Disney Interactive exec keynotes MIPTV

Virtual world, gaming initiatives in the spotlight

PARIS -- Disney Interactive Media Group senior vp and managing director Cindy Rose will open the MIPTV Digital Forum's Cross Platform Gaming and Online Worlds Seminar with a keynote on April 2, organizers Reed Midem said Monday.

Rose will talk about Disney's virtual world and gaming initiatives and the company's involvement in enhancing the global cross-platform consumer experience through its partnerships with TV and film businesses.

The Cross Platform Gaming and Online Worlds Seminar, chaired by the European Games Developers Federation's Fred Hasson, will spotlight user-generated content in gaming and zoom in on the future of the gaming industry.

The seminar will feature a series of speakers, execs from top gaming companies and a MIP Accelerator Networking lunch to bring everyone together. The 46th annual five-day MIPTV entertainment content market will kick off in Cannes on March 30.