Last Day to Register for HPA’s Women in Post and SMPTE's "Women in the Technology Workspace"


Luncheon Features Michelle Munson, Ronald V. Bailey, and Rob Kaufman; Moderated by Debra Kaufman

Last Updated: October 15, 2014 5:07 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, California--October 15, 2014) The Hollywood Post Alliance, along with SMPTE, presents an intimate luncheon conversation about how women and men differ in the technology workplace and ways that women can better position themselves for advancement. Debra Kaufman will guide the discussion between a female founder of a technology firm, a human resources leader, and a social worker that specializes in the behavioral differences between men and women.

"Women in the Technology Workspace" is open to both women and men and expected to sell out. Registration has been extended to Wednesday, October 15th and pre-registration is required. Onsite registration will not be available for this event. REGISTER NOW

October 20, 2014 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Vantage Room at the Hollywood and Highland Center, 5th Floor
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood & Highland Center
Hollywood, CA 90028

$50, or $25 for students (Limited number of student tickets)

Michelle Munson – CEO and Co-Founder, Aspera, Inc., an IBM Company. Working in a highly technical space, Michelle has seen the benefits that women bring to a male-dominated environment. Michelle and her team are committed to growing a diverse workforce.

Ronald V. Bailey – VP of Human Resources, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. As an HR professional, Ron sees how women impact – both positively and negatively – their prospects for advancement in the workplace. Ron will share his advice on how to overcome these difficulties.

Rob Kaufman – Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Founder/CEO of Divorce Dialogue, a divorce and relationship support group. As a behavioral specialist, Rob will share his thoughts on how changing behaviors may help support a woman’s success and growth in a male-dominated workplace.

AVID is exclusive sponsor for this event.

About the Hollywood Post Alliance®
Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content. Through their partnership with the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the leader in the advancement of the art, science and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem, the HPA continues to extend its support of the community it represents. Information about the HPA is available at

About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®)
The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a professional membership association, is the preeminent leader in the advancement of the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem, worldwide. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 800 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines.


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