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IHS Markit Announces Interactive Displays Conference Agenda, September 26-27, 2016

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Two-day event in San Jose to cover traditional and emerging touch and high-performance displays, including in-depth analyses of manufacturing and display technologies and materials

LONDON (September 7, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the agenda for the company’s upcoming Interactive Display Conference, to be held on September 26-27, 2016 at The Westin San Jose in California. The conference agenda will cover traditional and emerging touch technologies, including the evolution of displays from LCD to OLED, flexible form factors and flexible touch screens, emerging display technologies in interactive applications, and interaction in automotive, mobile, gaming and wearable applications.

“The Interactive Display Conference is a two-day insight-packed discussion and networking event with executives from around the world,” said David Hsieh, Senior Director, IHS Markit. “It is a popular platform for innovators, product developers, manufacturers and leading brands to discuss aggressive market growth strategies.”

Conference agenda highlights include the following:

  • Keynote address, Monday, September 26, 2016. Interactive Display Innovations Through Glass: From LCD to OLED, by Kevin Gahagan, senior manager, technology strategy, Corning Glass Technologies.
  • Session I. Flat-panel Display Evolution: from LCD to OLED
  • Session II. Flexible Form Factor and Material Revolution
  • Session III. The Flexible Touch Revolution
  • Session IV. From Touch Screen to Touch Experience
  • Keynote address, Tuesday, September 27, 2016. New interactive HMDs: Adding RealSense Technology to the AR/VR experience, by Anders Grunnet-Jepsen, Ph.D., CTO and director of advanced technology, perceptual computing, Intel Corporation.
  • Session V. Emerging Display Technologies in Interactive Applications
  • Session VI. Interaction in Automotive Applications
  • Session VII. Interaction in Mobile, Gaming and Wearable Applications

In addition to these formal conference presentations, there will opportunities for attendees and media to ask questions of the speakers -- both during sessions and in networking breaks -- plusthe opportunity to interact with sponsors at their demo tabletops open during the networking breaks and other events. The conference will include complimentary breakfast and lunch each day, as well as a networking cocktail reception on Monday.

For more information and to register for the conference, visit the Interactive Displays Conference web page at Media interested in obtaining press credentials for the event should contact Lee Graham at [email protected] or Laura Castellano at [email protected].


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IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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