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2016 HPA Tech Retreat Call For Proposals Open Until October 30, 2015
Proposals Sought for Presentations During Gathering of Top Tech Leaders, February 15-19,  2016

October 14, 2015, (Los Angeles, CA) -The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has opened the Call for Proposals for presentations for the 2016 HPA Tech Retreat®. The retreat is a pivotal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content for the dynamic landscape of distribution environments. Individuals and companies driving change and innovation will head to Indian Wells, California for the 22nd consecutive year, to explore, understand and debate the trends and technologies of the future, while tackling head-on the issues of the present. The HPA Tech Retreat will take place at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, near Palm Springs, CA, from February 15 to 19, 2016.

Mark Schubin, long the Maestro of the Retreat program, recently opened the Call For Proposals. In keeping with tradition, the 2016 HPA Tech Retreat will feature seminars, a super session, and a curated technology room. The Call for Proposals seeks presentations for the main program and breakfast roundtables, February 17th-19th, 2016 (Wednesday through Friday.) “Topics may include anything related to moving images and associated sound, from auricular stimulation to zoom lenses for UHD. In other words,” notes Schubin, “Anything from scene-to-seen and gear-to-ear is fair game.”

Complete information about rules, how to submit, and other details are available at hpaonline.com.

The HPA Tech Retreat, the organization’s preeminent event, has a global focus, and is recognized as the place where thought leaders and experts driving the advancing entertainment technology landscape gather and share ideas and questions. The HPA Tech Retreat is a crucial gathering where technological developments in production, post production, and broadcast are revealed, discussed, and debated. The environment is one of discovery and discussion.

Registration and application to the technology demo area will open in early November. For more information about the HPA and the Tech Retreat, contact ekramer@hpaonline.com, or visit www.hpaonline.com.

About the HPA Tech Retreat®
The HPA Tech Retreat® is an informal gathering, in the Palm Springs area, of the top industry engineering, technical, and creative talent, as well as strategic business leaders focused on technology, from all aspects of digital cinema, post production, film, television, video, broadcast and related technology areas, for the exchange of information. The 2016 HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 15-19, 2016, in Indian Wells, California.

About the Hollywood Post Alliance®
Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content. Through their partnership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the leader in the advancement of the art, science and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem, the HPA continues to extend its support of the community it represents. Information about the HPA is available at www.hpaonline.com.



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