Audio Engineering Society E-News

AES E-News: December 26 – 2014 Berlin Convention, International Conferences, Awards Nominees, Board/Awards Nominations, Job Board, December Journal

Table of Contents

  1. 136th Convention - Berlin, Germany
  2. International Conferences
  3. AES Congratulates GRAMMY Awards Nominees
  4. Call for Board Nominations
  5. Call for Award Nominations
  6. Job Board Update
  7. AES Journal December Issue

136th Convention - Berlin, Germany

AES 136th Convention

AES 136th Convention
Venue: Estrel Hotel and Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
Dates: April 26–29, 2014

The venue has been set and we'll be heading for the Estrel Hotel and Convention Center in Berlin for the 136th Convention. The papers chairs are still accepting proposals for eBriefs, topics for which can be very wide-ranging, such as studio experience, equipment construction, new loudspeaker concepts, room acoustic measurements, analysis of audio equipment, and project studio startups, to name just a few.

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International Conferences

Semantic Audio, 53rd Conference

AES 53rd Conference

London, UK, January 26–29, 2014
Conference Chairs Karlheinz Brandenburg and Mark Sandler have announced that registration is now open for the 53rd Conference, on Semantic Audio. An additional tutorial day (26 January, 2014) will be held at Queen Mary University of London on effective research practices (e.g. the use of version control and unit testing in audio research), Intelligent audio production and automatic music mixing, among other selected topics.

Audio Forensics, 54th Conference

AES 54th Conference

London, UK, June 12–14, 2014
The call for contributions closes January 31. Chaired by Mark Huckvale and Jeff Smith, this conference is dedicated to exploring advances in the field of audio forensics by providing a platform for research related to the forensic application of speech/signal processing, acoustical analyses, audio authentication, and the examination of methodologies and best practices.

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AES Congratulates GRAMMY Awards Nominees

Al Schmitt

The Society offers hearty congratulations to the following members who have been nominated for awards:

56th Annual GRAMMY awards: Jim Anderson, Joe Baldridge, Michael Graves, Ted Jensen, Leslie Ann Jones, Morten Lindberg, Brian Losch, Bob Ludwig, Joe Palmaccio, Darcy Proper, Michael Romanowski, Tom Ruff, Al Schmitt, Daniel Shores, Ben Turner, Herbert Waltl, Mark Wilder, Hank Williams

Call for Board Nominations

Board Call

The Nominations Committee is soliciting the names of members to be considered for possible inclusion in the 2014 ballot for election of officers to the Board of Governors. To be eligible for nomination, a candidate must be a voting member of the Society and belong to one of the following membership categories: honorary member, fellow, or member, and must be willing and able to attend the meeting of the Board of Governors each year in North America. Nominations must be submitted online.

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Call for Awards Nominations


The Awards Committee has issued a call for nominations. If you know of anyone that should be recognised for their achievements in audio engineering, or who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Society, now is the time to submit your nomination. The committee is keen to hear about individuals that may not have come to its attention so far.

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Job Board Update

Job Board Update

The AES Job Board is where audio companies post their latest job openings. As an AES member you receive notifications of the most recent postings here:

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AES Journal December Issue Now Available

AES Journal

This month's issue includes:

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