Audio at #LDI2019: Media Networking, Immersive Tech, Consoles, and More!

sound design audio professional for LDI2018
(Mark Doyle for Live Design/LDI)

The countdown to #LDI2019 has begun! With the show just months away, we’re in full-on planning mode here at Live Design. Once again, we’re bringing together the sharpest minds in live sound to lead our audio workshops, which will take place on our convention floor stage on November 21, 22, and 23. Here’s a little taste of what audio pros can expect to learn and experience at #LDI2019.

Register before September 12 and enjoy our early bird pricing of $75, a $20 savings off the full badge price.

Audio Panels

The State of Digital Consoles

VIDEO: Introducing GDTF & MVR

Meet the open file format that’s revolutionizing entertainment industry workflows.

Together, GDTF and MVR are a free open standard file format that ensures lighting fixtures work the first time, every time. This non-proprietary data exchange keeps changes synchronized, whether it’s moving from CAD to console or from console back to CAD. Watch our video to learn more.

Digital consoles are more powerful, flexible, and feature-rich than ever before. Leading manufacturers share latest developments in processing and workflow and discuss the future of the market.


Are you MILAN-ready? Avnu Alliance developers take a deep dive into the media network protocol that’s changing the way we work with A/V.

Bulletproof Wireless Systems III

An exploration of best practices for navigating complex scenarios in crowded white spaces. With the latest spectrum updates!

QLab Software Training

QLab 4 combines powerful audio, video, and lighting control in one package. Learn how to put it to work on your next production.

Signal Processing

Leading technology providers share best practices for using their tools to make your audio sound the best it can be.

The History of Media Networking

Power and data distribution expert Bob Vanden Burgt presents a history of networking, from sneakernet to Dante.

System Optimization

Experts share tips and techniques for designing and optimizing PA systems of varying scales.

Special Events

Audio, Staging & Rigging Tech Breakfast

Start your day off right with a cup of hot coffee and a sneak preview of the latest technologies on the show floor.

LDI After Dark

Las Vegas opens its arms–and dance floors–to LDI2019 attendees. Present your #LDI2019 badge for free entry into the hottest clubs in town. It’s the perfect way to check out the gear as you dance the night away.

Plus...join our annual booth crawl (with free drinks) and scavenger hunt for a chance to win cash and other prizes.

Come join 14,000 of your fellow production pros at the industry’s leading entertainment technology event. For a complete schedule, visit and start planning your show experience now. See you in Las Vegas!

Sarah Jones is a writer, editor, and content producer with more than 20 years' experience in pro audio, including as editor-in-chief of three leading audio magazines: MixEQ, and Electronic Musician. She is a lifelong musician and committed to arts advocacy and learning, including acting as education chair of the San Francisco chapter of the Recording Academy, where she helps develop event programming that cultivates the careers of Bay Area music makers.

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