October 12th – 13th, 2018 – Italy. Lectures on the Architectural Visualization, photography and CG.
October 11th – workshops


SoA Academy is organising the 9th edition of the Academy Day: a two-day workshop for professionals and passionate architectural visualisation artists. By combining the knowledge and expertise of international and renowned Artists, the Academy Day is meant to let people in the Arch-Viz world meet and share their esperiences on recently completed projects.

The Academy Day is the right place where you can exchange views and learn from the best Artists how they’re growing to always keep up with technologies’ big changes.
During the 2 days, speakers will hold workshops and interactive tutorials to highlight the latest techniques in the Architectural Visualisation field and share their secrets to achieve effective and impressive results.

AcademyDay#9: what is it about?

In the huge chaos that nowadays is invading our industry, the AcademyDay#9 wants to go back to the origins and find a direction to follow. We’ll go back to the format based on the making of with technical information to improve our daily work.

This year the event will involve Visualizers and Architects in a face to face debate because we think that a confrontation is essential between the two players.

We’ll also enter the world of photography and talk about Virtual Reality to clarify the new real time ray tracing techniques.

In the day before the event (on October 11th), we’ll have workshops with different experts in the field and our Academy’s teachers.

We’ll finally consider GPU renderings related to offline and online renderers and last but not least, we’ll also talk about business, cinema and special effects.

The organization and the schedule are still under development but new topics will soon be presented.

Further details on the event are coming soon. Stay tuned!


Double Tree by Hilton hotel Venice – North ****

The AcademyDay #8 will be hosted in the conference hall at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Venice – North in Mogliano Veneto, which is situated 15 minutes from Venice – Mestre.
The conference hall is equipped with 6 HD projectors, free wi-fi connection (after registration), tables and power supply for your laptop.

Single room – € 101.00/day w/Breakfast
Double room – € 117.00/day w/Breakfast

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Venice – North

Other places where you can stay close to the  AcademyDay#9 Venue. When booking, remember to tell them you’re attending the AcademyDay#9 to get the special price.


Villa Braida is set in an aristocratic Venetian manor in Mogliano Veneto, city of art, ideal for holidays and meetings. The hotel is also near to Venice and Treviso. Villa Braida offers a stay in the quiet Venetian countryside. The premises feature spacious traditional Venetian interiors, with exclusive Italian Renaissance furniture and upholstery. Suites and superior rooms are situated in the main building, overlooking the paddock and recalling ancient atmospheres. Enjoy a really exclusive stay amongst Renaissance style fabrics. Villa Braida also offers modern accommodation in the annex building.
Prices in the annex building (tourist tax not included)
Single room – from 70.00 to 85.00 €/day + Breakfast
Double room – from 80.00 to 100.00 €/day + Breakfast


Duca D’Aosta Hotel features modern-style décor, free Wi-Fi and elegant rooms with a TV. The hotel is 200 m from Mogliano Veneto Train Station. Rooms at the Duca D’Aosta have air conditioning, minibar and private bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Some also have a balcony and wooden floors.
Single room – 65.00 €/day + Breakfast
Double room – 75.00 €/day + Breakfast

Other hotels coming soon.



Event duration: 2 days
Attendees: professionals, CG lovers and artists in the Architectural Visualization field.
Dates:  October 12 –13, 2018.
Seats available:  240 seats.
Timetable:  09.00 am / 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm/ 6.00 pm.


Location:  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Venice – North, Mogliano Veneto, TV – Italy.
Price: the Early-Bird Price is available till June 1st (€ 219). Then, there will be a Special Price for the tickets sold by August 31st (€ 250). The final full fee for the event is € 287.

The registration Fee includes: attendance for the 2 days conference, 2 light lunches, the AcademyDay#9 gadgets (1 T-shirt, 1 block notes, 1 pen, 1 bag).

Accomodation not included.