InfoComm 2017

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Take a trip offsite to get backstage at these local venues, featuring innovative and exciting applications of AV for higher education and entertainment. Round trip transportation from the Orange County Convention Center to the venue will be provided.

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AV Technology Tour: University of Central Florida

Tuesday OR Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

The University of Central Florida is constantly improving its collaborative spaces—in response to student expectations, new pedagogical approaches, and even actual usage data. Tour their newest classroom structure, including 23 new AV spaces and a divisible conference room. As you explore UCF, you’ll discover how they keep up the pace of continuous improvement while centrally managing it all. 

RUs: 1.5

Tech Talk and Show: Blue Man Groupblueman

Tuesday OR Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.-10:15 p.m.

Includes a ticket to the Blue Man Group show.

Get up-close and personal with members of the Blue Man Group's cast and technical crew with a 30-minute Q&A in their theater after the show. One-way transportation will be provided from the convention center to Universal’s CityWalk. We'll arrive in time for you to dine at the CityWalk restaurant of your choice, then reconvene at the Blue Man Group theater for the show of a lifetime.

RUs: 0.5

 

AV Technology Tour: Cirque Du Soleillanouba

Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Includes a ticket to Cirque Du Soleil’s La Nouba.

The theater for La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil is a mechanical marvel. A retractable stage floor, two 75-foot towers equipped with band platforms, and inventive sets work in concert with world-class sound and lighting systems to create a dream-like metamorphosis for each performance. Peek behind the curtain with a backstage tour of this unique space. After the tour, you’ll have time to explore Downtown Disney and grab a pre-show dinner or drink. Then, you'll see the theater in action during a performance of La Nouba. 

RUs: 1.5

 

AV Technology Tour: Orlando Science Centersciencecenter

Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

For sixty years, the Orlando Science Center has been a place that inspires curiosity and exploration. See how this museum uses AV technology to forge a hands-on connection with scientific concepts ranging from meteorology, to climate change, to space travel. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at exhibits that use broadcast, projection mapping, and virtual reality technologies to create fun, impactful learning experiences. You may even get to visit Mars in the immersive new Space Base exhibit. 

RUs: 1.5

 

 

AV Technology Tour:  Happily Ever After at Disney's Magic Kingdom

Thursday, 8:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Beginning May 12, 2017, the skies above Magic Kingdom Park will come alive with “Happily Ever After,” a nighttime spectacular that captures the heart, humor and emotions of some of Disney’s greatest stories, inspiring everyone who experiences it to seek out their own happily ever after. Presented through a stirring Disney score and memorable moments from Disney films both classic and contemporary, “Happily Ever After” will feature breathtaking fireworks, stunning state-of-the-art projection effects on Cinderella Castle, brilliant lasers, immersive lighting and more.

RUs: 0.5

 

AV Technology Tour:  Rivers of Light at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Wednesday, 8:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

“Rivers of Light” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom continues the grand Disney tradition of innovative, after-dark entertainment, combining live performance, floating set pieces, a soaring musical score, fountains, projections and special effects in a vibrant celebration of animals and nature. The show magically unfolds on the broad natural stage of the park’s Discovery River, conveying the uplifting spirit of an ancient and timeless lantern ceremony and filled with symbolism, storytelling and plenty of heart.

RUs: 0.5

Please note: the Disney tour times are approximate, as final showtimes are dependent on ambient light levels and will therefore be set closer to show dates. These tours will depart from and return to the InfoComm headquarters hotel, the Hyatt Regency.


 

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