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Expanded PLASA Show Seminar Program Announced

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

PLASA seminarThe PLASA Show seminar program is one of its most important and popular features of show, each year hosting industry experts from around the world who share their knowledge, skills, and experience. This year, with the show taking place Sept. 17-19 in London, U.K., the new, enhanced program is set to deliver more content than before and will feature a diverse range of subjects that will look at topical issues, ground-breaking concepts, and deliver real insight into the world of entertainment technology.

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GerrAudio Offering Three Days of Smaart School in Brockville, ON

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

unnamedGerrAudio will be hosting a SMAART v8 Training Session at its new HQ facility in Brockville, ON on June 26-28, 2017. It’s located about three hours east of Toronto, two hours west of Montreal, and one hour south of Ottawa. GerrAudio staff will be joined by design and tuning veteran Ian Robertson for this feature-packed course where attendees will learn how to make the most of their sound system.

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Metalworks Institute Introduces Four New Programs for Next School Year

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Metalworks_Institute's_Recording_Studios_for_Student_UseMississauga, ON’s Metalworks Institute entertainment arts college will offer four new programs beginning in September 2017.

Metalworks Institute has introduced three new undergraduate programs: Event Planning & Management, Live Sound, and Stage Lighting & Video. Another addition is the college’s first post-graduate program – Music Mixing & Mastering.

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SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), which will be held from Oct. 23-26, 2017, in Hollywood, CA. Proposed papers must be informational and address technical theory, research, innovations, applications, or practices specific to an evolving technology relevant to the media industry. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than May 15, 2017.

“As SMPTE enters its next century, technological innovation is accelerating,” says SMPTE Education Director Sara Kudrle, SMPTE Fellow and SMPTE 2017 program committee co-chair along with Thomas Edwards. “The technologies that enable creative storytelling have already made significant advancements. Higher resolutions, faster frame rates, wider color gamut, and bit depths are regularly being introduced while current conversations are exploring IT and cloud technologies, virtualization, and artificial intelligence with a focus on how they will impact the industry. The papers presented at the conference will delve into these and other key questions shaping the future of the motion imaging industry.”

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Adamson Amplifies Focus on Training & Education with New Certifications

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

05-Adamson-Education-Feb17Ontario-based loudspeaker manufacturer Adamson Systems Engineering is introducing a comprehensive and standardized educational program for 2017 and beyond. The tiered program offers a hybrid of general live sound principles and product-specific training to members of Adamson’s global network and the public, from novice technicians to leading integrators and engineers.

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Meyer Sound Hosts Toronto Event to Demo Leopard & 900-LFC

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Leopard Demo Toront#1B47614On Nov. 11, Meyer Sound’s Canadian Sales Manager, Frank Fabry, hosted a demo and information event at the John Bassett Theatre inside the Metro Toronto Convention Centre that focused on the new Leopard line array box and the 900-LFC sub. With three sessions throughout the day, audio professionals from around the GTA dropped into hear the gear in action and to learn about the technology and philosophy behind it.

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Acoustics Week in Canada Heading to Nova Scotia from Oct. 6-9

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

NSAcoustics Week in Canada (AWC15) will be chaired by Dr. Sean Pecknold and Prof. Michael Kiefte and held at the Westin Nova Scotia hotel in downtown Halifax from Oct. 6-9, 2015.

Acoustics researchers, professionals, educators, and students are welcomed to Halifax for three days of plenary lectures and technical sessions. The Canadian Acoustical Association Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the conference, along with the Acoustical Standards Committee Meeting, the conference banquet, and an exhibition of acoustical equipment and services.

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Early-Bird Registration Deadline Nearing for Mixing & Mastering Courses with Noah Mintz & Jim Zolis

Monday, September 28th, 2015

There are two days left to get a discounted registration rate for two one-day intensive crash courses on mixing and mastering being presented by Music Marketing. These one-day intensive courses will be held in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 24th and Saturday, Nov. 7th respectively. Until Sept. 30, the early-bird registration rate is $195 for each course. After Sept. 30th, the registration fee is $245.

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PLASA Announces First Professional Development Program Seminars for 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

PLASA seminarThe PLASA Professional Development Programme will once again bring global experts together to share their insight and experience at the 2015 PLASA Show, which takes place at London’s ExCel from Oct. 4-6, 2015. The first tranche of seminar sessions has just been announced, featuring a wide range of subjects.

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InfoComm 2015 Attendance Up 5.6%

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

InfoComm 2015InfoComm 2015 organizers have announced that 39,105 people atteneded the latest edition of the annual AV conference and exhibition, which was held June 13-19, 2015 in Orlando, FL. This represents a 5.6 per cent increase in attendance over InfoComm 2014.

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