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
The Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee has issued a Call for Comment on the draft technical document "Media Network Directories Requirements". From this document (which also addresses directory-related services) and the comments received, the AES Task Group on AES-X238, media network directory architecture (task group SC-02-12-N), will develop a set of requirements for media network directory standards that will work for present and future media network applications. Interested parties are encouraged to submit general and specific comments, proposed additions or changes, and responses to the specific questions it poses.
Posted on August 15, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM EDT
The AES has released the list of winning candidates from the balloting in the 2017 Audio Engineering Society international elections. The newly elected officers will assume their roles in October, shortly after the end of the 143rd International AES Convention in New York. Entering the office of President-Elect is Nadja Wallaszkovits, who will serve first on the AES Board of Governors and Executive Committee as President-Elect, fully assuming the Presidency in October 2018 for a one-year term. Joining the Board of Governors as Treasurer-Elect is Richard Wollrich, who will serve alongside Treasurer Garry Margolis for one year, then begin a two-year term as Treasurer. Also in October, current President Alex Case will remain on the Executive Committee as Past President for the 2017-2018 term, as current President-Elect David Scheirman advances into the Presidency.
Posted on August 8, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT
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
"As we approach our 70th anniversary year, the Audio Engineering Society is involved in more events, in more locations, than ever," says AES President Alex Case. "From our international Conventions in the USA and Europe, our international conference series, regional events in a number of countries through to local section meetings, the AES continues its core mission: promoting the science and practice of audio."
Posted on July 5, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT
The standards work of the Audio Engineering Society plays a vital role in the advancement of the audio industry. As end-user experience proves, standards like the polarity specification for analog XLR connectors (AES14), two-channel digital interface on XLR (AES3) and multichannel MADI (AES10) enable confident operation of compliant gear. The rapidly adopted audio-over-IP audio standard, AES67, and its control companion standard, AES70, are enabling interconnection between hardware using a number of proprietary standards by providing common audio carrier and control topologies. Manufacturers and equipment designers employ AES standards to build customer confidence in their products, enhancing productivity in workflow.
Posted on June 30, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT
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
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
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
The Audio Engineering Society has opened online advance registration for its 143rd International AES Convention, taking place October 18 to 21, 2017, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The largest professional audio education, networking and gear exhibition of the year, this fall's AES Convention will offer a comprehensive and expansive professional media and entertainment production program, three full days of pro audio gear exhibitions and presentations, and a world-class series of events and experiences to take attendees to the next level of audio prowess.
Posted on May 26, 2017 at 12:00:00 PM EDT
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