AES New York 2013
Live Sound Track Events

Live Sound is a major focus of the 135th AES Convention. From small room acoustics to large venues. Microphone placement techniques, networked audio distribution, mixing, troubleshooting, and many other disciplines and technology trends are explored. Many of the live sound industry's leading experts will be here sharing knowledge and the latest innovations.

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Wednesday, October 16

Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm
Workshop Session W21   Lies, Damn Lies, and Audio Gear Specs

 

Thursday, October 17

Thursday, October 17, 9:00 am — 11:00 am
Live Sound Seminar Session LS1   AC Power and Grounding

Thursday, October 17, 9:00 am — 12:00 pm
Paper Session P2   Signal Processing—Part 1

P2-1   Linear Phase Implementation in Loudspeaker Systems: Measurements, Processing Methods, and Application Benefits (Paper: 8926)

P2-2   Applications of Inverse Filtering to the Optimization of Professional Loudspeaker Systems (Paper: 8927)

P2-3   Live Event Performer Tracking for Digital Console Automation Using Industry-Standard Wireless Microphone Systems (Paper: 8928)


Thursday, October 17, 10:30 am — 12:30 pm
Workshop Session W3   Acoustic Enhancements Systems—Implementations

Thursday, October 17, 2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS2   Audio Network and Transport

Thursday, October 17, 2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Paper Session P4   Room Acoustics

P4-2   Digitally Steered Columns: Comparison of Different Products by Measurement and Simulation (Paper: 8935)

P4-4   Adapting Loudspeaker Array Radiation to the Venue Using Numerical Optimization of FIR Filters (Paper: 8937)


Thursday, October 17, 4:30 pm — 6:00 pm
Network Audio Session N1   One Network to Rule Them All

Thursday, October 17, 4:30 pm — 6:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS3   Sound System Optimization

Thursday, October 17, 6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
Network Audio Session N2   A Primer on Fundamental Concepts of Media Networking

 

Friday, October 18

Friday, October 18, 9:00 am — 11:00 am
Live Sound Seminar Session LS4   Designing for Broadway Theater

Friday, October 18, 9:00 am — 11:30 am
Paper Session P9   Applications in Audio—Part I

P9-2   IP Audio in the Real-World; Pitfalls and Practical Solutions Encountered and Implemented when Rolling Out the Redundant Streaming Approach to IP Audio (Paper: 8963)

P9-3   Implementation of AES-64 Connection Management for Ethernet Audio/Video Bridging Devices (Paper: 8964)


Friday, October 18, 11:00 am — 1:00 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS5   Dealing with Noise Pollution in Theaters

Friday, October 18, 2:15 pm — 4:45 pm
Paper Session P11   Perception—Part 1

P11-1   On the Perceptual Advantage of Stereo Subwoofer Systems in Live Sound Reinforcement (Paper: 8970)


Friday, October 18, 2:30 pm — 3:30 pm
Network Audio Session N3   The Role of Standards in Audio Networking

Friday, October 18, 2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS6   Wireless Microphones and Performers: Mic Placement and Handling for Multiple Actors

Friday, October 18, 3:30 pm — 5:00 pm
Network Audio Session N4   Command and Control Protocols, Target Application Use Cases

Friday, October 18, 4:30 pm — 6:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS7   Design for Houses of Worship and Installed Sound

 

Saturday, October 19

Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am — 11:00 am
Live Sound Seminar Session LS8   Design Meets Reality: The A2’s and Production Sound Mixer’s Challenges, Obstacles, and Responsibilities for Loading in and Implementing the Sound Designer’s Concept

Saturday, October 19, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS9   Assuring High Quality Speech Intelligibility for Sports Events In Stadiums

Saturday, October 19, 11:15 am — 12:45 pm
Tutorial Session T13   A Holistic Approach to Crossover Systems and Equalization for Loudspeakers (A Master Class Event)

Saturday, October 19, 2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS10   Production Wireless Systems: An Examination of Antennas, Coax, Filters, and Other Tips and Tricks from the Experts

Saturday, October 19, 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Project Studio Expo: Loudness, Levels, and Metering

Saturday, October 19, 4:30 pm — 7:00 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS11   TVBDs, Geo-Location Databases, and Upcoming Spectrum Auctions: An In-Depth Look and Their Impact on Wireless Microphone Operations

 

Sunday, October 20

Sunday, October 20, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm
Network Audio Session N5   X192 / AES67: How the New Networked Audio Interoperability Standard Was Designed

Sunday, October 20, 11:00 am — 1:00 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS12   An Interview with Dave Natale

Sunday, October 20, 1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Workshop Session W29   Miking for PA

Sunday, October 20, 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Paper Session P18   Perception—Part 2

P18-1   Negative Formant Space, “O Superman,” and Meaning (Paper: 9014)

P18-2   The Effects of Interaural Level Differences Caused by Interference between Lead and Lag on Summing Localization (Paper: 9015)


Sunday, October 20, 2:30 pm — 4:30 pm
Live Sound Seminar Session LS13   Audio for Corporate Presentations

Sunday, October 20, 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm
Workshop Session W31   Beam Steering Loudspeakers and Line Arrays

 

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