On-trend and future focused insights, will be on offer at the inaugural Future Trend Talks at upcoming AV and systems integration tradeshow, Integrate. Crafted to address the growing convergence of AV and IT, and to raise the benchmark of industry education available in the Asia Pacific to international standards, the Future Trend Talks will focus on emerging global trends in the field of unified communications (UC), smart building and digital signage technologies in the home and workplace.
Brought to life by international partners KNX, Interactive Multimedia Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) and the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA), this cutting edge educational program will see world-renowned industry keynote speakers share their knowledge and experience, whilst providing global insights into technologies that enhance the way Australians live and work.
Day 1: Unified Communication Talks
Hosted by IMCCA, the luncheon session, Unified Communications & Collaboration Roadmap, is an opportunity to learn first-hand some real world examples of successful case studies for UC technology, achievable successes and avoidable pitfalls.
Sharing all the latest industry news and developments from IMCCA’s recent involvement at InfoComm Las Vegas, this is a must-attend for IT related professionals who can benefit from collaborative technologies such as video conferencing, telepresence, unified communication and cloud-based and mobility solutions. Additional sessions include Smarter Working – Changing the Face of Collaboration Tools and Office Designs, and The Future of Desktop and Mobile Devices.
Day 2: Smart Building Talks
Hosted by the KNX Association, the world’s only open standard for home and building control, their Chief Technical Officer, Joost Demarest, will keynote the main session, KNX and the Smart City. He will unveil why KNX has become the world benchmark for home and building control, and how the standard he has developed impacts the energy efficiency, resource control and inter-building communication.
Supporting sessions include Smart Building Facades – A New View, presented by Somfy and World Class Technologies in Australian Smart Buildings featuring Joost Demarest and representatives from mySmartCTI and Somfy.
Day 3: Digital Signage Talks
A technology which has become one of the most important channels for consumer engagement. The Digital Signage Talks keynote, The Future of Digital Signage, hosted by Paul Flanigan, Executive Director of DSA, provides a guide on how to converge networks, technology and digital signage to facilitate consumer brand engagement and tell a story about your business to influence user behaviour.
Hear first-hand case studies that demonstrate how elevated digital signage systems can connect with consumers, and ways to integrate marketing, analytics and technology to convert your vision to ROI.
Ticket prices are $95 per day; which includes access to that day’s keynote session, plus two free additional seminars. For more information, click here
All conference sessions will be held on site at Integrate – in the Somerville Room on Level 2.
The 2014 Integrate exhibition will be held on the 26-28 August at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park.