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6Sight Conference Program Announced

Mid-Morning Showcase:

Sami Niemi, CTO, Scalado

Late Morning Cluster:

Visual Storytelling – New technology is enabling average people to tell their stories, not just through single images, but in sophisticated narrative forms that have become easy and inexpensive.

■ Presentations will showcase initiatives that teach school-age kids to express themselves in photo book form and leading-edge use of the Web as a distinct publishing medium for visual documentaries, followed by a panel discussion. Speakers include Jamie Barden, CEO, EZ Prints; Chris Klingebiel, Vice President of Partner Solutions, HP; Russell Sparkman, CEO of FusionSpark Media, Inc.; Andy Wood, President and CEO, PhotoWorks; and Kristina Woolsey, New Medium Consortium Board.

Early Afternoon Showcase:

PhotoSynth Update Bill Crow, Principal Program Manager, HD Photo, Microsoft Corporation

Early Afternoon Cluster: Mobile Imaging – Sales of camera-phones are in orders of magnitude larger than those of any previous image capture device and continuing to grow rapidly. Are we happy yet?

■ New technology demonstrations and Future Image analyst Tony Henning’s annual “State of Mobile Imaging” report will precede a panel discussion led by mobile imaging pioneer Pierre Barbeau, formerly of Sprint PCS where he launched the first camera-phone on the U.S. market and Sprint’s revolutionary Picture Mail service, currently with Moblico LLC.

Mid-Afternoon Cluster:

Rise of the Amateur – Improvements in equipment performance brought about by the digital age have enabled a new group of creative and talented amateurs to create high-quality visual content in large quantities. What does this phenomenon mean to the industry?

■ Presentations regarding the Historical Role of the Amateur in driving the imaging industry and how to build new business models around high-quality amateur content will precede a panel discussion. Speakers include Tony Bannon, Director, George Eastman House; Paul Cloutier, Editor and Publisher, JPG Magazine; and Evan Nisselson, CEO and Founder, Digital Railroad

Experience the entire event, including all of the panel discussions and networking opportunities. Register today to ensure your spot in the excitement! Hurry, the early bird discount is available only through this Friday, September 21. Don’t delay!

Special! AIE Member Price – $995

(Obtain required AIE Member Code from

Early Bird Full Registration $1,695 through September 21, 2007 (beginning September 22 – $2,395) Second attendee from the same company – $1,495 Note: Registration materials will be available for pick up on-site for those who pre-register.

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