By PSW Staff • May 10, 2018 Audinate has announced the addition of a new hands-on, interactive track during its annual Dante Networking World event at InfoComm 2018. The new course, titled “Optimizing Your Dante Network” will give attendees practical real-world examples to get the most out of their Dante network, and the opportunity to practice them in a hands-on, interactive environment. The 8th annual Dante AV Networking World will take place on June 5 at the Las Vegas Renaissance and will feature three educational tracks and the annual manufacturer showcase featuring Dante-enabled products from leading audio manufacturers. The educational tracks include: Introduction to Dante Designed for those that are new to Dante, this track will feature the popular Dante Level 1 and Level 2 certification training, with the addition of interactive workstations to practice the concepts being covered. Topics covered include: audio networking fundamentals, basic networking concepts, how to create a small-scale Dante network, redundancy, clocking, latency and multicast. Dante Level 3 Certification Designed for those that have completed Levels 1 and 2, and are working with more complex systems, this course includes a deep dive on advanced networking concepts that are germane to audio networking, best practices for using Dante on mixed-use networks and troubleshooting techniques. Optimizing Your Dante Network This new hands-on course is designed for intermediate to advanced users and is a complement to the Dante Certification courses. Topics that will be covered include: networking fundamentals, IP addressing techniques, optimizing network resilience, tips for integrating audio networks with IT infrastructure, Broadcast vs. Multicast vs. Unicast, and best practices for network security. All three sessions will feature the popular “Sneak Peek from Dante Labs” presentation that will highlight exciting new developments with Dante that are coming in the future. This year’s sponsors include: Atlas/IED, Audinate, Bose, Crest Audio, Extron, Focusrite Pro, Nexo, Peavey Commercial Audio, Music Group, Powersoft Audio, Shure, Symetrix, Visionary Solutions and Yamaha Commercial Audio. The event will feature a catered lunch and a networking cocktail reception at the conclusion of the day. Seating is limited, so interested attendees are encouraged to register immediately at the link below. Audinate Tagged with: Audinate Dante Education Ethernet InfoComm installation Networking Systems · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.