The 8th PLASA Rigging Conference, being held during PLASA 2017 at Olympia, London has become an important annual meeting for the global rigging, production and safety communities. Aimed at practitioners, venue managers, producers, engineers, safety professionals and policy makers, it provides a unique opportunity to come together and exchange information, challenge thinking and inspire new research.
The PLASA Rigging Conference returns this year, with a new format and broader reaching content.
NEW FORMAT| BIGGER AUDIENCE
This year is going to be very much a talking shop. In previous years we’ve had traditional style presentations with question and answer sessions, this year we’re giving attendees the floor whilst still providing informed and current opinion from panellists. Guided by the views of the rigging community, the intention is to widen our audience to include anyone involved in production that has a connection with rigging to keep pace with the growth of media content requiring screens or projection, the advances in audio technology and ever more elaborate sets and props. We’ll have panellists representing producers, production and venue safety, manufacturers and standards writers and of course, riggers.
Our opening speaker this year is one of the industry’s legendary figures, Morris Lyda. Morris has worked with artists ranging from Traffic in his 20’s to a multi-tour relationship with David Bowie, Genesis, Pink Floyd, The 3 Tenors, and Phil Collins. Following a move to Australia in the late 90’s Morris focused on special events such as the Barcelona and Sydney Olympics and a diverse array of demanding projects, specialising in building and motivating people to produce extraordinary outcomes.
See the conference programme
Register for the conference
DATE: Monday 18 September, 2017
LOCATION: Olympia, London | Apex Room
|Early Booking full day rate:
||£95 + VAT (book before 1st August)
|Standard full day rate:
||£120 + VAT (from 1st August)
||£65 + VAT