SMPTE Technical Conference & Exhibition 2007 Call for Papers Deadline Extended

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) extended submission deadlines for its Call for Papers for their 2007 Technical Conference and Exhibition.

This event, set for Oct. 24-27 in Brooklyn, N.Y., will bring together technology thought-leaders from the post-production, filmmaking and broadcast industries.

SMPTE is seeking proposals for papers delivered during technical sessions and tutorials that will be conducted during the conference, providing attendees with vital information on the latest advances in motion imaging technologies. Proposals addressing the specific topics discussed in technical sessions and tutorials will be given priority. Planned sessions include: digital intermediates, stereoscopic (3D) imaging, digital cinema exhibition, animation, advancements in film technologies, electronic display technologies, color management, metadata and file management, digital asset management, IP content networks, content security, digital audio for cinema and consumer technologies.

Technical paper proposals must be submitted to SMPTE by July 13, 2007.

Paper Submission Information
Interested participants should submit their one-page proposals (between 200-500 words) in abstract form and include topic heading, paper title, a brief description of proposed paper, name of author/presenter, company, mailing address, telephone/fax numbers, and e-mail address. Previously published papers and product-specific presentations will not be accepted. Details on the submission process can be found at www.smpte.org.
Proposals must be sent via EDAS. Visit http://www.smpte.org/events/call_for_papers/ for full submission instructions. Proposals must be received no later than July 13, 2007
Questions can be addressed to Dianne Purrier at dpurrier@smpte.org.

Selected presenters will be required to provide electronic versions of their technical papers and presentations to SMPTE by September 14, 2007, for publication in the SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition 2007 Proceedings.

About the Society of Motion Picture 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.