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The two-day event will cover AV collaboration between Europe and Latin America and is supported by the Catalan Government and Barcelona City Council

Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders together in the AV field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will host a sustainability session at ISE for the inaugural European / Latin American AV Summit (ELAS).

ELAS, supported by ACCIO-Catalonia Trade & Investment, promises to unite government representatives, thought leaders, and industry giants to foster understanding, strengthen connections, and ignite innovation across continents. The conference program will explore multi-country initiatives such as the EU-LAC Global Gateway investment agenda. It will identify new business opportunities and share best practices on topics such as regulation and content creation in the AV and digital industries. It will also include current topics like AI, talent development and sustainability.

On Wednesday, January 31, SAVe will host the session, “The Sustainable Development Goals and the AV Industry.” Panelists for this presentation will include Christina De Bono, founder and president of SAVe; Juan Carlos Medina, SAVe Ambassador for Mexico and CEO of Guadalajara-based Viewhaus AV; Juan Carlos Gutierrez, SAVe Ambassador for Colombia and founder / CEO of Bogota-based Integración AV; and Cristiano Masso, SAVe ambassador for Brazil and partner at São Paulo-based Discabos Group.

Integrated Systems Events Managing Director, Mike Blackman, said: “ELAS 2024 represents the epitome of cross-continental collaboration, offering a unique platform for technology pioneers from Europe and Latin America to exchange ideas and foster innovative partnerships. We are proud to host key speakers to address the inaugural summit, including Jaume Collboni, Mayor of Barcelona and Javi López, Co-president of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly.”

Summit Chair Mateu Hernández, Director of Internationalization at Casa Batlló, said: “Join us as we embark on this remarkable journey that transcends borders, showcasing the potential for groundbreaking collaborations, and setting a new standard for AV and digital innovation.”

Session topics at ELAS 2024 will include an overview of the AV market and AV industry trends in Latin America and the rest of the world; the EU-LAC (European Union – Latin America and the Caribbean) Foundation and its projects; and the EU-LAC Global Gateway Investment Agenda (GGIA). Attendees will get insights on inter-country initiatives, the use and regulation of Artificial Intelligence as a development opportunity, and how talent development can drive the competitiveness of the AV sector. Also on the agenda will be subjects such as sustainability and industry innovations.

ELAS 2024 is set to be a vital platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and developing new business opportunities between Europe and Latin America in the AV and digital industries. Government representatives, industry leaders, and AV professionals are invited to be a part of this significant event.

The inaugural European / Latin American AV Summit will take place on 30-31 January 2024 in CC4.1 at Fira Barcelona Gran Via. For more information and registration details for this exclusive event, please visit the ISE 2024 ELAS webpage.

To register for ISE, please use the promotion code “SAVeatISE2024”. Registration for ISE is now open

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 About SAVe
From climate change and environmental degradation to poverty and inequality, the challenges we face are profound, diverse – and getting worse. We must address them as nations, as individuals, and as businesses.

Sustainability in AV (SAVe) is the first industrywide U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders in the audiovisual (AV) field together to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For more information, please visit