Bookings for the International Theatre Engineering And Architecture Conference (ITEAC) 2014 have formally opened this week.
The event is hosted by The Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT), a non–profit organization, established in 1961, whose aim is to ‘promote knowledge and best working practice in the entertainment industry.’ It will be held at The University of London’s Senate House from 8-10 June.
According to the organisors, the highest pre-registered delegate interest in the conference’s history has been recorded this year. The theme for this year's conference is “The Future of Performance Spaces – The People, The Places, The Technologies.”
The three-day event will see the following developing topics discussed:
- The changing nature of performance and its needs
- Small-scale low budget start up spaces
- Broadcasting, wallcasting
- Projection and imagery
- The opera house of the future
- Evolving standards in theatre engineering
- Power flying and stage floors – appropriate levels of technology?
- Questions for the next decade