IHS US FPD 2015 Conference to Focus on HD Technologies

IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the preliminary agenda for the company’s upcoming US FPD 2015 conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California from September 14 – 15, 2015.

Sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, the conference will showcase flat panel display (FPD) technologies and market trends from around the world, with a special focus on the latest high-definition (HD) display technologies.

“Picture quality and performance are prime attributes when consumers choose products with displays, and new innovations like higher resolutions, improved color, high dynamic range, and even new form factors, are making a big impact on these choices,” said Paul Gagnon, director of TV research, IHS Technology. “This two-day conference will uncover the opportunities and road blocks that can make or break successful products.”

In addition to the conference presentations by industry leaders on technologies, applications and trends in HD displays, attendees will receive in-depth market and technology assessments from IHS Technology analysts from around the world. US FPD 2015 also includes participation by executives from the following companies: 3M, Corning, Electrobit, Elo Touch, IHS, Merck, NEC, NVIDIA, Orbotech, Planar, QD Vision and Silicon Core. There will be opportunities to ask questions of the speakers, in the panel discussion at the end of each session and during networking breaks.

Key topics and presenters at US FPD 2015 include the following:

“10 Key FPD Trends” presented by Paul Gagnon, director of TV research, IHS Technology (Day 1)

“Global Economic Outlook and Impact on Strategy” presented by Chris Christopher, director of U.S. macro and global economics, IHS (Day 1)

“Mobile Computing Device Trends” presented by Rhoda Alexander, director of tablets and notebooks, IHS Technology (Day 1)

“Digital Signage” presented by Sanju Khatri, director of digital signage, IHS Technology (Day 1)

“Dollars and Cents – Breaking Down the Cost of Hit Products” presented by Andrew Rassweiler, director of cost benchmarking services, IHS Technology (Day 1)

Poolside Networking Reception (Day 1)

“Prioritizing Performance – The Race to Better Pixels” presented by Paul Gagnon, senior manager, analysis/research, IHS Technology (Day 2)

“Small and Medium Display Market” presented by Vinita Jakhanwal, director of displays and APAC research, IHS Technology (Day 2)

“Advancements in High Performance Display Technologies and Manufacturing” presented by David Hsieh, director of analysis and research, IHS Technology (Day 2)

“Virtual Reality Trends,” presented by Dan Cryan, director of broadband and digital media, IHS Technology (Day 2)

“Mobile Broadband Usage & Infrastructure – The Wireless Industry’s Chicken and Egg Story” presented by Dan Cryan, director of broadband and digital media, IHS Technology (Day 2)

“Automotive Displays and Key Enabling Technologies” presented by Brian Rhodes, automotive analyst, IHS (Day 2)

For more information and to register for the conference, visit To discuss the conference and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Bob Perez at +1 512 582 2015 or [email protected]