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AES E-News: August 15 – Heyser Lecture at 143rd, Milan Convention, AES@NAMM, AES Live, Upcoming Conferences, AES Election, Standards News, Job Board, July/August Journal

Table of Contents

  1. Heyser Lecture at New York Convention
  2. 144th Convention Heads to Milan
  4. New AES Live Videos Available
  5. Upcoming Conference News
  6. 2017 Election Results
  7. Standards News
  8. Job Board Update
  9. AES Journal July/August Issue Now Available

Heyser Lecture at New York Convention

AES 143rd Convention

AES 143rd Convention
Location: New York, NY, USA
Dates: Exhibits: October 18–21; Program: October 18–22, 2017

With the program filling out rapidly for the New York Convention, the Technical Council is pleased to announce that Leslie Ann Jones, Director of Music Recording and Scoring at Skywalker Sound, will present the 37th Richard C. Heyser Memorial Lecture. Her theme, "Paying Attention", suggests a fascinating retrospective on how her life and career have been sustained by this important principle. Scheduled early on the first evening of the event, make sure to add it to your convention diary.

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144th Convention Heads to Milan

AES 144th Convention

AES 144th Convention
Location: Milan, Italy
Dates: 23–26 May, 2018

Europe's premiere pro-audio education and networking event for 2018, the AES 144th Convention, is set to take place at the NH Hotel Milano Congress Centre from 23rd to 26th May 2018. Apart from audio engineering, there's the city's reputation for high fashion, La Scala opera house, Milan Cathedral and the National Museum of Science and Technology to take in. Save the date for 2018!

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Location: Anaheim Convention Center, CA, USA
Dates: January 25–28, 2018

This upcoming four-day AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium will offer a unique opportunity for the pro-audio community to experience the latest technology for creating high-resolution audio in a myriad of end-user communities. A Call for Contributions is now published, inviting expert presenters to take part in training seminars, and also to submit papers for consideration by the review board.

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New AES Live Videos Available

AES Live

AES Live videos are part of a growing library of content from recent events and other sources, and are only available to members. Recently we've added five new items:

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Upcoming Conference News

3rd International Conference on Sound Reinforcement – Open Air Venues

SR conf

Struer, Denmark, 30 August – 2 September, 2017
Get the latest on the programme updates and register for this important conference at the website. "Are Advances in Sound Systems Improving Concert Experience Levels?" asks Jonathan Burton, with examples from 25 years of touring with names such as The Prodigy, Radiohead, Suede and Brian Ferry.

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2017 International Conference on Automotive Audio

Automotive conf

Burlingame, San Francisco, CA, USA, September 8–10, 2017

Three compelling keynotes are included in the program, including "In Car UX - the Deep Immersion Experience Far Beyond Sound" from Armin Prommersberger and Chris Ludwig; "Autonomous Cars and Their Demand for High Audio Quality in Entertainment and Communication" by Sebastian Scharrer, and "Integration of Active Noise Control in Future IVI System Designs – How to Deal with Low Latency Requirements?" by Dr. Rolf Schirmacher.

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2017 Election Results

AES is pleased to congratulate newly elected officers in the recent election. Entering the office of President-Elect is Nadja Wallaszkovits. Treasurer-Elect is Richard Wollrich, who will serve alongside Treasurer Garry Margolis for one year, then begin a two-year term as Treasurer. Eight newly elected Governors and officers also begin two-year terms in October: Vice President Central Region, U.S. and Canada: Mike Porter; Vice President Central Region, Europe: Thomas Görne; Vice President Southern Region, Europe/Middle East/Africa: Ufuk Önen; Vice President Latin American Region: Cesar Lamschtein; Vice President International Region (Asia/Pacific): Shusen Wang; Governor: Kyle P. Snyder, Jonathan Wyner, Martha de Francisco.

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Standards News

A number of new companies have joined the "AES Standards Sustainers" program. These companies, and the 19 announced last month, have demonstrated their belief in the work of the AES Standards Committee through a substantial financial commitment. The Society is grateful to them for their support.

There's also a Call for Comments on Technical Requirements for Media Network Directories and Directory Related Services. From this document, and the comments received on it, the AES Task Group on AES-X238, Media network directory architecture, will develop a set of requirements for media network directory standards that will work with present and future media networks over a wide range of application domains. Interested parties are encouraged to submit general and specific comments, proposed additions or changes, and responses to the specific questions it poses.

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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 July/August Issue Now Available

AES Journal

This month's issue includes:

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