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New World Rigging Symposium Announces the Line-Up of Presenters

ESTA and USITT announce the presenters for the upcoming New World Rigging Symposium, March 13 - 14 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in conjunction with the USITT Conference and Stage Expo. Full session descriptions can be found at www.esta.org/nwrs_sessions.

* Keynote address: Scott Fisher

* Show Rigging on Cruise Ships. Big ideas. Tiny venues: Bob Murphy, Paul Riley, Loren Schreiber

* Ground Support Concert Rigs: Mike Garl, Jeff Reder, Jose Roche, Will Todd

* ANSI Standards and ICOPER. Paperwork that's actually useful: Tiny Good, Karl Ruling, Bill Sapsis

* Damn it, Jim. I'm a chain hoist, not a winch: Rick Montgomery, Eric Rouse, Ken Tilson

* OSHA, Risk Assessments and Rigging Emergency Action Plans: Steve Adelman, Tony Galuppi, Eddie Raymond

* Automation and Touring. Because we can: Joe McGeough, Bob Powers, Jim Shumway

* Structural Engineering. For when guessing just won't do: Bill Gorlin, Michael Nishball, Miriam Paschetto

* Training, Certification and Liability. It's a good start: Pete Donovan, Eddie Raymond, Drew Wending

Registration for the Symposium is open at www.usittshow.com/registration. Registration for the two-day symposium, including lunches, is $375 and attendees will receive a free show floor pass to the USITT Stage Expo March 15 - 17. Attendees wishing to attend the full USITT Conference will receive a discounted price of $675 for both events.

Special thanks to the Symposium sponsors: Platinum - Stage Rigging; AV - PSAV; Gold - ETC and J.R. Clancy; Silver - Kish Rigging; Bronze - H & H Specialties, The Light Source, Motion Labs, and Sapsis Rigging.

WWWwww.esta.org/nwrs_sessions


(8 February 2018)

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