Now in its third year, The Future of Touch & Interactivity at Display Week is the premiere event for display industry professionals to learn about the latest in human machine interface technologies.

The event will take place on Thursday June 7th and cover how touch & interactive solutions are shaping the display industry. The Future of Touch & Interactivity will feature keynotes & presentations from industry leaders, lively panel sessions and plenty of time for networking.
7:30 AM Doors Open – Continental Breakfast Served
8:30 AM – 8:35 AM SID Greeting
Brian Berkeley, President SID, SVP, Samsung Mobile Display
8:35 AM – 8:40 AM Introduction
Ian Weightman, President, IMS Research
8:40 AM – 9:10 AM Keynote 1
Michael Dolezal, Chief Touch Technologist, 3M - Scaling Beyond the Smart Phone: Meeting Touch Expectations in an Expanding Market
9:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Session 1 – The Future of Touch
This session will discuss technologies and markets related to direct touch technologies. The focus will be to identify opportunities and challenges in the market for touch technologies. Speakers from the following companies will present:

Randy Lawson, Principal Analyst, IHS-Challenges and Opportunities in the Touch Controller IC market.

Gary Barrett, Co-founder & CTO, Touch International-Back to the Future: Did the Touch Guys Miss Something?

Rick Seger, President, n-Trig-The Pen "An Old Fashioned Tool in a Modern Market"

Dave Nolte, Senior VP of Engineering, Ocular-Advances in PCAP: Larger Sizes and Simpler Structures

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Break
10:50 AM – 12:30 PM

Session 1 – The Future of Touch Cont.

The following speakers will present:

Andrew Morrison, Technical Director,  Zytronic Displays-The Challenge of Scaling Multitouch Projected Capacitive Sensors to Ultra Large Sizes

Adam Bogue, Founder, Circle Twelve-Multi-User Touch

Gerry Seidman, CEO, Tactonic Technologies-Touch 2.0-Surface Interaction Everywhere

Stian Aldrin, CEO, Elliptic Labs

Geoff Walker, Owner & Principle Consultant, Walker Mobile-Discord in the Touch Industry: It's Not Always About Technology

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM
Afternoon Greeting
Mark Fihn– Publisher, Conference Chair, Veritas et Visus
1:40 PM – 2:10 PM Keynote 2 – Carlton Sparell, Vice President, Product Development, Oblong Industries
2:10 PM – 3:30 PM

Session 2 – Great Thinkers

Insights from industry-renowned developers in the fields of touch and interactivity. The following speakers will present:

Steven Bathiche, Director of Research, Microsoft-Breaking Harlow's Monkeys

Ken Perlin, Professor, NYU Media Lab-Glimpsing the Future of human/computer interfaces

Chia Shen, Professor, Harvard University

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM Break
3:50 PM – 5:30 PM Session 3 – The Future of Interactivity

The session will consider some of the exciting developments related to the market for interactive displays remote sensing technologies.

Vincent John Vincent, CEO, Gesturetek-A revolution in gesture control: On, Off and In the Screen

Jon Fox, Chief Creative Officer/Managing ParnterHelios Interactive-Gesturing in Public

Jinha Lee, MIT Media Lab Inventor, Tangible Media Group

Neil Schneider, Meant to Be Seen; S-3D Gaming Alliance, President, Touch & Target: Stereoscopic 3D Gaming Interfaces and The Display Maker Challenge

Bob Senior, President, isiQiri

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Cocktail and Networking Reception