Producers of the 2004 Media Summit New York, a defining conference for the leading providers of content and technology, today announced that the event's agenda and list of 120+ scheduled speakers. The Media Summit, to be held February 9-10, 2004, will be presented by The McGraw- Hill Companies at their headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.
Sponsors include BusinessWeek, Standard & Poor's, the Consumer Electronics Association, IBM, and N2 Broadband. Media Summit 2004 is the Premier Conference on Television, Film, Cable & Satellite, Broadband, Wireless, Publishing, Radio, Magazines, News & Print Media, Advertising and Marketing. The event's agenda is themed "Global Media + Technology Innovation = Communications Revolution." More than 120 speakers from media properties, content and technology providers, advertising agencies, and financial firms will be conducting more than 20 panels and workshops.
The event is expected to draw over 1500 top media and entertainment industry professionals from North America, Asia and Europe and is being held at the McGraw-Hill Building, in New York City.
Bhuvan Lall, CEO & President of LALL Entertainment, and former Executive Director, Indian Broadcasting Foundation will be presenting a paper highlighting the role of Indian Television and Animation industry at the 2004 Media Summit. Lall the only speaker invited from India at this world-renowned International conference shall be speaking on "The Globalization of the Entertainment, Advertising and Marketing Services Industries...It's a Small World After All".
Among the other speakers at the Media Summit 2004 are, Mark Rosenthal, President and COO, MTV Networks, Eric Kessler, President, HBO, Patrick Vien, President, Universal Studios Networks, David Verklin, CEO of Carat North America, Jean Prewitt, President, AFMA, Ross Landsbaum, CFO, Miramax, Greg Foster, President, IMAX Corporation, Stefanie Kane, Partner, Entertainment & Media Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers, John Muszynski, EVP, Starcom Worldwide, Philip R. Wiser, CTO, Sony Music Entertainment (SME), Rick Mandler, VP & GM Walt Disney Company, Marcia Zellers, Director, American Film Institute, Chris Ahearn, President, Reuters Media, Lewis Henderson, SVP, William Morris Agency, Mark Viken, SVP, Sony, Jack D. Withrow, Director of Vehicle Entertainment and Communications, DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Albie Hecht, President, Spike TV and Paul Jensen, VP, Sony Pictures Digital Networks
Earlier this month Lall was invited to address University and College Professors from sixty US Universities at a special seminar on International Broadcasting Industry at NATPE 2004 in Las Vegas.