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  • Speakers


  • 2016 Agenda Coming Soon

    2015 Agenda

    (*subject to change)

    • 9:00 – 10:00am:
    Registration | Coffee | Exhibitor Showcase

    • 10:00am:
    Introduction | David Keene, Executive Editor, NewBay Media; and Josh Weisberg, WorldStage

    • 10:00 – 11:30am:
    Content and Media Server Issues for Live Event Production– Special Panel Discussion
    With special panelists Lars Pederson of Worldstage, coolux/Pandoras Box user Steve Gilbard of Theatrical Concepts, and special guests: award-winning Broadway and special event Video Designers David Brodie, and Zachary Borovay.
    With a variety of Media Servers now available for live production, what do you need to be on top of the latest video server issues? New generation media servers have features such as support for many live inputs, a real time Media Engine, a Media Manager/Encoder (to stream a show to IP, real time, to a remote location), 3D mapping and warping, live masking, and timeline based editing, A special panel of staging pros led by WorldStage’s Lars Pederson will look at the latest developments on Content and how to understand the creation, management and manipulation content in a world where top staging companies are increasingly expected to understand the Content tools available and how to work with Content creators to get the show right.

    • 11:30 – 12:30pm:
    Next Generation Video Projection: 4K, new Laser Phosphor Projectors for the Staging market, pure Laser projectors, and more
    NewBay Media’s David Keene will lead a Panel of invited guests including some  top New York video designers, and equipment manufactures, in an exploration of the fast moving developments in video projection as manufacturers release a whole new generation of new high-lumen projector offerings that are radical departures from the what the staging industry has seen to date. The panel will include Bill Beck from Barco, Mike Garrido of Christie, a representative of Panasonic, and invited Video Designers.

    • 12:30 – 1:30pm:
    Networking Lunch & Exhibit Showcase Open 

    • 1:30 – 2:45pm:
    The Digital and Business Culture at Live Events– Get Ready for Disruption
    Midori Connolly has shown the industry new tools and Apps to stay ahead of the curve in the providing of interactive live events. She’ll show a few brand new ones. But more than that, Midori will brief attendees on new developments in business practices at venues and new live event strategies from clients that will change your world– be prepared if you are going to survive or thrive in the new live event landscape.

    • 3:00 – 3:20pm:
    Manufacturer Training 

    • 3:20 – 4pm:
    Networking Reception & Exhibitor Showcase Open