AVIXA CHIEF GLOBAL OFFICER SARAH JOYCE HIGHLIGHTS KEY AV OPPORTUNITIES AT COMM-TEC
Sarah Joyce, Chief Global Officer at AVIXA™, delivered the keynote talk at the 11th COMM-TEC S14 Solutions Day. In a busy room at Uhingen in Germany, Joyce highlighted both the industry’s challenges and opportunities it is facing in the changing market in the EMEA region. The presentation, which took a close look at the DACH region, incorporated the latest insights from AVIXA’s Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) report, a comprehensive pro-AV market study encompassing the global economic outlook.
JOHN VAN HOOP TO SPEAK AT SDVOE EVENT IN SWEDEN
John Van Hoop, AVIXA Account Manager, Benelux and Nordics, will present at SDVoE, så mycket mer än bara Video över IP! (SDVoE, so much more than AV over IP!). The educational half-day event hosted by Intersonic and Exertis takes place at Scandic Järva Krog in Stockholm, Sweden, on 13 November. Van Hoop will introduce AVIXA and highlight its ongoing work in the promotion of exceptional experiences.
The event will also feature educational sessions from IP network experts Stéphane Tremblay, CTO of AptoVision at Semtech, and Neil Smart, Senior Systems Engineer at Netgear. SDVoE is a dedicated group of pro-AV manufacturers, system designers, integrators, and technology managers working together to accelerate the replacement of point-to-point connectivity and the matrix switch with Ethernet-based AV distribution to help enable AV user experiences.
AVIXA DIVERSITY COUNCIL EVENT FOCUSES ON STEPS TO DEVELOP A DIVERSIFIED AV WORKFORCE
Nearly 70 industry members attended the AVIXA Diversity Council event on 9 October for an engaging evening designed to embrace diversity and open pathways to the audiovisual industry. Speakers from the AV industry and beyond shared tales covering issues of race, prejudice, illness, invisible disability amongst others at the Royal College of Physicians in London, all raised through the powerful lens of storytelling.
The AVIXA Diversity Council is a group of AVIXA members interested in bringing together AV and integrated experience professionals from various backgrounds and cultures to facilitate a larger dialogue around initiatives of inclusion within the industry. The next AVIXA Diversity Council event is set to take place on the main stage at Integrated Systems Europe 2020 in RAI Amsterdam on 11 February 2020 with Diversity champion June Sarpong as keynote speaker.
AVIXA SUPPORTS BRACE OF ATEN AV/IT EVENTS WITH IGMP
AVIXA is pleased to be supporting two Solution Day Events in Germany set to lift the lid on the latest tips and tricks in AV and IT. The events will take place day in Hannover on 5 November and Munich on 7 November, and will both feature sessions from ATEN, AVIXA and HDBaseT. AVIXA will be hosting a session that will look at the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and explain how it works in the network environment, with considerations for multicast communication as well as the connection and transmission of audiovisual systems. The session will provide attendees with a better understanding of IGMP, and how the network works to improve data flow.
LEVEL UP! FIRST SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
The first three speakers for the Level Up! Conference have been announced. Free to attend, this first event taking place in London on 22 November at the British Library offers a series of seminars that delve into the most relevant, front-of-mind technology issues, challenges, and ideas that are currently impacting the AV industry. Alongside the thought-provoking agenda, the conference will offer current Certified Technology Specialists™ (CTS®) the opportunity to earn renewal units (RUs).
The announced speakers are Merlijn van Veen, Senior Technical Support & Education Specialist, Meyer Sound; Paul Hudson, Training Manager, Exterity; and Kieran Walsh, Director of Application Engineering (EMEA), Audinate. Level Up! will take place in London on 22 November at the British Library. AVIXA caught up with the trio to ask them a few questions...
AVIXA EYED EDUCATION EXPERIENCES WITH EDU TOURNÉE 2019
AVIXA shared educational insights at the latest Edu Tournée event at Didacta Italia Fair from 9-11 October in Florence, Italy. Organised by Connessioni Magazine, the programme aimed to highlight how technology enables new educational models, new cognitive approaches, and how it can make learning more effective. Valeria Rapa, AVIXA’s Program Coordinator, was on hand to discuss how AV technology can contribute to the creation of an exceptional experiences in training and education. She spoke alongside AVIXA Italian Advisory Group Members Adriano D'Alessio, Country Manager, Lightware Visual Engineering Italia and Gualtiero Anselmetti, Sales Manager, Satnet Srl.
AVIXA will be continuing its support of the Edu Tournée events in Italy, with the next events set to take place on 7 November in Genoa and 20 November in Naples. Valeria Rapa will again participate alongside AVIXA Italian Advisory Group Member Adriano D'Alessio on both days.
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