Programme

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Day 2 - Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

DAY 2  
All day RCM Performance Simulator Tours
09:30-11:00 "LOLA in a Box": Making synchronous teaching, rehearsal and performing accessible to musicians

  • Live demonstration using LOLA technology
  • All about LOLA technology and the use of it for distant teaching and learning by Tania Lisboa (RCM), Claudio Allocchio (GARR) and Matt Parkin (RCM)
  • Enhanced topics, issues and the latest software updates covered by Claudio Allocchio (GARR)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Connecting at the limits of our networks

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Making connections with Visimeet

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Panel Discussion - Fostering Global Artistic Partnerships

Programme Committee members and invited panelists' discussion about global partnership.
Chaired by Ann Doyle (Internet2)
Participants:
Claudio Allocchio, GARR
Maria Isabel Gandia Carriedo, CSUC (participating remotely)
Greg Howe, Cleveland Institute of Music (participating remotely)
Francisco Javier Iglesias, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona (participating remotely)
Tania Lisboa, Royal College of Music
Samantha Nissen, University of Iowa
Emma Smith, JISC
Thomas Solak, Royal Danish Academy of Music
Justin Trieger, New World Symphony

17:00-17:45 Programme Break
17:45-19:30 Workshop Dinner
19:30-21:00 Evening performance: The Infinite Bridge

  • A multimedia symphony by Mike Ladouceur and his creative team at RCM, featuring performers in London, dancers in Barcelona, musicians in Helsinki and Copenhagen.
  • The Infinite Bridge is a theatrical show that will push boundaries of stagecraft and scenography using new techniques and creative technology that the performers will interact with. The performance will move beyond the accepted technical possibilities of stage and film by creating itself from multiple international locations simultaneously using LOLA low latency and Polycom HDX connections.
  • There will be an interactive Q&A session after the performance
21:00-22:00 VIP Reception sponsored by Polycom
All workshop participants are invited
A chance to meet the creative team behind The Infinite Bridge, along with other conference delegates and VIP guests attending this evening's show.