Bay-Area SID Announces First One-Day Technical Conference

Preliminary Agenda for the Display and Touch Technologies of the Future Conference (2013)

Date: January 16, 2013
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Sunnyvale, CA

Conference Co-Chair: Dr. Jennifer Colegrove; Conference Co-Chair: Ms. Rashmi Rao, ScD

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8:20-9:00 am


Registration and networking

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsor:

Samsung Silver SponsorTexas Instruments - Silver Sponsor

Media Sponsors:

Information Display

9:00-9:02 am


Welcome and Logistic messages: Conference co-Chairs Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and Ms. Rashmi Rao ScD

9:04-9:07 am


Welcome Message from SID President Elect, Dr. Amal Ghosh.

9:10-9:40 am


Morning Keynote, Microsoft, Jeff Han, General Manager- MS Office Div. (Formerly Founder Perceptive Pixel)

9:40-10:40 am

Session 1. LCD display new trends

  Session Chairperson: Joel Pollack, EVP, Nouvoyance, Samsung

LCD Display Technology dominates the flat panel display market with over $100 billion revenue per year. It has been widely adopted for many applications, from mobile phone, tablet PC, notebook PC, monitors and TV to digital signage. In this session hear from LCD experts as they elucidate on recent advances and map new technology trends in LCD technology.

    Confirmed Speakers: 
9:40-10:00 am   Nouvoyance, Candice Brown Elliott, CEO
10:00-10:20 am   Oregon State University, Prof. John F. Wager, School of EECS
10:20-10:40 am   QD Vision, Dr. Seth Coe-Sullivan, CTO and Co-Founder

10:40-10:50 am


LCD Display Session Panel Discussion

10:50-11:10 am


Morning coffee break

11:10-12:10 pm


Session 2: OLED display and lighting

  Session Chairperson: Rashmi Rao, Vice-Chair BA-SID, Qualcomm

OLED displays have shown dramatic growth in recent years, however, most OLED display applications are less than 5-inches diagonal size. In this session, we ask OLED experts to discuss pertinent issues facing OLED Displays such as the obstacles for OLED to enter large applications like AMOLED TV. What will make AMOLED TV a success? How big will the OLED lighting market be in 5 years?

    Confirmed Speakers: 
11:10-11:30 am   DuPont, Dr. Denis Y. Kondakov, Principal Scientist
11:30-11:50 am   Universal Display Corporation, Dr. Sean Xia, Research Manager
11:50-12:10 pm   eMagin, Dr. Amal Ghosh, Senior VP

12:10-12:20 pm


OLED Session Panel Discussion

12:20-1:30 pm


Lunch break: served lunch in Sheraton

1:30-2:00 pm


Afternoon Keynote: Intel, Dr. Achin Bhowmik, Director, Perceptual Computing Technology and Solutions

2:00-3:00 pm


Session 3: Touch and gesture control

  Session Chairperson: Dr. Jennifer Colegrove

Touch screens have been widely adopted in our everyday life, from mobile phones to airport self check-in. How will Windows 8 impact touch adoption for PCs? Will projected capacitive touch screens continue to dominate the touch industry? What would enable gesture control to be more widely adopted? Speakers in this session will address these questions.

    Confirmed Speakers:
2:00-2:20 pm   Intel, Geoff Walker, Senior Touch Technologist
2:20-2:40 pm   Elo Touch Solutions, Dr. Joel Kent, Senior Principal Scientist and Fellow
2:40-3:00 pm   Corning, Dr. Zachi Baharav, R&D Manager

3:00-3:10 pm


Touch and Gesture Control Session Panel Discussion

3:10-3:40 pm


Afternoon coffee break

3:40-4:40 pm


Session 4: Other Emerging displays

  Session Chairperson: John Miller

In addition to the mainstream LCD and OLED display technologies, there are several developing technologies which offer unique benefits. In this session we will discuss such emerging display technologies – very low power displays, flexible displays, transparent displays, and other types.

    Confirmed Speakers:
3:40-4:00 pm   Cambrios Technologies, Dr. Rahul Gupta, Sr. Director, Business Dev
4:00-4:20 pm   Nanosys, Jason Hartlove, CEO
4:20-4:40 pm   Qualcomm, Pavan Mulabagal, Director, Business Dev

4:40-4:50 pm


Emerging Display Session Panel Discussion

4:50-5:00 pm


Closing Remarks: BA-SID Chair, Geoff Walker

5:00-7:00 pm


Cocktail Networking Reception (no charge for paid attendees)

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