Seattle Interactive Conference to feature tech pioneers, Hollywood digerati

Seattle Interactive Conference to feature tech pioneers, Hollywood digerati

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Comedian John Hodgman, left, and actor Tom Skerritt will be featured panelists at the 2012 Seattle Interactive Conference.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Updated Thursday, Sep 27 at 11:39 AM

Two Hollywood stars will join a long list of technology luminaries at the 2012 Seattle Interactive Conference next month.

John Hodgman, comedian and "The PC" in the long-running series of Apple Computer TV ads, will sit on a panel, and Tom Skerritt -- Seattle native and star of "Top Gun," "Singles" and "A River Runs Through It" -- will participate in a panel exploring the fundamental changes affecting how video is produced, distributed, and consumed.

David Bunnell, the creator of PC Magazine, PC World and Macworld, will speak and sit on a panel to discuss how digital is changing the news business.

The Seattle Interactive Conference is a two-day event celebrating the convergence of online technology, creativity, and emerging trends in one of the world's most innovative cities.

KING 5 is a media partner of the event, which is attended by entrepreneurs, developers and online business professionals.

"SIC 2012 provides a rare opportunity for attendees to interact directly with some of the online technology and digital entertainment sectors' most influential personalities and companies," said Brian Rauschenbach, Seattle Interactive Conference founder and curator.  "We have developed an agenda that provides a of mix of iconic companies and personalities with newer, up-and-coming organizations and individuals who stand to play a leading role in what all of us will be experiencing and talking about for years to come."

Agenda and ticket information about the Oct. 29-39 conference is online at www.seattleinteractive.com.

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