InfoComm 2020 Education Program

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8:00 AM
  1. Ballroom A
    540 mins
    • Certification Preparation
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. CTS Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) exam. Thr ...
  2. Pavilion 1
    540 mins
    • Certification Preparation
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020 CTS-D Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the Certified Technology Specialist-Design (CTS-D) ...
  3. Ballroom D
    540 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. Mastering AV Service Management will equip you to smoothly integrate AV services management into an IT service delivery context. ...
  4. Ballroom B
    540 mins
    • Certification Preparation
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. CTS Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) exam. Thr ...
  5. Pavilion 4
    540 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Note: This is a three day course taking place 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., June 13-15, 2020. If you want to learn how to test and configure AV systems with hands-on, workshop-style instruction, this course ...
  6. Ballroom G
    540 mins
    • Video & Display
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020 Explore the project phases and documentation associated with AV system design, as well as physics affecting the surrounding envir ...
  7. Ballroom C
    540 mins
    • Certification Preparation
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. CTS Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) exam. Thr ...
  8. Pavilion 2
    540 mins
    • Certification Preparation
    Note: This is a three day course taking place 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., June 13-15, 2020. CTS-I Prep can help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the CTS-I exam. Through this cours ...
  9. Pavilion 3
    540 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Note: This is a three day course taking place 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., June 13-15, 2020. You've heard about Design Thinking: the solution-focused methodology that combines logic with design principles l ...
  10. Ballroom F
    540 mins
    • Live Events
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. Learn to program and deploy atypical external hardware for theatrical and live event applications. Using relays, photosensors, p ...
  11. Pavilion 10
    540 mins
    • Live Events
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. Live Sound systems have a specialized set of performance and deployment criteria. This course will address many of these, includ ...
  12. Pavilion 11
    540 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020 This advanced, three-day course explores the impacts of audiovisual systems on networks. Gain an in-depth understanding of networ ...
  13. Pavilion 9
    540 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020 Deliver more successful projects with less pain. You will get an overview of high-level PM principles as well as useful tips. Cou ...
  14. Ballroom E
    540 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Note: This is a three-day course - Saturday - Monday, June 13-15, 2020. Learn practical skills to use current and relevant methods to transport audiovisual signals in this hand-on course in a lab sett ...
8:00 AM
  1. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    This session will cover the emerging art design forms of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality scenography and immersive design. Designers will present projects they have worked on, focusing on their ...
  2. Ballroom A
    465 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    Each year, InfoComm's most popular session explores the most important trends shaping our industry. Join Sean Wargo, AVIXA’s Senior Director for Market Intelligence, and a host of technology experts, ...
  3. S229
    60 mins
    • Digital Signage
    When it comes to future proofing your customer experience, many businesses don’t know where to start. Technology is changing, as is the customer, requiring a more interactive approach to grabbing atte ...
  4. S230
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    The American Dream theme park in East Rutherford, NJ is a revolutionary retail and entertainment destination with a 15-year development history. Opened to the public in October 2019, the American Drea ...
    Moderator(s)
  5. Ballroom F
    120 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    Bring your laptop or mobile device to learn how the FLEXspace (The Flexible Learning Environments eXchange) open repository can drive planning, implementation and support of learning spaces on campus. ...
  6. Ballroom G
    240 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Consider this scenario: Your client wants reliable 4K video distribution across their campus. The 4K video streams must be latency free, yet full resolution 4K 60Hz 4:4:4. They demand complete flexibi ...
  7. S232/S233
    120 mins
    • Live Events
    The most valuable asset in your warehouse is open floorspace. We need it to prepare orders, scan products, perform quality control functions, and to load and unload trucks. We all know this intuitivel ...
  8. S231
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    In this presentation, we will discuss strategies for planning and creating video content in ways that will allow the final output to work well and look great across a wide range of display types. We c ...
  9. Pavilion 10
    120 mins
    • Live Events
    Traditional "entertainment" has seeped into every aspect of today’s communication styles as public announcements, corporate board meetings, education and even television news have become reliant on be ...
  10. Ballroom E
    180 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Attendees will learn techniques and practices to market and deliver "experience" instead of just “projects”. The workshop will use presentations, project profile cases studies, short videos from proje ...
8:30 AM
  1. N232/N234
    180 mins
    • Audio
    HelixNet and LQ provides an easy to install IP based intercom solution, that can be integrated into analog 2-wire or 4-wire intercom systems. HelixNet allows connections to endpoints either with tradi ...
  2. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Keep the conversation strong and collaborative with our network counterparts. Learn how to express requirements to the IT team, by speaking a language they'll understand.
  3. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Digital Signage
    This course offers an introduction to BrightSign products and services. Learn the differences between player models and what types of digital signage applications are appropriate for each model. You'l ...
  4. N239/N241
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    New Advancements and Trends in Projection & LED Technology The class covers new advancements in DLP projection technology to include Modular RGB Laser projectors, the capabilities of modular light sou ...
9:00 AM
  1. Pavilion 3
    480 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Are you new to Higher Ed AV (design, management, or engineering) or do you simply want to add structure to the stack of sticky notes and spreadsheets you’ve been using to keep track of your AV project ...
  2. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Add Digital Signage as a business offering. This session will help you understand the basics of the digital signage market and components that are part of the modern digital signage system. If you are ...
9:30 AM
  1. S231
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Museums, long sources of education and entertainment for people of all ages, have found it necessary to update their approach to engage younger, tech-savvier audiences. Using state-of-the-art AV, incl ...
  2. S229
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    The panel discussion will educate and engage the audience on the future of immersive experiences in eSport's arenas. Our diverse panel of experts in eSport arena design, live production, and projectio ...
10:00 AM
  1. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    This unique session (we do this once every few years) will present industry financial and operational metrics using a presentation. Attendees will hear analysis on the opportunities and considerations ...
10:30 AM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Audio
    The T60 Slope Ratio session is a PowerPoint presentation covering the highlights of my thesis. Abstract: A proposed standard for condensing six octaves (63 Hz – 2 kHz) of reverberant decay data into a ...
  2. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    For sports venues - audio designs, tools, testing, rigging, distribution of sound, technology, and control elements for indoor and outdoor sports venues of all sizes.
  3. S232/S233
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    You've built a platform - great! How to do you make it safe to get there and stay there? Learn about staircases, hand rails, guard rails, and preventing falls from stages and platforms.
  4. N239/N241
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    New Advancements and Trends in Projection & LED Technology The class covers new advancements in DLP projection technology to include Modular RGB Laser projectors, the capabilities of modular light sou ...
  5. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Digital Signage
    This session will take you on a tour of BrightSign's robust player management platform including new player setup procedures, cloud networking services and presentation authoring for basic BrightSign ...
  6. Ballroom F
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    The session is intended for managers and other members of the workforce that are interested in creating positive show site environments for every type of individual. The modern event workforce is more ...
  7. Pavilion 9
    90 mins
    • Audio
    Selecting the proper equipment is central to the success of an audio system. Learn to decode the manufacturer's specifications of both loudspeakers and amplifiers. Discover how the amplifier should im ...
  8. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Learn where to find, and how to use the myriad of Crestron design and product resources to help you develop detailed system designs for your projects
  9. N236/N238
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    With API-control and integration of Logitech Video Devices using APIs, AV and IT managers now have a scalable, convenient, and reliable means for managing and modifying their collaboration ecosystems. ...
11:00 AM
  1. N263/N263C
    60 mins
    Join the InfoComm crew for a FREE, fun and informative session on how to get the most out of your InfoComm experience. You’ll get an overview of the InfoComm Exhibit Hall and learn about education ses ...
  2. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    Sound designers often begin their careers with content-creation, and often their first designs are realized in simple stereo systems. Once their ambition (or opportunities) expand, it can be challengi ...
    Speakers
  3. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    Live events venues have always been about the guest experiences and technology has always been key factor in that, with the development happening in the Audio and Visual elements of technology and als ...
  4. S229
    60 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    To attract students and ensure that they look to the communities in which they are educated for employment opportunities, institutions must invest in technologies that mirror what healthcare and other ...
  5. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Digital Signage
    The evolution of digital signage in higher education continues to take shape. Most colleges and universities today have embraced digital signage as they transition from reliance on print media. Yet, e ...
11:30 AM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Design & Integration
    The National World War II Museum is the #1 attraction in New Orleans and one of the top museums in the world. The National World War II Museum emerged at a time when museums began to face increasing c ...
1:30 PM
  1. N232/N234
    180 mins
    • Audio
    Different rooms and applications require various equipment solutions, and clients expect consistent sound quality everywhere. The Shure Intellimix P300 and IntelliMix Room DSP conferencing processors ...
  2. Ballroom E
    240 mins
    • Design & Integration
    In this session we will leverage the motivations of people who visit public spaces as well as biological triggers to design impactful AV for public venues. The session will be a mix of learning and ha ...
  3. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Learn how to create engaging signage using BrightAuthor and interactive technologies such as touch screens, GPIOs, USB buttons, social media, HTML5, the BrightSign App and more. The possibilities are ...
  4. N236/N238
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    From desktops to boardrooms, Logitech Video Collaboration devices are ubiquitous in meeting spaces around the world. Now, driven by advancements in AI, Big Data, Computer Vision, and Security, these c ...
  5. S230
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    If ERP, CRM or sensor data is collected on site, customers increasingly require sophisticated data driven digital signage. This workshop presents best practice, outlines value driven concepts, describ ...
  6. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session discusses the differences and the relationship between a user interface and a user experience, and focuses on the ways Crestron enables you to design great, simplified user experiences.
  7. S229
    240 mins
    • Live Events
    From enhancing the fan experience and modernizing stadium infrastructure, through to the planning of ceremonies and events, AGORA will provide valuable insight that will help to increase knowledge and ...
  8. S232/S233
    120 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    In a corporate meeting room, control, low-latency audio, video and other streaming protocols must peacefully coexist to create a robust and user-friendly conferencing and collaboration system. Underst ...
  9. Pavilion 4
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session provides an overview of 3D modeling software and services available for the AV industry and how these models can be experienced in multiple formats (2D, 3D and XR) to help communicate to ...
  10. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    Many smaller companies don't have the resources to hire a full-time media relations person, but they want to publicize their products and installations. This session will provide best practices for de ...
  11. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    The session will cover how wireless collaboration technology is changing the way classes in higher education can be taught. We will go into classroom setups and wireless tools, as well as new technolo ...
  12. Pavilion 10
    120 mins
    • Audio
    The digital audio mixer/processor is the heart of the audio in most AV systems.These processors provide a wealth of valuable audio signal processing tools, but these tools are often not effectively us ...
  13. N239/N241
    180 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    The HDBaseT Installer Expert Program is a three-hour course targeted at installers and integrators who would like to learn more about HDBaseT technology. With relevant content to both the beginner and ...
  14. N235/N237
    120 mins
    • Audio
    In this session we will be covering a newer technology call 'immersive audio'. It will include room acoustic simulation, voice lift, and stage tracking. We will also cover the technology aspect of imm ...
  15. Ballroom G
    120 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    It’s a matrix switch. It’s a multiviewer. It’s a video wall controller. It’s a KVM. Actually, it’s all of these, whatever you need, whenever you need it. The beauty of software-defined video is the co ...
  16. S231
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Thanks to ever-improving technology, museums are offering more interactive experiences than ever before, but many of these exhibits remain inaccessible to people with disabilities. And with new federa ...
  17. Ballroom B
    120 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Dante Certification Level 1 is an introductory course for users who are new to AV networking. This session provides a foundation in audio and networking concepts and may be all that is required to ass ...
  18. Pavilion 9
    120 mins
    • Live Events
    First, beginning with an explanation of the difference between limiters and compressors, I will explain their uses. Then we will discuss the features of each and how to adjust the multiple knobs for d ...
  19. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Audio
    Automatic mixers are an essential part of any meeting room AV system. There are three basic types of auto-mixers and they each serve a purpose. This course will explain what the differences are and ho ...
  20. Ballroom F
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Collectively brainstorm ways to create new customer and employee value with immersive experiences that combine sight and sound, real and virtual spaces, and emerging technologies like augmented realit ...
2:00 PM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    The most spectacular, most efficient and most talked about digital signage projects 2019/2020. Florian Rotberg has traveled to the globe personally experiencing the good and the bad. Get inspired, lea ...
  2. N263/N263C
    60 mins
    Join the InfoComm crew for a FREE, fun and informative session on how to get the most out of your InfoComm experience. You’ll get an overview of the InfoComm Exhibit Hall and learn about education ses ...
2:30 PM
  1. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Energized debate is constantly churning within the collaboration industry around whether purpose-built collaboration devices have met their demise in light of the democratization of collaboration that ...
3:00 PM
  1. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    Stadiums and Sports arena are finding it very difficult nowadays to attract patrons into their venues for live events with all the technology disruption in the consumer electronics and connected techn ...
  2. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    In April 2019, NC State University (NCSU) began an upgrade of the AV gear driving the Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) program. After years of investigation and analysis ...
  3. Ballroom F
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    In this interactive session, we will discuss network terminology, IT best practices, and effective communication strategies, using case studies as a framework. The session will begin with a brief pres ...
  4. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    Discuss approach to designing an audio solution for an outdoor performance venue. With a specific goal to minimize unwanted audio coverage or elevated SPL levels in adjacent commercial or residential ...
  5. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Audio
    Digital Signal Processing is essential for achieving the highest quality audio experience during a video conference. However, when several mics are used in the same room results can vary. In these sit ...
  6. S230
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    The emergence of digital experience platforms is changing the role of digital signage in corporate communication and retail. Adobe, Salesforce, Microsoft, SAP or Oracle – many global platforms are com ...
3:30 PM
  1. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Unified Communications has been around for more than 25 years, but you'd never know it based on the user experience. By providing a simple, consistent user experience in all the places you work, Crest ...
  2. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Learn best practices for very high quality video wall applications when designing with BrightSign media players. Learn the various workflows that generate suitable content and compelling video wall de ...
  3. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Video & Display
    Explore the integration of Augmented Reality Systems with high-end programmable videowalls. This session will explore how to integrate new forms of engagement and digital experience into a branded env ...
  4. Pavilion 4
    90 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    There are plenty of ways to lose money in the AV integration business, but one of the easiest is under-charging for labor. How much you pay an employee, how much you charge for that employee, and how ...
  5. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Dante-based AV over IP delivers perfectly time-aligned video and multi-channel audio, multi-vendor interoperability, and Dante's unified control experience for end users and integrators. In this sessi ...
4:00 PM
  1. Pavilion 10
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Whether AV over IP, Unified Communications or Wireless Sharing, as technology evolves, many systems rely on a robust network.  In this course, each of these topics are explored as it relates to networ ...
  2. S232/S233
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    This session will explore wireless microphone system components and how they can be used in a variety of Live performance situations including vocal performance, instrumental performance and unique pe ...
  3. Pavilion 9
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    Before we have fully implemented the 4k systems, the 8k is coming. Both post great challenges to the manufacturers and integrators. The 4k signal data rate is 4 times of a 1080p, while the 8k signal d ...
  4. S230
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Regardless if in retail, corporate, museums, airports or sports arenas – data-driven digital experience is a must-have. This workshop is tailored at integrators, architects and end-users interested in ...
4:30 PM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Architecture meets Digital Signage: designing exciting, engaging and sharable concepts for retail, corporate lobbies and campuses or transactional zones in hospitality and transportation requires a cl ...
  2. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Video & Display
    Topgolf, LG Business Solutions, Diem Digital and SAVI Controls partnered to transform more than 50 Topgolf locations into the ultimate golf and entertainment experience using the latest in display and ...
  3. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
     researched the history of cinema surround, live-theatre surround sound and modern 3D immersive concert-sound systems. I’m finding that object-based immersive software allows the designers and users m ...
  4. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    We are living in a time with an abundance of technical innovation and tools that enable new ways to connect. But many of us are still working in conference rooms and other facilities where technology ...
  5. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Control Systems
    Control systems and monitoring have traditionally been seen as simply monitoring, but by trying in other resources and features they can be a dynamic , interactive customer/technical support system, p ...
  6. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    As UC and collaboration are becoming more critical in day to day business, it is more and more important to ensure that the systems that support collaboration are running effectively. Some of the main ...
7:00 PM
  1. Brooklyn Bowl
    120 mins
    Join us at the Opening Reception located at The LINQ Promenade’s most exciting nighttime destination, Brooklyn Bowl, on Tuesday, June 16 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. for an unforgettable evening of live music, ...
8:00 AM
  1. AVIXA Booth
    60 mins
    Join us for an exclusive tour of the show floor Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. Maximize your time on the show floor and get a sneak peek before it opens. The tour will meet at the AVIXA booth and begi ...
  2. AVIXA Booth
    60 mins
    Join us for an exclusive tour of the show floor Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. Maximize your time on the show floor and get a sneak peek before it opens. The tour will meet at the AVIXA booth and begi ...
8:30 AM
  1. N236/N238
    180 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    This high level intro to the Q-SYS Ecosystem is perfect for integrator looking to start specing Q-SYS into installations, as well as consultants and end users that want to better understand how Q-SYS ...
  2. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    Learn about the latest Crestron hardware and software innovations including Crestron Flex Unified Communications and collaboration platform; DM NVX™ network A/V now with the AVoIT allience and much mo ...
  3. N239/N241
    180 mins
    • Video & Display
    In this session, leading members of the HDBaseT Alliance will address important issues in the AV sector. Specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to explore the following topics: • HDBaseT & ...
  4. N236/N238
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    When approached strategically, a building’s power, light, data and A/V infrastructure can contribute to energy savings and the occupants' comfort and productivity. The most successful implementations ...
9:30 AM
  1. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    Kick off your show with insights into the current marketplace for AV good and services. Sean Wargo, AVIXA's Senior Director of Market Intelligence, will guide you through areas of growth and opportuni ...
10:00 AM
  1. Booth S1139 - LEX: Live Events Experience
    30 mins
    • Live Events
    Start your InfoComm experience with recommendations and insights from industry observers, customers, and objective experts on the most exciting new products in the Live Events pavilion.
  2. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    Classroom research has revealed that the ideal way to address evolving student and educator needs is through deployment of a mix of learning spaces. What new spaces are appearing in the education land ...
10:30 AM
  1. Booth S1139 - LEX: Live Events Experience
    30 mins
    • Live Events
    As the entertainment and performance worlds face ever-increasing pressure to produce original, compelling experiences that draw audiences again and again, hear the latest market intelligence and real- ...
  2. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    For sports venues - audio designs, tools, testing, rigging, distribution of sound, technology, and control elements for indoor and outdoor sports venues of all sizes.
  3. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Keep the conversation strong and collaborative with our network counterparts. Learn how to express requirements to the IT team, by speaking a language they'll understand.
  4. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    • Live Events
    Organizations have long wished for an easier, more affordable option for live transcription, whether it’s to improve participant engagement or to make their events more accessible to people who are de ...
  5. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Control Systems
    Ability to control Poly equipment with Apps, Control systems, A.I. via Alexa, Cortana, Watson, Google, and others.
  6. N236/N238
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    The course introduces the configuration and integration of RGBlink solutions using XPOSE software and OpenAPI tools. Configure and integrate RGBlink products for video processing in real-world applica ...
  7. N232/N234
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    Title III of the ADA has become more important to Theatrical and Live presentations with recent court rulings. This training will take attendees through the details of planning and meeting the ADA com ...
11:00 AM
  1. 120 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Experience a curated, expert-led two-hour guided walking tour of cutting-edge AV technology in retail spaces. You will see, hear and touch AV technology integrated into the shopper journey. You will v ...
  2. AVIXA Booth
    90 mins
    See the newest technology trends and breakthrough products from the manufacturers driving the pace of change. Meet the companies enhancing the in-store experience and maximize your time at InfoComm wi ...
11:30 AM
  1. Ballroom B
    120 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    Join your fellow council members to learn more about the work of our councils and hear from Mike Pedersen, CTS-D, CTS-I, on how audiovisual professionals can take the lead on promoting AV as a STEAM c ...
1:30 PM
  1. Pavilion 3
    120 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Video conference-enabled huddle spaces, conference rooms, and seminar rooms—every college and university has them, and they’re all… not great. Join a cadre of peers from colleges and universities to t ...
  2. Ballroom G
    180 mins
    • Live Events
    How do you know what size truss to use to hang your video wall, speaker, or projector? Learn to calculate the loads and determine the optimal configuration. There will be math - it will not be scary.
  3. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    The terms “collaborative”, “team-based”, and “flexible” are often used interchangeably when describing active learning spaces but rarely is there agreement regarding what they mean. In this session, w ...
  4. Pavilion 9
    120 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    The standardization of technology-enabled collaboration spaces has known benefits of consistent user experience, reduced support costs and simplified deployment. In this session, two leading experts i ...
  5. Pavilion 4
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    Imagine that buying a car was like buying a large venue sound (PA)system: you would buy the transmission from one manufacturer, the engine from another, the body from a third, the suspension from a fo ...
  6. Ballroom A
    120 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    This course is part of the full Dante Certification Program, a multi-level training program offered by Audinate. It is designed for intermediate Dante users, and should only be taken once Level 1 has ...
  7. S230
    30 mins
    • Live Events
    Immersive audio production presents a host of new challenges and opportunities for front of house engineers and music artists. With more tours and musicals using immersive audio and surround sound to ...
  8. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Networked AV systems relying on real time media delivery are highly dependent on QoS (Quality of Service) to ensure performance. What is QoS and how is it defined? What are typical parameters and conf ...
  9. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Understanding of the codec controls and feature, plus how to configure the advance features.
  10. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    In this session we will explore all the components that go into having a great design for audio at live events. We will discuss acoustic measurements, reflection/absorption, acoustic diffusors, flutte ...
  11. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Control Systems
    In this moderated panel, AV and User Experience (UX) industry veterans will answer questions about how designing, integrating, programming, using, and evaluating AV systems has evolved with the rise o ...
  12. S229
    120 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    In 2019, the University of Southern California debarked on a revolutionary Digital Transformation initiative to reshape how we deliver our services to the students, faculty, and staff. The ITS Learnin ...
  13. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Learn where to find, and how to use the myriad of Crestron design and product resources to help you develop detailed system designs for your projects
  14. Ballroom E
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
      PowerPoint presentation will touch on 4-8 concepts relative to the latest in AVoIP. Focus will be on: 1.) Current status of AVoIP - update on latest standards efforts at time of show, major announce ...
  15. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    • Design & Integration
    A team of designers presents their list of things technology experts need to know about the future of workplace design. Examining technology trends through a design lens, what catalyzing factors shoul ...
  16. N239/N241
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Attendees will explore how ConnectCAD, our latest add-on module of Vectorworks Spotlight and Designer, allows for the design and coordination of complex audiovisual (AV) installations, broadcast syste ...
  17. S232/S233
    240 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Focused on experience design and the emerging field of real-time, interactive multimedia content, TIDE brings cutting-edge technology applications to InfoComm’s robust integrator audience. Attendees w ...
  18. N232/N234
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    AV over IP is the future of multimedia distribution. Learn how to simplify the process. This session will provide attendees with a significant understanding of AV distribution over CAT and Fiber IP ne ...
1:40 PM
  1. S232/S233
    20 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session takes place during TIDE. A group discovery session about what defined and dazzled us at our first truly memorable interactive media or immersive experience. By looking back to that origin ...
2:00 PM
  1. 120 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Experience a curated, expert-led two-hour guided walking tour of cutting-edge AV technology in retail spaces. You will see, hear and touch AV technology integrated into the shopper journey. You will v ...
2:20 PM
  1. S232/S233
    40 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session takes place during TIDE. A creative visioning panel session led by foremost practitioners in immersive design addresses ideas for what's missing and what is possible in immersive AV exper ...
2:30 PM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Attend this session to learn about AV challenges in the House of Worship market and how to overcome them. You will see a real-world example illustrating the typical issues AV professionals face in thi ...
2:45 PM
  1. Booth S1139 - LEX: Live Events Experience
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    See the newest technology trends and breakthrough products from the manufacturers driving the pace of change. Meet the companies enhancing the attendee experience and maximize your time at InfoComm wi ...
3:00 PM
  1. Booth S1139 - LEX: Live Events Experience
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    Drawn from AV Experience Award submissions for “Best In-Person Experience,” this all-star panel showcases the top production techs in live events.
  2. Ballroom E
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    An in depth roundtable discussion about how the Museum of the Future shall utilize digital Audiovisual solutions to enhance the telling of the Museum exhibit's story. This shall be self moderated roun ...
  3. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    From college lectures to corporate presentations, camera tracking technology enhances meetings across a variety of formats by allowing remote participants to watch and hear presenters and audience mem ...
  4. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    This presentation is being delivered by Angie Toussaint Billingsly AND Mr. Lacy Billingsly.  Angie is founder/CEO of KMT Technical Services, a California Corporation.  Mr. Lacy Billingsly is Chief Tec ...
  5. Ballroom B
    60 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Our fast-paced and ever evolving business environment demands new ways of communicating with stakeholders that nurtures a stronger sense of employee engagement, achieves higher levels of collaboration ...
  6. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Three industry giants in digital signage, NanoLumens, Peerless AV and Watchfire Signs, will be presenting their most exciting and challenging projects of the past year. For each project, panelists wil ...
  7. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Audio
    We will review a “best practice” signal processing chain for a few typical speech reinforcement system applications including input signal processing and dynamics, echo cancelling, automatic mixing an ...
3:20 PM
  1. S232/S233
    20 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session takes place during TIDE. Renowned creative technologists reveal how the graphic design and fine art worlds are moving visual technology forward in unexpected ways. Examine the arc of how ...
3:30 PM
  1. Pavilion 11
    120 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    17,000 open positions in a little-known high-tech industry requires a new approach to hiring and retention. This workshop provides perspective, suggestions and guides to recruitment and methods that p ...
  2. 90 mins
    Join your fellow technology managers to learn more on how to overcome the challenges you face in your field. Continue the discussion over drinks while you network with other technology managers.
  3. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    • Design & Integration
    How is the guest experience becoming more personal with the use of integrated technologies? What's ahead for how hotels can learn from guest behavior and improve their experience? What are guests look ...
  4. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Unified Communications has been around for more than 25 years, but you'd never know it based on the user experience. By providing a simple, consistent user experience in all the places you work, Crest ...
  5. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Dante-based AV over IP delivers perfectly time-aligned video and multi-channel audio, multi-vendor interoperability, and Dante's unified control experience for end users and integrators. In this sessi ...
  6. S229
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Through the study of Insper Case, an implementation of a fully integrated AV system in a new building in 2018, this session will present the challenges of the interaction between AV, BMS and IT, inclu ...
  7. Pavilion 10
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    In 2017 our company won a significant million-dollar av project. It forced us to learn a lot about the organization we were working with as well as ourselves. By following the CTS Job Task Analysis we ...
  8. S230
    30 mins
    • Design & Integration
    One of the key benefits to utilizing digital signage, namely video walls, is the impact and draw that it has on customers. Whether entering a hospitality venue such as a hotel or casino, or walking th ...
  9. Pavilion 4
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Assistive listening systems/induction loops are systems that transmit an audio signal directly into a hearing aid via a magnetic field, greatly reducing background noise, competing sounds, reverberati ...
3:40 PM
  1. S232/S233
    20 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session takes place during TIDE. What is the next level of physical space and how we can develop connected environments that facilitate and foster human interaction? Rethinking how we can incorpo ...
4:00 PM
  1. Pavilion 3
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This fast-paced, interactive session demonstrates how design thinking methods create high value AV solutions by engaging end users in the design process. After a brief introduction, participants work ...
  2. Ballroom A
    90 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Conferencing and collaboration are essential and multifaceted spaces in the enterprise, and acoustics plays a key role in their success or failure with users. Some rules of thumb will be provided alon ...
  3. Pavilion 9
    90 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    “No project gets better over time.” Sales Reps and Account managers, whether they like it or not (or take credit or blame for it), are the first people to create expectations in the minds of their cli ...
  4. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    40 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Providing a topnotch fan experience occurs before, during, and after the main event, and is based on the totality of the product, not just the action on the field. Through the implementation of digita ...
4:20 PM
  1. S232/S233
    25 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session takes place during TIDE. As the digital landmark trend propagates mega-scaled visual display surfaces that morph into wild shapes and architectural features, the content problem is also e ...
4:30 PM
  1. S230
    30 mins
    • Design & Integration
    We are in the midst of an economic shift, moving from the service economy to the experience economy. This shift affects some industries more than others, such as hotels affected by Airbnb, retail stor ...
  2. Ballroom E
    60 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    AV as a Service (AVaaS) is a support model where a system integrator would provide continual onsite equipment and software installations, refresh, repair, etc on a defined timeline for a subscription ...
  3. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    With applications like HDBaseT, Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) and AV over Internet Protocol (AVoIP), copper cabling deployed for IP-based LANs are now needing to support today’s AV syst ...
  4. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    This session with explore audio and video signal flows that contribute to improper lip-sync in all applications. With a focus on live events including Image Magnification (IMAG) as well as distributed ...
  5. Ballroom C
    30 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    In this session, I would like to translate where classroom AV and ADA intersect in regards to audio. We will take a quick look at the responsibilities an AV team is charged with when designing a class ...
5:00 PM
  1. 60 mins
    Following the Technology Managers' Forum, continue the discussion over drinks while you network with other technology managers.
5:45 PM
  1. AV Tech Tour Pickup 2
    240 mins
    • Live Events
    Step inside the portal to AREA15, the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment complex offering live events, activations, monumental art installations, extraordinary design elements, ground ...
6:00 PM
  1. 120 mins
    • Digital Signage
    Experience a curated, expert-led two-hour guided walking tour of cutting-edge AV technology in retail spaces. You will see, hear and touch AV technology integrated into the shopper journey. You will v ...
7:30 AM
  1. S232/S233
    120 mins
    Join the AVIXA Women's Council breakfast, where we will discuss the challenges facing women in the AV industry, identify areas of support, and exchange ideas. Don't miss this event, which regularly se ...
8:00 AM
  1. S230
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Las Vegas is home to some of the latest innovative trends in attractions technology. We will hear how some major local attractions, including purpose-built experiential retail and entertainment comple ...
  2. S229
    240 mins
    • Live Events
    As audience expectations for a new kind of experiential continue to rise, InfoComm’s Live Events Conference explores the rapidly changing corporate live events landscape and how to adapt to growing de ...
  3. Pavilion 3
    60 mins
    • Digital Signage
    There is often a disconnect between the technology selection and the content displayed on it. Digital Signage Magazine Editor Camille Burch will moderate a panel of AV content creators who will answer ...
  4. Ballroom F
    120 mins
    • Design & Integration
    After a brief presentation on the nature of the scientific method of observation, hypothesis formation, testing, and proof and it's application to AV Troubleshooting. the bulk of the session is spent ...
  5. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Learning Spaces
    In recent years, advances in AV technology have made education more accessible by removing many barriers that existed in more traditional learning environments. At the same time, new teaching methods ...
  6. S231
    60 mins
    • Live Events
    To deliver a high quality audio experience in closed venues (such as a theater or auditorium) for live audio applications, some important acoustic design details and guidelines need to be taken into c ...
  7. Pavilion 11
    90 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Participants in this session will learn how to design lighting systems and will receive the basic skills needed to interact with lighting designers, interior designers, and architects in their role as ...
  8. Pavilion 10
    120 mins
    • Design & Integration
    This session will start with a brief review of the physics laws that apply to electricity and electro-magnetic fields, explained in an intuitive, non-mathematical way. It will then explain how the pre ...
  9. Pavilion 1
    60 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    In this session, we'll briefly present on the idea of strict standardization of AV services and systems and how they can streamline project timelines, service, support, and life-cycle management. We'l ...
  10. Ballroom A
    90 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Join the Higher Ed AV Super Friends as they take on the Legion of Terrible AV by answering your questions about your projects and discussing the current state of college and university AV: what works, ...
  11. Ballroom G
    120 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    This session is intended to highlight the benefits and potentials of 3D printing technology, specific to the AV industry.We intend to expose you to the advancements in 3D printing and to give you an o ...
  12. Pavilion 9
    60 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Creating and managing partnerships that enable the design and delivery of integrated experiences to customers is now an essential business practice within the AV industry. Although the AV channel is v ...
  13. Pavilion 2
    60 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    The interesting and entertaining presentation will explain how to assure that your installed cabling will support the AVoIP applications you plan to run. The physical layer will often take the blame f ...
  14. Pavilion 4
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    This session will explain the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and how it applies to the AV marketplace. We'll cover What IGMP is and what it does The various IGMP versions How the feature wo ...
  15. Ballroom C
    60 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Do you ever feel like our audiovisual business can be perceived as a cage match between a greedy salesperson and the stingy know-it-all client? This session will provide insights and lessons learned o ...
8:05 AM
  1. S229
    25 mins
    • Live Events
    This session takes place during the Live Events Conference. Whether you sell products or services, at the end of the day, you're selling experiences. This thought-provoking keynote sets the scene for ...
8:30 AM
  1. N240/N242
    90 mins
    • Unified Communications & Collaboration
    Unified Communications has been around for more than 25 years, but you'd never know it based on the user experience. By providing a simple, consistent user experience in all the places you work, Crest ...
  2. N239/N241
    90 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Just about every consumer has experienced streaming video on their phone, computer, or TV, but live and on-demand streaming for an enterprise network is different. You have a different audience, diffe ...
  3. N231/N233
    90 mins
    • Video & Display
    Premier Mounts has created solutions that have been integral for building some of the world's biggest video wall installations. From our experience, we have identified variables which could cause prob ...
  4. S229
    15 mins
    • Live Events
    This session takes place during the Live Events Conference. We unveil insight and analysis from key industry research. Where are industry pain points, what lies ahead for the industry and how can you ...
  5. N232/N234
    180 mins
    • Networked AV / AV over IP
    Dante Certification Level 3 is geared toward those who are already using Dante, and who are looking to create more advanced systems and learn best practices. This course covers advanced networking con ...
  6. N235/N237
    90 mins
    • Live Events
    In this session we will look at new trends and technology in corporate events and the accommodating corporate AV rental market. This includes technical 'needs assessment', software tools, design, tech ...
8:45 AM
  1. S229
    25 mins
    • Live Events
    This session takes place during the Live Events Conference. Your budgets are shrinking but your client’s expectations continue to rise. This presentation explores the rapidly changing landscape of exp ...
9:00 AM
  1. Ballroom E
    180 mins
    • Business & Project Management
    Do your sales and implementation staff argue or point fingers at one another about project management? In the best companies, everyone - not just the project manager - plays a role in successful proje ...
  2. Ballroom D
    30 mins
    • Control Systems
    The purpose of a control room is to gather information to enhance mission critical decisions. However, integrators within the control room and visualization market are faced with new technology almost ...
9:10 AM
  1. S229
    35 mins
    • Live Events
    This session takes place during the Live Events Conference. This panel dissects the opportunities and limitations of being a co-creator. We’ll hear from the AV providers who have made that transition ...
    Moderator(s)
9:30 AM
  1. S230
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    Guests are increasingly looking for greater levels of engagement, personalisation and immersion. In this session we look at how increasingly sophisticated technologies are being used to create highly ...
  2. Booth C4854 - Technology Innovation Stage
    20 mins
    • Dealers Choice
    What are the newest exhibitors at the InfoComm show predicting about the future of AV? What new innovations are they bringing, and what do they mean for upcoming shifts in our industry landscape?
  3. S231
    60 mins
    • Design & Integration
    New technologies and innovations are emerging rapidly and will forever impact the way we work, how we manage space and the human experience. We need to look to the future to see the shift that is on t ...
    Speakers
    Kay Sargent