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AES E-News: June 4 – 136th Convention Wrap-Up, 138th Convention, Upcoming Conferences, Grammy Grants, Job Board, May Journal

Table of Contents

  1. 136th Convention Wrap-Up
  2. 138th Convention
  3. AES International Conferences
  4. Grammy Foundation Grants Program
  5. Job Board Update
  6. AES Journal May Issue Now Available

136th Convention Wrap-Up

AES 136th Convention

During the 136th Convention, held recently in Berlin, AES continued to forge new territory with its successful tracks and programs. Making its European debut was the heavily-attended Project Studio Expo, sponsored by DPA Microphones, as well as an expanded Sound for Picture track. Additional technical program events, manufacturer exhibitions, tech tours and more rounded out the Convention.

Papers from the 136th are now available in the E-Library. You can also find all the photos from the event on the convention website.

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138th Convention

AES 138th Convention

AES 138th Convention
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Dates: Spring 2015

AES Executive Director, Bob Moses, has announced that next year’s European AES Convention will take place in Warsaw, Poland, taking advantage of its burgeoning audio industry and growing base of audio engineers, producers and music aficionados. Exact dates will be confirmed shortly.

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AES International Conferences

A number of important international conferences are fast approaching. Make sure to submit your contribution, book your place and join your peers for the latest in audio education, research and development.

Audio Forensics, 54th Conference

AES 54th Conference

London, UK, June 12–14, 2014
There's still time to register for this important conference dedicated to exploring advances in the field of audio forensics. It provides 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.

Spatial Audio, 55th Conference

AES 55th Conference

Helsinki, Finland, August 27–29, 2014
Registration will open mid June for the 55th Conference, which brings together researchers and practitioners in all aspects of spatial audio, including recording and reproduction, perception, transmission and coding. Dedicated workshops will give an up-to-date view of the practical implementation of spatial audio in different applications, such as broadcasting, game audio and the recording industry.

Audio for Games, 56th Conference

AES 56th Conference

London, UK, February 11–13, 2015
The conference explores how games can get the most from their audio DSP, tools and workflow on console, PC and mobile platforms. As new applications arise in serious gaming and VR-based gaming, this conference explores the challenges and the solutions. The call for contributions is now open.

The Future of Audio Entertainment Technology: Cinema, Television and the Internet, 57th Conference

AES 57th Conference

Hollywood, CA, USA, March 6–8, 2015
This event will bring together the best researchers, acousticians, and practitioners to address the current and future needs of cinema, television, and online sound distribution and reproduction. The call for contributions is now open.

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GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program


The GRAMMY Foundation® Grant Program is generously funded by The Recording Academy®. To date, the Program has awarded over $6 million to more than 300 noteworthy projects. The Grant Program provides funding annually to organizations and individuals in the Americas to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the recorded sound heritage of the Americas for future generations, as well as research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. A letter of inquiry is required before submission of a full application. The deadline each year for submitting letters of inquiry is Oct. 1.

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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 May Issue Now Available

AES Journal

This month's issue includes:

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* Join the online discussion of Journal papers and articles!

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