SANTA CLARA, CALIF., September 16, 2010- DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the final agenda for the upcoming DisplaySearch IMID Business Forum, to be held on October 13 in Seoul Korea. The conference will bring together speakers from LED backlight, 3D TV, AMOLED, and e-paper industries who will present an overall display market analysis and provide product strategy insights.

“In the display industry, over-supply is expected in the second half of 2010 due to aggressive capacity expansion at major manufacturers. In Korea, business strategies are being emphasized, and applications of emerging technologies including AMOLED TV, connected TV and e-paper are being commercialized,” noted Yoonsung Chung, DisplaySearch Director of FPD Material & Technology Analysis. “The DisplaySearch Business Forum for IMID 2010 will provide attendees with a clearer picture of what lies ahead for the display and electronics industries and how to make strategic business decisions in the months ahead.”

Preliminary IMID Business Forum Agenda

Session I: Keynote

  • FPD Industry Evolution & Supply-Demand Analysis, David Hsieh, Vice President, DisplaySearch
  • LCD Panel Industry, LG Display
  • Advanced Mobile Display Solution, ChiWoo Kim, Vice President, Samsung Mobile Display
  • Trends and Outlook of the FPD Glass Industry: Paradigm Changes of the FPD Glass Industry, Sinwoo Nam, Vice President, Samsung Corning Precision Materials
  • Overview of the Whole Flat Panel Display Industry Value Chain: The Way to be in the Winners’ Circle, Yasou Nakane, Director, Deutche Bank

Session II: TV Market

  • US Holiday 2010 Consumer Technology Outlook, Stephen Baker, Senior Analyst, NPD
  • Global TV Market Analysis: A Ruleof Game, Ken Park, Senior Manager, DisplaySearch
  • LCD TV Panel Market Trends, Yoshio Tamura, Senior Vice President, DisplaySearch
  • Challenges and Opportunities in the TV Supply Chain: The Rise of TV Outsourcing, Deborah Yang, Director, DisplaySearch

Session III: Emerging Applications & Technologies

  • Transforming the Display: How Graphics, Video and Display Acceleration are Revolutionizing Consumer Experiences, JuYeop Lee, PhD, Imagination Technology
  • AMOLED Technology Trends and Market Updates, YS Chung, Director, DisplaySearch
  • Emergence of E-Readers and Tablets: Industry Outlook and Implications to Industry Participants, Chul Min Lee, Chief Strategy Officer, iRiver
  • Touch Screen, E-Paper and Flexible Displays: Emerging Technologies for High Growth, Jennifer Colegrove, PhD, Director, DisplaySearch
  • 3D: A New Dimension for Growth, Paul Semenza, Senior Vice President, DisplaySearch

Session IV: LED Industry

  • Development Trends of LED for TV Applications, JaeWook Kwon, Samsung LED
  • Recent LED Patent Trends and Disputes in Korea, YongBae Lee, Korea Intellectual Property Office
  • LED Industry Trends and LED Backlight Unit Technology Trends, Kevin Kwak, Director, DisplaySearch
*Agenda subject to change

The DisplaySearch IMID Business Forum is part of the IMID 2010 Exhibition and Conference taking place October 13 in Seoul, Korea. To view the latest agenda and register for the forum, visit us here. Media interested in attending should contact Sangmi, Ko at for a press pass.