Apple has announced that Phil Schiller, Apple's worldwide marketing bigwig, will be giving the Keynote speech for QuickTime Live! QuickTime Live! is the conference Apple is holding next week to promote the use of QuickTime streaming. The event will be accessible over the web, through QuickTime Streaming. According to Apple:
Phil Schiller, Apples vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, will deliver the November 9, 1999 kickoff keynote at Apples first ever QuickTime(TM) Live! conference.
QuickTime Live!, which takes place November 8-11 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will also feature keynotes by Dirck Halstead, editor of The Digital Journalist and a former photojournalist for Time and Life magazines, and Michael Backes, the Titanic special effects guru and AppleMaster, on November 10 and 11, respectively.
"With more than 17 million downloads in six short months, we've seen phenomenal industry and consumer adoption of QuickTime 4," said Phil Schiller, Apples vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "QuickTime Live! will give developers the tools they need to continue creating the worlds highest quality streaming audio and video."
The kickoff keynote will be webcast live via QuickTime 4. Viewers simply need to download a copy of QuickTime 4 from www.apple.com/quicktime and then go to www.apple.com/quicktime/showcase/live to view.
The four-day QuickTime Live! conference will also offer full-day workshops, breakout sessions and a product and technology showcase featuring the latest developments in QuickTime. Macintosh(TM) and Windows application developers will get hands-on experience with QuickTime APIs; digital media producers will learn inside tips and techniques for creating QuickTime content on the Internet, CD-ROM and DVD-ROM; and Internet entrepreneurs will learn how to enhance eCommerce opportunities associated with webcasting and Internet video on demand.
Cost & Registration
Developers and content providers can register today at http://www.apple.com/quicktimelive . A platinum pass, which includes access to the workshops and conferences, is US $1,390. Conference-only passes are US $995; workshop-only passes are US $395.
It's not too late to attend this exciting event. Full registration is priced at US$1,390 while conference-only passes are priced at US$995. Workshop-only passes can be bought for US$395. You can find more information on the conference and registration at Apple's web site.