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NVIDIA Announces NVISION 08 Keynote Lineup


NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang to Kick Off NVISION on Monday, August 25; NBC11 Technology and Business Television Personality, Scott Budman, to Host Second Day Keynote with Celebrity Guests; Special Effects Experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to Present at Third Day Closing Session.

SANTA CLARA, CA.—NVIDIA today provided details on the exciting keynote sessions lined up for the NVISION® 08 conference. Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. The keynotes will be held at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts and are open to all registered attendees.

NVISION 08 will open on Monday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. with a keynote address by Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of NVIDIA. Mr. Huang will discuss and demonstrate innovation in the field of visual computing. His presentation will highlight content from today’s leading-edge designers, scientists, researchers, and creative professionals. Special guests during Mr. Huang’s presentation will include Jeff Han, the guru of multi-touch display technology (and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the World), and actress Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica and Burn Notice, who will illustrate how visual computing has impacted the television and film industry.

On Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m., NBC 11’s Scott Budman, accomplished technology and business reporter, will conduct a series of 1:1 interviews with remarkable people who have unique perspectives on visual computing and how it impacts our lives, from design, art, and entertainment to sports and space exploration. Special guests include Bernard Charlès, CEO of Dassault Systèmes; Eileen Collins, former NASA space shuttle commander; Lorne Lanning, film director and founder of Oddworld; and Kyle Busch, NASCAR racing sensation.

The NVISION 08 conference will close on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:00 p.m. with a unique performance by special effect experts and television personalities Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, who are best known for their work in the hit television series, MythBusters.


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