WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bas Lansdorp, co-founder and CEO of Mars One, will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon, held Wednesday, April 9 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute media and entertainment across all platforms.
Lansdorp is co-founder and CEO of Mars One, the Dutch foundation that is planning to send the first unmanned demonstration mission to Mars in 2018 and land the first humans on Mars in 2025. Mars One recently announced a contract with aerospace titan Lockheed Martin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, is bringing back last year’s highest-rated session – NewTek Presents: Broadcast Minds. This year’s session, moderated by actor, comedian and host Tom Green on April 9 in Las Vegas, will take a deep and entertaining look at how some of the top creators of digital content are forging new trails and drawing a profit online.
Attendees will hear from some of the brightest minds in digital broadcasting: Tom Green, actor, comedian and host of “Tom Green’s House Tonight”; Criss Angel, the illusionist, producer, director and performance artist behind A&E’s “MINDFREAK”; Rob Barnett, founder and CEO of My Damn Channel and home of recently announced “Videocracy”; and Cali Lewis, Host of GeekBeat TV.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler will provide the “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today. The address, which will be held Tuesday, April 8, 9:00-10:00 a.m., is expected to provide insight into the Chairman’s views on broadcasting and what his expectations are on the regulatory front in the coming years.
“Broadcasting has a lot at stake when it comes to actions taken by the FCC,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “We look forward to hearing from Chairman Wheeler about his views on spectrum auctions, ownership regulation and any number of issues shaping our industry.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — David Pogue, Yahoo tech columnist and host of NOVA ScienceNow, will speak at the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 8 in Las Vegas and sponsored by ASCAP.
Pogue has expanded Yahoo’s consumer technology coverage since starting his column last fall. He is also a monthly columnist for Scientific American, an Emmy Award-winning correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and host of NOVA ScienceNow. For thirteen years before joining Yahoo, Pogue wrote a weekly personal technology column for The New York Times.