The free-to-attend seminar programme at PLASA 2016 sees two show-floor theatres hosting topics from world-class designers, production teams and consultants involved with some of the world’s best known venues, prolific tours and major global entertainment and sporting events taking place this year.
What's on offer in 2016
- Free to attend seminars from the teams behind 'Lighting the Rio Olympics Ceremonies', 'Eurovision 2016 - A Production Masterclass', 'Visualisation at the Royal Opera House', and 'Sadlers Wells - New Technology for the Stage'
- First-rate audio content from Phil Ward hosting panel discussions on Immersive Sound, Tablet Mixing and Noisy Neighbours; Jon Burton asks whether it's 'Time to Say Goodbye to Analogue' and the Association Of Sound Designers return to tell us how to 'Pin the Mic on the Actor'.
- The Rigging Conference will run alongside PLASA 2016 on Monday 19th September. With the opening key-note from well-known rigger and founder of Stage Rigging Inc. - Rocky Paulson - the 1-day programme will also feature sessions looking at the chain of responsibilities involved in staging a production, discussions on the challenges of flying PA and an in-depth look into the complex discipline of performer flying. Early bird rates available now.
- Merlijn Van Veen joins us on Tuesday 20 September to present an independent 1-day tutorial about the necessity of 'Low Frequency Control' featuring in-depth examples of generic modern sub-woofer configurations and how to design them yourself. Cost of attending is £120 + vat; or £95 + vat for PLASA and Soulsound members (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for member discount code). Places are very limited so book now to avoid disappointment!
Art-Net 4 Zone
Art-Net 4 Zone - a hub of activity, with some of the industry’s most highly regarded figures in ethernet and DMX/RDM lighting control on hand to provide one-on-one training, mini-seminars and practical product advice in an ‘Art-Fest’ session.
Among those already signed up are Artistic Licence, JESE, Howard Eaton Lighting, Goddard Design Co., Eaton – Zero 88, ISTL, Speirs and Major, LDC. AV support is to be provided by TSL Lighting.
See this exciting feature on stand R71