CAMPBELL, Calif., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID) is partnering with Cowen and Company and IHS for the 12th Annual Investors Conference at Display Week, which runs from May 22-May 27, 2016 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Part of the four-day SID Business Track, this day-long event will be held immediately following the Display Week keynote presentations on Tuesday, May 24, and will focus on "Trendspotting in the Emerging Display Technology Ecosystem."
The Investors Conference is a unique event where public and private investors, as well as business professionals, will hear about cutting-edge technology from leading industry figures who are driving advancements in the global display ecosystem. Session topics include:
Following welcoming remarks from SID, and Josh Epstein, Managing Director for Cowen and Company, presenters from some of the most innovative companies in the display industry will deliver interactive talks. Companies participating in this year's Investors Conference include: CYNORA, Immersion, InfiniLED, Kateeva, Kopin, Kylulux, LEIA, Meta, Nanosys, Osterhout Design Group, Pixelligent, Universal Display and Vuzix.
Attendees will also be treated to two keynote addresses, during lunch and at the closing of the conference. Specifically, the luncheon keynote will be on "The Era of Premium VR is Just Getting Started," delivered by Joel Breton, VP of VR Content, HTC Vive, who will speak on the VR technology revolution and the further advancements and applications surrounding this burgeoning market. The closing keynote will be Bernard Kress, Partner Optical Architect & AR Evangelist for Microsoft Corporation, who will be presenting on "Innovations in Optics and Display Technologies Driving Acceptance of Advanced AR/VR Devices."
A private networking session with presenters and investors—Drinks, Demos & Displays—will conclude the conference, allowing attendees a unique opportunity to experience the latest advancements in AR/VR technology and meet the day's presenters. More information on the Investors Conference can be found at www.displayweek.org.
About Display Week 2016
The 53rd SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, or Display Week 2016, will take place May 22-27 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Display Week is the premier gathering of system integrators, designers, consumers, scientists, engineers and manufacturers in the field of electronic information displays. For more information on Display Week 2016, visit www.displayweek.org or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter @DisplayWeek. Display Week tweets can be created, viewed and shared using the hashtag #DisplayWeek16.
The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the display industry. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display technology, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. The organization's members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID's global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more information, visit www.sid.org.
About Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services firm and, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, provides alternative asset management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services through its two business segments: Ramius and its affiliates make up the Company's alternative investment segment, while Cowen and Company and its affiliates make up the Company's broker-dealer segment. Ramius provides alternative asset management solutions to a global client base and manages a significant portion of Cowen's proprietary capital. Cowen and Company and its affiliates offer industry focused investment banking for growth-oriented companies, domain knowledge-driven research, a sales and trading platform for institutional investors and a comprehensive suite of prime brokerage services. Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.
About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 140 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately 8,600 people in 32 countries around the world.
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