Welcome to the AES Chicago
next meeting of the Chicago Section of the Audio Engineering
7:30pm on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
are FREE. Members and non-members are welcome.
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AES Tour of CBS Radio’s Performance Stage and Radio Stations
Sam Cappas (Regional Director of Engineering)
For an anticipated count, please reply with your name to firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your intent to attend by Monday, the 27th.
Drivers Licenses will be required to enter through security.
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
CBS Radio; 2 Prudential Plaza; Suite 1000; Chicago, Il 60601
The best place to park is either in the Prudential Plaza building or the Millennium Park Garage off Columbus - right across the street.
About the presentation:
CBS Radio (in Chicago) has a performance studio named the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage. Sam Cappas has agreed to host our Chicago AES Section meeting at the studio, provide an overview of the new space, and also give tours of several of the radio stations within their 2 Prudential Plaza location.
About this month's host:
Sam Cappas is a Regional Director of Engineering for CBS radio, based in Chicago. He manages technical operations for CBS Radio in Chicago, New York, Cleveland, Tampa, and Orlando. He also manages the tech ops for the CBS Radio Network, as well as the CBS Radio Sports Network, both based out of New York City. In his role, he is responsible for all technical aspects - everything from microphone to transmitter. Included in his responsibilities are studio and facilities designs for the radio stations. His higher profile studio designs have included studios for Howard Stern, Don Imus, Boomer and Carton, and Carson Daly. Sam has also been instrumental in the implementation of HD radio technologies across the country.
Our committee agreed to NOT provide dinner at this month’s meeting location.
CBS Radio has offered that they might be able to provide some light appetizers and beverages.
If you decide to eat prior to the meeting, please give yourself enough time to make our 7:30pm start time.
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