2008 SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo Call for Papers Deadline Extended

Joel E Welch
SMPTE
Phone: 484-702-7339
Email jwelch@smpte.org

For release: June 4, 2008
2008 SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo Call for Papers Deadline Extended

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers announced today that the deadline for submitting abstracts and technical paper proposals for the 2008 SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo has been extended to June 30, 2008. Proposals submitted after this will likely not be considered.

About the Conference:
"It's all about the Content: Creation, Management, Distribution and Display"
Oct. 28-30, 2008 Symposium Oct. 27, 2008 Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, CA

By the industry - for the industry, this is THE premier annual event for technology, production and operations in the motion imaging industry. The SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo brings together world-renowned technology thought-leaders from the media content business. Join us and network with colleagues in the motion picture studios, broadcast and cable networks, production and post-production community, software companies, systems integrators, manufacturers, display technologies and distribution providers.

As an accredited industry standards-setting body, SMPTE is also the industry's leading nonprofit association providing education and technology information to the motion imaging industry. We're all about the content - creation, management, distribution and display. We offer four days of technical sessions, a high-tech exhibition hall and unparalleled networking opportunities. Join us - don't miss this exceptional opportunity!

For more information about the conference, stay tuned to www.smpte.org.

About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers:
Founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. SMPTE has earned a strong reputation for its work in developing industry standards, recommended practices and engineering guidelines. SMPTE also publishes the award-winning SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal. SMPTE worldwide members include engineers and other technical professionals, directors and educators working in the technical and creative provisioning of motion pictures, television and new media. SMPTE also hosts more than 200 sustaining (corporate) members. Visit SMPTE online at www.smpte.org.