Palmela 2011 – Final conference speakers list

The Palmela 2011 organization is pleased to report that we have a final conference speakers list: June 1 Ignacio Ferrando Margelí – Capturing the impossible panorama Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people Nicole Tung and Jason Barr – VR Photography in crime scenes June 2 Thomas K. Sharpless – Beyond the Lens – Panini, the software view...

read more

AYRTON360 – PanoJournalism

AYRTON360 – PanoJournalism

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce AYRTON360 as conference speaker: Born 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Currently living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Self taught photographer Studied Engineering, Architecture, and Motion Pictures & Television Arts at UCLA, USA Has been paying all his bills with photography since 1976 Felt in love with QTVRs in 1996 and since 1997 has been specialized in Panoramic Immersive Photography Panoramic photography currently...

read more

Henry Stuart – The Royal Wedding Giga Pixel Panorama – Capturing the Moment, Over Many Moments!

Henry Stuart – The Royal Wedding Giga Pixel Panorama – Capturing the Moment, Over Many Moments!

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Henry Stuart as conference speaker: Born 1982 in United Kingdom. Currently living in London, United Kingdom.   BSc Biology, MSc Management Started Spherical Images back in 2006, with a masters degree from Leeds University Specialises in photography, web-design and other issues related to the delivery of Virtual Tours Henry Stuart sphericalimages.com Henry Stuart’s...

read more

Aaron Spence – Thinking Outside the Circle

Aaron Spence – Thinking Outside the Circle

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Aaron Spence as conference speaker: Born 1972, Brisbane, Australia. Currently resides on the Gold Coast, Australia.   Aaron Spence has been a professional photographer since high school in the late 1980′s He went digital in 1996 and headed deep into multimedia via interactive cd-rom and the web In 1999 he combined his photographic and multimedia/interactive work to start shooting 360 Panoramas From 2006 until now he has...

read more

John Kroll – Evolving architecture photography to VR architecture photography

John Kroll – Evolving architecture photography to VR architecture photography

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce John Kroll as conference speaker: Born 1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Currently living in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.   First camera at age 9 Studied at school of Interior Design Assistant of fashion photographer in Paris Diploma from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Architecture Founder and owner of VirtualWorks.dk since 2004 John Kroll VirtualWorks.dk ...

read more

Gallant Frederic and David Poullier – Spherical panoramas from mobile phones. Steps and visions.

Gallant Frederic and David Poullier – Spherical panoramas from mobile phones. Steps and visions.

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Gallant Frederic and David Poullier as conference speakers: Born 1962 in France. Currently resides in Tokyo, Japan.   Master degree in bio chemistry Gallant Frederic pixeet.com Born 1976 in France. Currently resides in Sophia Antipolis, France.   Expert in all program languages – Security Systems...

read more

Matthias Taugwalder – VR panoramas in print media, online media and on mobile devices

Matthias Taugwalder – VR panoramas in print media, online media and on mobile devices

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Matthias Taugwalder as conference speaker: Born 1981 in Zermatt, Switzerland. Currently lives in Zürich, Switzerland.   Studied Business Informatics at the University of Zürich. His company “Concept360” offers different services in the field of panoramic photography, with a special focus on high-alpine and high-resolution panoramic photography. Since 2008 member of the IVRPA board of directors. Working as freelancer for...

read more

Alexandre Jenny – Creating virtual tours today and tomorrow

Alexandre Jenny – Creating virtual tours today and tomorrow

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Alexandre Jenny as conference speaker: Born 1973 in Colmar, France. Currently lives in Challes-Les-Eaux, Rhone-Alpes, France.   Mining engineer, DEA graduate in Material Physics. Creator of Autopano. CEO of Kolor.com. Alexandre Jenny kolor.com/ Alexandre Jenny will present Panotour Pro, the new integrated virtual tour editor for the web and mobile. The talk will be...

read more

Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips

Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Marco Trezzini as conference speaker: Born 1969, Wuppertal, Germany. Currently resides in Lugano, Switzerland.   After some Law and Psychology studies in Lausanne and Zürich, he moved to Frankfurt entering the advertising Agency Abels & Partner. He started as assistant to the Creative director and owner, and soon after was in charge of running the creative team, special projects, customer relations and recipe...

read more

Nick Ivanov – Creating 360º aerial panoramas

Nick Ivanov – Creating 360º aerial panoramas

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Nick Ivanov as conference speaker: Born 1967 in Bulgaria. Currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.   Master degree in computer science. Operates aerial photography business, specializing in low-altitude aerial panoramas. Designs and builds most of his equipment. During the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010 his web site www.aerialphotoimage.com received more than 3 million visitors who where looking for views...

read more

Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience

Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Ryan Whitehead as conference speaker: Born 1975 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.   Studied at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Science, Phoenix Arizona. In January 2011 unveiled to the world the Nimmo Bay Experience. Nimmo Bay became viral on the Internet receiving 10 million views in the first 20 days. Ryan...

read more

Darek Czarnecki – VR Smarty, the new VR Player

Darek Czarnecki – VR Smarty, the new VR Player

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Darek Czarnecki as conference speaker: Born 1967 in Warsaw, Poland. Currently resides in the countryside, 40km south of Warsaw, Poland.   Darek is a photographer who developed his computer skills to overcome the digital challenge In 2010 he presented us the Pano Flip book Spent the last winter coding away to come up with a new VR Player – VR Smarty Darek Czarnecki LookDigital.pl ...

read more

Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret – ViewAt.org Present and Future

Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret – ViewAt.org Present and Future

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret as conference speakers: Born in Gandia, Valencia, on 1974. Currently lives in Valencia, Spain.   Audiovisual technician Professional photographer specializing in the world of panoramic photography and multimedia Got interested in photography 10 years ago when building his own multimedia company dD with his partner During all those years his company developed many projects like...

read more

Thomas Rauscher – Pano2VR 3

Thomas Rauscher – Pano2VR 3

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Thomas Rauscher as conference speaker: Born 1975 in Krems, Austria. Currently living in Vienna, Austria.   BSc in Computer science, Vienna University of Technology First computer graphic programs were written at the age of 13 (ray tracing, 3D vector animations) In software engineering since 1994 After 10 years working with databases his first digital camera, Panotools, and the World Wide Panorama reignited the interest in...

read more

Keith Martin – Panoramas and iPad magazines

Keith Martin – Panoramas and iPad magazines

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Keith Martin as conference speaker: Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 1963. Currently resides in London, United Kingdom.   BA Graphic Design Postgraduate teaching qualification Teaches publishing, design and related subjects at degree and Masters level at the London College of Communication Technical Editor of MacUser magazine Board member of the World Wide Panorama foundation Specializes in action panoramas at festivals, clubs...

read more

Joe Rao – Crime Scene VR software and City 8 Street View Capturing System

Joe Rao – Crime Scene VR software and City 8 Street View Capturing System

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Joe Rao as conference speaker: Born in Guangdong Province, China on April 11, 1980. Currently resides in Shanghai, China.   Graduated from Fujian Normal University, majored in Marketing Joined Easypano at the beginning of 2007 and engaged in panorama and virtual tour software sales and marketing Collected panorama and virtual tour software requirements from users around the world Heads marketing for Crime Scene VR software and...

read more

Kent Durk – Exploring in HDR

Kent Durk – Exploring in HDR

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Kent Durk as conference speaker: Born 1956 in Columbia, Missouri (USA). Currently resides in Columbia, Missouri (USA).   Studied Technical Illustration & Design at St Louis Tech, 1974 Studied Commercial Art, Printmaking and Photography at Columbia College, 1980-83 Has photographs displayed at a Chicago Art Institute juried exposition, numerous art shows and awards locally Creative Director for a Division of Barnes and Noble...

read more

Andrew Bodrov – Capturing panoramas using a monopod

Andrew Bodrov – Capturing panoramas using a monopod

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Andrew Bodrov as conference speaker: Born 1965 in Kustanay city, Kazakhstan (USSR). Currently resides in Tallinn, Estonia (EU).   Studied communication devices engineering at the Tomsk High School of Communication, Russia Works as a IT specialist since 1992. Has been shooting panoramas since 2000. Published first version of the Digital Tallinn project in 2001. Published Digital Egypt project in 2006. Published the 9th May, Red...

read more

Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure

Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Urs Krebs as conference speaker: Born in 1968, Zurich, Switzerland. Master of Economics, HEC Université de Lausanne, 1996 MBA (Master of Business Administration) INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, 1999 Currently resides in Zurich, Switzerland. Urs ventured into panoramic photography in the year 2002 when he created and published “real sydney”, a book containing 360° images portraying the lifestyle of Sydney/Australia. On his return...

read more

Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people

Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Omer Calev as conference speaker: Born in 1964 at Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak, Israel. Currently resides in Tel Aviv, Israel.   Omer is the author & co-developer, together with Sam Rohn, of PanoPress – a WordPress plug-in for 360° panoramas Started with photography at the age of 15. Served as a military photographer. Worked for newspapers & magazines for over 20 years. Replaced his darkroom with computer &...

read more

Sam Rohn – Panopress: Panoramas + WordPress

Sam Rohn – Panopress: Panoramas + WordPress

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Sam Rohn as conference speaker: Born 1963, New York City, USA. Currently resides in New York City, USA.   Sam Rohn Has been shooting 360° panoramas since 1999 and has worked as a location scout since 1992 for various film and television projects including Law & Order & King Kong, still photographers including David Lachapelle & Annie Liebowitz, & numerous music videos & television commercials with...

read more

Jeffrey Martin – The 360cities Community

Jeffrey Martin – The 360cities Community

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Jeffrey Martin as conference speaker: Born 1976, Chicago, USA, currently resides in Prague, Czech Republic. He lived in Germany and the UK from early childhood, and has therefore always enjoyed an international existence. Educated at DePauw University with a BA in English Writing. He became hooked on photography since his first photography course in 1996, a month-long study of Black-and-White landscape photography at Ghost Ranch, New...

read more

Alain Hamblenne — Welcome to the 3rd Dimension!

Alain Hamblenne — Welcome to the 3rd Dimension!

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Alain Hamblenne as conference speaker: Born 1960, Forest, Brussels, Belgium, currently resides in Liège, Belgium. Studied Visual Arts (specialized in graphic design) in “Ecole Supérieure des Arts St-Luc”, Brussels. Alain is responsible for the OUTLINE Graphic Designers studio in Liège. Gives visual communication and panoramic photography classes at the “Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard” (Bachelors degree in...

read more

Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern — Reprojecting equirectangular images for a printed presentation

Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern — Reprojecting equirectangular images for a printed presentation

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern as conference speakers: Born 1970, Sonthofen, Germany, currently resides in Munich, Germany. Studied electrical engineering at the University of Ulm, Germany. Works as a software engineer since 1997. Spends almost all his free time with spherical panoramic photography since 2002. Tries to participate four times a year at the World Wide Panorama Event and has 25 contributions so far. Traveled to all...

read more

Thomas K. Sharpless – Beyond the Lens – Panini, the software view camera

Thomas K. Sharpless – Beyond the Lens – Panini, the software view camera

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Thomas K. Sharpless as conference speaker: Born 1939 in Boston MA, USA. BA Biology Haverford College 1962 PhD Biochemistry Princeton University 1969 Have worked as: Freelance programmer in computer typesetting Cell biologist and diagnostic systems engineer in cancer research systems and software engineer in magnetic resonance imaging consulting engineer in LSI chip design Retired 2001. Retired software and systems engineer who...

read more

Nicole Tung and Jason Barr – VR Photography in crime scenes

Nicole Tung and Jason Barr – VR Photography in crime scenes

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Nicole Tung and Jason Barr as conference speakers: Born in 1982, resides in Auckland, New Zealand. Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Forensic Science (First Class Honours), both from The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Nicole Tung Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) Ltd in Auckland, New Zealand ...

read more

Joergen Geerds — Panoramas and the Art Market

Joergen Geerds — Panoramas and the Art Market

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce a new Palmela 2011 speaker: Joergen Geerds Born 1969, Oberstreu, Germany, Resides in Astoria, New York, USA. Studied design and communication in the University for Applied Science, Würzburg, Germany.   Inspired by the grandeur and grime of New York City, Joergen Geerds branched into panoramic photography in 2006. Prior to finding his calling in panoramas, Geerds studied photography and design under Ernst Weckert and Nicolai...

read more

Ignacio Ferrando Margelí — Capturing the impossible panorama

Ignacio Ferrando Margelí — Capturing the impossible panorama

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce the first conference speaker: Born in Zaragoza, Spain, on 1967. Studied at Zaragoza University (technical engineering) and in Paris (computing). Has worked as a multimedia developer and photographer since 1995. Created Àbaco Digital with a friend in 1998 and has done multimedia projects, web design and panoramic photography ever since. Likes to push panoramic photography techniques to the limit and is specialized in making spherical...

read more