The 2012 AV Networking Congress brings together some leading industry AV design consultants and pro-audio manufacturers sharing their expertise in the rapid convergence from analogue to digital media networks. You have to register for a full day of presentations, insightful real world applications, problem solving, and interactive demonstrations by today’s top professionals that are innovating to and changing the way AV systems are connected.
AV Networking Congress Schedule
09:15-10:00 Evolution of Audio Transport presented by Aidan Williams – CTO- Audinate Pty Ltd – A presentation that will discuss AVB Networks, switch requirements and a closer look at Layer 2 and 3 networks as it pertains to AVB and its capabilities.
10:10-11:00 How Digital Media Networking is Changing the Face of Theater Production presented by Sam Wise – Associate Theater Technology- ARUP (UK) / Peter Cox – Owner- Thames Audio /Scott George – Technical Support Engineer IT- Autograph Sound – Panel discussion by professional sound and system designers on how digital media technology is playing a major part in designing new productions and how it affects the actual theater.
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-11:45 Open Control Architecture (OCA) presented by Ethan Wetzell – Platform Strategist-Bosch Communications Systems / Klas Dalbjorn – Product Research Manager – Lab.gruppen and Lake – An introduction to the Open Control Architecture. What is OCA and what are the benefits of a common control protocol for the Pro Audio market.
11:45-13:00 Sponsored Lunch Buffet for Attendees
13:15-14:00 Stadiums and Large Venues presented by Martin Wunderlich – Sound Designer- Wunderton / Arthur Koll – Sales Engineer Broadcast; Pro Audio, Installation – Yamaha Music Europe / Kevin Ivey – General Manager- Peavey Commercial Audio / Josh Evans – Technical Support Manager (North America) – Lab.gruppen & Lake – A discussion examining how a true IP media and control solution benefits a widely distributed system for large-scale venues.
14:10-14:50 Voice Alarm and Evacuation Systems presented by Richard Northwood – Consultant-COMS(UK) / Claude Juriens – Dir of Strategic Business Development- Application Solutions (Safety and Security) Limited (ASL) / Cisco Systems – Speaker TBA – Modern standards based IP media networks present many choices when constructing a robust, high quality effective voice evacuation system. Clear benefits of audible intelligibility and zone-specific messaging are two of the many advantages presented by this approach. Coupled with new regulations, this discussion will focus upon deploying effective evacuation solutions as this exciting technology reaches widespread adoption.
14:45-15:10 Coffee break
15:15-16:00 Deploying Audio Networks for University Campus Environments presented by James Kennedy – Operations Manager-Peavey Commercial Audio EMEA / Graham Hendry – Head of AET group – TC Group – Modern IP solutions present unprecedented flexibility in delivering a media rich learning environment. This discussion focus on some of the “do’s and don’ts”.
16:00-17:00 Live Interactive Demonstration of a Networked Audio Solution
Where: Holiday inn Amsterdam / Boelelaan 2, 1086 HJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
When: Tuesday, January 31st, 9am – 5pm
Sponsors: Yamaha, Bosch, Audinate, ASL, Peavey, Media Matrix, Lab.Gruppen, Lake, Tannoy
Source: Tannoy Press Release