NAB2006 to feature Web & Mobile Development program

The National Association of Broadcasters will offer a new educational technology conference on April 25 and 26, targeted toward  professional Web designers, developers and content providers. It is part of the NAB2006 convention April 22-27 in Las Vegas.

“This is an all-new conference for NAB2006,” said John Marino, NAB’s vice president of science & technology. “We know that in-depth training on new technology platforms is always expected at our events. Content development for mobile media and the Web is evolving rapidly and NAB2006 attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn from experts at the conference and explore exciting new applications on the expo floor.”

The Web & Mobile Development Conference, produced by NAB and Future Media Concepts and in association with Adobe, is designed to provide “cutting-edge training for the next generation of digital media experts—people delivering content for Web, mobile and broadcast,” according to NAB. The conference is targeted tointermediate and advanced professionals who work in media-rich fields such as television, video, Web, film or DVD production.

“A great media convergence is taking place: the lines between video content, television and the Internet are blurring. The result is a new medium, propelling us into exciting and challenging multimedia, as has never been seen before,” said Ben Kozuch, president and co-founder of Future Media Concepts and conference chair. “The audience of the NAB show will benefit greatly from this conference. They will leave understanding and ready to capitalize on the powerful development of Web and mobile content converging with traditional video and broadcasting.”

The two-day conference, the association says, will offer “the hottest features of  multimedia applications, including expert tips, tricks and techniques aimed at broadcast, post, and design professionals involved with producing and delivering content for Web, mobile and broadcast.”

Sessions will focus on Web design and development, server-based media streaming, and mobile content from industry experts.

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Topics will include state-of-the-art Web technologies such as CSS, XML, RSS, Flash Video, Content Delivery Networks, ActionScript and Flex—all within the framework of Adobe’s applications.


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