The 2016 LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS), the annual international conference that addresses solid-state lighting technologies and its applications, will take place Sept. 20th to 22nd in Bregenz, Austria. Experts from the fields of industry and academia are invited to submit an abstract to present their latest developments and expectations for future lighting trends and innovations to a highly qualified audience. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 19, 2016. The papers will be published in the LpS 2016 proceedings booklets.
William F. White has announced that its 15th annual of February Freeze show will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the William F. White Centre (800 Islington Ave.), which is the largest production support complex in Toronto. The show will be open from 3-8 p.m. This annual pre-NAB technology showcase is known for bringing together production professionals with the latest innovations and technologies.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced that the newly crafted NAB Show’s ‘The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,’ produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive now and into the future. Scheduled for April 16-17 during the 2016 NAB Show, the refocused technical conference will examine this topic with an emphasis on the work and inspiration of the industry’s newest generation of filmmakers. Registration for the conference opens on Dec. 21.
Following the success of its inaugural 2015 edition, CITT/ICTS has announced that Expo-Scène is returning to Montreal for a second edition on May 2nd and 3rd, 2016. The show will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and bring together professionals in the pro audio, lighting, audiovisual, and multimedia technology industries. They will have the opportunity to see, hear, and test new technologies available on the market.
LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2016 will present the largest Conference offering in its 27-year history, according to organizers. The conference’s lineup of more than 140 speakers will share the latest knowledge with industry professionals from across the globe in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center from April 24-28 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute: April 24-25; Trade Show & Conference: April 26-28).
Online registration for USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT is officially open. Those interested can register and find hotels at www.usittshow.org. USITT’s 2016 Annual Conference & Stage Expo runs March 16-19 in Salt Lake. Very early registration, by Dec. 3, 2015, saves the most money, with the lowest rates.
Now in its 28th year, LDI will host over 10,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, houses of worship, and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from more than 88 countries will come to LDI to see the latest gear, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies are set to exhibit this year, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about their products and technologies.
Speaking proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 NAB Show, which will be held April 16-21, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the world’s largest expo of media and entertainment technologies, NAB Show offers educational opportunities that demonstrate how innovations in digital media may generate new business and career opportunities.
LDI Show 2015 organizers have released some details for the upcoming LDInnovation & Technology Conference, which features three days of sessions on the issues important to the lighting, production, and staging industry. The 2015 LDI Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 19-25. The conference portion will be held from Oct. 19th to 25th and the exhibition portion will run from the 23rd to 25th.
The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2016 Call for Speakers is now open in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners looking to participate in the annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in San Diego, CA from April 24-28, 2016.