Webinar: AV9000 and Quality Assurance

This posting is for informational purposes. AV-1 believes in applying best practices toward quality assurance and supports any opportunity for members of the AV-1 Community to gain a better understanding of emerging standards.

On Wednesday, March 7th at 11:00 a.m. EST, the Association for Quality in Audio Visual Technology will provide a free webinar entitled, What is AV9000 and How Do I Apply Quality Assurance in AV Technology? Led by Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, CQT, the session will discuss Quality Assurance as a formal discipline, Cisco’s adoption of the AV9000 Standard, and the benefits of embedding AV9000 language into RFPs.

A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

“The stakes are higher,” says Mario Maltese, “AV Technology now demands in excess of 10% of a capital budget, but the costs for poor quality can be as high as 20% of that. How does one assure that the next AV system you procure does not result in a disaster?”

For more than three decades, Mario Maltese has been at the forefront of high-profile audio visual projects in the New York Tri-state area. A recipient of InfoCOMM’s prestigious Educator of the Year award and Fred Dixon Service in Education award, his portfolio includes sound systems for the New York State Assembly and the New York Stock Exchange’s Trading Floor.

What’s your experience with quality control and meeting project expectations? Leave a reply below or discuss it with fellow AV-1 members on the AV-1 List.

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About Joe Schuch

Joe Schuch led IT and learning space initiatives at the University of North Carolina, where he excelled in change management, organizational development, project management, strategic planning and innovative collaboration. He is an award‐winning efficiency expert and nationally‐recognized thought leader on high-tech interactive learning environments, communications technology and service delivery whose budget projection model and contract strategies have been adopted by institutions around the world. Joe is a frequent speaker / presenter at national technology conferences and adjunct faculty emeritus for InfoCOMM Academy. LinkedIn Twitter

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