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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

All hours are Central Standard Time (CST)
** Schedule is evolving and subject to change **

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Browse the schedule below to see the confirmed sessions, workshops and tours.
More to be announced!

Tuesday August 13, 2024

8:00
to
15:30
2-Day Pre-conference Workshop (Day 1)
Smaart Operator: FundamentalsDetails & Registration
9:00
to
17:00
1-Day Pre-conference Workshop
ETC Ion XE Console Training - Level 2 Enhanced | Details & Registration
9:30
to
17:00
2-Day Pre-conference Workshop (Day 1)
Training the Eye | Details & Registration
16:00
to
22:00
1-Day Pre-conference Workshop - NEW TIME!
So You Think You Can Mix: A Live Mixing Summit Details & Registration
Free Night

Wednesday August 14, 2024

8:00
to
15:30
2-Day Pre-conference Workshop (Day 2)
Smaart Operator: FundamentalsDetails & Registration
9:30
to
16:30
2-Day Pre-conference Workshop (Day 2)
Training the Eye | Details & Registration
09:00
to
17:00
1-Day Pre-conference Workshop
ETC Ion XE Console Training - Level 3 Intermediate | Details & Registration
1-Day Pre-conference Workshop
Textured Hair Course – Sponsored by IATSE Canada | Details & Registration
Free Time

18:15 to 20:30

Rendez-vous 2024 Opening Soirée

Persephone Theatre Lobby + River Landing Amphitheatre
(
Post-soirée gathering at O'Shea's Irish Pub)


Thursday August 15, 2024

08:00 to 09:00

Product Showcase Breakfast

Alt Hotel - Indigo Room

9:15
to
10:45
Wearable Light presented by April Viczko
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall B
Beautiful Drape Lines presented by Howard Van Schaick
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall A
Workplace Hazard Assessments  - From Page to Stage presented by Donnie Osler
Persephone Theatre - Sharfe Classroom
More to be announced
Lunch on your own and dedicated time for Trade Show | 11:00 - 13:00

11:00 to 17:00

Trade Show OPEN

Persephone Theatre Stages
(Rawlco Radio Hall Main Stage + The BackStage Stage)

13:00
to
14:00

The Ins and Outs of an RFP presented by Jason Robbins
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall A

13:00
to
15:00

Sustainable Arts – A New Pathway to Creation Using Greener Practices presented by Carla Orosz, Ken MacKenzie and Kathy Allen
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall B

14:00
to
14:45
TEC TALK
Brightsign players as dedicated multimedia players for the performing arts presented by Thorvin Electronics
Trade Show - Rawlco Radio Hall Main Stage
14:15
to
15:15
From Apes to Stagehands: Prehistoric Mental Hacks to Survive – and Thrive – in Today’s Backstage World presented by Masha Birkby
Persephone Theatre - Sharfe Classroom
15:00
to
17:00

TOUR
Caswell Bus Barns Project Vision presented by Crystal Bueckert

15:30
to
17:00
ANSI Safety Standards - What are they and from where do they originate presented by Richard Nix
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall A
More to be announced
Free Time

19:00 to 22:00

SWAG BINGO Fundraising Event

Sponsored by GerrAudio Distribution

OFFSITE | Blackrose Whiskey Club


Friday August 16, 2024

8:30 to 9:30

Speaker Showcase at the Trade Show

Rawlco Radio Hall Main Stage

9:00
to
11:00
Entertaining Health: Sustainability through the management of physical & psychological risks presented by Dominic Housiaux
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall A
9:00
to
10:30
Low Cost Theatres That are Expensive to Operate presented by John O'Keefe, Julian Sleath, Rick Schick, and Craig Langlois
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall B
9:30
to
10:30
Incorporating XR technology into the Scenic Design Process presented by Adam Parboosingh
Persephone Theatre - Sharfe Classroom
11:15
to
12:15
Building local and regional relationships to increase production value presented by Donnie Osler
Persephone Theatre - Classroom 1
Behind the scenes at Las Fallas Valencia presented by Julian Sleath
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall B
  More to be announced
Lunch on your own and dedicated time for Trade Show | 12:00 - 13:30

10:00 to 14:00

Trade Show OPEN

Persephone Theatre Stages
(Rawlco Radio Hall Main Stage + The BackStage Stage)

14:15
to
15:45
Basic Audio Mixing Systems - Beginner | Object Based Mixing Systems with d&b audiotechnik Canada presented by Trevor Nash
Remai Modern - SaskTel Movie Theatre
14:00
to
16:00
Safe Stages Discussion presented by CITT/ICTS Alberta Section - Safe Stages Committee
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall B
14:30
to
16:30
TOUR
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan (SOTS)
  More to be announced
18:00 to 20:00

Rendez-vous 2024 Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by The Titan Electrical Group & ETC

Remai Modern - Riverview Foyer 


Saturday August 17, 2024

8:30
to
10:00
Do your own ANSI Level 2 Counterweight rigging inspections presented by Rick Boychuk
Persephone Theatre - Sharfe Classroom
10:00
to
11:30
Basic Audio Mixing Systems - Intermediate | Immersive System and enhanced Acoustics with d&b audiotechnik Canada presented by Trevor Nash
Remai Modern - SaskTel Movie Theatre
10:45
to
12:00
Why you did not get what you thought you were going to get presented by Richard Schick and Jody Longworth
Persephone Theatre - Rawlco Radio Hall Main Stage
10:45
to
12:15
Technical Theatre Education presented by April Viczko
Persephone Theatre - Rehearsal Hall A
12:15 to 14:30

CITT/ICTS 2024 AGM Luncheon

Alt Hotel - Indigo Room

Luncheon: starts at 12:15 CST

AGM: starts at 13:00 CST

VIRTUAL AGM: starts at 12:00 PM PDT / 1:00 PM CST / 3:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM ADT | Register here to attend via Zoom

15 minute break
14:45
to
16:15
Plenary Session
Discussion | Alt Hotel Indigo Room
Free Time