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117th AES CONVENTION PRESS RELEASE

Contact: Howard Sherman
+1 (212) 777 4711
117th_press@aes.org
FOR RELEASE: 8/30/04

AES 117th PAPERS CO-CHAIRS REVEAL AMBITIOUS PROGRAM

150 + Paper & Poster Sessions Offer Valuable Insights Into Key Issues

SAN FRANCISCO: Brian Link and Rob Maher, Papers Co-Chairs for the Audio Engineering Society 117th Convention Committee, have developed an ambitious four-day program of over 150 individual Paper and Poster Sessions. Commenting on the schedule, AES 117th Convention Chair John Strawn said, “We believe the Papers and Posters at this year’s convention (Moscone Center, Oct. 28 – 31), will stand as some of the most significant we have offered. Brian Link and Rob Maher have devoted an enormous amount of time and energy to bringing this impressive program together, and we are deeply grateful for their assistance.”

With sessions scheduled throughout all four days of the convention, participants will have a wide range of choices designed to interest virtually every segment of the professional audio industry. Highlights Include:

Thursday Oct. 28 Morning Sessions: Loudspeakers, Part 1 and Lossless Audio Coding, Part 1. Afternoon sessions will conclude those initial presentations and offer Posters on Music Synthesis & Audio Archiving, Storage And Restoration and Content Management.

Friday morning, Oct. 29 Session E
covers: Audio (including Telephony) Over Networks; Session F explores: Audio Archiving, Storage, & Restoration and Content Management; Session Z2 Posters, will investigate Instrumentation and Measurement & Lossy And Lossless Audio Coding. That afternoon, Session G offers: Audio For Computer Games; Session H, focuses on Multichannel Sound; Session I covers Psychoacoustics, Perception and Listening Tests. Two consecutive Poster sessions scheduled for Friday afternoon: Z3 Loudspeakers, Part 1 & Z4, Loudspeakers, Part 2.

Saturday, Oct. 30
morning sessions include: J, Microphones, and K, Signal Processing, Part 1; Posters Session Z5 will explore Multichannel Sound; Session L investigates Instrumentation And Measurement; Session M, Room and Architectural Acoustics/Sound Reinforcement; Session N completes Signal Processing, Part 2; Session Z6, Posters will explore Psychoacoustics, Perception, and Listening Tests & Spatial Perception and Processing.

Sunday, Oct. 31
Session O is entitled: Audio Recording and Reproduction & Auditory Scene Analysis. Session P offers High Resolution Audio; Session Z7 Posters: Signal Processing, Part 1; Session Q focuses on Automotive Audio; Session Z8 Posters completes: Signal Processing, Part 2; Session R explores: Spatial Perception And Processing; and finally, Session S covers Audio-Video Systems.

Surveying the array of talent and expansive subject matter they have assembled for this year’s AES Convention, Brian Link and Rob Maher remarked, “Our call for Papers and Poster submissions drew an extremely diverse and highly qualified response. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to work with so many outstanding professionals.”

A complete schedule of AES 117th events is available at: http://www.aes.org.

Photos of all Committee Members can be found here.

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