LDI2008 October 20-26 in Las Vegas has is the kind of professional training you have been waiting for. By far the industry’s best, hands-on, in-depth training with today’s cutting-edge technology. Register today: space is limited in many of these personalized courses. Lunch and coffee breaks included in all full-day courses.

New This Year: Site-Specific Training
Check out LDI’s exclusive back-stage training at Cirque du Soleil’s KA and Mystere, plus Le Reve and Lake Of Dreams at The Wynn Resort

New this year: Theatrical Special Effects Advanced Entertainment Services hosts a professional-level class on special effects application and equipment, from systems and real-life applications to compliance and safety. Led by Gregory Meeh, award-winning special effects designer, founder, and president of J&M Special Effects, and Matt Dillingham, president of Advanced Entertainment Services

Audio Training
Four information-packed days of professional audio training presented in conjunction with Meyer Sound. Plus a full day of intensive microphone training with Shure.

Software Training
Get up to speed with the latest releases in these top software programs:
1. LD Assistant 08 & AutoCAD® 2008 : Beginner and Advanced 2. VectorWorks Training for Technical Production: Beginner and Advanced 3. Half Day tutorials: Introduction to Light Plots with VectorWorks Spotlight for Lighting Professionals 4. wysiwyg Two-Day Intensive Training Session 5. Vivien: Special Two-Hour Beginner Training Session 6. Introduction to QLab from Figure 53

Media Server Training
Take visual design to a new level with today’s cutting-edge media servers:
1. Pandoras Box Media Server by coolux
2. Hippotizer V3 Training: Beginner and Advanced
3. Mbox Extreme Media by PRG

Console Training
Get your hands on the hottest consoles on the market today! Perfect training for lighting designers, programmers, board ops, and technicians: The skills you need are right here at your fingertips!
1. A.C.T: MA Lighting’s grandMA Level Two Training
2. ChamSys MagicQ 100 Pro Console Programming
3. Introduction to the Jands Vista Console from A.C. Lighting and Jands
4. The Congo Console from ETC: Beginning and Advanced
5. The Eos Control System from ETC: Beginning and Advanced
6. LightPalette Control: The Palette Way: Beginning and Advanced

Electrical And Rigging Training
ETCP Certificants will receive renewal credits towards re-certification for attending these courses.
1. Ohm's Law and Order - Don't Let the Smoke Out: Essential Electrical Training
2. Stage Rigging Fundamentals: Now A Two-Day Course
3. TOMCAT USA’s Two-Day Hoist & Truss Workshop
4. Aerial Rigging at Cirque du Soleil

Also check out Tutorials, Wysiwig training, and Special Event Software courses.

For Course Dates, Descriptions, And Online Registration: www.ldishow.com.