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Wednesday, November 14
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   W221-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Stepping up to a console to run your church’s lighting system can be intimidating. This 1-hour course takes the mystery out of programming with the award-winning MagicQ consoles. You’ll learn how to patch a new show, create, record and edit cues, apply effects, use tools like MagicVis and unlock loads...
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Philip Watson


ChamSys USA
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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
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room:   W221-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In services, volunteers with little to no training often wind up behind the lighting board. QuickQ consoles are a new, radically simplified version of the MagicQ series, featuring an intuitive plug-and-play interface that makes it easy for even inexperienced users to operate smaller lighting systems. Learn how to cover new...
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Philip Watson


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

  • 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-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Set pieces, camera angles and lighting elements found in theatre can add impact to your services and make them more immersive and engaging. Daniel discusses which lighting resources serve as the most powerful means of delivering the story of Jesus with the excellence it deserves. Sponsored by CHAUVET Professional.
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Daniel Connell

Lighting Designer
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  • Room:   W224-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Duke DeJong of CCI Solutions explores the effective use of IMAG (image magnification), an effective tool to helping connect to people at your worship, teaching, or stage experience. Done well, you can engage the masses. Done poorly, you will only distract them. In this session we will discuss five keys...
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Duke DeJong

Vice President, Sales and Integration
CCI Solutions
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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...
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Rohan Garricks

DGB Live LLC
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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   W-221B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Daryl Sutton and Daniel Connell share insights into ways a house of worship can work with vendors and consultants to leverage its investment in lighting. Coming from the perspective of a supplier (Sutton) and a TD/consultant (Connell), the two highly regarded industry figures will offer advice on building a lighting...
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Daniel Connell

Lighting Designer
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Daryl Sutton

National Worship Resource Manager
Chauvet
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  • Room:   W224-H
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Being able to mix various video elements together, while seamlessly pixel mapping your output to a custom screen size, unique LED formation or a projection mapped output, sets the stage for a software like Resolume Arena 6. In this class, you’ll learn from Luke McElroy as he unveils how he...
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Luke McElroy

Founder
Orange Thread Media
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  • 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...
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Alyssa Bream

Media Pastor
Open Door Church
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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Room:   W224-F
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
This session is a deep dive into the step by step creative process from concept to completion. From creative brainstorming to storyboarding, script writing, directing, and editing, you'll get a behind the scenes look at the production timeline of “Christmas According to Kids” and learn what it took to produce...
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Neil Gregory

Creative Director
Southland Church
Keynote

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  • Room:   W224-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Does your church or worship center have amazing moving lights, LED accents, and video screens that help communicate a powerful message? Are you including your congregation or are you leaving them out? This seminar explores ways to create an enveloping environment that accompanies larger lighting installations and will teach you how to best incorporate...
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Steven Young

Principal Designer, Director of Design
Visual Terrain
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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:   W221-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Lighting designers seeking to create impactful designs that also translate well on camera for church services, often find themselves struggling to balance the demands of lighting for the room and lighting for video. Seth shares tips and tricks for the camera and lighting fixtures that ensure what you see with...
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Seth Thiesen

Production & Lighting Director
North Point Ministries
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  • Room:   W224-H
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
When making stage design choices, your church culture and beliefs should help guide your path. Since the early days of the church, architects and acolytes have been designing worship spaces and experiences based around what they believe. They communicate worship, history, and their expectations of attendees without saying a word....
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Adrian Gates

Media Director
Crossroads Community Church
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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • 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:   W221-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Church conferences and youth rallies are great at engaging young adults. Aaron discusses the impact lighting has in making these events successful. Find out how to use lighting to create engaging, concert-style elements of “coolness” that resonate with kids of all ages, while reinforcing and staying true to the core...
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Aaron Cole

Lighting & Stage Designer
Faith Family Church
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  • Room:   W224-D
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
When designing or selecting your video content for your venue, there are many factors to consider. We'll discuss and help you navigate through the questions you should be asking prior to selecting the right video content for your space. You'll walk out of this session an expert in content creation,...
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Pastor Jermaine Rodriguez

Lead Pastor
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  • Room:   W224-G
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
This session will focus on Environmental Projection and it's use in a church setting. We will discuss how technology can enhance storytelling and how to effectively communicate the key message found in preaching and worship using EP, graphics and lighting.  The art of storytelling connects ideas found in songs and...
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Tim Ottley

Church Tech, TD Writer
Asbury United Methodist Church
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  • 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...
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Glenn Leszczak

President
Concurrent Systems Incorporated
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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...
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Rohan Garricks

DGB Live LLC
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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...
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Brian Burleson

AV Tech Manager
New Hope Church
Speaker

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  • 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...
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Alyssa Bream

Media Pastor
Open Door Church
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  • 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...
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Duke DeJong

Vice President, Sales and Integration
CCI Solutions
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Timothy Frederick

Director for Media Ministries
Bethlehem Baptist Church
Church Co-Presenter

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  • Room:   W224-D
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The Lumen8 lighting consoles are intuitive and equipped with a unique platform that provides a very quick learning curve, therefore providing better control of your light show. The series includes the Lumen8 Station, Lumen8 Surface, and the Lumen8 Console. Built with a durable and compact housing, the Lumen 8 Station is...
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Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room:   W221-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
If you’re involved in lighting for church services, you don’t want to miss this panel! Lighting Designers Patrick Hentz (Church of the Highlands), Daniel Connell (Church on the Move), Seth Thiesen (North Point Ministries) and Aaron Cole (Faith Family Church/Brightness Blog) share insights on how lighting can create super engaging...
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Aaron Cole

Lighting & Stage Designer
Faith Family Church
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Daniel Connell

Lighting Designer
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Patrick Hentz

Lighting Designer
Church of the Highlands
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Seth Thiesen

Production & Lighting Director
North Point Ministries
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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
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Joel Gerdis

Songwriter/Worship Leader
Iron Bell Music
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Stephen McWhirter

Lead Singer
Iron Bell Music
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  • Room:   W224-E
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
LED walls seem to be all the rage. This breakout will look at all the factors involved when planning to use LEDs for a special service or if your church is considering purchasing them.  What is a MIL and what do I need?  How do I deal with the weight? ...
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Stefan Svard

Head Engineer
THOR
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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-D
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Not sure if lamp or laser is better for you? Should you get a white screen or grey screen? Are their solutions when your space is super-bright? What if you have a very small budget? Learn the answer to all of these things and more when you hear the top...
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Todd Reed

Getting Church Projection Right – Lessons Learned from Projector Experts
Projector People
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  • Room:   W224-G
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Story-telling is an art that should engage all five senses and today’s lighting technology can help to do that. With a little bit of know-how, lighting can enrich worship, the spoken word, the ambiance, and enhance the overall experience.  Lighting and storytelling are commonly used in today’s modern day church. Come...
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Tim Ottley

Church Tech, TD Writer
Asbury United Methodist Church
Speaker

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  • 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...
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Reuben Poon

Production Manager
C3 Church San Diego
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Thursday, November 15
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room:   W221-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Stepping up to a console to run your church’s lighting system can be intimidating. This 1-hour course takes the mystery out of programming with the award-winning MagicQ consoles. You’ll learn how to patch a new show, create, record and edit cues, apply effects, use tools like MagicVis and unlock loads...
Speaker
Philip Watson


ChamSys USA
Speaker

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Thursday, November 15
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room:   W221-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
In services, volunteers with little to no training often wind up behind the lighting board. QuickQ consoles are a new, radically simplified version of the MagicQ series, featuring an intuitive plug-and-play interface that makes it easy for even inexperienced users to operate smaller lighting systems. Learn how to cover new...
Speaker
Philip Watson


ChamSys USA
Speaker

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