APRIL 2--Keynote speaker Bruce Berkoff, executive vice president of LG.Philips LCD, will kick off the second running of the SID (San Jose, CA) highly successful Display Industry Business Conference, to be held on Monday, May 24, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, WA. This one-day event devoted to international display business opportunities will feature senior executives of leading display-related companies from around the world and a luncheon panel of investment bankers, securities analysts, and venture capitalists. Among the speakers are H. B. Chen (President & COO, AU Optronics Corp.), Jun Souk (Executive VP, Samsung Electronics), Larry F. Weber (Former President and CEO, Plasmaco/Matsushita), and Ding-Chang Wang (President & CEO, RiTdisplay Corp.) Also speaking are Paul A. Breddels (EVP, Liquid Crystals Div., Merck KGaA, Darmstadt), Antti Laaperi (VP, Product Technologies, Audio-Visual, Nokia Group), Thomas T. Edman (President and CEO, Applied Films Corp.), Ross Young (President, DisplaySearch), David Mentley, (SVP, iSuppli/Stanford Resources), Vincent F. Sollitto, (President and CEO, Brillian Corp.), and Elliott Schlam (Elliott Schlam Associates).
New this year is an evening reception exclusively for Business Conference attendees and presenters, sponsored by LG.Philips LCD. This unique opportunity is coupled with an international exhibit of display products, featuring 500 booths from exhibitors around the world. For program and registration information, see www.sid.org/conf/sid2004/bc.html.