Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Headline speakers at SATE 2012 conference 19-21 September include Bob Weis of Walt Disney Imagineering

Yves Pépin produced the millennial pyrotechnic show at the Eiffel Tower in 2000 (photo: ECA2)
The SATE 2012 Experience Design conference organized by the Themed Entertainment Association has released an updated program. Headline speakers include the following:

Yves Pépin
Yves Pépin, independent producer 
SATE co-chair

...rose to world fame as producer of the Millennial pyrotechnic show at the Eiffel Tower in 2000; creator of waterscreen projection

Joe Rohde, Walt Disney Imagineering
SATE co-chair 
...drove the creation of Disney Animal Kingdom, and Aulani Resort
Matthew Jessner
a principal creative with Franco Dragone Entertainment
Jean Francois Zurawik
of Lyon’s acclaimed La Fete des Lumieres
Patrick Stalder
Event Producer

...played a key role in development of the Youth Olympic Games
Bob Weis
Walt Disney Imagineering

...primary creative in redesign of Disney California Adventure, and creation of Shanghai Disney Resort