31st AES International Conference, 2007
"New Directions in

High Resolution Audio"

London, UK        June 25-27, 2007

   

 

 
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Contests and Awards

There will be several contests at the AES 31st Conference, with awards given on the final day. See the sections below for details and rules.


High Resolution Recording Competition

The AES 31st Conference is hosting a high resolution recording competition to be held 27 June in the Augmented Human Interaction Laboratory at Queen Mary, University of London. The emphasis here is on music recorded with higher than CD quality, which exploits the increased resolution of hi-res formats.

High resolution audio compositions will be demonstrated and highlighted throughout the conference. All submissions will receive critique and feedback from industry professionals and the best recordings will each receive a prize.

Requirements:
-entrants must register for the conference to compete
-recordings must be greater than CD quality, i.e. greater than 24kHz, 16 bit, 2 channels and must emphasise the high resolution aspects of the recording
-a single engineer can be associated with up to 2 recordings
-multiple engineers can submit the same recording, but only one prize will be given for each winning recording
-recordings can be of any musical material, but cannot exceed 5 minutes in length

Deadline:
Applicants must e-mail Rebecca Stewart at rebecca.stewart@elec.qmul.ac.uk by 25 May with the following information:

-description of recording such as engineers and genre
-how the recording qualifies as high resolution audio
-requirements for playback, i.e. number of channels, format, medium

Abstracts describing the compositions may also be submitted using the regular paper submissions site.


Student High Resolution Recording Competition

The London Student AES Section is hosting a student recording competition to be held 27 June in the Augmented Human Interaction Laboratory at Queen Mary, University of London.


To correspond with the 31st International AES Conference - New Directions in High Resolution Audio, submitted recordings must be greater than CD quality. All submissions will receive critique and feedback from industry professionals and the best recordings will each receive a prize.


Requirements:
-students must register for the conference to compete
-recordings must be greater than CD quality, i.e. greater than 24kHz, 16 bit, 2 channels and must emphasise the high resolution aspects of the recording
-a single engineer can be associated with up to 2 recordings
-multiple engineers can submit the same recording, but only one prize will be given for each winning recording
-recordings can be of any musical material, but cannot exceed 5 minutes in length
-must be a student member of AES (membership information at http://aes.org/info/about_AES.cfm)


Deadline:
Applicants must e-mail Rebecca Stewart at rebecca.stewart@elec.qmul.ac.uk by 25 May with the following information:

-description of recording such as engineers and genre
-how the recording qualifies as high resolution audio
-academic institution the student is attending (or attended when recording was made)
-requirements for playback, i.e. number of channels, format, medium

To join the London Student AES Section mailing list, go to http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/LONDONAES-STUDENTS.html .


Best Paper Competition

The AES 31st Conference is hosting a best paper competition for student authors presenting work at the 31st International AES Conference - New Directions in High Resolution Audio at Queen Mary, University of London.

Awards will be judged based on the quality of the research, and the quality of the presentation and paper. All presented papers are eligible..

Requirements:
-paper must be submitted and accepted to the conference.
-the paper must be presented at the conference and published in the conference proceedings.

All accepted papers are automatically eligible and hence there are no further requirements beyond those for paper submission.

Please note that both poster presentations and regular session presentations are eligible, as long as a full paper is published in the proceedings.


Best Student Paper Competition

The London Student AES Section is hosting a student paper competition for student authors presenting work at the 31st International AES Conference - New Directions in High Resolution Audio at Queen Mary, University of London.

Awards will be judged based on the quality of the research, and the quality of the presentation and paper. All papers with a student presenter and student first author are eligible..

Requirements:
-paper must be submitted and accepted to the conference.
-the student entering the competition must be the first author and be presenting the work.

Deadline:

To enter the competition, e-mail Rebecca Stewart at rebecca.stewart@elec.qmul.ac.uk by 25 May with the following information

-title of the paper
-academic institution the student is attending (or attended when recording was made)
-current academic status

Please note that both poster presentations and regular session presentations are eligible, as long as a full paper is published in the proceedings.


To join the London Student AES Section mailing list, go to http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/LONDONAES-STUDENTS.html.

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