Panel Presentation Session EDT19
The Power of Integrated Audiovisual Experiences in Higher Education
Date Thursday, Dec 7 Time – Room Bishop
A lively panel discussion on how integrated audiovisual experiences are transforming universities from places to get a degree to learning communities that set the course for sustained innovation.
Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), USA
David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD, has been the Executive Director and CEO of AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association and trade organization representing the commercial AV industry, since January 2013. Since joining AVIXA, Labuskes has worked to promote industry professionalism, expand global programs and raise awareness of AVIXA offerings. He serves on the Board of Directors of Integrated Systems Events, LLC, a joint venture European trade show company, and InfoComm Asia PTE, Ltd., a joint venture company in Singapore operating AVIXA’s Asian trade shows. Prior to joining AVIXA, Labuskes served as Vice President of RTKL, now a division of ARCADIS, a leading architectural and engineering firm. He is the founder of the company's Technology Design Practice, overseeing the delivery of audiovisual, voice, data, wireless, environmental media, electronic security and acoustics services. He earned a BA in International Politics from Penn State University and earned an MBA from Loyola University of Maryland.
Piet van der Zanden
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Dr Piet van der Zanden is an education expert with special focus on AV-IT issues in teaching and learning spaces. He has an instigating role in the design and development of education facilities and advises about audio-visual, pedagogical, ergonomic and technical issues and is involved in feasibility and usability studies. Piet has devised the four-quadrant pedagogy, which is facilitated by a quad signal presentation system combined with an interactive smartboard. He does training and evaluation and discusses pedagogical approaches that come within reach because of it. A challenge for the years to come are hybrid classrooms to bridge physical and virtual students in one and the same class and its related teaching skills. Significant topics are; connected collaborative practices, interactive live channels and streaming content over campus networks.