Participants include Joe Rohde the Executive Designer and Vice President, Creative, Walt Disney Imagineering who oversaw the recent Pandora: The World of Avatar land at Disney's Animal Kingdom and Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout! ride at Disney California Adventure.
Also joining the panel will be Scott Trowbridge, Walt Disney Imagineering's Portfolio Creative Executive overseeing the upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge lands at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.
And for the first time this year, the former "Disney Legends" panel will include a leader from Universal — Thierry Coup, the Senior Vice President - Creative Studio, Universal Creative, who oversaw the development of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, in addition to Transformers: The Ride and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.
IAAPA Hall of Fame Inductee Bob Rogers once again will moderate the panel, which will include a tribute to long-time participant Marty Sklar, the Disney Legend and former Imagineering chief who passed away earlier this year.
The Legends panel will start at 3:30pm on Wednesday, November 15 at the IAAPA Attractions Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
"The objective of this panel is to share hard won wisdom plus practical, applicable insights with the next generation of attraction creators, operators and leaders, sharing ideas that can be put to work by others tomorrow, a month from now and a decade from now," Rogers said.
Advance Registration for the 2017 IAAPA Attractions Expo is now available on the IAAPA website.
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