Video Walls : Integrating Audio Visual Technology Into Design Practice

CPD Workshop for Architects in Gauteng : Integrating AV Technology Into Design
KEYNOTE SPEAKER : BOB SIMPSON - Writer and lecturer on Audio Visual and Lighting Control topics, his books include "Effective Audio Visual", "Videowalls - The Book of the Big Electronic Image" and "Lighting Control - Technology and Applications". He has worked on many corporate, control room, EXPO, museum, theme park and permanent exhibition audio visual projects.

Over the last few months the South African Institute of Architects have been working with the Southern African Communications Industries Association (SACIA) to promote the adoption of professional standards in the local audiovisual industry.

The initiative includes an ongoing programme of training and skills development - as well as an industry outreach programme that examines how South African architects can benefit from a closer working relationship with AV designers, consultants and integrators.

As part of this programme, SACIA are presenting a dedicated workshop titled:

Audiovisual Design Professionals:
Partnering with Architects for More Successful Projects

The workshop takes place at the Misty Hills Convention Centre, Muldersdrift, at 2pm on Thursday 21 October. A full agenda can be accessed on the event website at

This workshop is registered as a category 1 training programme and is assesed to provide 0,3 credits as part of the Institute's CPD programme.
The InfoComm lecture being delivered by Bob Simpson is also registered with the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects as part of their CPD programme.

Participation in the workshop is priced at R750. and SAIA members qualify for a R200. discount if they book before 15 October. Just enter SPECIAL as your discount code when making your reservation.

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In rustic serenity, only 15min from Lanseria airport, Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa lies nestled at the foothills of the Swartkop Mountains, on the threshold of the beautiful Kromdraai valley - a World Heritage site known as The Cradle of Humankind.

Misty Hills is an affiliate of the renowned Warwick International group of hotels. Over the past fifteen years, this charming stone-built complex has been tastefully converted into a country hotel and conference centre that embodies the ethos of Africa.

Ideally positioned with easy access to major metropolitan centres and airports in the Gauteng district, Misty Hills has made its name as the perfect retreat for guests and conference delegates seeking tranquility, comfort and friendly, personal service.