Dante by Design - London, UK

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
08:30 - 17:00 UTC
150 London Wall, London, England, United Kingdom

Dante by Design. The best in AV and networking design for theatre and entertainment venues with contributions from the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal Opera House, Sandy Brown acoustic consultants and more.  Full schedule to be announced mid May.

Dante by Design is a new, one day, in person event to bring together professionals from all aspects of acoustic and audio-visual system design to hear from some of the leading acoustic consultants, technical solutions architects, AV systems designers and AV engineers – and get up to speed and hands on with the latest in Dante AV and Dante Domain Manager.

Date & Time:

June 20, 2023

09:30 - 17:00 GMT+1 (London)

Cost: Free. Registration required.

Museum of London
150 London Wall
London, EC2Y 5HN
Directions [PDF]

What’s on the agenda?
Dante by Design will cover network design, unified management & control, and AV &IT convergence through presentations, interactive sessions and on-stage panel discussions.  There will also be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the day. See below for the full list of presentations and speakers.

09.30 – Doors open – tea, coffee and biscuits are available in the main entrance hall

10.00    Move from the main entrance hall to the Weston Theatre

10.15    Welcome and introduction from Julian Carro, Systems Solutions Account Director, Audinate

Morning Sessions:

Acoustics and Audio Design for Auditoria’ -Speaker:  Patrick Smith, Associate at Sandy Brown

‘AV & IT Convergence, coming to a theatre near you’ Speaker:  Daniel Arif, Sound, Video and Broadcast Engineer, Royal Opera House 

11.30 – 12.00 Refreshment break in main entrance hall

Audinate Product Updates – Wim Roose, Senior Product Manager, Audinate

‘Dante by Design – Building the backbone for the Royal Albert Hall’  Speaker:  Ben Evans, Audio Operations Manager, Royal Albert Hall

Lunch break with entertainment in the main entrance hall – a buffet lunch will be available for all attendees

Afternoon Session:

‘From Artistic Vision to Infrastructure’  Speakers:  Dicky Burgess, Senior Consultant, Charcoalblue and Luca Dellatorre, Associate Director, Charcoalblue

Dante Managed API – A Unified Approach to Management and Control of Devices Speaker:  Julian Carro, System Solution Account Director, Audinate

‘Conscious network design for show networks’ Speaker:  David Melton, CISCO

Tech Briefing –Dante Top Three  Speakers:  Anna Shahin, ASE at Audiologic & Certified Dante Trainer and Gus Marcondes, Technical Training Manager, Audinate

On stage Q&A – introducing James Beer from Arup Acoustics, together with our presenters – a chance for the audience to ask any questions.

Refreshments available in the entrance hall.

17.00 Event ends

What’s the Dante angle?
In addition to an update from the Audinate product management team on Dante AV products launching at INFOCOMM, highlights of advanced Dante Certification Training will be covered.  There will also be a Dante product demonstration area where you can get hands on with product and speak to our product management, solutions sales and technical salespeople. 

Do I need to stay the full day?
Yes!  With refreshment breaks and a buffet lunch included, there will be great networking opportunities for all throughout the day. 

Will the event be live streamed?
No, you need to be there in person!