AES New York 2009
Student / Career Event Details

Friday, October 9, 2:30 pm — 3:30 pm

Student Delegate Assembly-1


Panelists:
Teri Grossheim, Chair
Meiling Loo, Vice-Chair

Abstract:
This opening meeting of the Student Delegate Assembly will introduce new events and election proceedings, announce candidates for the coming year’s election for the North/Latin America Regions, announce the finalists in the recording competition categories, and announce any upcoming events of the convention. Students and student sections will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves and their past/upcoming activities. In addition, candidates for the SDA election will be invited to the stage to give a brief speech outlining their platform.

All students and educators are invited and encouraged to participate in this meeting. Also at this time there will be the opportunity to sign up for the mentoring sessions, a popular activity with limited space for participation.


Saturday, October 10, 11:00 am — 1:00 pm

Career/Job Fair


Abstract:
The Career/Job Fair will feature several companies from the exhibit floor. All attendees of the convention, students and professionals alike, are welcome to come visit with representatives from the companies and find out more about job and internship opportunities in the audio industry. Bring your resume!

Signup for the Career Fair: click here


Saturday, October 10, 1:00 pm — 2:30 pm

Studio Slave to Audio Professional: Workshop on Internships and Jobs


Panelists:
David Bowles, Swineshead Productions LLC
Gary Gottlieb, Webster University - Webster Groves, MO, USA
John Krivit, New England Institute of Art - Boston, MA, USA

Abstract:
The gravest concern and deepest fear of many students pertains to their first professional position. Whether it is an internship or an entry level job, many students express nervousness regarding this leap from the relative calm of education to the vast unknown of the professional world. In this workshop a group of educators and professionals will discuss their views on the traits and characteristics most sought after by potential employers and will share tips for success at the entry level of the audio profession. We expect this workshop will feature a lively question and answer period.


Saturday, October 10, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Education Fair


Abstract:
Institutions offering studies in audio (from short courses to graduate degrees) will be represented in a “table top” session. Information on each school’s respective programs will be made available through displays and academic guidance. There is no charge for schools/institutions to participate. Admission is free and open to all convention attendees.

Signup for the Education Fair: click here


Saturday, October 10, 4:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Stereo Recording Competition-1


Abstract:
The Student Recording Competition is a highlight at each convention. A distinguished panel of judges participates in critiquing finalists of each category in an interactive presentation and discussion. Student members can submit stereo recordings in these categories:

• Classical 4:00 to 5:00
Judges: Martha DeFrancisco, Richard King, Leszek Wojcik
• Jazz/Blues 5:00 to 6:00
Judges: Jim Anderson, Michael Bishop, Dave Hewitt
• Folk/World 6:00 to 7:00
Judges: Darcy Proper, Mark Rubel


The top three finalists in each category present a short summary of their techniques and intentions, and play their project for all who attend. Meritorious awards will be presented later at the closing Student Delegate Assembly Meeting (SDA-2) on Monday Afternoon.

It’s a great chance to hear the work of your colleagues from other educational institutions. Everyone learns from the judges’ comments even if your project isn’t one of the finalists. You’ll meet other students and faculty. This year, the event is followed immediately by the Student Social and Student Dinner, so don’t miss it.

Sponsors include AEA, Genelec, iZotope, JBL, Lavry Engineering, Schoeps, Shure, Sonivox, and Ron Streicher.


Saturday, October 10, 7:30 pm — 8:00 pm

Student Dinner & Party


Abstract:
Date & Time: Saturday, October 10th @ 7:30pm to ????
Location: NYU, 35 W. 4th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10012

NYU and AES-SDU welcomes all students to the NYU Music Technology department at NYU. The student party is an important event where students can begin and continue their networking experience! It will be held at NYU and equipment will be available for demonstrations of student work. Bring your mix to share! Dinner is included. Please buy tickets at the student booth or contact meiling@aes-sda.org.


Sunday, October 11, 9:00 am — 12:00 pm

Surround Recording Competition


Abstract:
The Student Recording Competition is a highlight at each convention. A distinguished panel of judges participates in critiquing finalists of each category in an interactive presentation and discussion. Student members can submit surround recordings in these categories:

• Classical 9:00 to 10:00
Judges: Martha DeFrancisco, Richard King
• Non-Classical 10:00 to 11:00
Judges: Robert Friedrich, Richard King, Ronald Prent
• Sound for Picture 11:00 to 12:00
Judges: Michael Barry, Lawrence Manchester, Ira Newborn, Ron Sadoff, Tim Starnes

The top three finalists in each category present a short summary of their techniques and intentions, and play their project for all who attend. Meritorious awards will be presented later at the closing Student Delegate Assembly Meeting (SDA-2) on Monday Afternoon.

It’s a great chance to hear the work of your colleagues from other educational institutions. Everyone learns from the judges’ comments even if your project isn’t one of the finalists. You’ll meet other students and faculty. Don’t miss it.

Sponsors include AEA, Genelec, iZotope, JBL, Lavry Engineering, Schoeps, Shure, Sonivox, and Ron Streicher.


Sunday, October 11, 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Stereo Recording Competition-2


Abstract:
The Student Recording Competition is a highlight at each convention. A distinguished panel of judges participates in critiquing finalists of each category in an interactive presentation and discussion. Student members can submit stereo recordings in these categories:

• Pop/Rock
Judges: Susan Rogers, Mark Rubel

The top three finalists in each category present a short summary of their techniques and intentions, and play their project for all who attend. Meritorious awards will be presented later at the closing Student Delegate Assembly Meeting (SDA-2) on Monday Afternoon.

It’s a great chance to hear the work of your colleagues from other educational institutions. Everyone learns from the judges’ comments even if your project isn’t one of the finalists. You’ll meet other students and faculty. This year, the event is followed immediately by the Student Social and Student Dinner, so don’t miss it.

Sponsors include AEA, Genelec, iZotope, JBL, Lavry Engineering, Schoeps, Shure, Sonivox, and Ron Streicher.


Sunday, October 11, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Mentoring Session


Abstract:
Students are invited to sign-up for an individual meeting with a distinguished mentor from the audio industry. The opportunity to sign up will be given at the end of the opening SDA meeting and at the student booth throughout the convention. Any remaining open spots will be posted in the student area. All students are encouraged to participate in this exciting and rewarding opportunity for individual discussion with industry mentors.


Sunday, October 11, 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm

Education Forum Panel


Co-moderators:
Alex Case, University of Massachusetts–Lowell - Lowell, MA, USA
John Krivit, New England Institute of Art - Brookline, MA, USA

Abstract:
Continuing the thread of very productive dialog started at the AES Convention in Munich last May, all educators are invited to join this open discussion on how we teach students about sound quality and high production standards. In an age when many graduates will not have the chance to work with the finest equipment in the finest rooms, what are the responsibilities of the faculty and what are the expectations for the facilities at institutions of higher learning? Come share your approaches and learn from others as we all seek to teach quality. An open forum for educators, students are also welcome to attend and participate.


Monday, October 12, 9:00 am — 10:30 am

Continuing Education Options in Audio


Panelists:
Alex Case, University of Massachusetts–Lowell - Lowell, MA, USA
Terron Darby, Pro Media Training - NY, NY, USA
Elsa Lankford, Towson University - Baltimore, MD, USA
George Massenburg, Massenburg Design Works - Nashville, TN, USA
Konrad Strauss, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

Abstract:
The last 10 years have been an exciting time for the audio industry, the explosion of new technology and media has created a myriad of opportunities for audio service providers. However, as audio, video, and web oriented media production converge into a single field, many audio professionals find that they must learn new skills to remain competitive and diversify their service offerings. This workshop will bring together professionals and educators from a variety of backgrounds to discuss options for audio professionals seeking to learn new skills, further their education, and incorporate new technologies into their production services.


Monday, October 12, 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm

Student Delegate Assembly - 2


Abstract:
The closing meeting of the SDA will host the election of a new vice chair. Votes will be cast by a designated representative from each recognized AES student section or academic institution in the North/Latin America Regions present at the meeting. Judges’ comments and awards will be presented for the Recording and Design Competitions. Plans for future student activities at local, regional, and international levels will be summarized and discussed among those present at the meeting.



For further information on these events please check the AES Students website.