Digital Signage Expo 2013 Announces "Call for Speaker Proposals" Applications Deadline July 16, 2012

DSE is especially interested in proposals from end-users, network operators, ad agencies and brand marketers willing to share their real-world digital signage experiences

Atlanta - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world's largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its 10th anniversary educational conference, taking place February 26-28, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


According to Richard Lebovitz, DSE Editorial Director, DSE organized 10 Educational Oversight Committees comprised of industry experts who volunteered to recommend topics, review proposals and approve presentations for each of the eight tracks and three of the pre-show events in the DSE 2013 conference. These Educational Oversight Committees will evaluate each proposal for its insight, perspective, relevance, usefulness and timeliness.

While topics other than those recommended will be considered, the proposal must make a clear case for its inclusion. DSE is especially interested in proposals from end-users, network operators, ad agencies and brand marketers willing to share their real-world digital signage experiences. Prior to submitting your proposal, please review each committee's topic suggestions at: http://www.digitalsignageexpo.net/dse-2013-seminar-topics

Because there will be 32 conference seminars, applicants are advised that space on the DSE 2013 conference program is limited, and DSE will be able to use only a certain number of the suggested topics and proposals.

Proposals should align with DSE 2013 Tracks, which include:

*Digital Signage Fundamentals

*Digital Out-of-Home Networks

*Ad Agencies & Brand Marketers

*Content University

*Hardware, Software & Connectivity

*Network Design, Management & Operations

*Interactive Technology

*Special Interest

Proposals can also be submitted for the following DSE 2013 Pre-Show events: Digital Place-Based Advertising Summit, Digital Signage in Education, Digital Signage in Restaurants: Challenges and Solutions for Fast Casual and QSR and Digital Signage 360: A Global Perspective.

Lebovitz said, "DSE's conference education will focus exclusively on what is most relevant to attendees in 2013." He added, "Our attendees, who include 40 distinct end-user types from the U.S. and over 60 foreign countries, are primarily interested in how to successfully deploy and manage a digital signage system within their particular venue or venues. We are therefore looking for thought-provoking topics that will help our attendees achieve those goals."

Applicants may download a Speaker Proposal form at http://www.digitalsignageexpo.net/speaker-resources

Proposals are to be submitted to Brenda Keys, Conference Director, at bkeys@exponation.net, by July 16, 2012. For questions, contact Richard Lebovitz, editorial & educational services director, at rlebovitz@exponation.net

Mark your calendar now: Digital Signage Expo® 2013, co-located with the Interactive Technology Expo and Digital Content Show, is scheduled for February 26-28, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. To reserve exhibit space contact Jeanne Phillips, (770) 649-0300, Ext 16. Or, for more information, visit www.digitalsignageexpo.net. You can follow DSE on Twitter at DSExpo, or for all DSE 2013 updates, use #dse2013. For year-round news and information on digital signage, visit DSE's new Digital Signage Connection web portal at www.digitalsignageconnection.com.

About Digital Signage Expo

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, Digital Signage Expo, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world's largest and longest running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to the digital signage, interactive technology and digital-out-of-home (DOOH) industries. Launched in 2004, DSE was the first event dedicated to the digital signage market and has been a significant contributor to the growth of this fast-paced industry. Professional end user attendance represents decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, education, hospitality and transportation, as well as other key stakeholders, including advertising executives, brand marketers and systems integrators.

Close to 180 exhibitors feature technology and services including hardware, software, network, delivery and content from around the globe. DSE also offers the largest and most diversified digital signage and digital out-of-home educational program anywhere in the world, with more than 100 educators and the largest variety of educational opportunities, including a live installation tour and structured curriculum leading to professional re-certification in eight educational tracks. The 2012 program was comprised of 13 pre- and post-show educational events, 32 seminars, 40 targeted Industry Vertical Discussion Groups and over 42 free presentations staged in three on-floor theaters.

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