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KOCCA Sets Speakers & Seminars For DICON 2005

The Korea Culture & Content Agency (KOCCA) has announced the schedule of seminars and speakers for the upcoming DICON 2005 Conference set to take place Nov. 10-11, at the COEX Conference Center in Seoul.

Speakers scheduled include:

* Shinbae Kim, ceo of SK Telecom, who will serve as keynote speaker* Min Jung Song, manager, management strategy, Korea Telecom* Barry Blumberg, president, Walt Disney TV Animation* Charles Riotto, president, LIMA* Margaret Dean, producer, Warner Bros. Animation* Jeremy Ross, editorial director, TokyoPop* Chris Bartleman, partner, Studio B Prods.* Nina Hahn, vp, international development, Nickelodeon Europe* David Alpert, partner, Circle of Confusion* Jon F. Vein, consultant/lawyer, The Gotham Group* Sandra Vauthier-Cellier, md, 4Kids International* Carlos Biern Liviria, head of sales & co-productions, BRB

Mr. Byung-Moon Suh, president/ ceo of KOCCA, The conferences seminar offerings reflects KOCCAs commitment to making DICON 2005 a resource for the most intensive exploration into the present and future of content and technology possible, from the burgeoning mobile platform to the next generation digital media. DICON 2005 will provide attendees a rare opportunity to hear the important strategic insights of highly recognized executives from prestigious companies.

Koreas major annual global content and technology conference, DICON attracts culture content industry executives throughout Asia and the world who convene for two days of seminars and networking.

DICON 2005 is comprised of four separate tracks including: Culture & Technology Platforms; Business Strategies; Marketing Trends and Content Development. Seminar and panel events will address a wide array of industry issues, business practices and trends, including the future of PDA and mobile phones as a television medium, copyright issues, successful licensing strategies, creating style guides, effective 3D digital animation production, successful financing methods, marketing your license and more. Asia will also play a prominent role in the conference, with a number of seminars dedicated to trends and technologies across the marketplace.

This years DICON promises to provide participants with the most comprehensive trend analyzing data possible with regard to the dramatic growth in new content platforms. We believe the conference is a must-attend for executives whether they have their own businesses, are part of start-ups or serve with successful companies, added Suh.

For registration or for more information, visit www.dicon2005.com.

Fostering the growth of the creative content industries in Korea under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, KOCCA actively promotes Korean companies involved in animation, character licensing, music, comics, games and mobile and Internet content by serving as a global bridge between Korean content providers and international partners. KOCCA is committed to developing and promoting the Korean content industries; to building infrastructure and relevant technology for developing creativity; to fostering industry professionals and ensure sustainable development; to developing global partnerships and support industry marketing efforts; and to encourage industry investment and strengthen Korea as a global content provider.

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