AES New York 2013
Student / Career Event Details

Thursday, October 17, 9:00 am — 5:00 pm (Room 2D04)

Bose Hiring Event

Abstract:
Bose is a research company dedicated to developing breakthrough technologies and quality products that enrich people's lives. Reaching our goals requires uniquely talented individuals with a strong desire to grow and achieve; individuals who share the values of passion, innovation, excellence, respect and integrity that are embedded throughout our organization. The results of their work are all around you—in homes, automobiles, supersonic jets, retail stores, restaurants, and stadiums.

Our openings are located in the greater Boston area, and include:
• Loudspeaker Design Engineers
• DSP/Embedded Engineers
• Electrical Engineers
• Mechanical Engineers
• Acoustics Engineers.

If you can imagine the sound of your career at Bose, join us in the Bose Lounge at AES. We are located on the 2nd Level, in Room 2D04 on the South Concourse, one floor below the Exhibition Center. To learn more about our career opportunities, or pre-register for a private 1:1 meeting, visit http://www.acousticcareersatbose.com

 
 

Thursday, October 17, 2:15 pm — 3:30 pm (Room 1E14)

Opening and Student Delegate Assembly Meeting—Part 1

Moderator:
Colin Pfund, NBCUniversal - New York, NY, USA; University of Hartford - West Hartford, CT, USA
Panelists:
Andrea Pepper, AES SDA - St. Louis, MO, USA
Simon-Claudius Wystrach, Revolution Software - York, North Yorkshire, UK; University of York
Magdalena Plewa, Gdansk University of Technology - Gdansk, Poland
Kyle P. Snyder, Ohio University, School of Media Arts & Studies - Athens, OH, USA
Ezequiel Morfi, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes - Buenos Aires, CABA, Argentina
Marija Kovacina, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences - Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract:
The first Student Delegate Assembly (SDA) meeting is the official opening of the Convention’s student program and a great opportunity to meet with fellow students from all corners of the world. 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 American Regions Vice Chair, announce the finalists in the Student Recording Competition categories and the Student Design Competition, and announce all upcoming student/education related events of the convention. Students and student sections will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves and their activities, in order to stimulate international contacts. The SDA leaders will then lead a dialogue to discuss important issues significant to all college audio students.

All students and educators are invited to participate in this meeting. Election results and Recording Competition and
Design Competition Awards will be given at the Student Delegate Assembly Meeting–Part 2 on Sunday, October 20.

 
 

Thursday, October 17, 3:30 pm — 4:45 pm (Room 1E14)

Education Forum Panel

Moderator:
John Krivit, New England Institute of Art - Brookline, MA, USA; Emerson College - Boston, MA, USA
Panelists:
Wesley Bulla, Belmont University - Nashville, TN, USA
Bill Crabtree, Middle Tennessee State University - Murfreesboro, TN, USA
Michael Fleming, MTSU - Murfreesboro, TN, USA
Konrad Strauss, Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, USA
George Massenburg, Schulich School of Music, McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Abstract:
Audio Preservation & Education

Three topics of importance to audio educators will be briefly presented:
Presenters:

Konrad Strauss & George Massenburg (Audio Preservation and Education)
Wesley Bulla (ABET Accreditation and a Possible Role for the AES)
Bill Crabtree & Michael Fleming (Synopsis of the 50th AES Conference on Audio Education)

AES Technical Council This session is presented in association with the AES Technical Committee on Archiving Restoration and Digital Libraries

 
 

Friday, October 18, 9:00 am — 5:00 pm (Room 2D04)

Bose Hiring Event

Abstract:
Bose is a research company dedicated to developing breakthrough technologies and quality products that enrich people's lives. Reaching our goals requires uniquely talented individuals with a strong desire to grow and achieve; individuals who share the values of passion, innovation, excellence, respect and integrity that are embedded throughout our organization. The results of their work are all around you—in homes, automobiles, supersonic jets, retail stores, restaurants, and stadiums.

Our openings are located in the greater Boston area, and include:
• Loudspeaker Design Engineers
• DSP/Embedded Engineers
• Electrical Engineers
• Mechanical Engineers
• Acoustics Engineers.

If you can imagine the sound of your career at Bose, join us in the Bose Lounge at AES. We are located on the 2nd Level, in Room 2D04 on the South Concourse, one floor below the Exhibition Center. To learn more about our career opportunities, or pre-register for a private 1:1 meeting, visit http://www.acousticcareersatbose.com

 
 

Friday, October 18, 9:00 am — 10:30 am (Room 1E14)

Student Design Competition

Moderator:
Colin Pfund, NBCUniversal - New York, NY, USA; University of Hartford - West Hartford, CT, USA
Judges:
Dave Amels, AnaMod LLC - Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA
Scott Dorsey, Williamsburg, VA, USA
Dave Hill, Crane Song - Superior, WI, USA; Dave Hill Designs
Bill Whitlock, Jensen Transformers, Inc. - Chatsworth, CA, USA; Whitlock Consulting - Oxnard, CA, USA

Abstract:
The three graduate level and three undergraduate level finalists of the AES Student Design Competition will present and defend their designs in front of a panel of expert judges. This is an opportunity for aspiring student hardware and software engineers to have their projects reviewed by the best minds in the business. It’s also an invaluable career-building event and a great place for companies to identify their next employees. Students from both audio and non-audio backgrounds are encouraged to submit entries. Few restrictions are placed on the nature of the projects, but designs must be for use with audio. Examples include loudspeaker design, DSP plug-ins, analog hardware, signal analysis tools, mobile applications, and sound synthesis devices. Products should represent new, original ideas implemented in working-model prototypes.

Judges are: Dave Amels, AnaMod Analog Modeling/Bomb Factory Digital; Bill Whitlock, Jensen Transformers; Dave Hill, Crane Song/Dave Hill Designs; Scott Dorsey, Stinger-Ghaffarian Technologies (formerly at Raytheon Technical Services).

 
 

Friday, October 18, 10:30 am — 12:00 pm (1EFoyer)

Student Design Exhibition

Abstract:
All accepted entries to the AES Student Design Competition are given the opportunity to show off their designs at this poster/ tabletop exhibition. The session is free and open to all convention attendees and is an opportunity for aspiring student hardware and software engineers to have their projects seen by the AES design community. It is an invaluable career-building event and a great place for companies to identify their next employees. Students from both audio and non-audio backgrounds are encouraged to participate. Few restrictions are placed on the nature of the projects, which may include loudspeaker designs, DSP plug-ins, analog hardware, signal analysis tools, mobile applications, and sound synthesis devices. Attendees will observe new, original ideas implemented in working-model prototypes.

 
 

Friday, October 18, 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm (Room 1E06)

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PMC Student Recording Critiques

Moderator:
Ian Corbett, Kansas City Kansas Community College - Kansas City, KS, USA

Abstract:
Students! Bring your stereo or surround projects to these non-competitive listening sessions and a panel will give you valuable feedback and comments on your work! Students should sign-up for time slots at the first SDA meeting, on a first come, first served basis. Bring your stereo or 5.1 work on CD, DVD, memory-stick, or hard disc, as clearly labeled 44.1 KHz WAVE or AIFF files. Finalists in the Recording Competition are excluded from participating in this event to allow the many non-finalists an opportunity for feedback on their hard work. The Student Recording Critiques are generously sponsored by PMC, and you get to hear your work on some amazing loudspeakers!

 
 

Friday, October 18, 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm (Room 1E11)

Recording Competition—Part 1

Judges:
Jim Anderson, New York University - New York, NY, USA
Jim Kaiser, CEMB / Belmont University - Nashville, TN, USA
Richard King, McGill University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada; The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Andres A. Mayo, Andres Mayo Mastering & Audio Post - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ronald Prent, Wisseloord Studios - Eemnes, Netherlands
Jonathan Wyner, Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA, USA; M Works Mastering

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. The top three finalists in each category, as identified by our judges, present a short summary of their production intentions and the key recording and mix techniques used to realize their goals. They then play their projects for all who attend. Meritorious awards are determined here and will be presented at the closing Student Delegate Assembly Meeting (SDA-2) on Sunday afternoon. The competition is a great chance to hear the work of your fellow students at other educational institutions. Everyone learns from the judges’ comments, even those who don't make it to the finals, and it's a great chance to meet other students and faculty.

4pm Traditional Studio Recording
Judges: Jim Anderson, Jim Kaiser, Andres Mayo

5pm Modern Studio Recording
Judges: Richard King, Jonathan Wyner, Ronald Prent

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am — 3:30 pm (Room 2D04)

Bose Hiring Event

Abstract:
Bose is a research company dedicated to developing breakthrough technologies and quality products that enrich people's lives. Reaching our goals requires uniquely talented individuals with a strong desire to grow and achieve; individuals who share the values of passion, innovation, excellence, respect and integrity that are embedded throughout our organization. The results of their work are all around you—in homes, automobiles, supersonic jets, retail stores, restaurants, and stadiums.

Our openings are located in the greater Boston area, and include:
• Loudspeaker Design Engineers
• DSP/Embedded Engineers
• Electrical Engineers
• Mechanical Engineers
• Acoustics Engineers.

If you can imagine the sound of your career at Bose, join us in the Bose Lounge at AES. We are located on the 2nd Level, in Room 2D04 on the South Concourse, one floor below the Exhibition Center. To learn more about our career opportunities, or pre-register for a private 1:1 meeting, visit http://www.acousticcareersatbose.com

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am — 11:00 am (Room 1E14)

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SPARS Speed Counseling with Experts— Mentoring Answers for Your Career

Moderator:
Kirk Imamura, Avatar Studios - New York, NY; SPARS Foundation

Abstract:
This event is specially suited for students, recent graduates, young professionals, and those interested in career advice. Hosted by SPARS in cooperation with the AES Education Committee and G.A.N.G., career related Q&A sessions will be offered to participants in a speed group mentoring format. A dozen students will interact with 4–5 working professionals in specific audio engineering fields or categories every 20 minutes. Audio engineering fields/categories include gaming, live sound/live recording, audio manufacturer, mastering, sound for picture, and studio production. Listed mentors are subject to change.

The List of Mentors
Studio Production: Mark Rubel, David Kahne, Craig Schumacher, Chris Mara, Glenn Lorbecki, Drew Waters, Barry Rudolph, Pat McMakin, Kevin Killen, Todd Whitelock
Sound for Picture: Leslie Mona-Mathus, Eric Johnson, Jamie Baker, Bill Higley, Jun Mizumachi, Rick Senechal
Gaming: Tom Salta, Gina Zdanowicz, Scott Selfon, Randy Coppinger
Live Sound/Live Recording: Erik Zobler, Jeri Palumbo, Rick Camp
Theatrical Sound: Peter Hylenski, Nevin Steinberg, Kai Harada, Simon Matthews

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 11:00 am — 12:30 pm (1EFoyer)

Education and Career/Job Fair

Abstract:
The combined AES 135th Education and Career Fair will match job seekers with companies and prospective students with schools.

Companies

Looking for the best and brightest minds in the audio world? No place will have more of them assembled than the 135th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. Companies are invited to participate in our Education and Career Fair, free of charge. This is the perfect chance to identify your ideal new hires! All attendees of the convention, students and professionals alike, are welcome to come visit with representatives from participating companies to find out more about job and internship opportunities in the audio industry. Bring your resume!

Schools

One of the best reasons to attend AES conventions is the opportunity to make important connections with your fellow educators from around the globe. Academic 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.

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 1:00 pm — 2:15 pm (Room 1E06)

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PMC Student Recording Critiques

Moderator:
Ian Corbett, Kansas City Kansas Community College - Kansas City, KS, USA

Abstract:
Students! Bring your stereo or surround projects to these non-competitive listening sessions and a panel will give you valuable feedback and comments on your work! Students should sign-up for time slots at the first SDA meeting, on a first come, first served basis. Bring your stereo or 5.1 work on CD, DVD, memory-stick, or hard disc, as clearly labeled 44.1 KHz WAVE or AIFF files. Finalists in the Recording Competition are excluded from participating in this event to allow the many non-finalists an opportunity for feedback on their hard work. The Student Recording Critiques are generously sponsored by PMC, and you get to hear your work on some amazing loudspeakers!

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm (Room 1E11)

Recording Competition—Part 2

Judges:
Martha de Francisco, McGill University - Montreal, QC, Canada
David Bowles, Swineshead Productions LLC - Berkeley, CA, USA
Ulrike Schwarz, Bayerischer Rundfunk - München, Germany
Brian McCarty, Coral Sea Studios Pty. Ltd - Clifton Beach, QLD, Australia
Skip Lievsay
Bob Bronow, Max Post - Burbank, CA; Audio Cocktail

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. The top three finalists in each category, as identified by our judges, present a short summary of their production intentions and the key recording and mix techniques used to realize their goals. They then play their projects for all who attend. Meritorious awards are determined here and will be presented at the closing Student Delegate Assembly Meeting (SDA-2) on Sunday afternoon. The competition is a great chance to hear the work of your fellow students at other educational institutions. Everyone learns from the judges’ comments, even those who don't make it to the finals, and it's a great chance to meet other students and faculty.

5pm Traditional Acoustic Recording
Judges: Martha de Francisco, David Bowles, Ulrike Schwarz

6pm Sound for Visual Media
Judges: Brian McCarty, Skip Lievsay, Bob Bronow

 
 

Saturday, October 19, 9:30 pm — 11:00 pm

AES/SPARS Rockin' Student Party

Abstract:
Where: Avatar Recording Studios, 441 West 53rd Street, NY, NY 10019

Time: 9:30 pm-12:00 am

Present your All Access Student Badge for Admission

Audio Students! Rub elbows with industry mentors and mucky mucks at the AES Student Party to be held at the legendary Avatar Studios. A special SPARS Legacy Award will be presented to Howard Schwartz.

Many artists, producers, and engineers have passed through the doors of this studio. This facility served as Madonna’s home when she recorded “Like a Virgin” and played host to luminaries including Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and Roxy Music. More recently, artists such as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, John Mayer, Trey Anastasio, Muse, Josh Groban, Donald Fagen, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, My Morning Jacket, Kings of Leon, and Bruno Mars recorded their projects at Avatar.

 
 

Sunday, October 20, 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm (Room 1E13)

Student Delegate Assembly—Part 2

Moderator:
Colin Pfund, NBCUniversal - New York, NY, USA; University of Hartford - West Hartford, CT, USA
Panelists:
Marija Kovacina, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences - Belgrade, Serbia
Andrea Pepper, AES SDA - St. Louis, MO, USA
Simon-Claudius Wystrach, Revolution Software - York, North Yorkshire, UK; University of York
Magdalena Plewa, Gdansk University of Technology - Gdansk, Poland
Kyle P. Snyder, Ohio University, School of Media Arts & Studies - Athens, OH, USA

Abstract:
At this meeting the SDA will elect a new vice chair. One vote will be cast by the designated representative from each recognized AES student section in the North & Latin American Regions. Judges’ comments and awards will be presented for the Recording Competitions and Design Competitions. Plans for future student activities at local, regional, and international levels will be summarized.

 
 

Sunday, October 20, 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm (Room 1E06)

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PMC Student Recording Critiques

Moderator:
Ian Corbett, Kansas City Kansas Community College - Kansas City, KS, USA

Abstract:
Students! Bring your stereo or surround projects to these non-competitive listening sessions and a panel will give you valuable feedback and comments on your work! Students should sign-up for time slots at the first SDA meeting, on a first come, first served basis. Bring your stereo or 5.1 work on CD, DVD, memory-stick, or hard disc, as clearly labeled 44.1 KHz WAVE or AIFF files. Finalists in the Recording Competition are excluded from participating in this event to allow the many non-finalists an opportunity for feedback on their hard work. The Student Recording Critiques are generously sponsored by PMC, and you get to hear your work on some amazing loudspeakers!

 
 


Return to Student and Career Development Events

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

EXHIBITION HOURS October 18th 10am – 6pm October 19th 10am – 6pm October 20th 10am – 4pm
REGISTRATION DESK October 16th 3pm – 7pm October 17th 8am – 6pm October 18th 8am – 6pm October 19th 8am – 6pm October 20th 8am – 4pm
TECHNICAL PROGRAM October 17th 9am – 7pm October 18th 9am – 7pm October 19th 9am – 7pm October 20th 9am – 6pm
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