Wednesday, October 20

7:30am Registration
8:30am-9:00am Coffee and bagels

Playback Options
9:00am-10:30am
Delve into the latest and greatest options for media playback and control, including the leading media servers to DIY systems that clever designers are making on their own, using coding environments like Cycling 74’s Max/MSP/Jitter and Isadora.

Projection Case Study I: Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show
10:45am-12:15pm
Designer Bruce Rodgers of Tribe, Inc provides an in-depth look at the design and technical challenges for the Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show, his fourth outing for the NFL. The show aired on Sunday, February 7, 2010, and the “wow” factor went off the charts with 3055 Barco MiSTRIPs creating the shield-shaped stage stage for the 12-minute show featuring The Who. Mike Spencer from XL Video, Lee Lodge, visual producer, Jason Rudolph, video content programmer, and Doug Adams of Pyrotek join Rodgers for this in-depth case study.

Lunch and Technology Presentations
12:15pm-2:45pm
Grab your lunch, listen to presentations about today’s hot projection technology then play in the sandbox for a few hours and get your hands on the gear!

Picking Projection Surfaces
2:45-4:15pm
Open your eyes to a wide array of projection surfaces from front and rear projection to a myriad of different fabrics and textures. Plus LED high and low-resolution display technologies. Learn how to select and use the proper projection surfaces effectively in your projection design and applications.
Moderator: Bob Bonniol, Mode Studios
Panelists include: Nick Pagliante, Gerriets International; Mats Karlsson, Martin Professional

Projection Case Study II: Projection On The Road
4:30pm-6:00pm
A look at some of the most eye-catching designs and technical achievements using projection and video for recent concert tours! Moderator: Bob Bonniol

Thursday, October 21
8:30am-9:00am Coffee and bagels

Screen Blending, Scenic Mapping, and Image Warping
9:00am-10:30am
Not projecting on a rectangle? Doing something really big? This is the session for you! From screen blending and scenic mapping and image warping: An understanding of these processes will help you do effective projection design and have better control over projection surfaces and what you are projecting on them.

Engineering A Video System
10:45am-12:15pm
Get to the heart of a video system and learn to connect the dots between various devices in what comes between the projector and playback: An in-depth technical discussion whose topics include matrixing, live inputs, output management, and systems design and installation. Moderator: Arianna Knapp of SenovvA, with some of SenovvA’s top engineers and technical gurus on the panel. Plus Lars Pedersen of Scharff Weisberg.
Moderator: Arianna Knapp of SenovvA.
Panelists: Lars Pedersen, Scharff Weisberg; Nigel Sadler, Green Hippo; Marcus Irwin, SenovvA LA

Lunch and Technology Presentations
12:15pm-2:45pm
Grab your lunch, listen to presentations about today’s hot projection technology then play in the sandbox for a few hours and get your hands on the gear!

Creating Shows on a Budget
1:15pm-2:45pm
Concert Content Creator Mark Devlin and Bob Bonniol present a workshop on achieving million dollar results on a budget your client can afford. Mark will share his experience with bands like Kiss and Journey where budgets were tight and ambitions were high.Techniques for finding good footage, and simple editing and effects will be explored to give your stock extra sizzle.

Beyond the Server: Methods For Content Control
2:45pm-4:15pm
Bob Bonniol and video director Dirk Sanders (Jay-Z) examine methods for content control and cueing magic in a discussion on controlling video devices efficiently with DMX, as well as new playback systems that offer power and flexibility in content playback and composition.

The Techniques Of Tomorrow
4:30pm-6:00pm
Learn about the neatest new tools that are off-the-shelf and out of your mind. Bob Bonniol and friends take a look at the next generation of cool stuff you’ll want to get your hands on! From do-it-yourself to the hottest gear out there!

Panelists include: Jeremy Kumin, Enttec; Steve Gilbard, coolux

The Beatles Love by Cirque du Soleil
9:30pm-11:30pm
Focus on the fabulous projections in The Beatles Love at Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Theatre, Mirage Hotel and Casino (please be at the theatre by 9:15pm at the latest)