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At the 143rd Convention in New York, the AES Will Debut its Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Chaired by Leslie Gaston-Bird, the AES' first African-American to serve on the AES Board of Governors, the committee will host a Town Hall on Wednesday, October 18 at 9:30 am to introduce the goals of the committee and invite comments from AES members.

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT



You're Surrounded! AES New York 2017's "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" Events to Feature Binaural and Large-Scale Multichannel Audio Demos and Workshops

Spatial audio workshops on broadcast, recording and gaming to be highlights of Immersive Audio Super Saturday events

The AES New York has announced a full-day program dedicated to Spatial Audio and its production and applications. "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" will showcase the latest in spatial and 3D audio in a series of presentations and workshops on Saturday, October 21 at the AES New York Convention at the Jacob Javits Center. The Immersive Audio Super Saturday sessions will utilize a large-scale 9.1-channel system from PMC and, for binaural sessions, a Sennheiser wireless headphone system. From Xenakis to Doctor Who, and spanning VR, broadcast and music production, the sessions draw from the Convention's Game Audio & VR, Broadcast & Streaming and Recording & Production tracks.

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



You're Surrounded! AES New York 2017's "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" Events to Feature Binaural and Large-Scale Multichannel Audio Demos and Workshops

The AES New York has announced a full-day program dedicated to Spatial Audio and its production and applications. "Immersive Audio Super Saturday" will showcase the latest in spatial and 3D audio in a series of presentations and workshops on Saturday, October 21 at the AES New York Convention at the Jacob Javits Center. The Immersive Audio Super Saturday sessions will utilize a large-scale 9.1-channel system from PMC and, for binaural sessions, a Sennheiser wireless headphone system. From Xenakis to Doctor Who, and spanning VR, broadcast and music production, the sessions draw from the Convention's Game Audio & VR, Broadcast & Streaming and Recording & Production tracks.

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



"Fooled by Audio" the Theme of Choueiri Keynote at AES New York 2017

Princeton University Prof. Edgar Choueiri's keynote address to delve into multiple dimensions of Virtual and Augmented Reality, Spatial Audio and sound synthesis

Many advancements in audio may simply be judged on how far it sounds like we have come. How the audience may become "Fooled by Audio" and the audio technologies used to help create these illusions will be the topic at hand for the Audio Engineering Society New York 2017 Convention Keynote Speech, to be given by Prof. Edgar Choueiri of Princeton University. Taking place on the first day of the show — Wednesday, October 18 -- the Keynote Speech will be a part of the Opening Ceremonies, scheduled for 12:30 — 2:00pm. The 143rd Audio Engineering Society International Convention will take place at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, October 18 -- 21. Visit aes"show.com to receive Advance Registration pricing through October 16.

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 9:00:00 AM EDT



Exclusive AES New York 2017 One World Trade Center Broadcast Operations Event Slated for Oct 18

Open to AES New York 2017 advance registrants, the special event is part of the Convention's Broadcast and Streaming Track

There are myriad perspectives from which to view One World Trade Center's rebuilding after the tragedies of 9/11. From the broadcast perspective, 2017 marks a notable milestone — the resumption of television transmission from atop One WTC. The latest transmitter and antenna technology will be deployed at One WTC, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere at a symbolic 1,776 feet in height; it will resume broadcast operations as one of the world's elite broadcast centers.

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



Give Us Some Space! AES New York 2017's Spatial Audio Track Explores New Horizons in Immersive and 3D Audio

3D audio crash course, Oculus Research VR presentations and 3D music from Kraftwerk and Booka Shade are among highlights of AES 143 Spatial Audio Track events

The state of the art in audio is ever-expanding — literally, as evidenced by the stunning advances in 3D audio an immersive sound that attendees of the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention will be able to experience at its wide variety of Spatial Audio Track events. It'll all take place at the upcoming AES New York Convention, October 18 to 21, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



Best Paper Awards Announced for Upcoming AES New York Convention

Honors presented for Best Peer-Reviewed Papers and Best Student Papers

The 143rd Audio Engineering Society Convention, taking place October 18 to 21 at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, will feature the presentation of the annual AES "Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award" and "Best Student Paper Award" distinctions, which honor outstanding achievement in academic papers being presented at the convention. The awards will be presented during the Opening Ceremonies on October 18 by AES New York Convention Papers Co-chairs Braxton Boren and Areti Andreopoulou.

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT



Safeguarding Our Audio Heritage: AES New York 2017's Archiving and Restoration Track

Archiving the music of Star Wars, continuing the Grateful Dead experience, preserving physical media and much more will be covered during the Convention

The 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention's Archiving and Restoration Track will feature its most varied events schedule ever, including in-depth looks at archiving the music of Star Wars and the remarkably prolific recordings of the Grateful Dead, media preservation techniques for the 21st century and much more.

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



Exploring New Sonic Worlds: AES New York 2017's Game Audio and VR Track Events

Sound design for Star Trek: Bridge Crew and Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and immersive sound for headphones are among the varied Convention content covering gaming and VR audio

For the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention, the traditional Game Audio Track is expanding into the Game Audio and VR (Virtual Reality) Track to reflect the growing importance of immersive sound and virtual reality audio. This year's series of events, put together by co-chairs Steve Martz and Michael Kelly, incorporates the latest cutting-edge technologies and techniques used in some of today's most popular, and growing, forms of entertainment.

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 8:00:00 AM EDT



Where Sound and Image Meet: AES New York 2017's Audio for Cinema Track

Award-winning expert panelists to cover latest advancements in recording and mixing, immersive audio, the future of cinema sound and more

Sound is just as important as image in creating a compelling movie, TV or streaming video experience, and the 143rd International Audio Engineering Society Convention's Audio for Cinema Track events will take a wide look — and listen -- into the latest techniques for capturing and producing sound for film, broadcast and video.

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



The Sound of Success: AES New York 2017 Convention Student and Career Development Events

Student recording competition, Education and Career Fair, mentoring and other events are aimed at furthering student AES attendees' knowledge and career paths

The 143rd AES International Convention's Student and Career Development Events Track features numerous seminars, educational events and networking opportunities aimed at aspiring audio professionals. "Our AES student members and younger attendees are literally the future of the audio industry," said Kyle P. Snyder, AES New York Education Chair. "Our Student and Career Development events are designed to educate and encourage the next generation of audio industry pros, something that's always been a top priority for AES." The events will take place at the upcoming AES New York 2017 Convention, October 18 to 21, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES New York 2017's Product Development Track to Feature the Industry's Newest Advancements in Audio Technology and Methods

"Disruptive Topics in Audio Product Development" is this year's theme. Methods of bringing products to market faster, new headphone design techniques, development methods and better audio coding methods, and more will be covered in series of in-depth seminars

Advancements in technology and methods are at the very core of the Audio Engineering Society's efforts, and the 143rd AES International Convention's Product Development Track (http://www.aes.org/events/143/productdevelopment) will provide a detailed look at the latest innovations in audio product and software development, and the process of bringing those products to market. "The events in this Track have a practical, 'real-world' focus, and anyone involved in audio product development will gain new insight and understanding of the critical elements involved," noted Scott Leslie, AES Product Development Track Chair. "Our Product Development Track spans the entire development process from Concept to Production. Our target audience is anyone who is responsible for product success."

Posted on August 25, 2017 at 8:00:00 AM EDT



Renowned Recording Engineer and Producer Leslie Ann Jones to Deliver Heyser Lecture "Paying Attention" at AES New York Convention

The AES has announced that the award-winning and highly renowned recording engineer and producer Leslie Ann Jones of Skywalker Sound will deliver the Heyser Memorial Lecture at the upcoming AES New York Convention, taking place October 18 to 21 at the Jacob Javits Center. "Almost any superlatives applied to Jones and her decades of work would be understatement," said Francis Rumsey, AES Technical Council Chair. "Her lecture, fittingly titled 'Paying Attention,' promises to take attendees on a fascinating, educational and inspirational retrospective of the sessions leading to her vast discography and filmography, including those moments when focusing on the right detail has both sustained and enriched her storied career." The Heyser Memorial lecture will take place on the opening evening of the convention — October 18, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Jones will also be featured during the 143rd International AES Convention in the special event presentation "Bearing Witness: The Music of Star Wars -- Archiving Art and Technology," on day two.

Posted on August 17, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES New York Convention Releases Preliminary Details of Tech Program

Start anticipating your AES New York Convention experience through event highlights

The Audio Engineering Society has unveiled a preliminary calendar of events for the upcoming 143rd AES International Convention, taking place October 18 to 21, 2017, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. With a full range of presentations and workshops spanning all segments of the professional audio industry, the AES New York Convention offers four full days of the latest in audio research and development led by some of the most influential individuals in the industry. As the detailed program listings and calendar are updated rapidly in coming days, find the latest on the Technical Program, presenters and Registration information at aesshow.com.

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



Just a Few Days Left to get AES New York on the House

Exhibits-Plus sessions expand for 143rd International AES Convention; free Exhibits-Plus registration through June 16

This Friday, June 16, is the last day to register for a free Exhibit-Plus badge for the 2017 Audio Engineering Society New York Convention, taking place October 18 to 21, 2017, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Exhibits-Plus registration, a $75 value, offers access to the Convention's special events, the exhibition and expanded exhibition floor sessions. As a further bonus, registration offers access to the adjacent NAB Show New York exhibition floor and the content in the NAB Show New York's Core Package (also a $75 value).

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Members Want to Learn From You at the AES NYC 2017 Convention

There's an easy way to put your applied audio engineering project in front of hundreds of colleagues from around the world during the 143rd Convention. Engineering Briefs (eBriefs) enable you to offer a short talk or poster presentation - casual, one-on-one or small group presentation of your work on a wide range of topics such as studio experience, equipment construction, new loudspeaker concepts, room acoustic measurements, analysis of audio equipment, and project studio startups, to name just a few.

Posted on June 12, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Unites Pro Audio Community in Berlin as 142nd International AES Convention Educates and Informs

Driven throughout the ages by a thriving community of thought leaders, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs, Berlin has maintained global significance as a center of culture and scholarship. The city has emerged as a major player in today's rapid-paced entertainment technology sector and is home to a vibrant electronic music scene that has attracted dozens of record labels, festivals and international media companies. Thus, Berlin was the perfect setting for the 142nd International Audio Engineering Society Convention. Held May 20-23, 2017, at the Berlin Maritim Hotel, the event built on the successes seen in recent years as AES has pivoted its annual European event to become the preeminent technology showcase and learning forum.

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Berlin Convention Advance Registration Ends Tomorrow - May 17! Free Exhibits-Plus Badges Still Available

The 142nd International AES Convention, being held in Berlin, Germany, starts this weekend, and this is the final day to take advantage of Advance Registration pricing, ending tomorrow, May 17, for All Access badges for the convention, taking place May 20 through 23, 2017. The convention, being held at the Maritim Hotel Berlin, will offer three days of gear exhibits, demos and exhibit floor special-event expositions, as well as four days of presentations and workshops featuring the best minds in audio engineering, production, product design and more. Free Exhibits-Plus badges (use code AES142NOW at checkout) are also available online. Register now to make the most of your AES Convention at Advance Registration rates. You'll also save time at on-site registration. Complete registration information is available at aeseurope.com.

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Berlin Convention Advance Registration Ends May 17 - Register Now for Free Exhibits-Plus Badge or to Get Best Pricing on All Access Admission

The AES Berlin Convention is rapidly approaching, and now is the time to take advantage of the final days of Advance Registration pricing, ending May 17, on All Access badges for the 142nd International AES Convention, being held in Berlin, Germany. Taking place May 20 through 23, 2017, at the Maritim Hotel Berlin, the AES Berlin Convention will offer three days of gear exhibits, demos and exhibit floor special-event expositions, as well as four days of presentations and workshops featuring the biggest names in audio engineering, production, product design and more. Additionally, free Exhibits-Plus registration (use code AES142NOW at checkout) is also available, online, offering a one-of-a-kind pro audio experience including all exhibit-floor activities, special events and more.

Posted on May 11, 2017 at 3:00:00 PM EDT



Audio Engineering Society to Join The 2018 NAMM Show in New Format: AES at NAMM

With a vision to continue to strengthen the music and pro audio industries, The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and The Audio Engineering Society (AES) have announced a new collaborative alliance which will integrate pro audio educational training activities related to live sound, performance audio, recording technology and other topics into The 2018 NAMM Show, January 25-28 in Anaheim, California.

Posted on May 11, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT


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