Developers and manufacturers will gather in San Jose to tackle the challenges of emerging interactive technologies at the second annual Interactive Displays Conference. The improvement of multitouch displays for commercial and consumer devices will be up for discussion, along with advances in haptic feedback and 3D tracking tools.

Jeff Han and Steven Bathiche were recently announced as Co-Chairs for IDC 2010.

Both are pioneers in the field of surface computing. Han, founder of Perceptive Pixel,  stands as one of TIME’s 100 most influential people. Bathiche serves as research director for the Entertainment & Devices Division of Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Group and helped to conceptualize Microsoft Surface.

Conference producers promise that this year’s event will be bigger and better, following the success of IDC 2009.