event rigging expert Bill Gorlin

Event Rigging Expert
Q & A with Gorlin

With arts and entertainment productions on their way to a comeback, this year’s New World Rigging Symposium, presented by ESTA and USITT, is setting the stage for rigging professionals to help reshape the future of the industry. From video wall rigging, performer flying and rescue, grid installation, stage technology, cinema rigging, and anything in between, The “Got Questions? Get Answers. Ask the Engineers” is an audience favorite.

Join the discussion with event rigging expert Bill Gorlin, VP of Entertainment, Thursday, April 8th 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST.

Presentation Description

Got Questions? Get Answers. Ask the Engineers
Presenters: Bill Gorlin, Dan Louis, Miriam Paschetto, and Jeff Reder
This is an opportunity you won’t get very often. Bring your most challenging questions to be answered (or not) by a panel of the industry’s most knowledgeable engineers.

Symposium Description

The New World Rigging Symposium, taking place virtually April 6-8, 2021, provides an opportunity for riggers and those interested in the entertainment rigging industry to network, discuss current issues and new technologies, and help shape the future of the industry. Participants will be given a range of opportunities to further their technical knowledge in sessions on video wall rigging, automation and motorization, performer flying and rescue, and types of ropes. They’ll have a chance to learn about how the installation of a tension grid is working in a major facility, to get their questions answered by a panel of the industry’s most knowledgeable structural engineers, learn about working in cinema rigging, and how to be aware of and address the mental health impact of the pandemic. Visit www.esta.org/nwrs to see a complete schedule, session descriptions and presenters. The NWRS will carry up to 9 ETCP education renewal credits for re-certification.

Thursday, April 8th
1:30pm – 3:00pm EST