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NSCA Expo Offers Technology and Training for Houses of Worship

NSCA Expo Offers Technology and Training for Houses of Worship

Mar 2, 2006 8:00 AM

Whether your goal is to replace an ailing audio system for your congregation, integrate visual displays to help share your message, or build impact with a theater environment, NSCA Expo showcases the technologies and the training you need to install these systems safely and efficiently.

2006 Expo House of Worship Program

Join NSCA and the Fellowship for Technical Ministries at the expo and take advantage of our exclusive programming for Houses of Worship professionals and volunteers. Your $50 entry fee provides you with a badge for unlimited access to 450+ exhibitors on the show floor and entrance to any or all of the courses and special events that make up the House of Worship program.

Register online today and use code FTM07.


Thursday, March 16
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — “Managing the Digital Conversion” presented by Jim Barnwell

They say everybody’s doing it, but just how do you transition your television facility to digital? How do you keep operating while making the transition? In this easy-to-follow, step-by-step seminar you’ll learn the nuts and bolts of managing the transition to digital. You’ll learn how do deal with issues of monitoring, routing, audio and video synchronization, assimilating legacy equipment, wiring pitfalls, and aspect ratio conversion. [Course Code: FTM01]

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — “Communicating Effectively: Building and Growing Your Technical Team” presented by Bill Gillette

Communication within ministry is as important as any system or component. We sometimes overlook the vital role of the operator and the importance of building and growing both individuals and the team. This seminar addresses the planning, coordination, and communication aspects of the tech team in order to apply the tools, technology, and talent to effectively communicate the gospel. [Course Code: FTM02]

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — “Lighting Design and Application for Today’s Worship Experience” presented by David Rauch

Whether it’s emotionally moving your audience, creating specific lighting for dramas, finding just the right design application, or just knowing how to bring everything together to create a professional look to your worship experience, this session will cover the spectrum of lighting techniques, from basic mood-setting to advanced effects for recording. [Course Code: FTM03]

Friday, March 17
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — “Developing Consistency With Your Sound (Why Doesn’t it Sound Like Last Week?)” presented by Bill Gillette

In this day of ever-advancing technology and demand for excellence, one struggle facing the church is how to achieve consistent, quality sound as part of the worship service. In this course, we’ll explore several variables associated with “bad sound” and present solutions to alleviate the accompanying headaches. [Course Code: FTM04]

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — “Directing the Live Event” presented by Steve Cowart and Wes Hartley

The key to directing a live event is preparation. That’s it. End of discussion! However, if you do decide to attend this session you’ll learn valuable information that can help you do a better job of capturing an event on video. We’ll discuss different styles of directing and watch clips showing examples from some of the leading churches in the country. [Course Code: FTM05]

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Planning, Implementing, and Sustaining Multi-Site Worship Venues presented by Wes Hartley
This session will address the technical, personnel, and logistical challenges associated with satellite/remote campus worship venues, as well as the many advantages to this growing church trend. [Course Code: FTM06]

Saturday, March 18
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. — Worship & Praise Sponsored by the Fellowship of Technical Ministries and open to all expo participants and attendees, “Worship & Praise 2006” is an interdenominational Christian worship service open to all NSCA exhibitors and attendees.

For more information and to register online, go to Register with code FTM07.

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