There will be 50 per cent more space at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and organizers expect to welcome over 1,000 professional attendees. Seminars and workshops will cover health and safety, new and future technologies, and real-world technical advice.
Gensler principal Daniel Stromborg leads a field of celebrated speakers delivering LIGHTFAIR International 2016 keynote and impact addresses all focused on advancing a global vision for the future of lighting and design. Stromborg and other experts will take the LIGHTFAIR Conference stage at the San Diego Convention Center where more than 140 top presenters will appear April 24-28 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute: April 24-25; Trade Show & Conference: April 26-28).
AV integration and full-service event production company Westbury National will welcome more than 50 exhibitors and 500 guests to experience some of the latest AV technology solutions for event producers and corporate A/V professionals at the Imagine technology showcase and networking event on March 9th from 1-9 p.m. This year the event moves to the Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leafs Gardens) in downtown Toronto.
Imagine is billed as the only event of its kind in Toronto where event producers and corporate A/V professionals come together to see, touch and interact with the latest in event and audiovisual technology.
CITT/ICTS has announced that it is expanding the exhibiting space at the second annual Expo-Scène trade show and conference, which is returning to Montreal on May 2nd and 3rd, 2016.
The show will host over 50 Canadian and American exhibitors at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. The exhibiting companies cover all areas of the industry, including: audio-visual and screens; lighting; multimedia; pro audio and sound; staging equipment; special effects; and associations, education, and publishing. Likewise, over 1,000 professional attendees are from Eastern Canada and the U.S. are expected, according to organizers.
The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) has announced that Reynold Levy will offer the 2016 keynote address to open NATEAC on Sunday morning, July 17th.
Levy, author, philanthropist and an arts management icon, is probably best known to the live performance industry as the president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts from 2001 to 2014. During his tenure at Lincoln Center, award winning and critically acclaimed programs flourished. Simultaneously, a $1.2 billion physical transformation occurred. Levy authored an account of the transformation in his book, They Told Me Not To Take That Job: Tumult, Betrayal, Heroics and the Transformation of Lincoln Center.
LIGHTFAIR International has announced the creation and launch of the LFI IoT & Smart Lighting Forum, a new one-day series of six 60-minute sessions designed to explore the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) and how it relates to smart lighting.
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.