The Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) announced that it is hosting Optical Storage Symposium 2003, to be held Oct. 13 and 14, 2003, at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
The event is co-located with the Consumer Electronics Associations Industry Forum to enable attendees from both conferences to attend selected joint activities, including an important panel, Code Blue, on the future of Blue Laser Technology. OSS 3003 attendees will also have full access to the joint CEA/OSS Marketplace exhibit area.
Perry Solomon, President and CEO of Alera Technologies and moderator of the Code Blue panel stated, "With the promise of additional speed and huge storage capacities, Blue Laser Technology is an important consideration for the success of future computer and consumer electronics products. This will be an exciting opportunity to hear the viewpoints of key industry experts from multiple disciplines."
Code Blue Panel: 10:15 a.m., Tuesday October 14. From the creators and first movers of both the content and the technology, this session focuses on Blue Laser Facts and Fiction. A unique opportunity to interface with the experts on critical issues such as the potential for format wars is it Dj Vu All Over Again? Learn about the issues and opportunities in the process of commercializing Blue Laser Technology from those on the bleeding edge.
Perry Solomon, President and CEO, Alera Technologies
Bo Anderson, President, Video Software Dealers Association;
Eggert Gudmundsson- Manager of Business Development, Philips Optical Storage
Hisashi Yamada, Chief Fellow of Technology, Technology Executive; Digital Media Network Company, Toshiba Corporation
Jeff Fink President, Sales and Marketing, Artisan Home Entertainment
In addition, to the Code Blue session, Sony will be introducing new Blue Laser Technology at OSS 2003.
The cost for this information-packed event is just $275 for OSTA members and $375 for non-members. Limited walk-up reservations at the door are available for $300 for members and $400 for non-members. For more information or toobtain the registration form, visit the OSTA website at www.osta.org/oss
, or call (408) 253-3695.
The OSTA Optical Storage Symposium 2003 will be held at the La Costa Resort, Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad, California 92009. For room reservations call (760) 438-9111 or 800 854-5000.