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Wednesday, November 14
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Does your Sound System deliver the power of the Word? Does it help your congregation focus on the message or is it a distraction? Does it create a sonic environment that reinforces the worship experience?  This session will help you discover ways to improve your building’s acoustics, control noise and...
Speakers
Dr.  Fredrick J. Ampel

System Designer/Consultant
Technology Visions Analytics
Moderator

James Brawley

Consultant
James S Brawley & Associates
Co-Presenter

Mike Stukey

Owner
Stukey Associates
Co-Presenter

Steve Thorburn

Principal
Thornburn Associates inc
Co-Presenter

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  • Room:   W221-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Churches come in a variety of shapes and sizes and have spaces with different needs, from contemporary worship to vacation bible school and everything in between. For this reason, there is not one sound system that fits every church. This class will walk you through three major criteria to discuss...
Speaker
Preston Gray

NEXO District Sales Manager
Yamaha
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 14
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us for an intense 3-hour session on how Digital Mixers can improve your worship experience both as an engineer and performer. Which mixer is the best for me: This will be a discussion on the difference between digital and analog mixers, and the features that make it a smart choice...
Speakers
Chip Allen

Technical Marketing Group Specialist
Yamaha Pro Audio Division
Speaker

John Schauer


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Jose Perez


Speaker

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Wednesday, November 14
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   W221-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Designing spaces conducive for creating an Intimate and Dynamic worship experiences starts with an understanding of how God created us to worship.  Understanding God’s physical laws in delivering “The Message” gives us insight into how to have the maximum impact in each service.   This seminar will teach you how to use...

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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room:   W224-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
You don’t necessarily have to spend money to improve your sound. Sometimes, it’s the small things that can make a big difference. In this seminar we’ll walk through some very simple changes you can make that will have a positive impact on your sound.  Of equal importance is your people skills,...
Speaker
Doug Gould

Worship MD
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
LED Video walls are becoming the new standard for displaying video. Choosing the right option for your church is a huge decision that can “wow" your audience and build a connection. With endless options available to all types of environments and budgets, it can get overwhelming. In this session, CEO...

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  • Room:   W221-E
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Learn about Point Source, Constant Curvature Array, and Variable Line Array speakers and how to evaluate what technology is best for your application. 
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

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  • Room:   W224-F
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
In today’s modern church, and due to the demands of broadcasting and streaming, lavalier and headset mics are now a crucial part of just about every church service.  However, sometimes the results obtained are less than stellar quality.  Whether it be a lavalier on a pastor, or a headset mic...
Speaker
Alex Rodriguez

Consultant / Designer / Integrator / Engineer
Alex Rodriguez Audio
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
If you have questions, need design support, want additional information, or just want to hang out with a bunch of audio people…this is the place to be. The Yamaha Staff will be on hand to discuss those questions you didn’t want to ask out loud as well as provide assistance...

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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Room:   W224-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
LAPTOP IS REQUIRED A session that will introduce you to project management techniques that if applied will improve your skills in a significant way regardless of your starting point or background as manager/leader.  There are many people who started their careers as experts in one field or another and have found...
Speaker
Rohan Garricks

DGB Live LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   W222-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Are in-ear monitors - usually paired with personal digital mixing console - really the best way to go in every live Church music situation? What benefits are there? And what are the potential dangers and costs of tossing the open speaker monitor system. How can the best outcomes be achieved...
Speaker
Grant Norsworthy

Grammy Nominee, Dove Award Winner, Musician, Songwriter
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
In some cases, the platform volume level has seriously degraded the front of house (Main Mix) in our churches and venues especially in the small to mid-sized venues. How do we mitigate the levels of sound coming from the stage so that the congregation and the musicians all hear what...
Speaker
Doug Gould

Worship MD
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
At some point as a church communicator, you’ll be asked to livestream a Sunday service. Or, maybe you’re the one who comes up with the idea and is willing to jump in and start this new ministry. Livestreaming can create a strategic way to engage members who are sick or...
Speaker
Alyssa Bream

Media Pastor
Open Door Church
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
This session offers a working knowledge of Ethernet networks, appropriate for front-line technicians and technical directors alike. By examining how a home network really operates, attendees will see a relatable framework and will begin to understand networking concepts more deeply. These same concepts apply perfectly to production networks and larger...
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Wednesday, November 14
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Room:   W221-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
A truly immersive and inventive educational demo on psychoacoustics featuring and audiotechnik Soundscape.   As part of AE Global Media’s “Live Booth” experience, attendees will experience sensory perception like no other. CEO Donnie Haulk will walk you through all the new technology used throughout the demo room and audiotechnik will be on hand to educate...

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  • Room:   W224-E
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Does your church record and distribute its sermons? Does your congregation want to watch your sermons on YouTube or listen to the message on Podcast? Hear how a four-location mega-church with 6,000 in attendance, edits both video and audio for next-day delivery. This case study will help you understand how...
Speaker
Reuben Poon

Production Manager
C3 Church San Diego
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
This workshop will introduce L-ISA. L-ISA technology enables churches to deliver new multidimensional sound experiences, heightening the sense of proximity and deepening connections with the audience. Creating a multidimensional object-based mix is extremely intuitive. As if painting, sources can simply be placed, spread and layered visually where you wish them...
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Whether your part of a church that has a building that’s been around for years or your church is getting ready to build a new building and are trying to maximize your space. Multi-use spaces are some of the most over-utilized and under supported rooms in the church. We all...
Speaker
Tres Cozad


Speaker

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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   W222-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Time is perhaps our most precious commodity. As we strive to prepare musical presentations of excellence, a great deal of time can we wasted through unsure leadership and poorly communicated expectations. This class presents practical and effective coaching for the three essentials of preparation: Practice, Soundcheck, and Rehearsal. Help inspire...
Speaker
Grant Norsworthy

Grammy Nominee, Dove Award Winner, Musician, Songwriter
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-C
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
A truly immersive and inventive educational demo on psychoacoustics featuring and audiotechnik Soundscape.   As part of AE Global Media’s “Live Booth” experience, attendees will experience sensory perception like no other. CEO Donnie Haulk will walk you through all the new technology used throughout the demo room and audiotechnik will be on hand to educate on their...

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  • Room:   W224-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Does it take piles of money and the latest expensive line array, to have fantastic sound at your church? No way! Join us as we unpack ways to quickly upgrade your sound and add in-ear monitoring, by leveraging gear you already have, and taking advantage of a growing number of...
Speakers
Brandon Leafblad

Co-Founder
Audio Fusion Systems
Speaker

Peter Neumann

Founder
Worship Expedition
Church Co-Presenter

Session details

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-C
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
The session will delve into the many technical facets, challenges and solutions when the service environment requires setup/tear down for every service. Explore out of the box ideas that will help mobile rigging perform better, quicker and with less hassle. Ideal audience segment would be the volunteer audio engineer at...
Speaker
Glenn Leszczak

President
Concurrent Systems Incorporated
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
If Part I focused on how production networks are similar to your home network, Part II explains how production networks are different and how they can be optimized using standard tools built-in to managed switches. We will predominantly focus on (Dante™) audio networks in our examples. Lighting and video variations...
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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W224-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
LAPTOP REQUIRED A follow-up session to the beginners boot camp, this session will continue the introduction to project management techniques that if applied will improve your skills in a significant way regardless of your starting point or background as manager/leader.  There are many people who started their careers as experts in...
Speaker
Rohan Garricks

DGB Live LLC
Speaker

Session details


Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room:   W224-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Have you ever needed a cable and you couldn't find it? Or needed a cable but the only one you could buy was 47' longer than you needed? What if you could make that network audio cable yourself? Well, there is a way you can improve your systems without it...
Speaker
Brian Burleson

AV Tech Manager
New Hope Church
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W314-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Facebook has slowly been taking away the ability to reach those who “like” your church’s page. But, the one thing guaranteed to reach your followers is video - specifically live video. Today, everyone has the ability to create creative, engaging, and strategic marketing that will increase your reach beyond any...
Speaker
Alyssa Bream

Media Pastor
Open Door Church
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-G
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
New technology purchases are often too focused on what the technology does or how cool it is, and not on whether it can equip your ministry to best reach people in your community. This is especially true when it comes to designing new audio, video, and lighting systems for your...
Speakers
Duke DeJong

Vice President, Sales and Integration
CCI Solutions
Speaker

Timothy Frederick

Director for Media Ministries
Bethlehem Baptist Church
Church Co-Presenter

Session details

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Learn about Point Source, Constant Curvature Array, and Variable Line Array speakers and how to evaluate what technology is best for your application. 
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The church is filled with amazing volunteers, all willing to jump in and serve with different skill levels. We all know Sundays wouldn’t happen without the team. As a director or team lead a large part of your job is training and unfortunately, training isn’t always a top priority. Setting...
Speaker
Tres Cozad


Speaker

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Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   Chapin Theater
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description to come
Speakers
Joel Gerdis

Songwriter/Worship Leader
Iron Bell Music
Speaker

Stephen McWhirter

Lead Singer
Iron Bell Music
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-F
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Level 2 Dante Certification is an intermediate course designed for intermediate to advanced Dante users that are looking to create more advanced systems and learn best practices.   Course Topics • Dante Controller - Configuration and Diagnostics Tools • Dante redundancy • Clocking • Latency • Unicast & Multicast • Dante Flows • Dante Via
Speaker
Bernie Farkus

Senior Technical Sales Engineer
Audinate
Speaker

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Thursday, November 15
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W221-C
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
“God’s Laws of Communication” is a study in the elemental physiology of worship focusing on the cause and effect of today’s AVL and acoustics in the master planning of a total worship environment.  The underlying goal is to create an environment that will promote engaging and high impact worship experiences...

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  • Room:   W224-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
We all want to use the latest and greatest compressor or effect, but do you really need it? Join me while we discuss how to maximize the basics of audio to take your mix to the next level.
Speaker
Andrew Davis

Sales Engineer
LMG Systems Integration
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W224-H
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Are you a medium to large church (300-2000 seat) that wants an all-volunteer AVL team? Hear how we created a structured recruiting and training process to enable us to grow from a two to four location mega-church (~6,000 weekly attendance) with a volunteer AVL team of 100+. Many of our...
Speaker
Reuben Poon

Production Manager
C3 Church San Diego
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
This workshop will introduce L-ISA. L-ISA technology enables churches to deliver new multidimensional sound experiences, heightening the sense of proximity and deepening connections with the audience. Creating a multidimensional object-based mix is extremely intuitive. As if painting, sources can simply be placed, spread and layered visually where you wish them...

Session details

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
This will be a presentation and discussion into what your options are when it comes to personal monitor applications. We will look at some of the options available to you and how affordable it can be.
Speakers
Chip Allen

Technical Marketing Group Specialist
Yamaha Pro Audio Division
Speaker

Jose Perez


Speaker

Session details


Thursday, November 15
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   W221-E
  • Thursday, November 15, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Speaker
Josh Maichele

Applications Specialist - House of Worship
L-Acoustics
Speaker

Session details


Thursday, November 15
1:15 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room:   W221-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 1:15 PM - 3:45 PM
If you have questions, need design support, want additional information, or just want to hang out with a bunch of audio people…this is the place to be. The Yamaha Staff will be on hand to discuss those questions you didn’t want to ask out loud as well as provide assistance...

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