2009 SMPTE Technical Conference Paper Proposals to be Accepted Until June 26, 2009

For release: June 12, 2009

SMPTE 2009 Technical Conference & Expo Call for Papers - Proposals Accepted Until June 26, 2009

2009 SMPTE Technical Conference and Expo Hollywood, CA October 27-29, 2009

June 12, 2009 (WHITE PLAINS, NY)- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) agrees to accept technical paper proposals until June 26, 2009. Student Papers are strongly encouraged.

Though the Society has received a good number of abstracts for consideration for its 2009 technical conference, SMPTE has also received requests for additional time to submit proposals. As such, SMPTE will accept abstracts through June 26, 2009.

To Submit an Abstract
Interested parties are invited to submit a one-page abstract (no more than 300 words) Including topic heading, paper title, delivery method (presentation, video clip, demonstration), a brief description of the proposed paper's content, name of author/presenter, company, mailing address, telephone/fax numbers, and e-mail address no later than June 12, 2009.

Previously published, product-specific, or promotional papers will not be considered.

If not already registered with EDAS:
1. Go to http://www.edas.info
2. Select "New User"
3. Fill in required information
4. Check "I consent to the EDAS Privacy Policies" box 5. Click on "Add This Person" Button

Submit a Paper (if registered with EDAS):
1. Log-in
2. Go to http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=7387
3. Enter the paper's title
4. Add the author's name
5. Enter the synopsis in the "Abstract" field 6. Press "Submit"

Authors will be notified regarding the status of their submitted abstracts no later than July 17, 2009

To ensure distribution of paper at the conference, selected speakers are required to provide an electronic version of the final technical paper to SMPTE no later than September 11, 2009.

Please note: A formal technical paper is required in addition to the speaker's presentation.