AES Conventions and Conferences

 

STUDENTS

An important element of each AES Convention is the opportunity for student members around the world to meet and share experiences related to eduation in the field of audio.

STUDENT DELEGATE ASSEMBLY 1
Friday, September 24
2:00 PM
Chair: Robbin Gheesling, Middle Tennessee State Univ., Student Section
Vice Chair: Justin Davis, Univ. of Colorado-Denver, Student Section.

Students and educators were invited to participate in a discussion of opportunities and issues of importance to audio education. This opening meeting of the Student Delegate Assembly introduced the candidates for election for the coming year for the North/South America Regions. Each AES Regional Vice President may present two candidates for the election to be held at the closing meeting of the SDA. Entries for the "Recording Competition" and the "Poster Session" events were collected at this meeting. One entry from each AES Student Section or audio program were forwarded to the respective judging teams for selection of finalists in each category.

AES IN THE SCHOOLS—Open Committee Meeting
Friday, September 24
4:00 PM
Chair: Laurel Cash-Jones

An open "AES in the Schools Committee" meeting presented recent activities of the Committee. High Schools guidance counselors, career counselors and educators at public and private institutions were invited to participate in identifying appropriate applications of this important AES project.

EDUCATION FAIR
Saturday, September 25
10:00 AM
Host: Roy Pritts, University of Colorado at Denver

A "Tables Session" for institutions offering studies in audio to display literature and provide academic guidance. Schools that offer a wide range of programs from short courses to Graduate degrees were represented. There was no charge to schools for participation and admission is free and open to all attendees.

"CLASSICAL" RECORDING COMPETITON
Saturday, September 25
3:00 PM

Finalists selected by an elite panel of judges give brief descriptions and play recordings in the "Classical" category. One submission per Student Section or School were accepted. Judges' comments and awards were presented at the closing Student Delegate Assembly meeting.

"JAZZ/POP" RECORDING COMPETITION
Sunday, September 26
10:00 AM

Finalists selected by an elite panel of judges gave brief descriptions and play recordings in the "Jazz/Pop" category. One submission per Student Section or School was accepted. Judges' comments and awards were presented at the closing Student Delegate Assembly meeting.

WOMEN IN AUDIO—Open Committee Meeting
Monday, September 27
9:00 AM
Chair: Cosette Collier, Middle Tenn. State Univ.

An open "Women in Audio Committee" meeting presented recent activities of the Committee and highlighted the accomplishments of successful women in audio.

STUDENT DELEGATE ASSEMBLY 2
Monday, September 27
2:00 PM
Chair: Robbin Gheesling, Middle Tenn. State Univ. Student Section; Vice Chair: Justin Davis, Univ. of Colorado-Denver Student Section.

Closing meeting of the SDA elected new officers. One vote cast by the designated representative from each recognized AES Student Section in the North/South America Regions. Judges' comments and awards were presented for the Recording Competitions and Poster Session. Plans for future Student activities at local, regional and international levels were summarized.

STUDENT POSTER SESSION—continuous throughout the convention

A display of scholarly/research/creative works from student AES members. As many institutions are engaged in both research and applied sciences of audio, this session provided an opportunity to display and discuss these accomplishments with professionals, educators and other students. One submission per Student Section or School—see the AES Education website at www.aes.org/education.

STUDENT CENTER—continuous throughout the convention

An assembly area for the Student Delegate Assembly and student members to meet. Display area for Scholarly works submitted in the "Poster Session" were viewed throughout the convention. A "Communications Board" to collect Email/Website addresses from all participating student members and institutions. Many of the Student Events were presented in this location.

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