO and editor of ScreenPlays Magazine, which is producing the event. â€œThis yearâ€™s unmatched lineup of speakers and sponsors promises audiences a canâ€™t-afford-to-miss opportunity to gain first-hand insight into 2012 strategies and forge intimate connections with the industryâ€™s top decision makers.â€
For the first time, Media Innovations Summit is located in the heart of Silicon Valley bridging local technology innovators and VC gatekeepers with content, distribution and new media communities.
New to this yearâ€™s conference is the addition of interactive dialogue via smartphones for audience questions and live polling during panel discussions. The Window on Tomorrow: Young Consumers Symposium will play host to a dynamic panel of young people fielding attendee questions on how the marketplace is consuming content, using platforms and truly engaging with one another.
For more information, visit www.mediainnovationssummit.com. Discounted, early bird registration is available until Sept. 30.