Technology Record - Issue 30: Autumn 2023

16-19 October 2023 | Hollywood, California, USA The Media Technology Summit will take place on 16-19 October 2023 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in the Ovation Hollywood, California, USA, and provide solutions for overcoming film industry issues, presentations on new technologies and networking opportunities. The event, hosted by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), will feature several guest speakers covering various topics, including lighting reproduction, the use of the metaverse and breaking the ‘fourth wall’ through extended reality. Other discussions will focus on media transport, cloud streaming for ultra-low-latency cloud gaming, Web3 content distribution, and more. SMPTE has introduced a new Solutions Hub venue for the event, which will be open 17-18 October, and will offer solution-based exhibitors, as well as hosting several emerging technology sessions and providing a space for attendees to connect. 10-11 October 2023 | ExCel Exhibition Centre, London, UK Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo 2023 (HRIE 2023) will bring together hotel industry professionals at ExCel in London, UK, on 10-11 October 2023. There will be 300 exhibitors at the free event, as well as 150 seminars totalling over 20 hours of discussion across the two days. HRIE 2023 will provide hoteliers with everything they need to enhance their hotel offering through the latest innovative solutions. Speakers will share updates from within the sector, showcasing suppliers and highlighting sustainability efforts, as well as providing resources to help tackle operational and marketing challenges. The event will also host industry awards, which will recognise the individuals who are breaking boundaries across the hospitality sector. Photo: Farnborough International Hotel and Resort Innovation Expo: uniting the hospitality industry South Coast Summit 13-14 October 2023 | Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, London, UK This two-day event provides IT professionals and end users working with Microsoft technology the opportunity to hear from expert speakers, attend cutting-edge training workshops, get advice on optimising Microsoft solutions, and interact with Microsoft’s UK team, many of whom will be onsite to answer questions. Community Summit NorthAm 15-20 October 2023 Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Directions EMEA 1-3 November 2023 Lyon, France Smart City Expo World Congress 7-9 November 2023 Barcelona, Spain European SharePoint Office 365 & Azure Conference 27-30 November 2023 Amsterdam, Netherlands TechEx UK Global 30 November - 1 December London, UK DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Media Technology Summit: how technology is transforming the film industry MARKETWATCH: EVENTS 34