Show to Offer Nearly 50 Courses Across All Specialties, Plus Professional Certification Testing and Manufacturer Training Sessions

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Nov. 19th 2003 - - Integrated Systems Europe (ISEUROPE), the new electronic systems integration conference and exhibition, has announced an extensive program of highly specialized educational activities for exhibitors and attendees at the inaugural show at the GENEVA PALEXPO in Geneva, Switzerland, Feb. 3 -5, 2004.

ISEUROPE is the first European event designed to represent companies and solutions from the entire integrated electronic systems industry. The show's new education program is equally comprehensive and will consist of nearly 50 courses, workshops and seminars held in conjunction with the exhibition on the show floor. Courses begin Jan. 31, three days before the opening of the exhibition portion and are available throughout each day of the show, through Feb. 5. Topics will range across a broad spectrum of technologies and applications for electronic systems technicians, designers, installers, integrators, sellers and buyers, from basic theory to advanced techniques.

The training will be offered, individually and jointly, by ISEUROPE's sponsors, the three leading electronic systems industry associations - the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association® (CEDIA®), the International Communications Industries Association, Inc. ® (ICIA/InfoComm®), and the National Systems Contractors Association® (NSCA®).

The associations will also offer their professional certification testing during ISEUROPE.

The education sessions will be supplemented by product -specific training and technology overviews, sponsored free of charge by manufacturers, during the exhibition. The manufacturers' training sessions offer participating exhibitors and attendees valuable opportunities to provide and receive highly specialized, product -specific information on the exhibition floor.

CEDIA's focus on home networking and automation, ICIA's on audiovisual systems integration and communications for professional markets, and NSCA's focus on integrated electronic systems for commercial construction, the education sessions have been designed to cover the full range of applications and technologies.

The courses are designed to serve the needs of professional systems integrators, as well as installers, designers, consultants, independent sales representatives and distributors, and a variety of trades allied to the electronic systems industry, including architects, engineers, builders, IT professionals, AV managers, interior designers, and other serious buyers.

Topics planned for ISEUROPE's education sessions include:

Basics of Audio and Visual Systems Design
Selling and Integrating Networked AV Systems
Sound System Optimization Workshop
CEDIA's 7 Steps to Home Theater
Introduction to Line Source Array Systems
One Client: Managing the Installer/Consultant Relationship
Planning and Execution of Audiovisual -Technical Projects
Scalers: What, Why, When?
Building Rich Media Communication Solutions
How to Generate a Winning Proposal (ESCR - Customer Relations)
LED Technology Overview
Measuring Sound Fields in Enclosed Spaces
Writing a Winning Proposal
Overview of Display Technologies
An Overview of Integrating IP into Today's A/V Systems
Touch Panel Design (Presented in French)4 Feb 2004
CEDIA's 7 Steps to Home Theater (Presented in French)
Echo -Canceling for Full -Duplex Audio in Interactive Audio and Video Conferences
Networking in Projection Systems
Producing a Design to Meet the Clients' Needs
Sound System Equalization
Transitioning from Contractor to Integrator
Acoustics and Room/Facility Design
Dealing with Designers and Developers
Lighting Control Within Integrated Systems
Mixed Media Streaming
Touch Panel Design
Preventing Earth -Loop Problems

The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association® (CEDIA®), the International Communications Industries Association, Inc. ® (ICIA/InfoComm®) and the National Systems Contractors Association® (NSCA®) are international organizations with a combined membership of over 5,000 companies and individuals located in over 60 countries. CEDIA® ( is a global trade association of companies specializing in planning and installing residential electronic systems. ICIA® ( is the premier trade association for the professional audiovisual communications industry, and founder of InfoComm, the conference and trade exposition for audiovisual communications professionals. NSCA® ( is the leading trade association representing the commercial electronic systems industry.

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