HP to host second Global Photo Summit next month

Hp Photo Summit

HP will host its second Global Photo Summit on 5th and 6th February 2013 in Barcelona at the historic Palau de la Música de Cataluña and HP's San Cugat facility.

During the two-day event, attendees will hear industry leaders talk about the future of the photographic industry, latest trends, and new solutions from HP and its photo partners. The line-up of international photo and imaging experts will include the Swedish futurist Magnus Lindkvist, TED speaker and author; Matt Marshall, head of printing and imaging, Futuresource Consulting; Mette Eriksen, of InfoTrends, and Bruce Dickinson, lead singer, Iron Maiden, and serial inventor who will speak on innovation in a time of change. 

The programme will cover different topics including social networks and mobile apps, and feature a panel discussion with three app creators on the use of mobile photo applications, chaired by Hans Hartman, founder, Suite 48 Analytics. Another panel featuring leading photofinishers from around the world will discuss the key opportunities and challenges facing the photo industry. The event also includes a solutions showcase from HP and its photo partners and new solutions announcements.

"This is an exciting programme designed to help those involved in today's photo industry to network and discuss the latest trends and business opportunities," said Ronen Zioni , director of market development, EMEA, Graphics Solutions Business, HP. "By bringing together those active in different parts of the photo industry, better awareness and better technical and business practices can be developed."

Delegates will also be able to see demonstrations of HP Indigo presses for photo applications including the HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press and the new B2-format HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press.

More information is available at www.youtube.com/hpgraphicarts