Monday, March 14

6:30 a.m. Buses leave for Al Lapidus Golf Tournament

7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Convention registration

8 a.m. Al Lapidus Golf tournament at Anthem Country Club

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Trade show registration

8:15 a.m.-9:30 a.m. International day breakfast, sponsored by Strong Intl. and Karo-Film Keynote address: Stephen Moore, prexy, 20th Century Fox Intl.: “The 3 Things We Must All Do to Keep the International Market Healthy” Award presentations: Marketing achievement award for theatrical exhibition: SF Cinema City Thailand prexy Suwat Thongrompo and managing director Suvit Thongrompo

9 a.m. Al Lapidus Tennis Tournament at Bally’s courts

International day seminars:

9:30 a.m.-11:15 p.m. “Strategies on Increasing Admissions in Today’s Marketplace,” moderator: Tim Richards, CEO, Vue Entertainment; speakers: Larry O’Reilly, Imax; Nick King, Nielsen Entertainment; Tomas Jegeus, 20th Century Fox; Barry Jones, Coca-Cola Co.; and Suwat Thongrompo and Suvannee Chinchiewchan, SF Cinema City

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “Distribution Going Digital: Challenges and Opportunities,” host: Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA); moderated by: Mike Connors, former senior VP, MPA Asia; speakers: Jonathan Feldman, GlobeCast America; Mock Pak Lum, Media Corp. Technologies; Michael Sterling, Technicolor Digital Cinema; Charles S. Swartz, USC Entertainment Technology Center; Eric Yip, StarHub

12:45-2:30 p.m.: International day luncheon; sponsors: Imax and Nielsen Entertainment; moderated by: Mark Zoradi, prexy, BVI; keynote address: Dan Glickman, prexy-CEO, MPAA. Award presentations:

Intl. exhibitor of the year: Junichi (Jay) Sakomoto, Shochiku; Intl. star of the year: Catalina Sandino Moreno (“Maria Full of Grace”); Intl. achievement in filmmaking: Danny Boyle (“Millions”)

2:30 p.m. Intl. distribution marketing presentations; moderated by: Nick King, prexy, intl., Nielsen Entertainment; participants: UIP, BVI

4-6 p.m. Las Vegas Ballroom Demonstration Suites: Ballroom 1 and 2 — Sony Electronics; Ballroom 3 and 4 — Panasonic; Ballroom 5 — Big Screen Digital

6 p.m. and 9 p.m. ShoWest showcase: “An Evening of Independent Film” (Century Orleans 18): “My Summer of Love” (Focus Features), “Dust to Glory” (IFC Films), “House of D” (Lions Gate Films), “The Chumscrubber” (Newmarket), “Mad Hot Ballroom” (Paramount Classics), “Layer Cake” (Sony Pictures Classics)

8-9 p.m. ShoWest showcase reception (Century Orleans 18), sponsored by Newspapers Across America and Eastman Kodak; Presentation of 2004 newspaper advertising partner of the year award: Regal Entertainment

Note: all info and times subject to change

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