Taking education international: CEDIA returns to South Africa

CEDIA is inviting its South African-based members to take advantage of its upcoming training and networking event from 29th-31st June 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

CEDIA will be returning to South Africa for the seventh time to welcome new members to CEDIA and to support its existing members, providing them with a new range of training courses, before hosting its popular Connect events in the evening.

CEDIA will initially be touching down in Cape Town on the Monday 27th July where it will host its popular Home Cinema Design Workshop training. This session will be followed by CEDIA’s CPD course “Designing Future Ready Homes” the following day on 28thJuly 30 at CEDIA member Sphere Custom Design & Installation’s new experience centre in Salt River, Cape town. This CPD is aimed at architects and interior designers who are looking to understand the basics of smart home technology.

CEDIA will then move to Gauteng, Johannesburg, between Wednesday 29thto Friday 31stJuly. During this time, CEDIA will host a number of training courses, including its Home Cinema Design Workshop, and cover topics such as cables and connectivity, IP and networking, its Home Cinema Design Workshop and three new courses covering Auro 3D and Dolby Atmos; Lighting Design and HDMI 2.0.

A second “Designing Future Ready Homes” CPD event will be held on 30thJuly at The Forum Hotel, Bryanston, Johannesburg.

A Connect with CEDIA networking session will be held in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, providing the attendees with the opportunity to network with peers and CEDIA representatives.

Wendy Griffiths, Executive Director of CEDIA EMEA said:

“CEDIA is dedicated to its promise to develop the level of knowledge and skills of the residential industry. This can only be done by ensuring integrators have access to technical training, which is why we take our education sessions to our members, regardless of the country. CEDIA’s certifications are internationally recognised within the industry and increasingly amongst homeowners, contractors and specifiers as a mark of expertise and quality in the residential installation industry. CEDIA’s education programme supports the alignment of our industry with that of other construction professionals.”

Below is the full training and networking schedule:

Monday 27th July Cape Town 10:00 – 16:30 Home Cinema Design Workshop
17:30 – 20:00 Connect with CEDIA

Tuesday 28th July 8:30 – 10:30 Champagne and Breakfast CPD Event

Wednesday 29th July Johannesburg 10:00 – 16:30 Cables & Connectivity
(Room 2) Home Cinema Design Workshop

Thursday 30th July Johannesburg 10:00 – 16:30 IP and Networking
(Room 2)Home Cinema Design Workshop
17:00 – 17:45 CPD Event in Bryanston
18:00 – 20:00 Connect with CEDIA

Friday 31st July Johannesburg 09:00 – 12:00 Auro 3D / Dolby Atmos
13:00 – 16:00 HDMI 2.0
(Room 2) Lighting Design