AGM 2022

*Agenda is subject to change*

Local TimeTopicSpeakerAbstractBio
LIPA / COMMITTEE UPDATES
9:00 AMWelcome & Chairman’s Annual ReviewGoran Stojmenovik, LIPA / Barco  
9:10 AMLIPA Membership UpdateBill Beck, LIPA / BTM & Anabel Martinez, LIPA  
9:25 AMCommunications Chair and Committee UpdateMark Roslon, LIPA / Epson Bill Beck, LIPA / BTM Mark Roslon, Director Product Management, North America is responsible for Epson’s commercial projector and augmented reality businesses, including strategy, planning, roadmap, Go-to-Market, and lifecycle management.  Mark joined Epson in 2010 and led the Strategy and Market Analytics group before moving into Product Management, initially with responsibility for point-of-sale solutions in Latin America followed by leadership of the scanner, consumables, and consumer SW/UX product lines in North America.  His prior experience includes management consulting and product engineering.  Mark holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Bill Beck, Highly accomplished photonics visionary with proven start-up, general management, and technology marketing experience. Driving force behind the acceptance of laser illumination by the Digital Cinema market. Pioneer in both solid-state laser illumination and specialty fiberoptics.
9:45 AMRegulatory Business Committee Update Goran Stojmenovik, LIPA / Barco  
10:00 AMRegulatory KeynoteDr. Karl Schulmeister, Seibersdorf Labor GmbH Karl Schulmeister holds a Ph.D. in biophysics on modelling of the risk for laser induced retinal injury. Karl is a consultant on laser and lamp product safety at the Seibersdorf Laboratories in Austria with 25 years experience. He was project leader for the latest edition of the international laser safety standard IEC 60825-1 and the recent European amendment. Over the last ten years, his group developed a computer model to predict injury thresholds for the retina, which was used to support the 1 meter testing distance in IEC 62471-5 for projectors. Karl has been serving as consultant for LIPA since 2013.
10:30 AMBREAK
MARKET UPDATES
10:45 AMCinema’s road to recovery and how laser technology can helpDavid Hancock OMDIA David is a leading expert on the global film and cinema market, and played a fundamental role in the conversion of cinemas to digital projection and distribution technology over the past decade, both in his OMDIA (formerly IHS Markit and Screen Digest) role and as Board Member and currently elected President of the European Digital Cinema Forum.  
11:05 AMCinema Roundtable Discussion – LIPA + UNIC + EDCFPanelist from LIPA: Tom Bert, Barco/ Mike Perkins, Christie/ Reiner Doetzkies, NEC Invited: Jan Rasmussen, NordiskFilm,UNIC/ Wout Vander Elst, CinemaNext Topics: Market update; HDR; RGB vs.LaPh; 3D; Energy cost impact  
TECHNOLOGY UPDATES
11:45 AMPresentation for LIPA 2022Shinya Matsuda
12:05 PMNew Light Source Packaging TechnologySeikoEpson, (to be announced)  
12:30 PMLunch
1:30 PMNew Light Steering and HDR SpecificationsTom Bert, BarcoThe pandemic has been disruptive for the cinema market in many ways; but it has also spurred an increased interest in differentiating formats. High Dynamic Range (HDR) projection is an opportunity which has many eyeballs on it: both from studios, creatives, exhibitors, manufacturers and movie-goers. In this presentation we go more indepth in where this comes from, the forces at work and what needs to happen in order to make it a true success in cinema.Tom Bert (°1979) joined Barco in 2006. After initial roles in research & innovation, he moved to the cinema department in 2010 where he worked in Product Marketing and Product Management. Since 2021 he heads up the Product team, overlooking the portfolio of projectors, servers, audio and the software suite around it. He holds an Ph.D. from Ghent University and an MBA from the Vlerick Business School. He is a board member of the European Digital Cinema Forum (EDCF) and of the Digital Subcommittee of SAWA, the Global Cinema Advertising Association.
1:50 PMHDR, WCG, and Laser ProjectionMike Perkins, ChristieLaser Projection is ideally suited to support High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut technologies. Why should people care? What are the benefits that HDR and WCG actually provide?Mike Perkins is a Principal Product Developer for Christie Digital Systems. He has been developing high brightness video projection systems for 25 years, including over 10 years working with lasers. He has been instrumental in the development of many of Christie’s flagship products, including the Eclipse HDR projector. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
2:10 PMUST 4K Laser TV – Technology Jason Yang, Appotronics 
2:30 PMNew Trend of Laser Projector Poplularization for Large Screen DisplayMike Liu Peng, ForMovie
 2:50 PMUST 4K Laser TV – New Market OpportunitySeikoEpson, (to be announced)
3:10 PMLumen Metrology Working Group Update and DiscussionMark Roslon and Bill Beck, LIPA / LMWG
BLUE SKY – FUTURE VIEW
3:30 PM Lasers for Entertainment LightingAlberto Alfier, Osram-Claypaky Alberto Alfier is head of Innovation in ClayPaky, a subsidiary of ams-OSRAM and global leader in Entertainment.
After 8 years spent as an accredited researcher in Laser Photonics applied to Plasma Science, he joined Osram & the world of illumination growing his lighting competences in R&D departments. He worked on professional and industrial products, e.g. streetlighting, horticultural, UV sanification, then embracing entertainment market in 2015 when OSRAM acquired ClayPaky. Here he focused his expertise in photonics to sustain and innovate ClayPaky product portfolio through technology roadmaps harmonized with  continuous customer and technology market explorations.
 
3:50 PMKeynote: DVLED Update – Progress & ChallengesPete Ludé, Mission Rock Digital / LIPA Co-founderPete Ludé is prominent engineering consultant in advanced imaging and sound. He serves at CTO of Mission Rock Digital, a San Francisco-based engineering firm specializing in next-generation media including cinema display technology, virtual production, immersive sound, and interchange pipelines for plenoptic (light field) imaging. Ludé is past president of SMPTE, and a SMPTE fellow. He currently serves as co-chair of the ASC Plenoptic Imaging committee, Chairman of IDEA – the Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance, and is a frequent speaker on the future of cinema, volumetric imaging systems and advanced display technology. 
4:30 PMQ&A/Wrap Up
4:45 PMDepart for Guided Tour and Dinner at 4:45 Sharp

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