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Sunday, September 24, 6:00 pm
Richard C. Heyser Memorial Lecture and Reception featuring Dr. Alan C. Kay

The Richard C. Heyser Distinguished Lecturer for the 109th AES Convention is Dr. Alan C. Kay, Disney Fellow and vice president of research and development for the Walt Disney Company. Dr. Kay holds a doctorate with distinction for the development of the first graphical object-oriented personal computer, and has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Arts and the Computer Museum History Center. Dr. Kay will discuss the computer revolution and the developments that promise to ensue with its onset.

The Heyser Series is an endowed lectureship featuring lectures by eminent individuals with outstanding reputations in audio engineering and its related fields. The series is featured twice annually, at both the United States and European Conventions. Established in May 1999, the Richard C. Heyser Memorial Lecture honors the memory of Richard Heyser, a former AES Governor and Silver Medal recipient. A scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mr. Heyser was awarded nine patents in audio and communication techniques and was widely known for his ability to clearly present new and complex technical ideas.

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