ABC-Disney TV Group president Ann Sweeney to deliver keynote at Demxpo

MUMBAI: Disney-ABC Television Group president, Ann Sweeney who is one of the most powerful woman in entertainment in the US, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes and Fortune will deliver a keynote at the 2005 Digital Entertainment & Media Expo (demxpo).The two-day event will be held from 30 November -1 December 2005 in Los Angeles.

The seminar will feature four tracks with the focus on how content creators and providers can leverage the digital era. They are new challenges and new opportunities in digital television and video, reaching the consumer in new ways through digital music, advertising and marketing opportunities in the new digital pathways and the impact of gaming and wireless on entertainment and media.

The Hollywood Reporter publisher and editor-in-chief, Bob Dowling says, "With the changes at Disney, the changes in television, the huge success ABC has had in prime time TV and the advent of television on a cell phone, having Ann Sweeney share her insights on the future of entertainment, the digital impact on all forms of media, and the changing landscape of consumers is certain to stimulate thinking and action for the executives lucky enough to be sitting in the audience during the upcoming DEMXPO conference. I, for one, am looking forward to hearing what Ann has to say about today and tomorrow in this constantly changing environment."

The event is being organised by VNU which does business-to-business trade shows and executive conferences. Other speakers at the event wil include Infinity Broadcasting president marketing David Goodman, TV Guide Senior VP, GM Stacy Jolna, NBC Universal new media head Ric Harris and Yahoo! Music programming head and label relations Jay Frank.

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