Weekly global technology agenda: Mashable Open Web Awards, Digital Living Room, SIGGRAPH

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During the week of December 14, Mashable's Open Web Awards Winners will be announced online, the Digital Living Room conference will take place in the US and art and technology will come together at the SIGGRAPH conference in Japan.

Mashable Open Web Awards Winners Announced
December 15
Online

The Open Web Awards is a multilingual international online technology event that awards "major innovations in web technology and achievements in Social Media." The awards are hosted by online technology and gadget blog Mashable. In 2009 the third annual edition of the awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, December 15, with online voting open until December 13.
http://mashable.com/owa/

Digital Living Room
December 15
Sun Microsystems Auditorium in Santa Clara/ USA

Digital Living Room is a conference dedicated to the future of home entertainment. The event will focus on the home entertainment technologies we will use in 2010 while as the same time examining the hottest products of 2009. Speakers at the event include John Koller, director, Marketing, PlayStation Platforms Sony Computer Entertainment America; William Leszinske, Jr., GM, Digital Home Group, Intel; David Bryant, senior director of Java Marketing, Sun Microsystems; Pat Dunbar, director, Advertising TV, Video & Music Business Group, Microsoft Corporation; Jordan Greenhall, co-founder and former CEO DivX and Russ Schafer, senior director of Product Marketing, Yahoo! Inc.
http://www.digitallivingroom.com/

SIGGRAPH
December 16 - 19
Pacific Convention Plaza in Yokohama/Japan

Computer graphics, technology and art collide at the second ACM SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition. Fans of computer graphics and interactive techniques will be able to gather information from the world's leading experts about the future of computer art and interactive technologies. The latest gadgets, hardware software and technology will also be presented at the event that is expected to attract more than 8,000 "industry luminaries" and computer graphics practitioners.
http://www.siggraph.org/asia2009/

CES
January 7 - 10
Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas/USA

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world's largest consumer technology trade show. It is a highlight on most technology-minded people's calendar because it welcomes numerous high-profile technology companies and is the launch-place for many groundbreaking new gadgets and high-tech products. In 2010 the show will focus on green technology, with more than 30 exhibitors coming to the event to demonstrate environmentally friendly product concepts. Mobile Applications will also feature en masse at the event as analysts are predicting Apps to be one of the hottest global technology trends for 2010.
http://www.cesweb.org/

 

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