DCIA Presents Inaugural P2P & CLOUD MEDIA SUMMIT
This first-ever conference about the impact of P2P and cloud computing on the distribution of
entertainment content will be held in conjunction with Digital Hollywood Spring on Thursday May
6th at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Special early registration rates end on April 30th.
Washingtion, DC, April 05, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The Distributed Computing Industry Association
(www.DCIA.info), a trade organization with more than one-hundred Member companies, including
peer-to-peer (P2P), cloud computing, and social networking software developers and distributors, Internet
service providers (ISPs), content rights-holders, and service-and-support companies, today announced the
agenda and principal speakers for its upcoming P2P & CLOUD MEDIA SUMMIT.
This first-ever conference focused totally on the intersection of P2P and cloud computing with the
entertainment sector is scheduled for Thursday May 6th at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel and is the
fifth annual DCIA conference being held in conjunction with Digital Hollywood Spring.
The P2P & CLOUD MEDIA SUMMIT will explore current policy, technology, and content issues as
well as next-generation business opportunities related to P2P and cloud based commercial offerings. A
special session during the conference luncheon will feature a candid discussion on how to do business
with leading media firms.
“We are very pleased to announce that our Keynotes will include Akamai's Stuart Cleary, Director of
Product Marketing, Media & CDN; BitTorrent's Claude Tolbert, Vice President of Business
Development; Cisco Systems' Geng Lin, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Cisco-IBM Alliance;
Giraffic's Assaf Benjamin, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development; HD Cloud's Nicholas
Butterworth, Chief Executive Officer (CEO); KPMG's Mark Lundin, Senior Manager; and
MediaUnbound's Michael Papish, Founder and CEO,” said DCIA CEO Marty Lafferty in making the
“Our Conference Luncheon session will frankly address the 'do's an