September 14, 2011 - Call for Executive Director Applications, 43rd Conference Registration Deadline, AES New York Registration and Hotels, 45th Conference Papers Deadline
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The Audio Engineering Society Inc. is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director; employment will begin on 2012 January 1.
The Executive Director (ED) facilitates the operational activities of the AES and serves as the Society's Chief Operating Officer. The ED is responsible to the AES Board of Governors and its Executive Committee, which provide overall policy guidance and operational oversight. The ED provides leadership and performs such duties as required for AES to refine and successfully meet its strategic objectives, and successfully conduct operations in accordance with its educational and scientific purpose.
The headquarters office of the AES is in New York City, NY and the ED is required to conduct the business of the Society at this office. The ED shall devote best efforts, attention, and energies to the business of the Society, and during the term of employment, may not engage in any other business or occupation which conflicts with this obligation without prior specific written consent of the Board of Governors.
You can read the full Call for Applications and Detailed Job Description here: http://www.aes.org/jobs/ed2011/
Student members now have a better way of staying in touch with each other - the AES Student Forum! Since not everyone uses the same social networks, this is a single gathering place for all AES Student Members. We're just getting started, but you'll see that people are already discussing free student resources, videos of audio legends, and housing at the upcoming convention in NYC. Come introduce yourself and get to know other Student Members from around the world - the friendships and connections you build now will be extremely important as you begin to establish your careers after graduation.
Early registration pricing for the 43rd AES Conference on Audio for Wirelessly Networked Personal Devices will end this Friday, September 16th, so don't delay! The conference begins on September 29th so make your travel plans to Pohang (Republic of Korea) soon if you haven't already. Visit their website to read about the keynote by Schuyler Quackenbush, the many technical papers and the special workshop on the last day.
AES 131st Convention - AES New York 2011
The AES New York Convention Committee has been hard at work refining the preliminary technical program so be sure to check it over if you haven't looked lately. We're also continually adding new companies to our list of exhibitors which is an excellent way to see what's new in the industry.
If you haven't reserved your hotel room yet then don't delay - some of the more popular ones are already starting to sell out and the deadline for reservations is September 23rd. To make sure you get your top choice, book your hotel room soon to obtain our discounted prices. Don't forget that AES members can get a free VIP exhibits-only badge - simply go to the AES Member Registration page and login - you don't even need a VIP code! We also offer AES members huge discounts on the full technical program - it's a great way to get caught up on the latest research and techniques. The advance registration deadline is September 30th so make sure to register today!
AES 45th International Conference
Don't forget to contribute to the AES 45th Conference on Applications of Time-Frequency Processing in Audio, March 1-4, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland! The full-paper deadline is October 5th, 2011.
You can download the call for papers and read some other information on our website.
During the first day of the conference, there will be demos on the premises at the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics at Aalto University. You can request the possibility of demonstrating your own work at this event.