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CEDIA 2017 Open Sessions to Cover Hot Topics in the Industry

Aug 21, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (August 21, 2017) - CEDIA has announced the topics and moderators for the seven Open Sessions that will be available at CEDIA 2017. Featuring subject matter experts, and key industry media moderators, the open sessions will cover topics such as cybersecurity, ATSC 3.0, HDMI and HDR. Open Sessions are free to any CEDIA 2017 attendee.

"I am thrilled with the topics and expertise we have been able to pull together for this year's Open Sessions," said Dave Pedigo, CEDIA VP of Emerging Technologies. "These sessions are a unique opportunity for attendees to hear a variety of perspectives from industry experts."

The Open Session schedule is as follows:

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cybersecurity Best Business Practices
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Moderator: Paul Wagenseil, Senior Editor, Security -Tom's Guide

The Great Dongle Debate
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Moderator: Michael Heiss, Principal Consultant - M.Heiss Consulting

HDMI/Video Connectivity Hot Seat
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Moderator: Bob Archer, Senior Editor - CE Pro

Friday, September 8, 2017

ATSC 3.0 - What You Need to Know
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Moderator: Michael Heiss, Principal Consultant - M.Heiss Consulting

The "Smart Home" Misnomer: Making the Connected Home More Intelligent
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Moderator: Ry Crist, Senior Associate Editor - CNET

HDR: The Next Big Thing
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Moderator: Caleb Denison, Senior Editor, Home Theater & Entertainment -Digital Trends

Family Matters: Working With a Loved One While Navigating the World of Business
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Moderator:Amanda Wildman, Owner - TruMedia LLC

CEDIA Open Sessions will be hosted in room 27A at the San Diego Convention Center. Full descriptions for each of the sessions can be found in the special events section of the CEDIA 2017 website. Registration for CEDIA 2017 is open at www.cedia.net/show.




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