NVISION 08 will open on Monday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. with a keynote address by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of NVIDIA. Mr. Huang will discuss and demonstrate innovation in the field of visual computing. His presentation will highlight content from today's leading-edge designers, scientists, researchers, and creative professionals. Special guests during Mr. Huang's presentation will include Jeff Han, the guru of multi-touch display technology (and one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of the World), and actress Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica and Burn Notice, who will illustrate how visual computing has impacted the television and film industry.
On Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m., NBC 11's Scott Budman, accomplished technology and business reporter, will conduct a series of 1:1 interviews with remarkable people who have unique perspectives on visual computing and how it impacts our lives, from design, art, and entertainment to sports and space exploration. Special guests include Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes; Eileen Collins, former NASA space shuttle commander; Lorne Lanning, film director and founder of Oddworld; and Kyle Busch, NASCAR racing sensation.
The NVISION 08 conference will close on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:00 p.m. with a unique performance by special effect experts and television personalities Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, who are best known for their work in the hit television series, MythBusters.
NVISION 08 keynote lineup unveiled
Posted on Thursday, Aug 07 2008 @ 15:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck