Program Chairs (inc. workshops and tutorials): David Ackerman and Nadja Wallaszkovits. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Papers Chairs: Toby Seay and Konrad Strauss. Email: email@example.com
Proposals describing work in any area of audio archiving, preservation, and restoration and related sciences will be considered for inclusion in conference sessions. A list of proposed topics is given below.
Submissions are accepted in four categories:
1. Complete-manuscript peer-reviewed conference papers
2. Abstract-precis-reviewed conference papers
3. Synopsis-reviewed engineering briefs
Category 1 and 2 proposals are to be submitted electronically to the conference proposal submission site
Category 1 complete-manuscript peer-reviewed conference papers: authors are asked to submit papers of 4–10 pages to the submission site. These complete-manuscript papers will be reviewed by at least two experts in the field, and authors will be notified of acceptance by March 18, 2018. Final manuscript with revisions requested by the reviewers must be submitted before April 15, 2018. If rejected as a conference paper (Cat. 1), the proposal may still be accepted for categories 2 or 3.
Category 2 abstract-precis-reviewed proposals a title: authors are asked to submit 60-to 120-word abstract, and 500- to 750-word précis of the proposed paper must be submitted by January 28, 2018. Authors will be notified of acceptance by March 18, 2018, and the authors must submit their final manuscripts (4 to 10 pages) before April 15 2018. If rejected from this category, the proposal may be still be accepted as an engineering brief (Cat. 3).
Papers exceeding 10 pages run the risk of rejection without review. If such a paper is accepted the author will be charged a fee of $25 for every page over 10.
Category 3 engineering briefs: authors must submit a short synopsis
Category 4 workshop/tutorial: submit a title, chair, presenters (panels), abstract, précis and equipment requirements. Authors are encouraged to submit proposals directly by email to the Program Chairs (address above) by March 18, 2018. Acceptance of workshops will be notified by April 15, 2018.
Presenting authors (one per paper for all 3 categories) will be required to pay the full 3-day conference registration fee (member and student member rates are lower than nonmember rates).
All conference papers will be available in the AES E-Library no earlier than 10 days before the conference starts. All individual AES members now have free access to the E-Library. Any non-member author paying the non-member registration price will also be given free access to download the conference papers from the E-Library.
During the online submission process, you will be asked to specify whether you prefer to present your paper in a lecture or poster session. Due to limited slots in the conference schedule, the conference committee anticipates that the majority of accepted papers will be presented as poster sessions. The conference committee reserves the right to reassign papers to any session, lecture or poster.
The submission site
· Proposal (Cat. 1 and 2) deadline: January 28, 2018
· Acceptance (Cat. 1 and 2) emailed: March 18, 2018
· Final manuscript (Cat 1 and 2) deadline: April 15, 2018
· Engineering brief (Cat. 3) proposal deadline: March 18, 2018
· Engineering brief (Cat. 3) 1–5 page PDF deadline: April 15, 2018
Authors can pay an additional fee to make papers Open Access. See our Open Access page for more information.
Physical/object based preservation and material science
Digitization best practices
Preservation of legacy formats
Digitization, preservation, and restoration case studies
New technologies in audio archiving, preservation, and restoration.
Preservation issues for high-end audio formats
Preservation issues for commercial audio formats
Preservation issues for download-only audio formats
Access issues facing libraries and archives for commercial releases
Copyright issues facing preservation and access of audio formats
Storage and access technology
Interoperability among archives and collections
Public-private collaborations in audio archiving, restoration, and preservation
Aesthetic considerations in digital restoration of audio
Methods and methodology for audio archiving, restoration, and preservation