Integrate 2012 in Association with InfoComm International, Australia’s largest audio visual, entertainment, information and communications technology (ICT) event, taking place from August 21 - 23, 2012 at the Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre, has announced details of the InfoComm International seminar program. A range of topics and key industry trends will be addressed over the three-day exhibition as part of a series of educational seminars and breakout workshops.
With over 500 brands on display, Integrate 2012 will bring together some of the world's leading players in the ICT sector. With a stronger focus on the corporate sector attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations and collaboration technologies available, to help organisations improve productivity and enhance decision-making in the workplace.
Hosted in association with InfoComm International, Integrate 2012 will feature a number of impressive speakers including:
· Scott Wills, CTS-D, CTS-I, Director of International Education and Member Services
· Laureen Jones CTS, Technology Solutions Manager, Te Papa Tongarewa, National Museum of New Zealand
· Michael Comiskey, Principal Audio Visual Consultant, AECOM
· Graham Hendry, Vice President – Applications Engineering and Training, TC Group International
· John Ungerer, CTS, Managing Director, Kramer Electronics Australia
· Jeff MacKenzie, Technical Resources Group Manager, Jands Pty Limited
· David Myers, Founder and COO, Audinate
Among the key seminar sessions and workshops that will be hosted as part of Integrate 2012 also includes:
InfoComm International Keynote – State of the Industry
Be among the first to preview the 2012 InfoComm Global Market Definition and Strategy Study (MDSS) and gain insight into key facts and figures on the Asia-Pacific region. Released in June 2012, the study reports on the size of the global pro-AV market, markets that are expanding and maturing, and worldwide trends. This keynote is free for guests who attend Integrate 2012.
InfoComm Super Tuesday – Net-Centric AV
Infocomm Super Tuesday will return to Integrate in 2012, with a focus on Net-Centric AV. This full day program, taking place on the opening day of the exhibition will cover an array of topics specifically focused on the AV industry. During this program, attendees will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the evolving AV networking standards; the new challenges affected by Net-Centric requirements; and will also be presented with a number of case study examples examining how companies successfully manage converged audio visual system implementations. InfoComm Super Tuesday will cover the following breakout topics:
- Emerging Standards and Their Impact on the Future of AV Networking
- Moving AV Distribution over to a "Network-Centric" Platform
- Converged AV Design and Implementation in Practice
- The Next Generation of Integrated Building Technology
InfoComm University Seminars
InfoComm’s University Seminars are ‘a la carte’ meaning participants may choose to attend any individual session. Presented by a number of industry veterans, attendees will have the opportunity to choose sessions covering an array of topics including: the changing nature of the AV industry; best practices, tips and hints for AV system commissioning; and the impact of the digital dividend on wireless audio systems.
Government Industry Conference – Collaboration & AV Asset Management Security
With traditional meeting rooms growing and developing into advanced collaboration rooms, the importance of implementing the correct and secure technology solutions continues to be a pivotal challenge for many organisations. The Government Industry Conference will examine how collaboration rooms are more than ‘telepresence’. It will explore where the worlds of 2D and 3D collide and how this is driving collaboration beyond passive participation to real-time interaction and knowledge sharing.
Secure environments feature an ever-growing quantity of AV/VC/IT assets, but many of these are not leveraging the full benefits of the Net-Centric era. Capabilities such as centralised fault tracking, reporting, preventative maintenance triggers, escalation and the like are not being realised due to limitations in the physical/policy realm.
The Future of Business Communications Conference
As more offices look to become “virtual”, Australian businesses are turning to collaborative communications technologies to connect with internal and external business partners and stakeholders. The Future of Business Communications Conference will look at the importance of good quality audio and visual technology and how businesses can harness and leverage the growing ‘virtual boardroom’ trend.
Mary Giugni, Exhibition Manager, Integrate 2012 at Diversified Exhibitions Australia said, “We are proud to announce this year’s seminar program which will cover a broad range of topical issues affecting the AV, sound and ICT industry in Australia and abroad. The seminars will add further value for attendees as they will have the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s leading professionals on the most pressing and important topics. Integrate is a must-attend event for all audio, visual, sound and ICT experts and enthusiasts.”
For further information on the exhibition seminars and to purchase tickets, please visit: http://www.integrate-expo.com/category/seminars/infocomm-university.aspx