From business topics to technical topics to end-user topics — all taught by some of the industry’s leading experts — experienced AV professionals will not want to miss our MasterClass program. See below for example instructor lineup and topics:
InfoComm MasterClass: Projection Optimisation
Instructor: Greg Jeffreys, CEO, Paradigm Audiovisual Ltd
Greg Jeffreys is founder and CEO of Paradigm AV Ltd, Bedford, U.K., a specialist projection company in the EU, manufacturing and distributing projection and flat panel display solutions and products. Jeffreys also acts as specialist consultant, often advising on, and assessing, projected image quality.
In 2002, appointed as a visiting lecturer, he wrote a module on projected displays for Manchester’s UMIST University post-graduate MSc on Sustainable Electrical Building Design. Arising from this he was a founder of a quality standard committee for the specification and assessment of projected images. He is author of the associated best practice paper. In 2013 Jeffreys completed six years on the board of InfoComm International, serving as President in 2012 and as Chair of the Leadership Search Committee in 2013.
He is active in the standards movement. InfoComm is an ANSI/ISO registered standards development organisation. He served a full three-year term on the Systems Performance Standards Committee from inception and played a leading role in the new ANSI Standard on Projected Image System Contrast Ratio (PISCR).
InfoComm MasterClass: The Product is Dead, Long Live the Platform
Instructor: Julian Phillips, Executive Vice President, Whitlock
Phillips joined the Whitlock executive team in 2010 and drives innovation, strategic marketing and relationship management on a global level for the company. He brings 30 years of leadership experience from the European and U.S. technology markets. A British national, he was previously the Managing Director of Impact in the U.K. He is a founder of the Global Presence Alliance, the leading international consortium of AV and collaboration solution providers, and continues to serve on its board. Previously, Phillips held senior management positions with Trinity Mirror, Orange and Dell. He is a board member of InfoComm International and is an InfoComm University Adjunct Faculty member.
InfoComm MasterClass: Networked AV
Instructor: Maxwell Kopsho, CTS-I/D, CCNA, PMP, CQT, Thorburn Associates Inc
Kopsho has 28 years of in-depth experience with AV systems, computers, computer networks, network security, telecom, videoconferencing and collaborative systems. He holds advanced certifications in project management, networking, network security, operational excellence, QA/QC and audiovisual design and installation. Kopsho has achieved a great deal of success in technology and training consulting, network security, technology channel sales and channel/market development. He has been a Senior Faculty member for InfoComm University™ for more than a decade and was awarded the 2010 Educator of the Year. Kopsho has developed and executed comprehensive global training programs for industry associations, channel partners and technology manufacturers. His experience in unified communications includes videoconference and collaborative environment design for global enterprises, development, training and implementation. He served in the U.S. Army for 10 years where he gained his initial experience in computer/electronics technology and worked with complex computer networks, advanced radar systems and specialized electronics and thermal and night vision imaging devices. Kopsho is also the author of the book The Art and Science of Da Vinci Sales — The Seven Keys to Selling Like Leonardo. This book outlines the keys to selling technology in today’s challenging marketplace.