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Iconic Electronic Music Pioneer and Technologist Thomas Dolby to Keynote AES New York Convention

With the title "The Conscious Sound Byte," Thomas Dolby's AES Keynote address will focus on next-generation sound technologies, in particular adaptive/non-linear music and audio for games, VR/AR, "hearables" and other new media platforms. "A big difference between 'real' and 'electronic' sounds is that electronic sounds have zero awareness of each other," shares Prof. Dolby. "Sound bytes blindly follow orders, and fire off (usually) as instructed by a human. Yet musicians playing 'real' instruments listen, resonate, and respond to the music, the room, and to each other, in a matter of microseconds."

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 8:00:00 AM EDT



2018 AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality Gathers Industry Leaders

The Audio Engineering Society is pleased to announce the second International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality, taking place August 20-22, 2018, at the DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA. The conference and exhibition will bring together a community of influential research scientists, engineers, VR and AR developers, and content creators.

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES New York 2018 Exhibition Floor Events Offer Practical Training

Audio Engineering Society conventions connect audio engineers, producers, artists, and enthusiasts with the latest research and information, while also providing the premier showcase for the latest audio gear and technologies from the industry's most relevant brands. The AES New York 2018 Convention, taking place October 17 — 20 at the Jacob Javits Center, will offer not only the AES flagship Technical Program, but also the year's largest dedicated professional audio showcase and exhibition, taking place the first three days of the show (October 17 -- 19), featuring the largest-ever offering of free-to-attend workshops and tutorials on the exhibition floor and throughout the convention's demo room areas. These events are free to all attendees, and complimentary Exhibits-Plus badges are available to AES Members or with a VIP promo code.

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM EDT



AES Hosts Highly Successful Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration at the Library of Congress Audio-Visual Conservation Center

The Audio Engineering Society recently held its first International Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration to a sold-out crowd of attendees at the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, June 28-30, 2018. Featuring premier presenters from leading organizations and facilities dedicated to the topics at hand, the Conference, chaired by educator and AES Past President John Krivit, offered an exclusive look into the art and science of creating and maintaining audio archives, as well as tours and access to the Library of Congress facilities and engineers.

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



Iron Mountain Entertainment Services to Serve as Platinum Sponsor for Upcoming AES Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) is pleased to announce that Iron Mountain Incorporated® Entertainment Services, a global leader in protection and preservation of entertainment content, will serve as the Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming AES (Audio Engineering Society) Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration, to be held at the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, June 28-30, 2018.

Posted on June 25, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



The Audio Engineering Society Announces Organizing Committee for 2018 AES New York Convention

The organizing committee of the 145th AES International Convention in New York City has been announced, as plans get underway for the largest Audio Engineering Society event of the year. Taking place at the Jacob Javits Center, October 17-20, this year's AES New York Convention will build upon the record-setting attendance and unparalleled Technical Program content that characterized AES New York 2017 — one of the most memorable conventions in AES history. Once again being co-located with the NAB New York Show, which more than doubled the content creation professionals attending both events' exhibitions, the Convention will be led by Co-Chairs Paul Gallo, Valerie Tyler and Jonathan Wyner. This year's Convention will also celebrate 70 years of the Audio Engineering Society's contributions to the art and science of audio engineering and the growth of the Society throughout some of the most innovative years in audio technology development, including the burgeoning fields of audio for gaming, audio for virtual and augmented reality and spatial audio. Registration is currently open, with deep discounts for AES Members and Student Members, at aesshow.com.

Posted on June 4, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES International Conference on Music Induced Hearing Disorders Set for June 20-22 in Chicago

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) International Conference on Music Induced Hearing Disorders (MIHD) will take place this month, June 20-22, 2018, at Columbia College in downtown Chicago. The conference will feature a wide range of presentations, academic papers and panel discussions focused on the latest strategies and technologies for safer long-term hearing outcomes across the music industry. Conference registration is now open.

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES has launched new membership status logos to cap its May is Membership Month activities.

May is Membership Month for the Audio Engineering Society, and the AES continues to push forward with more opportunities for member involvement and benefits than ever before, even as the month draws to a close. Offering extended benefits for the AES Refer-a-Friend membership program, exclusive AES Member discounts, and new ways to show your own membership status to peers and professionals worldwide, there's never been a better time to join or renew your membership with the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. If it's about Audio, It's at AES!

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Milan Convention Opening Ceremonies Resound With "The Power of Sound"

The AES Milan 144th International Convention set the stage for four days of all things audio with the Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, 23 May. Exemplifying this year's theme of "The Power of Sound," the AES Milan Convention, taking place 23—26 May in Milan, Italy, brings together audio industry professionals, students, educators and top brands and audio service providers from around the world for the purpose of advancing the art and science of audio engineering.

Posted on May 24, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM EDT



AES Milan Convention Announces Best Paper Awards, to Be Presented During Opening Ceremonies

The AES Milan Convention has announced the winners of the "Best Student Paper Award" and "Best Peer-Reviewed Paper Award," to be presented during the Opening Ceremonies on 23 May at 13:00. These distinctions, which honor outstanding achievement in academic papers being presented at the convention, will be presented by AES Milan Papers co-chairs Ville Pulkki and Sascha Spors, and Dr. Rob Maher, AES Student Technical Paper Award Coordinator.

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 1:00:00 PM EDT


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