SEPTEMBER 8--The US Display Consortium (USDC; San Jose, CA), a private/public partnership chartered with developing the electronic display-industry supply chain, has revealed the formal agenda for its Display Technology Investment Conference to be held in San Francisco, CA, on September 23, 2004. Cosponsored by WR Hambrecht + Co, the conference program includes presentations by senior executives from leading publicly traded companies within the flat-panel-display sector. Specifically, the conference will educate participants from prominent investment firms, brokerages, research houses, and related financial institutions on the latest advancements, trends, and business strategies associated with one of today's fastest-growing technology sectors.
Joe Virginia, vice president of sales and marketing for Samsung Electronics' LCD Business, Americas Region, will kick off the conference with his keynote address "TFT-LCD--Dynamic Growth Opportunities." Virginia's presentation will provide insights into Samsung's outlook for TFT-LCD supply/demand dynamics, as well as the market opportunities and development trends for notebook PC, desktop monitor and LCD TV applications, from both a business and technology perspective.
Texas Instruments' John Reder, manager of TI's DLP TVs division, will give a keynote address titled "DLP TV--Why, When & How Many?" This keynote will highlight the momentum of DLP TVs in the consumer-electronics market and why six out the top nine television manufacturers have chosen to integrate DLP technology into their projection televisions. Reder's presentation will also discuss the advantages of DLP technology, its customers and applications, and provide insight into market trends and forecasts for DLP products.
There will also be a display-industry market analysis and forecast presented by Barry Young, senior vice president and CFO of DisplaySearch, as well as a brief display tutorial presented by USDC before the conference starts.
To register for the conference or view a detailed conference agenda, please visit www.usdc.org, or call (408) 277-2400 for more information.