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Summit 2017 SUMMIT PROGRAM

InfoComm Middle East & Africa Summit touches on how professional audiovisual and information communications technology shape the future of different industries. Get acquainted with our speaker line-up for 2017, select your topic of interest, and sign up for the sessions.

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5th December

Room 1

CREATING NEW WOW MOMENTS
(Organized by : International Live Events Association (ILEA))

The live events industry is one which is in a constant state of flux as needs and wants change, and as technology progresses. Coupled with that is the need to always use live events as a channel of communication - to communicate a core message, a favorable impression, to touch people’s emotions. In a world where people are constantly bombarded with information, what event organizers need are new tools which may be more effective in reaching out to communicate to event participants.

Creating New Wow Moments is a forum organized to equip you with these tools. From the clever use of interior design, to employing the latest technologies, right down to the how-tos of hiring talented freelancers locally and globally, you will come away with new ideas on how to make your live event a stand-out one.

THE IMMERSIVE WORLD
(Organized by : The VR/AR Association (VRARA))

Virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) is a multi-billion industry, expected to be worth $6 billion in the Middle East and North Africa region by 2020 and globally $143.3 billion. It has become imperative to create a platform where industry leaders and experts can come together and share their knowledge. Brought to you by VR AR Association and InfoComm Middle East & Africa, the VR AR Conference – The Immersive World will touch on how VR/AR technologies are changing the face of every industry, be it real estate, retail, education, healthcare or manufacturing.

The conference will focus on delivering expert knowledge as well as giving attendees an opportunity to experience VR/AR content firsthand. Industry stakeholders will be on deck to share case studies as well as the value these technologies offer enterprises.

Be at the conference to learn more about the following:

•  How regional brands are using VR/AR to enhance their consumer engagement
•  How multinational companies are training their workforces and improving their work processes to reduce cost
•  How the real estate sector is using VR to encourage collaborative designs
•  How United Arab Emirates’ public sector is adopting VR/AR
•  How filmmaking is changing through VR
•  How media and marketing are becoming immersive and interactive

With 3,800 global members and a presence in 40 cities around the world, VR AR Association is an industry association that connects solution providers with brands and customers. InfoComm Middle East & Africa is the region’s foremost AudioVisual and Experiential Communication technology exhibition and conference. Its 2016 edition drew 3,160 visitors.

6th December

Room 1

SMART INTERIORS
(Organized by : Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID))

Audio visual technology determines the atmospheric and spatial qualities of interior spaces. With the rising demand and supply of new technological innovations in the built environment APID and InfoComm MEA will be hosting ‘Smart Interiors’ seminar to discuss the effect of AV technology on ‘smart interiors’ and the collaboration of AV experts and interior designers from the beginning of the project.

This collaboration will allow a better understanding and application of relevant design solutions and inventions. As the ‘Smart interior’ is the design of the future, APID and InfoComm MEA decided to explore the effect of intangible material spatial qualities to the tangible interior spaces.

Note:
  • FREE admission for audience with InfoComm MEA 2017 Visitor badge. Limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • All presentations will be conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. No simultaneous interpretation is provided.
  • The organizers reserve the right to alter the program content without prior notice.
For enquiry, please email jchoo@avixa.org
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