Hello All, The Washington, DC chapter of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers and The Association of Washington Executive Broadcast Engineers would like to invite you to the mid-Atlantic's annual broadcast and video engineering conference, the 2004 SMPTE/WEBE Conference, October 7-9, 2004 in Hunt Valley, MD. This year's theme is "Multichannel DTV: New Models for Distribution." The Conference is conveniently located in in Hunt Valley MD. Do not forget the annual golf tournament which is held on Thursday October 7th with a hospitality suite that evening. The technical presentations begin on Friday morning October 8th. On Saturday October 9th the convention will conclude with a tour of the Sinclair Broadcasting's Centralcasting facilities. I hope you can all find time to attend what will be an informative and rewarding convention. Thanks to the generosity of our yearly conference sponsors, there is no charge to attend the Conference. Full Conference information can be found at: http://www.webe.org/pages/convention.html If you would like to present a technical paper, please contact: James Snyder 202-944-7091 james.snyder@xxxxxxxxxxxx Peter Wharton 410-257-7077 pwharton@xxxxxxxxxxx For hotel reservations please contact: Embassy Suites Baltimore North 213 International Circle Hunt Valley, MD 21030 410-584-1400 www.baltimorenorth.embassysuites.com Please mention the 2004 SMPTE/WEBE Conference for the special $119/night conference rate. It is available until September 1st, so please schedule soon! If you or your company are interested in sponsoring a hospitality suite, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks or the overall conference, please contact: James Snyder at 202-944-7091, james.snyder@xxxxxxxxxxxx, or Ben Johnson at 202-549-2030 ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx for information on sponsorship. If you would like to attend the golf tournament, please contact Jim Lien, Leitch Technology at 610-970-0022, jimlien@xxxxxxxxxx Up to the moment 2004 Conference information can be found at: http://www.webe.org/pages/convention.html The main WEBE web page is http://www.webe.org/ The SMPTE-DC web page is http://www.smpte.org/sections_chapters/washdc/index.html Hope to see you there! James Snyder Senior Video Technician Ground Network Systems Intelsat http://www.intelsat.com/ james.snyder@xxxxxxxxxxxx 202-944-7091 2004 Vice President, Association of Washington Executive Broadcast Engineers VP@xxxxxxxx http://www.webe.org/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can UNSUBSCRIBE from the OpenDTV list in two ways: - Using the UNSUBSCRIBE command in your user configuration settings at FreeLists.org - By sending a message to: opendtv-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.