2014 OISTAT Technology Commission Meeting Schedule

Apr 8, 2014

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Meeting Schedule
Wednesday, April 9

18:30         Gathering Dinner
Venue:      Rendezvous Merry Hotel Shanghai  
                    (Hosted by Stage Design Department, Shanghai Theatre Academy)

Thursday, April 10
08:30-09:30  Opening Ceremony/Group Photo
Venue:             Front of House, Dun Jun Theatre, STA

09:45-12:10      Session 1
Moderators:     Ivo Kersmaekers
                            OISTAT Technology Commission Chair
Venue:               Shanghai Virtual Performing Art Lab (Level 3, STA Library)

09:45-10:15  Keynote Address   
                        Ivo Kersmaekers 
                        OISTAT Technology Commission Chair
10:20-10:50  Teaching Theatre Production in Canada
                        John Mayberry  
                        Professor of York University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Toronto
10:50-11:00   Break with Coffee and Tea
11:05-11:35    Magic Theatre
                        Zhang Xu       
                        Vice-President of China Arts Stage Academy (CASA)
11:40-12:10   Technician Research in Egypt
                       Mahmoud Serry
                       Egyptian Scenographers & Theatre Technicians Center Delegate 
12:15-13:40  Lunch (SeVe Italian Restaurant)
13:45-14:45   Visiting workshops and artists
14:45-15:00   Break with Coffee and Tea
15:00-17:45   Technology Commission Business Meeting with Coffee and Tea
Venue:           Shanghai Virtual Performing Art Lab (Level 3, STA Library)

18:15           Welcome Dinner
                     (Hosted by Shanghai Theatre Academy, Stage Design Department)

 Friday, April 11
08:45-12:20  Session 2
Moderators:   Yi Tianfu
                          Professor of Shanghai Theatre Academy
                          Deputy Head of Stage Design Department
                          Lighting Designer
Venue:            Shanghai Virtual Performing Art Lab (Level 3, STA Library)

08:45-09:15    Training at Singapore's National Performing Arts Center
                          Gerry van Hezewyk 
                          Production Manager, University of Alberta, Canada 
09:20-09:50  Explore the Open Up Education for Graduate Students
                          Li Wei            
                          Professor of the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, Stage Design Department/ Vice-President, China Arts Stage Academy(CASA)
09:55-10:25  Is Education Necessary for the Technicians in Theater?
                        Michael Ramsaur   
                        Professor & Director of Production, Stanford University,
                        Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
10:25-10:35  Coffee and Tea
10:40-11:10  Benefits of Automated Stage Technology
                       Laura van Haperen
                       Trekwerk B.V., Dutch OISTAT Centre
11:15-11:45    The Integration of Personal Experience of the 2008 Olympic and 2010 Asian Game Lighting Design in Theatre Technology
                       Sha Xiaolan
                       Head of Lighting Design Commission, China Arts Stage Academy(CASA)
11:50-12:20  Development and Implementation of Courses for Theatre Technicians and Stage Managers
                       Romana Boskovic
                       OISTAT Centre Serbia for Scene Design, Architecture/Assistant Professor
12:30-13:35  Lunch (SeVe Italian Restaurant)
13:45-14:45  Visiting workshops and artists
14:45-15:00  Break with Coffee and Tea

15:05-17:45  Technology Commission Business Meeting
Venue:          Shanghai Virtual Performing Art Lab (Level 3, STA Library)

Evening         See a show (To be confirmed)

Saturday, April 12
Cultural Day
09:00              Please Gather in the Hotel Lobby by 09:15am
09:00-12:00  Visiting Shanghai Culture Square or Production Company
12:00-14:00  Lunch  
                         (Hosted by China Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited)
14:30-17:00  The backstage tour of Chinese Opera
                        Presented by: Faculty of Chinese Opera, STA
                        Venue: Lian Hua Road Campus
18:00              Farewell Dinner
                        (Hosted by China Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited)

Sunday, April 13