IC20 Call For Presenters - Suggested Topics

InfoComm provides the hub for all the conversations most important to the pro-AV industry. Topics other than those recommended will be considered, but the submission should clearly explain why the topic is urgent for the InfoComm audience. 

Before submitting your session for the InfoComm 2020 Call for Presenters, please review our suggested topics below. Submissions about suggested topics will receive preference in the selection process.

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Featured Topic

Live Events

  • Audio system component setting optimization (e.g., setting and adjusting the settings for gain structure, EQ, limiter, etc.)
  • Video capture and production for live events
  • Live events AV networking basics
  • Trends in corporate events
  • Projection mapping experiences
  • Live events lighting programming
  • Live events lighting control
  • Live events lighting color technology
  • Festival lighting and sound
  • Live events experience design
  • Interactive experiences in entertainment
  • Entertainment rigging
  • Projection mapping experiences
  • Immersive experiential design
  • AR and VR in entertainment
  • Esports venues
  • Audio mixing
  • Storytelling with light and sound
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application
  • Designing for accessibility under the ADA

 

Topics

Audio

  • Audio and acoustical design for large spaces (theater, lecture halls, etc.)
  • Audio and acoustical design for intimate spaces (meeting rooms, small classrooms, huddle spaces, offices, etc.)
  • Designing/verifying the performance of an audio system using AVIXA's audio system performance standards
  • RF planning for wireless microphone systems
  • Audio system tuning for speech reinforcement
  • Audio system tuning for music/program reinforcement
  • Audio system troubleshooting
  • Retail audio environments
  • Hospitality audio environments
  • General AV system troubleshooting
  • Audio system component setting optimization (e.g., setting and adjusting the settings for gain structure, EQ, limiter, etc.)
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application
  • General AV system troubleshooting

Business & Project Management

  • Large project coordination processes, including the application of AVIXA standards and other common standard coordination methods
  • Writing and evaluating RFPs

Control Systems

  • Designing a control system interface for usability
  • Alternative control system user interfaces (e.g. voice control, gesture control, AI-driven)
  • Centralized monitoring, management, and control
  • Command and control room design
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application

Design & Integration

  • System useability: designing for it, testing it, and responding to usability  issues
  • Workplace experience design
  • Retail experience design
  • Hospitality experience design
  • QSR experience design
  • Attractions experience design
  • Live events experience design
  • How to sustainably evolve a space/system design based on user behavior and feedback
  • Using AV technology to influence human behavior/emotion
  • Facilitating a human-centered needs discovery process
  • Interpreting usage data to improve system design
  • Hotel meeting space design
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application
  • Designing for accessibility under the ADA

Digital Signage

  • Digital signage content
  • Digital signage analytics
  • All-in-one displays for hospitality and retail
  • Retail displays
  • Data-driven content
  • Content management systems
  • Hospitality displays
  • Displays for attractions
  • Strategic planning and ROI
  • Managing multiple displays
  • Wayfinding
  • Displays and sensors
  • Generative content
  • Interactive content
  • Unique installations

Learning Spaces

  • Higher education facility retrofit
  • Learning space design, including space design for specific pedagogy such as active learning
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application
  • Designing for accessibility under the ADA

Media Storage & Distribution

  • Designing for AV over IP using common network protocols and technologies, including USB, HDBaseT, AVB, AES67, Dante, etc.
  • HDMI troubleshooting, including how to identify and troubleshoot EDID and HDCP issues
  • Design considerations for distributing video at resolutions of 4K and above, especially with respect to enterprise video distribution
  • Approaches to streaming media and storage

Networked AV / AV over IP

  • Fundamental networking concepts required to facilitate coordination among AV technologists and network engineers
  • Ensuring the security of AV components on a network
  • Applying IT management standards to AV systems
  • Network traffic analysis for the purpose of troubleshooting AV systems
  • Hotel renovations and retrofit
  • Retail AV installations: players and perspectives
  • Hospitality AV installations: players and perspectives
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application

Unified Communication & Collaboration

  • Collaboration space design, including huddle spaces
  • Scaleable room standards for enterprise
  • BYOD technology implementation
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application
  • Designing for accessibility under the ADA

Video & Display

  • Designing/verifying the performance of the display environment using AVIXA's visual system performance standards
  • Selecting the right AV component for a given application

PRESENTING SHOW PARTNER

Samsung

STRATEGIC SHOW PARTNER

Blackmagicdesign

 

SUPPORTING SHOW PARTNER

Maxell