Newtonville, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2004
Lyra Research has kicked off preparations for the 2005 Lyra Imaging Symposium to be held from January 24-26, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California.
Themed "Exploring the Changing Digital Imaging Business Model," the Symposium will feature keynote speakers from within the digital imaging industry such as Xerox, Kodak and Epson complemented by the perspective from technology giants Microsoft and Intel.
"The 2005 Lyra Imaging Symposium goes beyond the typical industry knowledge-sharing event," explained Frank Stefansson, CEO of Lyra Research. He adds, "The digital imaging industry is undergoing a real transformationÂwhat will the 'razors-and-blades' business model look like in the near- and long-term? WeÂre excited about the stellar roster of speakers and panelists who will explore different aspects of this revolution across industry segments."
In addition to numerous presentations by Lyra analysts, the eighth annual Lyra Imaging Symposium will feature: Andrew Simonds, Microsoft Corporation; A.J. Rogers, Xerox Corporation; Barbara Pellow, Eastman Kodak Company; Bill McGlynn, HP; Dale Easter, Intel Corporation and others. Executives from Canon, PhotoWorks, Shutterfly, Rhinotek, Lasertone, and other imaging industry OEM and aftermarket leaders will discuss The Aftermarket Promise: Real or Fiction? And How are Consumers Printing Photos? Financial panelists from Lehman Brothers, Cross Research, Goldman Sachs Japan, and UBS Warburg will participate in a financial analystsÂ roundtable discussion. (See complete agenda at http://www.lyra.com)
The broad scope of the 2005 Lyra Imaging Symposium agenda appeals not only to mid and high-level executives, but also to product marketing directors, product development leaders, strategic business development directors, imaging product sales and marketing teams, international marketing managers, and all individuals seeking an opportunity to meet and network with industry colleagues while gaining invaluable digital imaging industry information for strategic decision-making.
Early-Bird Discount Information: Attendees who register before November 30, 2004 save $150 off the $1,495 registration fee. For registration and agenda information, visit http://www.lyra.com or call +1-617-454-2612. The 2005 Lyra Imaging Symposium is held at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, California from January 24-26, 2005. Registration includes complimentary recreational activities such as the Lyra Imaging Symposium Golf Tournament at the Ted Robinson-designed 27-hole golf course; Lyra Imaging Symposium Tennis Round-Robin Mixer at a Peter Burwash International-managed tennis facility; as well as a more informal miniature golf outing.
About Lyra Research
Founded in 1991, Lyra Research is recognized worldwide as a leading provider of market, product, and technology information and analysis focused on imaging industries. Lyra Research provides targeted information to more than 2,000 clients in more than 40 countries. LyraÂs researchers and analysts have solid professional industry experience and provide clients with decision-critical support and market intelligence. LyraÂs portfolio of services includes leading industry newsletters, market reports, advisory services, conferences, and custom consulting.
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