This page contains a list of all past ILDA Conferences. Many conferences have links to the pre-conference information and/or a post-conference report. Most pre-2013 links go to pages at ILDA’s older website, laserist.org.
ILDA Cloud Conference
Online due to the pandemic
November 20-23. Exact dates differ depending on time zone, since this was a worldwide conference.
Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort
Hoofddorf (near Amsterdam)
Courtyard by Marriott; Claus Event Center
Not held in fall 2005, due to switching from fall conferences to holding them in the spring.
The Conference was originally scheduled November 11-14, but it was cancelled due to 9/11 travel disruptions. Online awards were presented instead, in a broadcast from Lighting Systems Design Inc. in Orlando.
Claus Event Center, Hoofddorp
Host: ABC LaserEvents.
Conference information is here.
This was the first ILDA Conference held outside North America: “ILDA President Chris Ward was so pleased with the meeting that he proposed ILDA alternate future conferences between North America and Europe.”
It was also at this conference that ILDA first had a meeting to come up with a consensus on audience scanning; see these two stories here and here.
Hosts: Mueller Planetarium and FirstLight Laser Productions (Jack and Mike Dunn)
Host: “Team Canada”
This was the first ILDA Conference held outside of the United States.
Host: Laser Production Network (LaserNet)
Host: Mueller Planetarium (Jack Dunn)
Host: Audio Visual Imagineering
New York City
Host: Science Faction Corporation
Los Angeles, California
Host: Laser Images, Inc.
Host: Bishop Planetarium
Host: Laser Fantasy International
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Host: Stone Mountain Lasers
San Francisco, California
No specified host
Lake Tahoe, Nevada/Calif.
Other ILDA websites: ILDAmember.com for membership database and event management (including joining ILDA), and LasershowSafety.info for safety information.
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