SEMINAR PROGRAMME 2017
Sunday 17 September

PLASA Show, now 40 years old, is the annual exhibition that connects the international live entertainment technology industry and ranks as one of the premier shows of its kind. It presents ground breaking technology and exciting new launches by the world's greatest designers and engineers to an international audience of pro audio, lighting, broadcast, AV and stage technology experts.


Audio & AV
11:30 - 12:30
LOCATION: Audio & AV Theatre
Designing audio systems for churches; why is it so difficult? - Designing an audio system for a church is challenging because it is unlike ...
13:00 - 14:00
LOCATION: Audio & AV Theatre
The Ins and Outs of Microphones - An illustrated presentation describing the characteristics and attributes of microphones and their applications by John Willet. ...
 Music Recordist
14:30 - 15:30
LOCATION: Audio & AV Theatre
Join Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin as they discuss their incredible work on the multi award-winning sound design for Encounter - The Encounter is ...
 Sound Designer
 Sound Designer
16:00 - 17:00
LOCATION: Audio and AV Theatre
Psychoacoustics: the Ear and Dynamic Musical Demonstrations. - Understanding the extraordinary complexity of the ear allows insight into why we hear what we hear, ...
 Open Access Music Studio
Lighting, Staging & Rigging
11:30 - 12:45
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
Avolites Titan v10.1 features and more! (1) - Fully booked - visit the Avolites stand to enquire about availability. These sessions will show you ...
11:30 - 12:30
LOCATION: Lighting, Staging, Rigging Theatre
Stage Evolutions - Integrating Technology - Today’s productions have increasing technical demands. More pixels, more lights, more effects and more motion. Adopting an integrated ...
 Production Park
11:45 - 13:00
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
MA Lighting dot2 lighting console training (1) - Fully booked - please enquire on the Ambersphere stand K40 for availability. This free to attend ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
12:45 - 13:45
LOCATION: Lighting, Staging, Rigging Theatre
Bringing the Rock n Roll experience to live events - Renowned Creative and Show Director, Production Designer and Content Producer, Nicoline Refsing is celebrated ...
 Rockart Design
13:00 - 14:15
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
Avolites Titan v10.1 features and more! (2) - Fully booked - visit the Avolites stand to enquire about availability. These sessions will show you ...
14:00 - 15:00
LOCATION: Lighting, Staging, Rigging Theatre
Playing with the Edge of the Light: Bringing puppetry to life at Little Angel Theatre - David Duffy discusses the challenges and rewards of ...
 Head of Production,
 Polka Theatre
14:15 - 15:30
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
MA Lighting dot2 lighting console training (2) - Fully booked - please enquire at the Ambersphere Stand, K40 for availability. This free to attend ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
15:00 - 17:00
LOCATION: Apex Room
Riggers' Forum - The Riggers’ Forum is aimed at working riggers who rarely have an opportunity to discuss their opinions outside the workplace. In ...
15:15 - 16:15
LOCATION: Lighting, Staging, Rigging
40 Years of Lighting Design - In light of PLASA’s 40th anniversary, the ALD will look back over the last forty years of lighting ...
 Theatre Projects
15:30 - 16:45
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
Avolites Titan v10.1 features and more! (3) - Fully booked - please enquire on the Avolites stand for availability. These sessions will show you ...
16:00 - 17:15
LOCATION: Product Training Theatre
MA Lighting dot2 lighting console training (3) - Fully booked - please enquire on the Ambersphere stand K40 for availability.
This free to attend ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
16:30 - 17:30
LOCATION: Lighting, Staging, Rigging
RC4Wireless Presents A Life Untethered: Wireless DMX, Dimming, and Motion for Props, Costumes and Scenery - Wireless DMX has become ubiquitous from London’s West ...
Fast Track Sessions
12:00 - 12:45
LOCATION: Fast Track Theatre
SiPA next steps - building a smart contract platform on the Blockchain for the live production industry - This seminar will explore a recent ...
13:00 - 13:45
LOCATION: Fast Track Theatre
Getting a Foot in the Door - Getting yourself a career in Live Sound has three angles to it – finding work, keeping work ...
 Soulsound
14:00 - 15:00
LOCATION: Fast Track Theatre
Production Managers Forum Reboot Meeting at PLASA show 2017 - Join the PMF (Production Managers’ Forum) for the launch of their new website and ...
15:15 - 16:00
LOCATION: Fast Track Theatre
Technical Standards for Places of Entertainment - An ABTT panel session giving an update on recent revisions of the technical standards. The session will ...
 Association of British Theatre Technicians