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Mark Ritchie <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 27 Oct 1992 14:51:56 EST
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I tried to send this to RMorgan but the mail bounced.  Here is the basic
info again.  If anyone wants the details of the papers being presented
please e-mail me directly.
On 9 Nov. 1992 there will be two Pre-Conference Workshops at the 134th
Technical Conference and Equipment Exhibition in Toronto.
Each Workshop runs a full (very full) day.
1) Multimedia World
  This workshop will provide both theoretical and hands-on coverage of
multimedia tools and applications; discussion will be devoted to display,
processing, control, and communications.  Information on computer
platforms -- PCs, Macs, and workstations -- will be presented and
forecasts of the technology's future will be offered.
  The tutorial will include an over view of the many multimedia standards
which exist and are under development, including SMPTE, ISO, and CCITT
standards.  In addition, the session will address the topics of
multimedia production, covering the process of creating electronic
multimedia productions and demonstrating techniques of bringing together
sound, full-motion video, stills, graphics and text; teletraining and
distance education, focusing on interactive, easily accessible
educational materials; productivity and groupware, highlighting work
group and networking arrangements; and multimedia applications, covering
the process of communicating and conveying information interactively.
2) The Post Experience
  This workshop will give attendees an overview of current vido editing
disciplines, including the integration of computer graphic images with
video.  During the day, speakers will place emphasis on the electronic
post-production process, including film transfer, the screening of
dailies, off-line editing, on-line editing, colour correction, and
special effects.  Sound editing, sound effects, Foley, and automatic
dialogue replacement and mixing will also be covered in full detail.  As
part of the tutorial, registrants will help assemble a one-minute
segment of a television show transfered from film to videotape through
to editing and final international versioning.
A prize will be awarded to the attendee who wears the most logos from
the television and motion-picture industries.  Dress casually.
This workshop was run earlier this year and the attendees found it was
an outstanding event.
During the SMPTE 134th Technical Conference and Exhibition, 10 - 13
Nov. 1992 in Toronto there will be a number of ongoing workshops and
clinics being offered.
1) Multimedia Workshop Program
   Hands-on workshops focusing on multimedia, featuring demonstrations
and close interaction with media integration technology, as opposed to a
lecture-type format.  One workshop will be offered each day of the
conference.  Multimedia Production - Tuesday; Teletraining and Distance
Learning - Wednesday;  Multimedia Communications - Thursday;  Information
Access and Retrieval - Friday.
2) Creativity Clinics
   These clinics are a new feature at the SMPTE Equipment Exhibition.
During these sessions, well-known industry experts will offer
demonstrations on the creative aspects of motion-picture and television
production.  Creative lighting techniques, underwater motion imaging,
audio effects and aerial filming are among the topics covered.
During the 134th Technical Conference and Equipment Exhibition, 10-13
Nov. 1992, in Toronto,  there will be several events related to the
Equipment Exhibition.
1) Exhibition
  The equipment exhibit will be open from 10am to 6 pm on Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday and from 10am to 2pm on Friday.  Numerous
companies (about 200) from North America and abroad are scheduled to
exhibit the industry's newest products and latest innovations.
2) Consultants Center
  A special area in the exhibit hall will house some of the industry's
leading consulting firms.  Attendees will be able to obtain information
on products and services, and seek advice and solutions regarding
technical difficulties.
3) Panel Discussions
  In addition to the traditional papers presentations and product
displays, the conference will offer a two-part panel discussion open
to all attendees on Wednesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30.  The
session is entitled "Effects of Digital Video on Future Processing."
4) New Technology Room
  This highly successful feature will again be featured at this year's
exhibit.  A number of companies are taking advantage of this facility,
which offers exhibitors a special location to introduce their wares and
services to the press and other interested parties.
5) HDTV Demonstrations
During the Conference there will be all-day HDTV demonstrations, both the
European Vision 1250 and the North American/Japanese 1125/60 groups
will demonstrate their latest technology.  There will also be Film-Tape
and Tape-Film transfers and examples of the latest HDTV productions.
During the SMPTE 134th Technical Conference and Equipment Exhibition,
10-13 November, 1992, in Toronto,
there will be a large number of technical papers presented.  Here is
the list of sessions, I will list the paper titles later for each day
and session.
Tuesday, 10 November, Morning
  Opening Session
Tuesday, 10 November, Afternoon
  Session A:  Compressed Video Imaging
  Session B:  Film Post-Production and projection Technologies
Wednesday, 11 November, Morning
  Session A:  Design/Development of the New CBC Toronto Broadcast Centre
  Session B:  Video Crossroads (HDTV)
  Session C:  Laboratory Technology/Preservation/The Environment
Wednesday, 11 November, Afternoon
  Session A:  Tours of the SkyDome
  Session B:  Large-Format Film Technology (At CineSphere Imax Theatre)
Thursday, 12 November, Morning
  Session A:  Television Digital Systems I
  Session B:  Multimedia:  On The Desktop
  Session C:  Film Production and Sound Technologies
Thursday, 12 November, Afternoon
  Session A:  Television Digital Systems II
  Session B:  Multimedia:  Beyond The Desktop
  Session C:  Production Technology Applications
Friday, 13 November, Morning
  Session A:  Advanced Television Systems
  Session B:  Electronic Post-Production and Visual Effects
  Session C:  Television Recording Technology
The address for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
    595 West Hartsdale Avenue
    White Plains, New York
    10607-1824   USA
Tel: (914) 761-1100
Fax: (914) 761-3115
Note to Visitors coming to the 134th Technical Conference and Equipment
Exhibition from outside Canada.  Canada is a FOREIGN country you will
require Proof of Citizenship:  a Passport, Voter's Registration Card or
Birth Certificate to enter the Country.
A DRIVER'S LICENCE will NOT be accepted.
Mark Ritchie                      | Tel: (519) 888-4070
Media Librarian                   | Fax: (519) 888-6197
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