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Audio Engineering Society 142nd International Convention Committee Announced

Following 2016's two highly-successful AES Conventions in Paris and Los Angeles, the Audio Engineering Society is pleased to announce the distinguished membership of the committee charged with organizing the upcoming AES Berlin Convention, set to take place May 20 to 23, 2017, at the Maritim Hotel Berlin in Berlin, Germany. The Convention, being co-chaired by Sascha Spors (Professor at the University of Rostock and Chair, AES North German Section) and Nadja Wallaszkovits (Chief Audio Engineer, Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences and formerly AES VP, Central Europe Region), will once again be the largest European pro audio event and exhibition of the year, drawing professionals and students from around the world.

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 11:00:00 AM EST

AES to Share Benefits of Membership at The NAMM Show 2017 — January 19-22

The Audio Engineering Society will hold a membership drive at the Anaheim Convention Center during The NAMM Show 2017, Jan. 19-22. The AES will be in space #159 (in the Lobby, outside of Halls A/B), where NAMM attendees can meet and greet AES members, get the latest information on AES events (both during The NAMM Show and throughout the year), and become a new member or renew a membership. "NAMM is all about making and sharing music, attracting numerous attendees who are active in recording and live sound," said AES President-Elect David Scheirman. "AES membership offers lifelong benefits to such individuals, making The NAMM Show a good opportunity for the AES to meet prospective members and share how the Society can add to their knowledge, skills and professional growth."

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 1:00:00 PM EST

Audio Industry Veteran Richard Cabot to Manage AES Standards

The Audio Engineering Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard C. Cabot will be assuming the duties of Standards Manager. A former President of the AES, Dr. Cabot has been involved with AES Standards since its early years, having chaired the development of the AES17 standard on digital audio measurement. He was one of the founders of Audio Precision and developed their digital audio measurement technology. In addition to his standards work, Dr. Cabot's company, XFRM, Inc., designs professional audio equipment, consults on Intellectual Property patentability and infringement issues, and evaluates technology to guide companies in their investment decisions. "I look forward to the opportunity to guide AES Standards development going forward," stated Dr. Cabot, "to build further on the solid foundation of AES standards that have served our industry well. In a rapidly-changing technological landscape, new and evolving standards are crucial to progress."

Posted on December 16, 2016 at 9:00:00 AM EST

Alex Case Takes On Role of Audio Engineering Society President

As the Audio Engineering Society (AES) continues to forge new directions in the advancement of audio science and practice, Alex Case has assumed the presidency of the world's preeminent professional audio organization. "Alex Case has a diverse background in business, science, engineering and academia," shares John Krivit, immediate Past President of the Society. "Alex is a great communicator. His skill set will serve the AES well over the next year, as it has already done with his committee and Board of Governors roles."

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 8:00:00 AM EST

141st Audio Engineering Society Convention Brings Together International Contingent of Audio Professionals

The success of the recent 141st AES Convention in Los Angeles was hailed by both organizers and attendees alike as the must-attend professional audio event of the year. AES Conventions serve as the premier event for presentation of the latest science and information in audio technology and application, and nowhere is this more evident than in the enthusiasm of participants who have come together from around the globe for the valuable opportunities for professional networking, exchange of ideas, and passion for audio.

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM EST

Audio Engineering Society's New Refer-a-Friend Program Offers Members a Chance to Gain Free Membership, Event Access and More

AES Membership is the best way to stay involved and grow as an audio professional, while also helping to promote best audio practices, standards, and audio quality. Share the benefits and status of AES membership, full access to the AES E-Library and more with your friends and colleagues, and, when they join the AES community, you'll get rewarded. With the new AES "Refer-a-Friend" program, members can now build discount credits towards any purchase from the website, including membership renewals, AES Convention and Conference registrations, AES swag and publications. Get the details on how to "Find Five Friends — Renew For Free" at

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 2:00:00 PM EDT

141st Audio Engineering Society Convention Brings the Best in Professional Audio to Los Angeles

AES L.A. 2016 "was a runaway success," proclaimed Phil Wagner, President of exhibitor Focusrite Novation Inc. "We were busy non-stop the entire time with high-quality clientele. It will be memorable as one of the busiest shows ever." That sentiment was shared by fellow exhibitor Joe Bull, Managing Director of JoeCo, who stated that AES L.A. was his company's best West Coast AES Convention in years. "We were very impressed by the volume and the quantity of the traffic at AES L.A."

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM EDT

AES Announces Educational Foundation Awards for 2016

The Educational Foundation of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced the recipients of the 2016 AES Educational Grants for Graduate Studies in Audio Engineering. The announcement was made by Don Puluse, President of the AES Educational Foundation (AESEF), on behalf of the foundation's Board of Directors.

Posted on October 5, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM EDT

AES AGOTTVS Group Releases Preliminary Guidelines for Over the Top Television and Video Streaming

The Audio Engineering Society's Audio Guidelines for Over the Top Television and Video Streaming (AGOTTVS) technical group was formed in early 2016 to study the many issues related to audio loudness variations in distributed video content. After four-and-a-half months of work by 50 members, the group has announced the publication of preliminary guidelines.

Posted on October 5, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM EDT

Audio Engineering Society's LA Convention Technical Tour Schedule Keeps Getting Bigger and Better

Los Angeles is a world center of audio production, and 141st AES International Convention attendees will have the unique opportunity to visit some of the most storied audio-related locales in the area, including Sony Computer Entertainment America, Dolby's Umlang Theatre Atmos Post Production, 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios Hollywood's WaterWorld Attraction, Sunset Sound, Capitol Studios and other legendary LA locales that include first-time visits as part of the AES Technical Tour events.

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 10:00:00 AM EDT

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