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Lenny Lipton to Keynote 38th Annual National Stereographic Association Conference (3D-Con) Taking Place in Costa Mesa July 24 Through 30

(L to R): Joe Kleiman (InPark News Editor), Perry Hoberman (Professor, USC School of Cinema), Ray Zone (Owner, The 3D Zone), Lenny Lipton (3D-Con Keynote Speaker).  Photo by Andrew Woods, taken at Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference XVII

Costa Mesa, CA — The National Stereographic Association’s annual conference, 3D-Con, is coming to Costa Mesa, California for its 38th year.

The event will take place July 24 – 30, 2012 at the Costa Mesa Hilton, 3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626 and will feature a cutting-edge 3-D Theatre, informative workshops, Art Exhibit, image competitions, auction and trade fair.

  • Auction will take place Friday, 7/27/12. 
  • Trade Fair – Saturday, 7/28/12 9AM-4PM & Sunday, 7/29/12 10 AM-4PM for stereo views, 3-D camera equipment, everything 3-D and more.

Keynote Speaker – Lenny Lipton
Recognized as the father of the electronic stereoscopic display industry, Lenny was the lead inventor of the current state-of-the-art technologies that enable today’s theatrical filmmakers to project their feature films in 3D. His work is also the basis for much of today’s 3-D TV technology. He has 53 patents granted with many others pending.  Mr. Lipton also wrote the lyrics to ‘Puff, The Magic Dragon.’

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For other questions contact Steve Berezin, [email protected] or Lawrence Kaufman, [email protected]

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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