Thursday, April 18, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Welcome
9:10 AM - 9:45 AM
Keynote Address: Rethinking Connected Experiences
Cross-industry digital transformation is reshaping the world as we know it. Intelligent connectivity is bringing seismic change on a global scale, and it’s coming from the trends in transformative tech across several different industries—and all at once. “Rethinking Connected Experiences” is a look as cross-industry innovations and how various companies are adapting to the fast-moving shifts in social, cultural, technology, and consumer expectations.
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Mental Processing Break
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
From the Ground Up: Architecting AV
This panel will feature architects and integrators discussing pathways to better collaboration on a fully integrated build. They will share their insight and success stories on working with technology managers, and provide tips on how integrators and consultants can get into projects at the earliest stages.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Real Talk: What Integrators and Tech Managers Think About Each Other
Working with clients and vendors can be challenging. In this session, integrators and technology managers will have a candid discussion on obstacles they’ve faced while working in tandem—and how they overcame their issues to create successful AV systems.
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Sponsor Networking
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
The Future of AV - What's Next?
Manufacturers discuss new technologies and the impact they'll have on the pro AV industry. They'll tell us what the field will look like in one, three, and five years.
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Sponsor Networking Break
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Integrated Experiences: What's Next?
Foremost experience designers and tech managers specializing in merging the digital with the physical talk about their work creating unforgettable experiences for museums, stadiums, and all manner of brand activations and events. This panel of experts reveals what we can expect from a future where storytelling determines technology.
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Lessons Learned/Passport to Prizes
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Tour Guide: Behind-the-Scenes of GlobeLife Park
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of Globe Life Park. This is your chance to see the inner workings of the venue before The Texas Rangers move to a new location. View vendor products in action at this one-of-a-kind Texas stadium.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Networking Reception