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CITT/ICTS 28th RENDEZ-VOUS Annual Conference & Trade Show 

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CITT/ICTS holds an annual RENDEZ-VOUS every mid-August. 
The location varies from year to year to allow members from different regions of Canada to more easily attend.
In 2018, we look forward to your attendance at
 
CITT/ICTS RENDEZ-VOUS 2018
Annual Conference & Trade Show
in St Catharines, ON
at the Meridian Centre and the
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts (MIWSFPA)
 
August 15 - 18, 2018
Opening night: Wednesday, August 15
Pre-conference: Tuesday August 14 to Wednesday August 15
Post-Conference: Sunday August 19 and Monday August 20
 
The conference offers three days of sessions, workshops,
backstage tours, trade show, 
social events and networking opportunities.

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Meridian Centre

 

For more information about CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous 2018, click on the following links for

  • SCHEDULE

Thank you to our Rendez-vous 2018 Partners

Venue Partners:    Media Partner:
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PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING

ION_Xe_20_Product_Macro_5.jpg2-day ETC Ion Xe Console Training

CITT/ICTS along with the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts (MIWSFPA), have arranged with ETC to hold a 2-day Ion Xe console training course prior to the CITT/ICTS Annual Conference and Trade Show. ETC’s Ion Xe lighting console provides simple and approachable programming and control for conventional systems as well as fully integrated lighting rigs. Join us to learn more about the features and functions of this amazing control system. 

WHEN:
  • Tues. August 14: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Level 2: Enhanced Skills
  • Wed. August 15: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Level 3: Advanced Programming
 
WHERE: MIWSFPA, Room 243
 
COST: $80 USD per day

For more information and to register


 

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ERD Certified Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness Course

CITT/ICTS and AirMagic Special Effects are partnering to present a ERD Certified Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness Course with Mark Fine prior to the CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous 2018. Completion of the Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness Course is mandatory prior to certification as Pyrotechnician - Fireworks/Operator by ERD.
 
WHEN: Wed. August 15: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
WHERE: MIWSFPA, Room 156 and the Arena Floor of the Meridian Centre
 
COST:
  • FREE for CITT/ICTS members registered as delegates for Rendez-vous 2018 before June 15
  • 80$ + HST for CITT/ICTS members not registered as delegates for Rendez-vous
  • 200$ + HST for non-members

For more information and to register


Sessions_45_.JPGFoliage - Past and Present Painting Techniques

Jenny Knott from Rosco and Wendy Waszut-Barrett from Historic Stage Services LLC are returning to Rendez-vous for a third workshop, Foliage: Past and Present Painting Techniques.
Explore a variety of painting techniques for foliage painting. Learn how to use historic techniques for contemporary applications, as well as some short cuts to make your job easier. 
 
WHEN:
  • Wed. August 15: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thurs. August 16: 9:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
 
WHERE: MIWSFPA, Room 267
 
COST:
  • FREE for CITT/ICTS members registered as delegates for Rendez-vous 2018
  • 25$ + HST for CITT/ICTS members not registered as delegates for Rendez-vous
  • 50$ + HST for non-members

For more information and to register


POST RENDEZ-VOUS WORKSHOP: 2-DAY RIGGING SEMINAR WITH BILL SAPSIS

August 19 - 20, 2018

Presented by CITT/ICTS in collaboration with CITT Ontario Section, IATSE Local 461 & SAPSIS RIGGING INC. Sapsis Rigging

When: Sunday August 19 and Monday August 20, 2018.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Location: Marilyn I Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts room 156 (Sunday) & Shaw Festival Stage, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario (Monday)
 
Cost:
  • Rendez-vous 2018  delegates (email Ana at support@citt.org for the access code) $125.00+ HST
  • CITT/ICTS, IATSE and Partner association** members without Rendez-vous 2018 delegate pass (email Ana at support@citt.org for the access code) $200.00+ HST
  • Non-members: $400.00 + HST 
*Registration fee includes lunch and coffee breaks on both days.
** Partner associations include: ADC, APASQ, IATSE, Ontario Presents
 
Level: Mid-level to upper-level Technicians
 
The course provides 14 ETCP Renewal Credits to certificated ETCP technicians.
 
Course Description:
Day 1: Safety requirements and general rigging principles.
Day 2: Emphasis on stage rigging equipment operations, inspection and maintenance.
 
Bil Sapsis will provide training in current entertainment rigging industry practices and equipment and the proper use, inspection and maintenance of that equipment. Required topics are Fall Arrest, Fall Protection and Rescue. Q & A throughout the day.
 
Presenter: Bill Sapsis, President of Sapsis Rigging Inc., is a member of the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Council and Chair of the Rigging Subject Matter Experts. He serves on ESTA’s Technical Standards Committee and is the Chair of the TSP’s Rigging Working Group. Bill is ETCP Certified-Theatre and Arena and is an ETCP Recognized Trainer. Bill is also a CITT/ICTS member in good standing. www.sapsis-rigging.com

 


 

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