MacTech Conference 2011: Evening Activities
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MacTech Conference 2011: Evening Activities

Conference Activities Continue into the Evening

MacTech Conference is not only about learning, but about forming relationships and building networks. MacTech is known for conference activities that not only give you an opportunity to spend time with your peers, but help you get to know new people and expand your network. As an immersive conference, we'll have you busy from morning until night.

Movie Magic: Studio Tour and Exclusive Tech Talk

On the first evening of the event, we'll go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore Hollywood’s most famous backlot in the world’s largest working movie studio. The iconic Universal Tram will pick up conference attendees at the hotel to begin this private adventure.

Visit 13 new city blocks on four acres of historic studio lot in the largest set construction project in studio history, built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself.

  • Don't miss the award-winning King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson - the world's largest, most intense 3-D experience
  • Encounter the eerie plane crash from War of the Worlds
  • See Wisteria Lane from ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives
  • Come face-to-face with Norman Bates at the legendary Bates Motel from Psycho
  • Witness the explosive special effects of the Fast and the Furious: Extreme Close-Up

.... and much, much more!

Comedian Jimmy Fallon is the new video host of the Studio Tour. The star of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" introduces entertaining clips seen on HD monitors in the trams to augment the live Studio Tour guide narration.

Attractions like King Kong 3D take some serious technology. MacTech Conference attendees will get an exclusive look by Universal. Paul Cuoco, Universal's Technical Manager responsible for show theatrical systems and media integration will be on hand to talk to attendees about some of the behind the scenes technology that creates the magic. More importantly, attendees will able to ask questions and find out more about the magic Universal creates. Bring your curiosity and questions!

Conference Party: Bowling, Music, Games and More

On the second evening, we'll take a walk from the hotel down Universal's CityWalk to Jillian's. At Jillian's, we'll enjoy all that Jillian's has to offer (bowling, Guitar Hero room, arcade, billiards and more). During the event, you can challenge your new friends to a friendly bowling competition.

Not up for bowling? You may instead play air hockey, video games, or try your musical hand in our special Guitar Hero room.


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