Thursday, June 17, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)

Networking In Exhibit Hall

Head to our exhibit hall to experience the latest pro AV technologies. Be sure to visit each booth and engage in their chatroom to be entered into the Passport to Prizes drawing!

9:05 AM - 9:10 AM (EDT)

Welcoming Remarks 

Tim Albright Megan A. Dutta Chuck Espinoza
9:10 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

What’s Next for Pro AV?

The value of pro AV has never been more apparent than it is today. How do we make the most of this moment to deliver and demonstrate the AV return on investment? How do we leverage the value to create experiences that provide broader and wider access? How do we use our knowledge and our work to foster change? Join Kirkegaard's founding principal of integrated systems design to explore this topic.

Bren Walker
9:50 AM - 10:05 AM (EDT)

Morning Keynote

Clint Hoffman
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

What’s Next for Learning?

As students and others return to the classroom, what are the go-to strategies for bringing them back safely? What accommodations will be kept in place for distance learning? And what limitations, or freedoms, do schools have they didn’t prior to COVID? This panel will discuss using AV to enhance the student and teacher experience—whether it’s in a university, an office classroom, or a high school.

Tim Albright Julie Johnston Andrew Kornstein Sandra Paul Rony Sebok
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

What’s Next for Conferencing and Collaboration?

Did the COVID-19 pandemic bring about the death of the open floor plan? If work-from-home life is here to stay, how does that impact pro AV? This panel will discuss how integrators, consultants, and the like can capitalize on current and future trends in conferencing and collaboration.

Megan A. Dutta Jeremy Caldera Sheuli Forte Troy Jensen Jason Vossler
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Exhibit Hall Break

Head to our exhibit hall to experience the latest pro AV technologies. Be sure to visit each booth and engage in their chatroom to be entered into the Passport to Prizes drawing!

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Unlocking The Potential of PRO AV to Drive Transformative Experiences

Join the Director of Commercial Visual Products at Epson America, who will be discussing how the way that we interact, collaborate, and learn has changed over the last few years.  The acceleration of technological advancements, the evolution of consumers' content consumption, and the convergence of art and technology is fueling not only the growth of display technology but forging a path for new experiences in Education, Corporate, Healthcare, House of Worship and more - All of which are poised to impact the future of the AV industry as we collectively level-up to meet our stake-holders’ needs.

Mark Roslon
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM (EDT)

What's Next for Production and Streaming?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, streaming media and broadcasting have taken center stage in the world of pro AV. As live events, houses of worship, and universities get back in person, AV pros will need to distribute media to socially distanced locations. This panel will explore the best streaming techniques, broadcast trends, and more.

Megan A. Dutta Andrew Brode Rachael Harris Paul Richards
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Exhibit Hall Break

Head to our exhibit hall to experience the latest pro AV technologies. Be sure to visit each booth and engage in their chatroom to be entered into the Passport to Prizes drawing!

2:30 PM - 3:05 PM (EDT)

Tech Tales

Join innovative AV manufacturers as they give 15-minutes overviews of their latest technological developments.

Tim Albright Peter Hurley Amy Schwartz - DSCE, DSDE Gina Spencer Grifiths Zachariah Jason DiCampello
3:05 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Exhibit Hall Break

Head to our exhibit hall to experience the latest pro AV technologies. Be sure to visit each booth and engage in their chatroom to be entered into the Passport to Prizes drawing!

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)

What’s Next for Digital Signage?

Content is still king—it evokes emotions and helps create memorable experiences. Retail, museums, and quick service restaurants will look to digital signage to grab the biggest share of the public coming back into the real world. This panel will discuss the future of balancing technology and design—including what types of products are included in the future of digital signage—and whether in-house content creation is part of the future of AV firms.

Tim Albright Douglas Lake Peter Lawrence Kelly Smith Chad Hutson
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Wrap-Up/Passport to Prizes

Join us as we discuss the highlights of the day and give away awesome prizes courtesy of our sponsors! All registered attendees are eligible, with winners selected randomly from those that have the most active engagement with sponsors and programming.

Megan A. Dutta Tim Albright Chuck Espinoza
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Exhibit Hall Break

Head to our exhibit hall for a final look at the latest pro AV technologies.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (EDT)

Happy Hour

Join fellow attendees for a networking happy hour. A mixologist will kick off the hour with a demo of how to make our custom event cocktail. Following her demonstration, you'll have the ability to network with your fellow #AVTweeps. Click here to view the AV3 cocktail recipe

Megan A. Dutta Tim Albright Chuck Espinoza