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NIXT Southeast Asia Summit

NIXT Southeast Asia Summit

21 – 22 October 2021  

The NIXT (Next Integrated Experience Technology) Summit is a feature within InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021 GoVIRTUAL. Deep dive into the world of emerging technologies like 5G, AR and IoT via the 2-day conference program to learn how these technologies can be integrated for truly transformative solutions.

 

*Information accurate as of May 2021

DAY 1 21 OCTOBER 2021

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote: The Global AI Agenda and Impacts on Business

NIXT SUMMIT
The Technology Era is Here – How Prepared Are You?

10:30 – 11:00

Keynote: Digital Transformation for Business in SEA – Where are We at Now?

11:00 – 12:00

Panel Discussion: Find the Right Direction in a Chaos of Digital Transformation

  • How to design your digital business model for success?
  • How to choose the right technology for the right process?
  • How to build the right talent and culture to ensure a successful transformation?

12:00 – 12:30

Modern Cybersecurity 101

This session will discuss the recent changes in IT infrastructure and operations and the new issues that are increasingly important in cybersecurity, such as cloud security and DevSecOps, to highlight some basics and beyond for I&O leaders to consider.

LEARN THE BEST FROM END USERS BANKING & HEALTHCARE CASE STUDIES

14:00 – 14:30

Banking Case Study: Moving Beyond the Blockchain Hype – Lessons from An Early Adopter

14:30 – 15:00

Case Study: Blockchain Implementation in Zuellig Pharma

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, and while tens of millions of counterfeit drugs are seized yearly by law enforcement agencies like Interpol.  Over the past few years, Zuellig Pharma has been working on a blockchain-based solution, eZTracker, to try and address this troubling issue.  In this session, we will discuss real world use case of blockchain in pharmaceutical supply chain and analyse the current state of these efforts.

15:00 – 15:30

Healthcare Case Study: Utilizing AR VR in Digital Workplace

Immersive technologies such as AR and VR are expected to become essential ingredients in digital workplace strategy. Many interesting use cases have been identified across offices and sites. However, difficulty in assessing technology maturity, and cost and investment performance remain barriers to its adoption.

In this session, we will discuss corporate use cases and analyze the current status of these efforts.

Manufacturing & Transport Case Studies

15:30 – 16:00

Smart Farming – How Robotics, Automated Sensors and Drones are Used to Increase Yields and Cut Costs

16:00 – 16:30

Case Study: Data Driven Transformation Journey at Blue Bird Group

As Indonesia’s largest taxi company, bluebird has been seen as a conventional company who shied away from technologies. This session will explain how technology, fueled with data, enables the digital transformation in Bluebird Group.

DAY 2 22 OCTOBER 2021

NIXT SUMMIT
Cloud and Infrastructure Delivery Strategies

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote: The Impact of IoT on Infrastructure and Operations

10:30 – 11:00

Prepare for the Reality of 5G

Understand the availability and characteristics of 5G technology and implement effective internal evaluation and verification.

Retail Case Studies

11:00 – 11:30

Case Study: Data Platform in the Cloud-Agility for the Data Team

With the abundance of tools and services in the market, starting your data journey has never been easier. In this presentation, Suksant will demonstrate how being cloud-first and autonomous can help companies accelerate their analytics agenda.

11:30 – 12:00

F&B Digitization: How to Ensure a Smooth Digital Transformation Journey

12:00 – 12:30

Case Study: Machine Learning for Improved Customer Experiences

The Evolution of Talent Management and IT Culture

14:00 – 15:00

Panel Discussion: Culture Innovation: How to Cultivate a Digital Culture for Innovation – Key Challenges and Strategies

Many CIOs and IT leaders consider organizational culture as a barrier for the digital businesses. Organizational culture is more important than ever as it is the foundation for creating and implementing new ideas, and is a driving force for change and innovation.

15:00 – 15:30

Case Study: Establish a New Mindset – the Future of Technology Leadership

In the past few years, many companies have implemented digital and bimodal mode two practices, but most have suspended at POC or have not achieved much. The biggest reason for this is not changing the way of thinking and working from the past. This session focuses on organizing mindsets (thinking) to cope with the new era.

15:30 – 16:00

What Types of Talent Do We Needin the Digital Era?

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Customized sessions at the Summit cater to a diverse range of different learning needs, from understanding high-level strategic thinking to industry and technology-focused sessions.

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If you would like to participate as a presenter/speaker at NIXT Southeast Asia Summit, please contact Sammi Zhang at sammizhang@infocommasia.com.

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About the Summit

Hear about industry trends, technology updates and future forecasting across an array of learning platforms featuring experts in the Professional AudioVisual and Integrated Experience Technologies industries.

Diverse Summit Tracks

AV Leaders Connect

A by-invite only C-suite gathering for AV and IT channel market players highlighting strategic issues and key technology trends .

AV Managers Day

Designed specifically for project and mid-level managers to deep-dive into solving day-to-day challenges in the form of quick-fire discussions between industry peers and market experts.

Industry Forums

industry Forums hone in on major industry projects in Asia, as well as factors impacting the industry. Presentations will also include the developments of AV in the industries, as well as new technologies that will affect the industry in the near future.

Technology Forums

This is a platform where attendees learn about specific technologies such as digital signage and audio technology. The Technology Forums aim to present information and discussion about how these current and emerging technologies can help meet today’s – and tomorrow’s – challenges.

AVIXA Seminars

AV technical personnel and professional end-users from various industries can learn technical skills and knowiedge directly from experts from AVIXA, the organization representation Pro-AV and Integrated Experience Solutions professionals worldwide.

The Pinnacle

A gathering of thought leaders, inspirational figures, and movers and shakers who will share their thoughts about the future and what it would take to get there.

AVIXA Flashtracks

Designed for AV professionals of all ages and experience levels, these 20-minute sessions about hot topics in the industry include short excerpts from AVIXA courses with practical, applicable ideas and skills.

2024 Summit Program

Prepare to be captivated by the future of technology, entertainment, sustainability, and storytelling at InfoComm Asia Summit 2024.
Gain insights into the current trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Pro AV landscape in Asia and get a glimpse into what the future holds.

Information is correct at time of writing. Organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program without prior notice. 

17 July (All timings stated are in Thailand Time UTC+7)

Wednesday, 17 July

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Hall 2 Foyer, Level G

SPECIAL EVENTS

Opening Ceremony

Join us to kick off InfoComm Asia 2024, featuring high-energy entertainment to celebrate the show’s opening!

Wednesday, 17 July

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Room 110C, Level 1

OPENING SESSION

Vision to Reality: Navigating the Next Era of Pro-AV Innovation in Asia

Synopsis

Step into the future of the Pro-AV industry at InfoComm Asia in Bangkok, where unmatched insights meet transformative strategies in a defining this session. This essential briefing, led by AVIXA CEO Dave Labuskes, promises a deep dive into the core technologies and trends poised to redefine Asia’s Pro-AV landscape over the next 3-5 years. From the disruptive power of AR/VR and AI to the paramount shift towards sustainability and evolving consumer demands, prepare to explore the dynamics set to drive market growth and shape the industry’s future.

This session is more than just a presentation; it’s an interactive journey. Following the insightful keynote, immerse yourself in a vibrant panel discussion with leading lights of the industry. Together, we will unpack the real-world implications of these emerging trends, offering a rare blend of visionary foresight and pragmatic strategies. Whether you are seeking to pivot, innovate, or expand in the Pro-AV realm, this session is your essential roadmap. Don’t miss this opportunity to position yourself and your business at the forefront of the Pro-AV revolution in Asia.

Key Highlights

  • Technological advancements
  • Market Growth Dynamics
  • Shift Towards Sustainability
  • Adapting to Changing Customer Behaviors
  • Real-World Applications and Challenges
  • Future-Oriented Solutions and Strategies

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM

Opening Remarks

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM

[Presentation] Navigating The Future: Strategic Insights into the Pro-AV Market Asia in the Next 3-5 Years

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM

[Panel Discussion] State of the Pro AV Industry – Asia Insights

  • Technological Advancements and Impact
  • Adapting to Changing Customer Behaviors
  • Challenges and Solutions in the Industry
  • Looking Ahead: Strategies for Future Growth

Moderator

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Room 110C, Level 1

SMART WORKPLACE

Secure Collaboration in the Hybrid Workplace:
Strategies and Technologies for the Future

Synopsis

The hybrid workplace is here to stay, and organizations must adapt to ensure secure, seamless collaboration across in-person and remote teams. This session explores the critical strategies and technologies that empower businesses to foster a culture of collaboration while safeguarding sensitive data and communications.

Key Highlights

  • Defining the Hybrid Workplace: Understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the hybrid work model, including its impact on communication, collaboration, and security.
  • Building a Secure Collaboration Ecosystem: Explore the essential tools and platforms that enable secure file sharing, video conferencing, instant messaging, and project management in a hybrid environment.
  • Protecting Data and Communications: Delve into best practices for data encryption, access controls, identity management, and threat detection to mitigate security risks in a distributed workforce.
  • Fostering a Culture of Collaboration: Discover strategies for promoting engagement, trust, and inclusivity among hybrid teams, ensuring everyone feels connected and empowered to contribute.
    Emerging Technologies for the Future: Get a glimpse into the future of secure collaboration with emerging technologies like zero trust networks, AI-powered security solutions, and immersive virtual workspaces.

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

[Presentation] New Priorities for the Workplace – New Strategies and Technologies

  • Shift in Work Models: Outline the transition to hybrid and remote work, highlighting new priorities such as flexibility, digital infrastructure, and cybersecurity.
  • Overcoming Remote Work Challenges: Discuss the necessity of technology in addressing issues like communication gaps, productivity maintenance, and data security in distributed teams.
  • Role of Technology in Facilitating Change: Focus on essential technologies for remote work, including unified communications, cloud computing, and collaboration tools, emphasizing their integration for seamless operations.
  • Best Practices for Technology Adoption: Offer strategies for effectively embracing new technologies, focusing on scalability, security, user engagement, and ongoing support to meet evolving work needs.
  • Future Trends in Work and Tech: Speculate on the advancements in workplace technology, such as AI and IoT, underscoring the importance of adaptive solutions for future challenges.

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

[Presentation] Taking Meeting Room Technology to the Next Level

What’s top of mind for IT managers when it comes to meeting the demands of user meeting experience and IT security? – The session offers a glimpse into what’s hot and available today, and emerging meeting room technologies that will impact the digital workplace.

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM

[Presentation] Securing Corporate Communications & Collaboration in 2024

  • Cloud-based services have disadvantages for security-conscious organizations
  • On-premise solutions offer advantages like data security, independence, and compliance
  • Report covers practical advice on building secure team communication systems
  • Explains advantages of on-premise solutions over cloud-based services
  • Discusses importance of secure communication in corporate environments
  • Addresses specific requirements and challenges faced by businesses
  • Provides guidance on evaluating on-premise video collaboration systems

12:50 PM – 1:30 PM

[Panel Discussion] All About AI – Future of Workplace Collaboration & Engagement

  • The AI Landscape: Explore the current state of AI-powered collaboration tools and their adoption across different industries.
  • Impact on Employees: Understand how AI influences employees’ productivity, decision-making, and job satisfaction.
  • The Future of AI in the Workplace: Discuss the next advancements in AI-driven collaboration tools and their potential impact.
  • Ethical Considerations: Address the importance of responsible AI use, focusing on fairness and inclusivity in the workplace.

Moderator

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

Room 111A-B, Level 1

CONTROL ROOM

The Next-Generation Control Room: Adaptable, Secure, and Intelligent

Synopsis

This comprehensive session dives into the strategies and technologies shaping the future of control rooms. Experts will address the need to adapt to changing environments, the crucial importance of cybersecurity, and the transformative potential of data, AI, and visualization. Discover how to build a control room that is future-proof, resilient, and optimized for decision-making in a complex world.

Key Highlights

  • Future-Proofing Strategies: Explore design and technology choices that ensure your control room remains adaptable in the face of evolving operational needs and technologies.
  • Essential Cybersecurity: Gain insights into the specific cybersecurity threats targeting control rooms and learn best practices for protecting critical systems and data.
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making: Discover how to harness advanced analytics and AI for real-time insights and improved operational outcomes.
  • Immersive Visualization: Understand the role of cutting-edge visualization techniques in enhancing situational awareness and streamlining complex information streams.
  • Expert Perspectives: Engage in a panel discussion with leaders in control room technology, exploring the trends revolutionizing this critical space.

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

[Presentation] Future-proofing Control Room Operations in the Face of a Changing Environment

Future-proofing control room operations in the face of a changing environment. It’s said that the only certainty is change, and that is no different for control rooms. With advancements in technology, requirements for higher quality visuals, and the need to monitor an ever-expanding landscape of data and information – how do you maintain a responsive, adaptable, environment for the operator today, that’s ready to meet the challenges of tomorrow?

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

[Presentation] Protecting the Control Room: The Need for Cyber Security

Subject matter expert and principal cyber security consultant will reveal some of the issues you should be considering internally and externally.

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

[Panel Discussion] Control Room Trends: Data, AI, and Visualization – What’s Now? Where Next?

  • Latest advancements and future prospects in control room technologies
  • How industry experts and innovators are unraveling the current landscape of control room solutions
  • Shedding light on the integration of data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and advanced visualization techniques
  • Gaining valuable insights into the transformative power of these technologies and their implications for control room operations across various sectors

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

AVIXA Booth P40


SPECIAL EVENTS

First-time Visitor Show Floor Tour

Designed to help newcomers explore the event with ease, the First-time Visitor Show Floor Tour guides you to key exhibitors & innovative technologies at the show. Discover the latest LED displays, audio systems, projection, conferencing system and more —all attendees are welcome to join.

Wednesday, 17 July

11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

Room 110A-B, Level 1

RETAIL DIGITAL SIGNAGE

Digital Signage: Revolutionizing the Retail Experience

Co-organised with invidis consulting

Synopsis

In an era of ever-evolving consumer expectations, digital signage is revolutionizing the retail experience, redefining how brands engage with customers and drive sales. Join us for a deep dive into the strategies, technologies, and best practices that are reshaping the retail landscape. This session will explore how digital signage is transforming the customer journey, from captivating shoppers with immersive displays to personalizing interactions through cutting-edge innovations like digital humans and generative AI. Discover how to leverage the power of digital signage to create unforgettable in-store experiences, foster brand loyalty, and ultimately drive business growth.

Key Highlights

  • Global Best Practices: Uncover the latest trends and strategies in digital signage implementation, content creation, and measurement.
  • Success Stories: Gain inspiration from real-world case studies showcasing how leading retailers and malls are leveraging digital signage to achieve remarkable results.
  • The Next Frontier: Delve into the cutting-edge potential of digital humans and generative AI in revolutionizing customer engagement and personalization.
  • Expert Insights: Hear from industry leaders and visionaries as they share their perspectives on the future of retail digital signage.

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

[Presentation] Global Best Practices for Captivating Retail Shoppers
[Case Study] Success Stories of Malls and Retail Brands

Dive into a comprehensive exploration of the global best practices that are reshaping retail digital signage. This keynote presentation will unveil the strategies and tactics employed by leading retailers and malls to create captivating, immersive, and ultimately profitable customer experiences. Through real-world case studies, you’ll discover how to leverage digital signage to drive foot traffic, boost sales, and build lasting brand loyalty.

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

[Presentation] The Next Frontier: Digital Humans and Generative AI in Retail Digital Signage

Embark on a journey into the future of retail digital signage as we unveil the groundbreaking potential of digital humans and generative AI. This presentation will showcase how these cutting-edge technologies are revolutionizing customer engagement, personalization, and the overall in-store experience. Discover real-world examples of virtual shopping assistants, personalized product recommenders, and interactive brand ambassadors, all powered by AI.

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

[Panel Discussion] The Future of Retail Digital Signage

  • Engage in a thought-provoking discussion with industry experts and visionaries.
  • Explore emerging trends in retail digital signage technology and implementation.
  • Discover disruptive technologies that are reshaping the retail landscape.
  • Examine the evolving role of digital signage in enhancing customer experience and driving sales.
  • Gain valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing retailers in the digital age.
  • Learn actionable strategies to stay ahead of the curve in this dynamic field.

Moderator

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

1:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Room 110A-B, Level 1

HOSPITALITY

Future Restaurants 2030

Co-organised with Food Franchise Institute

Synopsis

Discover the Future of Dining with “Future Restaurant 2030.” This immersive program explores the transformative technology trends shaping the restaurant industry in the coming decade.

Get ahead of the curve by understanding how changing market dynamics, sustainability initiatives, and AI-driven operations will create new opportunities and demands for Pro AV and IT solutions.  Learn how to harness technologies like AI, virtual reality, dynamic visual displays, digital signage, and live streaming to elevate customer engagement, streamline operations, and create unforgettable experiences.

Explore global case studies of cutting-edge tech integration in the restaurant sector, including successful digital signage implementations. Learn how to build a future-proof brand identity leveraging both technology and sensory design.  Uncover the essential role of intellectual property for global expansion, along with actionable strategies for integrating sustainable practices in the restaurant of tomorrow.

“Future Restaurant 2030” is a must-attend event for industry leaders, food entrepreneurs, Pro AV and IT specialists, and anyone passionate about the intersection of dining, innovation, and sustainability. Prepare to gain the tools and insights needed to design and implement the restaurant experiences of the future.

Key Highlights

  • Explores cutting-edge technology transforming the restaurant industry: AI, VR, digital signage, and more.
  • Features global case studies on successful tech implementation in restaurants.
  • Addresses brand building, intellectual property protection, and sustainable practices for the future of dining.
  • Designed for industry leaders, food entrepreneurs, Pro AV, and IT specialists.

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Opening Remarks
[Presentation] Future Restaurants 2030: Mega Trends

A concise overview of the six mega trends shaping the future of the restaurant industry in 2030 and beyond:

  1. The Rise of Two Markets: Chain restaurants vs. SME restaurants
  2. Personalized Experiences & Sustainability
  3. AI-Powered Operations
  4. Building a Distinctive Brand Identity
  5. Virtual Restaurant Experiences
  6. Future Food Options

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

[Presentation] Digital & Technology Transformation 2030

  • Applying real-world strategies, including AI for menu customization, virtual reality for immersive dining experiences, digital platforms for enhanced convenience, and digital signage for engaging customer interactions and streamlining operations.
  • Live Streaming: The Power of Connection

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

[Case Study] Digital Signage Success Stories: Restaurants & QSRs

Examination of how digital signage is revolutionizing the F&B sector through case studies from around the globe, with a special focus on trends and best practices in the US, Europe, Asia and notably Korea and Japan

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM

[Presentation] Building Restaurant Success with the Right Restaurant Branding

The set of tools in anaylyzing the success of brand storytelling and experiential relationships of dining design for your customers to “walk it”, “touch it”, “taste it” and “talk it”.

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM

[Presentation] World Class IP for Globalization in 2030

Key insights on leveraging intellectual property to solidify a globally recognized brand, exploring essential trademarks and copyrights, complemented by real-world challenges and IP success stories.

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM

[Presentation] From Spoilage to Sustainability: Key Strategies for Restaurants to Cut Food Waste

Did you know that a third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted? Dr. Ariyaphuttarat tackles this alarming issue, revealing how food waste damages both restaurant profits and the environment. Attendees will discover how to harness technology for streamlined inventory management, optimized food storage, and connections with food donation partners. Dr. Ariyaphuttarat will also present straightforward operational shifts in menu planning and staff training that drive impactful waste reduction. Leave this session armed with practical tools and inspired by real-world success stories of restaurants leading the charge towards a more sustainable future.

Wednesday, 17 July

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Room 110C, Level 1

LEARNING SOLUTIONS

Future-Proofing Education Spaces:
Adapting AV Technology and Design for Enhanced Learning Experiences

Synopsis

This session focuses on practical strategies and innovative solutions to optimize AV technology and classroom design for diverse learning environments. The session emphasizes cost-effective upgrades, adaptability in hybrid learning, and the vital role of AV professionals in collaborating with educators to shape engaging and effective learning spaces.

Key Highlights

  • Cost-Effective AV System Upgrades: Learn how Swinburne University of Technology successfully extended the lifespan of their AV systems on a limited budget through strategic auditing and lifecycle management. Gain insights into replicable cost-saving measures applicable to educational institutions of all sizes.
  • Designing Adaptable Classroom Environments: Explore cutting-edge classroom designs that seamlessly integrate technology for both in-person and hybrid learning. Discover how to create flexible spaces that foster connectivity, collaboration, and immersive learning experiences.
  • The Evolving Role of AV Professionals: Delve into the crucial partnership between AV professionals and educators. Understand how AV expertise can empower faculty to leverage technology effectively, enhancing the learning experience for students in both physical and virtual classrooms.
  • Post-Pandemic Education Space Transformation: Examine how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for adaptable learning spaces. Discuss strategies for designing future-proof classrooms that can accommodate evolving pedagogical approaches and technological advancements.

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

[Case Study] Extending System Life on a Small Budget: A Case Study of Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations worldwide faced unprecedented challenges, including budget constraints and the urgent need to adapt their infrastructure to new modes of operation. Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, leveraged this unique period to undertake a comprehensive audit of their Learning and Meeting Spaces’ AV systems. By meticulously collecting and analyzing audit data during the lockdown, the university’s AV team identified key areas for improvement and optimization. This comprehensive case study serves as an invaluable guide for AV professionals, facility managers, and financial planners in educational settings. By attending this presentation, participants will gain practical insights into how thoughtful audit practices and innovative lifecycle management can achieve significant cost savings and extend the life of AV systems on a small budget. Join us to learn from Swinburne University’s experience and discover strategies you can implement in your own organization.

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

[Presentation] Innovations in Classroom Design for Effective Hybrid and In-Person Technology Education

This session explores the critical role of classroom design in the age of technology. It emphasizes the need for adaptable, technology-integrated spaces that foster connectivity, collaboration, and immersive learning experiences for both in-person and hybrid models. By embracing forward-thinking designs, educators can equip students with the skills to thrive in the digital world.

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

[Panel Discussion] What Role can AV Professionals Play in Designing for Education Spaces?

Faculty are SMEs in their fields but do not always have a complete understanding of the ins and outs of the technology that can be utilized to enhance the learning experience, be it in person or remote. What role do AV professionals play in assisting these stakeholders in designing the “classroom” experience? Has this role evolved given the changes to the classrooms in the past few years post-COVID?

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

2:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Room 111A-B, Level 1

ENTERPRISE IT

Cyber Security for the Enterprise

Synopsis

This program explores cybersecurity threats facing enterprises, with a focus on espionage techniques and the unique vulnerabilities of AV over IP systems in enterprise environments. Learn strategies to mitigate risks, strengthen trust in the workplace, and implement robust security practices for both traditional IT assets and emerging technologies like smart devices and AV over IP networks.

Key Highlights

  • Understanding the methods used in cyberwar games and espionage, and how they translate to real-world attacks.
  • Understanding the importance of trust in the workplace for effective cybersecurity policies.
  • Discovering how traditional IT security methods are not sufficient for AV over IP systems and other emerging technologies.
  • Learning about the unique cybersecurity challenges in environments with smart devices and AV technology.
  • Learning about network discovery, asset identification, risk assessment, and security configuration management for AV over IP systems.
  • Understanding how to segment networks, manage vulnerabilities, encrypt data, and implement authentication techniques to secure AV over IP systems.
  • Developing robust incident response plans to effectively handle cyberattacks.
  • Learning mitigation strategies to reduce the risk of cyber attacks and espionage.

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

[Presentation] Cyber War Games and the Unseen Risks in Office

Shaun Reardon will be discussing espionage relating to intellectual property, techniques used and suggestions for mitigating the risk, the role of ‘trust in the workplace’ as it effects cyber security policy making especially within companies operating in various countries and general tips to avoid cyber security and information security incidents in an office environment.

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

[Presentation] Securing AV over IP: AV Hacks are Real! Here’s How to Protect Your Network

In an age where AV systems are increasingly integrated over IP networks, security vulnerabilities have become a critical concern. The recent breach of Victoria’s courtroom recording network, along with other high-profile incidents, highlights the real and growing threat of cyberattacks on AV over IP systems. This session will explore often overlooked vulnerabilities and will use example breaches to illustrate common weaknesses in such networks. In this engaging session attendees will gain valuable insights into identifying potential security gaps and implementing best practices to safeguard their AV over IP systems.

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

[Panel Discussion] Implementing Cyber Security Workplace Technology within Enterprise Environments

  • Overview of Cybersecurity Challenges in environments with smart devices and AV technology, highlighting the need for updated strategies beyond traditional methods due to the diverse range of devices like smart TVs, cameras, AV systems, digital assistants, and sensors.
  • Key Cybersecurity Considerations include understanding common vulnerabilities in IoT and AV setups, emphasizing the importance of securing all devices to prevent them from becoming the weakest link in cyber resiliency.
  • Strategic Approaches for Improvement involve network discovery, continuous monitoring, asset identification, risk assessment, security configuration management, and tracking network media to mitigate risks associated with IoT, AV, and workplace technology.
  • Practical Measures and Incident Response focus on best practices for reducing cyber risks, including developing robust incident response plans and acting effectively during cyber-attacks to minimize damage.
  • Key Takeaways stress the application of these strategies to strengthen cyber defenses in enterprise environments, ensuring comprehensive security across all devices and networks.

Moderator

Panel Members

Wednesday, 17 July

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Luminary Lounge, Hall 3


SPECIAL EVENTS

Welcome Networking Event

Co-hosted by AVIXA and InfoComm Asia

On 17 July, join AVIXA and InfoComm Asia as they co-host the Welcome Networking Event at the Luminary Lounge on the show floor. This is a prime opportunity to celebrate, network, and engage with the AV community in the region. Reconnect with familiar faces and forge new connections in a vibrant, social setting.

18 July (All timings stated are in Thailand Time UTC+7)

Thursday, 18 July

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

AVIXA Booth P40


SPECIAL EVENTS

First-time Visitor Show Floor Tour

Designed to help newcomers explore the event with ease, the First-time Visitor Show Floor Tour guides you to key exhibitors & innovative technologies at the show. Discover the latest LED displays, audio systems, projection, conferencing system and more —all attendees are welcome to join.

Separate registration is required; more information will be available soon.

Thursday, 18 July

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Room 110B, Level 1

AUDIO

The Future of Audiovisual Technology: Innovation, Integration, and Interoperability

Synopsis

This session offers a comprehensive look at the future of audiovisual technology. It will explore how the fusion of advanced audio technologies and traditional sound practices is transforming the audiovisual landscape, enhancing sound experiences across various platforms. The often-overlooked importance of acoustics in audiovisual setups will be highlighted, emphasizing the need for proper understanding and implementation for optimal sound quality. The panel discussion will delve into the diverse landscape of networked audio protocols. Experts will examine their strengths, use cases, and the path towards interoperability and network convergence.

Key Highlights

  • Fusion of advanced audio technologies and traditional sound practices transforming the audiovisual landscape.
  • Importance of acoustics in audiovisual setups for optimal sound quality.
  • Exploration of various networked audio protocols and their path towards interoperability.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

[Presentation] Harmonizing Innovation and Tradition: The Future Sound of AV

This session will delve into how the marriage of cutting-edge audio technologies with time-honored sound practices is shaping the future of AV, revolutionizing how we experience sound in every aspect of our lives—from cinemas and concerts to home entertainment and immersive installations.

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

[Presentation] Why Acoustics in Audio Visual Setups?

Acoustics has most of the time been a no-man’s land when it comes to facilities that house AV setups. Apart from that, acoustics is a topic either not known or ignored by customers and AV professionals alike. At times, acoustics is done by a few companies that don’t understand the fundamentals of acoustics, and they survive by taking customers on a ride, highlighting just a couple of parameters, and giving good looks, but unfortunately ignoring the acoustic performance. In this short interactive lecture, we will touch on the basics of acoustics, key parameters, the importance of acoustics in AV installations, etc.

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

[Panel Discussion] Networked Audio Protocols and Use Cases

There is no one perfect audio network protocol for every application. The past decade has seen several protocols rise to maturity, each originating from different market sectors and built for diverse use cases. This panel session will feature experts discussing the intents, strengths, and technical implementations of these protocols. We’ll also explore the future outlook, focusing on how companies and organizations can support openness, interoperability, and network convergence.

Moderator

Thursday, 18 July

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Room 110A, Level 1

ESPORTS

Esports: The “Next Big Thing” in Asia

Synopsis

Esports in Asia is on the cusp of explosive growth, and this session is your gateway to understanding and capitalizing on this exciting trend. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the esports landscape in Asia, exploring untapped opportunities, successful business models, and strategies to become a leader in this thriving industry. Hear real-world success stories and engage in a thought-provoking discussion with industry leaders and policymakers. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, gamer, or simply curious about the future of entertainment, this session will equip you with the knowledge and connections to seize the immense potential of esports in Asia.

Key Highlights

  • Expert Insights: Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Tim Shen, a renowned esports expert with a proven track record.
  • Real-World Success: Witness a successful esports arena model in action, providing valuable insights for entrepreneurs and investors.
  • Strategic Guidance: Gain actionable strategies for navigating the complexities of the Asian esports market.
  • Interactive Discussion: Participate in a dynamic fireside chat, sharing your thoughts and questions with industry leaders and policymakers.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow attendees, potential partners, and key stakeholders in the Asian esports community.

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

[Presentation] Esports: The “Next Big Thing” in Asia

  • Esports past and present?
  • Esports – Where are the Opportunities and the business models?
  • Esports – How to position to capture the “Once in a Lifetime” Opportunities?
  • Esports – How to link up all the Asian Markets to create the best outcome?

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

[Case Study] The New Entertainment: Esports Arena Plus

In-depth analysis of how the Entertainment/ Lifestyle can be refined by facilities such as Esports Arena + Technology

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

[Fireside Chat] Esports in Asia: Unleashing the Potential, Navigating the Challenges

Thursday, 18 July

10:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Room 110C, Level 1

LIVE EVENTS

The Evolving Landscape of Live Events: Innovation, Technology,
and the Future of Engagement

Synopsis

This session explores the evolving landscape of live events, delving into hybrid formats, cutting-edge technologies, and the future of audience engagement. Industry experts will discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities, offering insights into creating immersive experiences, embracing sustainability, and harnessing technology to revolutionize stage entertainment.

Key Highlights

  • Trends & Innovations: Explore the latest event formats, technologies, and sustainability practices.
  • Expert Insights: Learn from industry leaders shaping the future of live events.
  • Technology’s Impact: Discover how AI and other technologies are revolutionizing the field.
  • Engaging Experiences: Create unforgettable moments for both in-person and online audiences.
  • Sustainability Focus: Embrace eco-friendly practices and a circular economy approach.
  • Next Generation: Attract younger audiences with innovative event design.

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

[Presentation] From Inception to Creation: The Journey of a Live Event

Journey through the creative process behind iconic stage productions. Renowned entertainment architect reveals how initial sparks of inspiration transform into awe-inspiring live events. Discover the role of cutting-edge technology, collaborative problem-solving, and the relentless pursuit of the “wow” factor.

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

TBC

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

[Panel Discussion] Shaping the Future of Live Events

Thursday, 18 July

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Room 110A, Level 1

DRONES

Navigating the Skies: Drones in the AV Industry

Synopsis

This session will delve into the transformative power of drones in the audiovisual (AV) industry. From breathtaking aerial cinematography to mesmerizing live event displays, drones are revolutionizing how we create and experience visual content. Industry leaders will share their insights, experiences, and expertise, showcasing real-world applications and discussing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of how drones are reshaping the AV landscape and learn practical strategies for incorporating this technology into their own projects.

Key Highlights

  • Unveiling the Future: Explore the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the future of drones in the AV industry.
  • Real-World Applications: Discover how drone displays are transforming events and experiences through captivating case studies.
  • Technical Deep Dive: Learn about the creative and technical aspects of producing stunning drone displays, including the challenges faced and lessons learned.
  • Expert Insights: Engage in a panel discussion with industry leaders to gain valuable insights into integrating drone technology into AV projects, addressing technical considerations, regulatory frameworks, and safety protocols.

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

[Presentation] Current Trends and Future of Drones in AV: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Evolution of Drone Technology
  • Drones in Audio and Visual Applications
  • Trends in Drone Technology
  • Future of Audio & Visual Trends with Drones

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

[Case Study] Drone Displays: Illuminating the Future of AV Experience

This case study session will delve into the captivating world of drone displays, showcasing their potential to revolutionize the audiovisual (AV) experience. Industry experts will explore the unique challenges and creative solutions involved in designing and executing these projects, revealing the technical intricacies behind mesmerizing aerial performances.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

[Panel Discussion] Drones in AV: A New Frontier of Visual Storytelling

  • Delve into the specific challenges and opportunities of integrating drone displays into AV projects.
  • Discuss technical considerations such as airspace regulations, safety protocols, and software/hardware integration.
  • Explore the creative potential of drone displays and their impact on storytelling in the AV industry.
  • Discuss the future of drone displays, including emerging technologies and potential applications.

Moderator

Panel Members

Thursday, 18 July

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Room 110B, Level 1

SMART & SUSTAINABLE CITIES

Smart Cities in Action: Campus Blueprints for Sustainable Urban Innovation

Co-organised with Smart Campus Management Center, Chiang Mai University

Synopsis

The “Smart Cities in Action: Campus Blueprints for Sustainable Urban Innovation” track at the Smart & Sustainable Cities conference focuses on the transformative integration of digital technologies and sustainable practices within the educational ecosystem of Chiang Mai University (CMU). Through a series of insightful presentations by esteemed speakers, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how CMU is spearheading initiatives that not only enhance campus operations through smart technologies but also contribute significantly to the broader narrative of sustainable urban development. This track explores diverse areas including smart campus management, innovative teaching and learning strategies, the deployment of AI to enrich campus life, and data-driven projects for social engagement and sustainability.

Key Highlights

  • Strategic Vision and Integration: Learn about CMU’s strategic approach to turning the campus into a living lab for smart city innovation, from smart campus management to integration with urban frameworks.
  • Educational Innovation: Discover how CMU utilizes AI and digital tools to revolutionize the teaching and learning experience, highlighting the deployment of smart classrooms and online education advancements.
  • AI-Enabled Campus Life: Insights into how AI technologies, including intelligent access systems and smart transit, are being harnessed to create a seamless and connected campus experience.
  • Sustainability Through Data: An examination of how big data and AI are applied in tackling environmental challenges on campus, showing the power of technology in fostering a more sustainable and livable environment.

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

[Presentation] CMU Smart Campus Management

  • Strategic Vision for a Digital Campus
  • Integrating Campus Operations within a Smart City Framework
  • Cutting-edge Technologies Transforming Campus Life
  • Case Study: Innovation and Outcomes

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM

[Presentation] Innovations in Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Smart Campus

  • Smart Classroom in Action: A CMU Case Study
    • Integrating Digital Solutions for Interactive and Efficient Learning
  • Advancing Online Education
    • Leveraging Data Analytics and AI to personalize teaching services and enhance learner engagement
  • Empowering Education with AI
    • Deploying generative AI tools for curriculum development and dynamic learning experiences.

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

[Presentation] Harnessing AI for a Connected Campus Experience

  • Intelligent Access with Smart Gate
  • Revolutionizing Mobility with AI-Enabled Campus Transit
  • Seamless Connectivity: Upgrading Wireless Infrastructure
  • Integrating Campus Life through a Smart Mobile Application

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

[Presentation] Unleashing the Power of Data and Innovation through Social Engagement

  • Introduction to Sustainable Social Engagement
    • Discussing the role of data and technology in promoting community involvement and furthering campus contributions toward global sustainability aims.
  • Innovating Against the Elements: Flash Flood Mitigation
    • Highlighting the use of data analytics and AI in crafting predictive models and resilient infrastructure to reduce flash flood risks in and around the campus.
  • Battling Air Pollution with Data: Tracking PM2.5
    • Implementing AI and large datasets to track, forecast, and devise interventions against PM2.5 pollution for a healthier environment.
  • Enhancing Campus Sustainability
    • Exploring additional applications of data and innovation in advancing other aspects of environmental and operational sustainability on campus, such as energy conservation, waste management, or sustainable food systems.

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Ask the Experts: A Live Q&A on Smart & Sustainable Cities

Thursday, 18 July

1:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Room 110C, Level 1

ENTERTAINMENT

Dialogues for Innovation –
Immerse & Inspire: The Art and Science of Storytelling for Guests

Co-organised with Themed Entertainment Association

Synopsis

An exciting exploration of how cutting-edge technologies, space design, and creative storytelling are shaping the future of themed entertainment!

Here’s what you will experience:

  • Industry Leaders Share Secrets: Gain insights from renowned professionals in visual storytelling, sound design, spatial design, and theme park innovation.
  • Real-World Inspiration: Discover how theme parks are using groundbreaking technologies to create unforgettable immersive experiences through a compelling case study.
  • Interactive Panel Discussion: Dive deep with a panel of experts as they explore the art and science of crafting immersive experiences.
  • Learn about the latest trends, the delicate balance between creative vision and technological prowess, and the future of themed entertainment.
  • Ask the Experts: Fire away your questions during our live Q&A session and get answers directly from the industry leaders themselves!

Key Highlights

  • Diverse Industry Insights: Presentations from professionals specializing in visual storytelling, sound design, spatial design, and theme park innovation.
  • Real-World Examples: A case study demonstrating the implementation of innovative technologies within a theme park environment.
  • In-Depth Panel Discussion: Explores the nuances of immersive experiences, the interplay of art and technology, future trends, and inclusive/sustainable design approaches.
  • Audience Q&A: Direct engagement with industry experts, allowing attendees to delve into topics that interest them.

1:45 PM – 1:55 PM

Opening Remarks

1:55 PM – 2:15 PM

[Presentation] Crafting Emotional Journeys: Designing Immersive Worlds of Fantasy

Embark on a captivating exploration of design as a storytelling tool. Delve into the art of crafting immersive, themed environments that transport audiences into magical realms of fantasy. This presentation will unveil the secrets behind evoking emotions, sparking imagination, and creating unforgettable experiences through design, drawing upon the expertise of an emotional journey designer with a strong perception for visual narratives.

2:15 PM – 2:35 PM

[Presentation] How Sound and Music Elevate Storytelling and Emotion

Delve into the intricate art of sound design and its vital role in storytelling, enhancing emotional resonance and immersion in themed entertainment.

2:35 PM – 2:55 PM

[Presentation] Spatial Design: The Unseen Character in Every Story

Uncover the impact of physical space on storytelling and how thoughtful design can significantly amplify narrative engagement.

2:55 PM – 3:15 PM

[Presentation] Implementing Innovation – A Theme Park’s Journey

Uncover the impact of physical space on storytelling and how thoughtful design can significantly amplify narrative engagement.

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

[Panel Discussion 1] The Science of Immersive Storytelling

Dive into the technical and scientific elements that underpin modern immersive experiences in themed entertainment. This panel highlights innovative technologies, spatial design principles, and operational strategies that enable the creation of seamless and spectacular guest experiences.

Moderator

Panel Members

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

[Panel Discussion 2] The Art of Immersive Storytelling

Explore the creative processes and artistic considerations that define immersive storytelling in themed entertainment. This panel gathers experts from various creative disciplines to discuss how narrative, design, and sensory elements come together to craft compelling experiences that captivate and engage audiences.

Moderator

Panel Members

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Networking Reception

Venue: Exhibition Hall, Ground Level, Hall 4

19 July (All timings stated are in Thailand Time UTC+7)

Friday, 19 July

8:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Hall 3 Foyer, Level G


SPECIAL EVENTS

Tech Tour: EGAT Learning Center

Synopsis

Join us for an exclusive Tech Tour at the EGAT Learning Center, where innovation meets education in a dynamic environment. Explore cutting-edge technologies, including interactive AV installations, display systems, project mapping, motion tracking and surround sound systems. This tour offers a unique opportunity to witness technology firsthand and experience the future of interactive learning and sustainable development. Separate registration is required; more information will be available soon.

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Meet up in Foyer of Hall 3, Level G

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Depart from QSNCC to EGAT Learning Center

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Welcoming Presentation

10:20 AM – 11:45 AM

Guided Tour in EGAT Learning Center

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Depart from EGAT Learning Center to QSNCC

Friday, 19 July

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Room 110C, Level 1

IMMERSIVE SOUND

The Business and Creative Power of Immersive Sound

Co-organised with Institute of Music, Science & Engineering (IMSE), Mahidol University, and TLAV

Synopsis

Discover the transformative power of immersive sound and how it’s revolutionizing experiences across industries. Learn from experts who are successfully using immersive sound to increase engagement, drive ROI, and shape the future. Get insights into real-world case studies, funding strategies, cutting-edge software, and the awe-inspiring potential of immersive audio. Whether you’re a creative professional, entrepreneur, or investor, this program will equip you to harness the business and creative advantages of this rapidly evolving technology.

Key Highlights

  • Real-world ROI metrics from immersive audio projects
  • Funding sources and investor interest
  • Guidance on choosing temporary vs. fixed installations.
  • Understanding the immersive software ecosystem
  • Best practices for immersive audio production workflow
  • Strategies for engaging the market and future of the industry.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

[Presentation] ROI in Action: Immersive Experiences Across Industries

Highlights from his diverse project portfolio, showing casing ROI potential of immersive sound in various sectors.

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

[Presentation] Image Display for Immersive Content

  • Creative Requirements
  • Display Selection (Project Mapping, Directview LED)
  • Programming, Resolume, Watchout, Hippo etc
  • Synchronization

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM

[Panel Discussion] Engaging the Market and Vision for the Future

This panel discussion dives into the burgeoning world of immersive art, exploring its potential for revenue generation, business opportunities, and audience engagement in the digital age. Industry leaders and experts will address the unique challenges facing immersive art ventures, offering strategies for overcoming these hurdles. The discussion will also delve into the future trajectory of this market, examining factors that will drive its growth and influence consumer perception. From monetization models and technological advancements to audience development and artist empowerment, this panel will provide valuable insights into the evolving landscape of immersive art and its impact on the broader creative economy.

Moderator

Panel Members

Friday, 19 July

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Room 111C, Level 1

CONTENT PRODUCTION

The Future of Content Production:
AI, AV, Virtual Worlds, and Lifelong Learning

Co-organised with Thailand Association for Educational Communications and
Technology (Thai AECT)

Synopsis

The future of content production is here, and it’s being shaped by groundbreaking technologies that are transforming how we create, experience, and learn from media. This dynamic session will delve into the exciting possibilities and challenges that lie ahead. We’ll explore how Artificial Intelligence (AI), Audio-Visual (AV) innovations, and Virtual Production are revolutionizing storytelling, audience engagement, and the entire content creation process. Additionally, we’ll examine the pivotal role of digital media in fostering lifelong learning, opening up new avenues for education and skill development in the digital age.

Key Highlights

  • AI-Powered Creativity: Discover how AI is being used to generate scripts, music, visuals, and even entire videos, pushing the boundaries of creative expression.
  • Immersive AV Experiences: Delve into the world of 360-degree video, spatial audio, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and the next generation of AV experiences that are captivating audiences like never before.
  • Virtual Production Workflows: Explore the transformative power of virtual production in creating realistic and engaging environments for film, television, and beyond, offering new levels of flexibility, cost-efficiency, and creative control.
  • Digital Media for Lifelong Learning: Discuss how online platforms, interactive content, and personalized learning experiences are empowering individuals to continuously learn and grow throughout their lives.

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

[Panel Discussion] Digital Media for Lifelong Learning

Engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the role of digital media in facilitating lifelong learning.

Explore how online platforms, interactive content, and personalized learning experiences are empowering individuals to acquire new skills and knowledge throughout their lives.

Moderator

Panel Members

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

[Presentation] AI and the Digital Media Production of the Future

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

[Presentation] AV and the Digital Media Production of the Future

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

[Presentation] Virtual Production and Media Production Digital Future

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Q&A

Friday, 19 July

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Room 110A, Level 1

CTS PREP WORKSHOP

CTS Exams – How to Successfully Study for it ? (with CTS Mock Exams)

Taking any exam can be intimidating, but with preparation and practice, you’ll get those important CTS letters at the end of your name. Come to this two-hour session to help ease your nerves and boost your confidence before you take the Certified Technology Specialist™ CTS® exam. Through this session, you will home in on the specific areas where you need to focus your study time.

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