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TEA releases program and speaker info for SATE '11 Orlando conference on Experience design

TEA logoThe Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has published information about sessions and speakers for its SATE '11 Conference, TEA's annual conference about Experience Design, to be held in Orlando Sept 22-23.

Sessions and confirmed speakers for SATE '11 Orlando include:

Digital Dome Stories - about creating immersive guest experiences for the digital dome. Moderator: Dan Neafus of the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Speakers: Markus Beyr of Kraftwerk Living Technologies, Martin Howe of Global Immersion, Mark Rhodes of Universal Creative and Ryan Wyatt of the California Academy of Sciences.

From Autobots to Decepticons - showcase of recent Universal Creative projects King Kong 360 3D, Transformers: The Ride 3D and Despicable Me! Speakers: Universal Creative's Thierry Coup, Dale Mason, Mark Rhodes and Mike West.

Story & the Art of Theatre - panel produced by SATE conference chair Kile Ozier. Speakers: Ken Davenport, Davenport Theatrical Enterprises; Kurt Stamm, Mason Street Warehouse and Michael Jung, Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment.

The Architecture of Engagement - how a story is presented in terms of specific visual cues, sensory and environmental effects, spatial relationships, and the visitor's movement through space. Panelists: Fran Boettcher AIA, LEED AP, PBS&J Entertainment and Hospitality Studio; Al Cross, PGAV Destinations; Jonathan F Douglas AIA, VOA Associates Inc. and Roberta Perry, Edwards Technologies Inc.

Interpretive Storytelling: The Art of Weaving Facts into Fascination - panel produced by SATE co-chair Larry Tuch. Panelists: Carmen Aguilar, Rockwell and Jonathan Katz, Cinnabar.

The Use of Technology to Create a Compelling Personalized Experience in a Group Environment - Panelists: David Cobb, Thinkwell Group and Linda Perry-Lube, American Museum of Natural History.

Placemaking on the World's Biggest Cruise Ships - Moderator: Robert Koval, COO Funa International. Panelists: Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and Scott Arnold, ShowSys

More info at the SATE '11 blogsite.

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