PLASA Focus Leeds 2017

Seminar Programme

PLASA Shows are renowned for industry leading seminar content, which provide an opportunity to further your professional development and stay up to date with the latest technologies. Listen to talks from industry experts, get free business advice, and take part in hands on product demonstrations and workshops. Last year’s highlights included d&b audiotechnik, HOG4 training, MA Lighting console training from Ambersphere as well as industry organisations BECTU, the Association of Lighting Designers and Soulsound.


Seminar Programme

11:00 - 12:00
Precise and predictable performance goes one step further
Location: Bury Theatre
Technology has been moving fast in the pro audio world for some time, manufacturers are delivering products that are ever more powerful, efficient and better ... Read more
Oran Burns ,
 d&b Education and Application Support,
 d&b audiotechnik
12:15 - 13:15
The Challenges of Lighting Performances in Non-traditional Spaces
Location: Bury Theatre
Leeds is home to many theatre companies that make and explore performance outside the confines of a “traditional” built theatre. Three weeks prior to PLASA, ... Read more
The Association of Lighting Designers ,
 ALD
13:30 - 14:30
Talk2Me
Location: Bury Theatre
Two of the entertainment industry’s leading organisations, the PSA and PLASA, have joined forces to bring you the first in a series of panel discussions ... Read more
Andy Lenthall ,
 General Manager,
 Production Services Association
Bob Heath ,
 Music Therapist
Peter Heath ,
 Managing Director,
 PLASA
Supported by ,
 Backup - The Technical Entertainment Charity
10:00 - 15:15
Dante Networking Event
Location: Wellington Room
For the first time at PLASA Focus Leeds, we are offering access to this free event when you can learn more about Dante™ networking, including ... Read more
Kieran Walsh ,
 Regional Manager, Global Support Services,
 Audinate

Training & Demos

10:30 - 11:30
Introduction to MagicQ (03)
Location: Lancelot Room, Holiday Inn Express
A 1 hour "hands on" introduction to MagicQ. Learn to use MagicQ, patch a new show, create Cues and FX. Uses MagicVis for Visualisation. Prior knowledge ... Read more
James Harrison ,
 ChamSys
11:30 - 12:30
Introduction to ChamSys MagicVis Visualisation and MagicHD Media Player (03)
Location: Lancelot Room, Holiday Inn Express
A 1 hour Introduction to MagicVis and MagicHD. Learn how to create your own complete lighting setups in ChamSys free MagicVis visualisation software and integrate ... Read more
James Harrison ,
 ChamSys
12:00 - 13:30
MA Lighting dot2 lighting console training (ref: 03)
Location: Arthur Room, Holiday Inn Express
This 'free to attend’ 90 minute training session will provide an overview of all the features of the new MA Lighting dot2 lighting console, designed ... Read more
Thor André ,
 Ambersphere Solutions
12:30 - 13:30
Introduction to MagicQ (04)
Location: Lancelot Room, Holiday Inn Express
A 1 hour "hands on" introduction to MagicQ. Learn to use MagicQ, patch a new show, create Cues and FX. Uses MagicVis for Visualisation. Prior knowledge ... Read more
James Harrison ,
 ChamSys
14:00 - 16:00
MagicQ Stadium Software and Advanced Programming
Location: Lancelot Room, Holiday Inn Express
This session covers an overview of the new features available on the MagicQ MQ500 Stadium console and also looks at some advanced programming techniques. The ... Read more
James Harrison ,
 ChamSys
14:30 - 16:00
MA Lighting dot2 lighting console training (ref: 04)
Location: Arthur Room, Holiday Inn Express
This ''free to attend’ 90 minute training session will provide an overview of all the features of the new MA Lighting dot2 lighting console, designed ... Read more
Thor André ,
 Ambersphere Solutions

2017 Exhibitors