Futureshop.ca Hosts Live Online Debate of LCD vs. Plasma TVs

    Technology experts, Leo Laporte and Amber MacArthur discuss current
    technology and future trends

    BURNABY, BC, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - To celebrate the launch of Futureshop.ca's
Community Forum, a discussion will be held online between two of North
America's most recognized Technology experts, Leo Laporte and Amber MacArthur.
Viewers are invited to watch online, as well as 1000 viewers can participate
by asking questions as the speakers discuss the current trends and consider
the future of television technology.

    What:        Futureshop.ca Technology Discussion with Leo Laporte and
                 Amber MacArthur

    Topic:       LCD vs. Plasma and the future of televisions
                 Speakers: Leo Laporte and Amber MacArthur
                 Moderator: Tod Maffin

    When:        Thursday, September 27, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)

    Where:       Online at futureshop.ca
                 Media: Photo and interview opportunities at Future Shop:
                 1740 West Broadway

    Future Shop Product Experts will be onsite and online throughout the
debate to answer the 1000 questions in conjunction to the speakers.

    About Leo Laporte (Tech Guru, ABC's World News Now)

    Leo Laporte has worked as an author, speaker, and broadcaster in New
Haven, Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, most recently
focusing on technology coverage for radio and television.

    About Amber MacArthur (New Media Host, CityTV News)

    Amber is the co-host/co-producer on Call for Help, co-host on Gadgets &
Gizmos, and host/co-producer on our new G4TechTV show Torrent. Amber also
hosts and produces a weekly video podcast called commandN.

    About Tod Maffin (High-Tech Speaker and Canada's Leading Futurist)

    Tod is a national broadcaster, popular podcaster, and respected futurist.
His information-rich, funny, and fast-paced keynote presentations keep him in
high demand at major conferences from Stockholm to Sydney and across North

    About Future Shop

    With 126 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest,
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. For more information
about Future Shop, including store locations, visit www.futureshop.ca.

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview please contact
either: Susan Kirk, Communications Manager, Future Shop, (604) 412-1226, or
skirk@futureshop.com; Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future Shop,
(604) 412-1008, or chgrant@futureshop.com

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