PLSG Annual Training Course: Call for Speakers 2024


The Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) Annual Training Course has been providing a comprehensive learning and communication platform for industry players since 2017. In addition to exploring the latest technical applications, development trends and marketing strategies in the entertainment and event production industry, the training course seeks for local and overseas experts to share on commercial, tourism and culture topics in response to the latest audio visual integration development trend.

The training course will enrich its content in line with digitalisation being the rising trend in 2024. We seek now for solutions to enhance audiences’ experience through advanced technologies such as digital, networking, multimedia and immersive technologies through education sessions and product demonstrations.

We now invite you to submit a speaking proposal for the 3-day PLSG Annual Training Course on 23 – 25 May 2024.

Programme Details

Programme                 : PLSG Annual Training Course

Programme Date        : 23 – 25 May 2024

Venue                           : Areas A & B, China Import and Export Fair Complex (Guangzhou)

Show Date                   : 23 – 26 May 2024

Speakers                      : Market leaders, professor, designer, engineer and/or industry experts

Audience                      : Manufacturer, distributor, contractor, production company, rental and installation company, 

                                        system integrator, student

No of Audience            : 60 per session (expected)

Language                      : English / Mandarin

Presentation Time       : 60 min per session

Submission Deadline  : 5 April 2024 (Friday)

Topic Outline

Live Sound Reinforcement

  • Application in performances/ entertainment venues/ conventions
  • Line arrays systems
  • PA systems
  • Live mixing console
  • Loudspeakers
  • DSP
  • Microphones
  • Training & demos on devices   

Sound System Measurement & Optimisation

  • System design implementation and optimisation
  • System measurement and tuning
  • Audio equalisation

Audio Networking Technologies

  • Applications of AoIP in entertainment/ venues/ conventions
  • Networking standard: AES67, SMPTE ST 2110-30
  • Audio networking protocols i.e. AVB, CobraNet, Dante, Ethernet, Ravenna, Q-Lan etc

Immersive Audio

Recording and Production

Wireless Technology

  • Applications in entertainment/ commercial / live event production
  • AVoIP , AV Networking solutions
  • 5G for the entertainment and live events industry
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Immersive technology
  • Interactive displays
  • System integration
  • Streaming
  • Virtual production
  • Applications in entertainment /commercial/education
  • Designing and installing conference systems
  • Real-time communication solutions (audio, video, data, intercommunication)
  • Choosing the right audiovisual communication products, equipment and solutions
  • KVM & command center
  • Matrix switcher solution
  • Information operation systems  
  • Applications Event & Stage/ Exhibition/ Culture & Tourism
  • Lighting applications
  • Lighting controls
  • Lighting design
  • Lighting equipment and effects
  • LED technologies
  • Immersive technologies (projection mapping, real-time rendering)
  • Interactive displays
  • Multimedia art design
  • Networking
  • Drone
  • Virtual production
  • Stage Machinery, rigging technique
  • Electrical safety
  • Crowd control management
  • Contingency planning
  • Risk assessment for events

Submision Information

We look for session proposals that will be of value to participants.

  • Speaker will need to include a presentation title, description, target audience and personal introduction
  • All submissions should be made through the online form (on PLSG website)
  • No more than 30% of the presentation content should have been delivered in any other seminar (in China) before the training course
  • No more than 20% of the presentation content on product or service from the company/organisation which the speaker works for
  • Each presentation session is limited to 1 hour (including time for Q&A and interpretation)
  • Product/Service promotional materials may not be distributed in the training session
  • Deadline for proposal submission: 5 April 2024 (Friday)
  • Selected speakers must submit PowerPoint presentation slides on or before 13 May 2023 (Monday) 
  • A (Windows) laptop*, projector and screen for your session
  • Chinese (Mandarin) translation if your session is conducted in other languages
  • Speakers will receive complimentary registration at “Prolight + Sound Guangzhou” 2024
  • Enjoy fast track entry and exclusive access to the VIP lounge, more details will be provided upon confirmation of selection**
  • Program promotion on show website, WeChat, EDM and onsite materials

*Speakers will need to inform organiser in advance if they wish to use their own laptop and other demo equipment for presentation

**Please note that the organiser does not share attendee or press lists with speaker

Proposals are selected to ensure that the course offers a comprehensive, non-promotional, objective, and diverse programme. Proposals will be reviewed by the “PLSG Fringe Programme Committee” using the following criteria:

(Each proposal will be rated on a scale of 1 - 5, with 5 being the highest score)

Relevance of topic
Is the topic of relevance, importance, value, and/or interest to our target audience?

Proposed topic coverage
Does the proposal adequately cover content related to the proposers’ learning objectives/key stated outcomes?

Speaker knowledge
Does the speaker have sufficient knowledge, expertise to address this topic based on information provided in the proposal?

Should you have any question regarding the submission, please contact