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AES E-News: August 20 – 140th Convention, 139th Keynote, Election Results, Upcoming Events, ASA Standards Director, GRAMMY Foundation Grants, Job Board, New Journal

Table of Contents

  1. Save the Date! 140th Convention, Paris
  2. 139th Convention Keynote Speaker
  3. Election Results
  4. Upcoming Events
  5. ASA Names Struck as Standards Director
  6. GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program
  7. Job Board Update
  8. AES Journal July/August Issue Now Available

Save the Date! 140th Convention, Paris

AES 140th Convention

AES 140th Convention
Location: Palais des Congrés, Paris, France
Dates: June 4–7, 2016

The AES is excited to be holding next year's European convention in the beautiful city of Paris, so make sure to save the dates of June 4–7 and join your colleagues in France's capital next year.

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139th Convention Keynote Speaker

AES 139th Convention

AES 139th Convention
Location: Javits Center, New York, USA
Dates: October 29 – November 1, 2015

Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist at Oculus, will give the opening keynote speech at the convention. Known for his groundbreaking work in high-end graphics, performance programming and virtual reality, Abrash will offer his unique insights, titled “Virtual Reality, Audio, and the Future,” on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 1pm in the Convention’s Special Events Room.

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AES Election Results

Alex Case

Warm congratulations and thanks are offered to those recently elected as AES Officers:
President Elect: Alex Case
Treasurer Elect: Garry Margolis
Vice President Central Region, US & Canada: Jason Corey
Vice President Central Region, Europe: Thomas Sporer
Vice President Southern Region, Europe: Liz Teutsch
Vice President Latin America: Valeria Palomino
Vice President International: Toru Kamekawa
Governor: Natanya Ford, Jan Abildgaard Pedersen, Magdalena Plewa

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Upcoming Events

26th UK Conference, Audio Education

AES UK Conference

University of Glasgow, UK, 26–28 August

Chaired by David Moore and Elena Prokofieva, at the ancient and beautiful Glasgow University in Scotland, this event will provide a forum for sharing ideas on teaching and pedagogy in audio education. It will bring together academics, industry professionals and students and will feature an engaging and lively series of presentations and panel discussions. There'll be both an academic and a student track.

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LA Section Meeting on AES67


The AES67 audio networking standard is the theme for a meeting of the LA Section on August 25th. Looking towards the future, project leader Kevin Gross will focus on the ways in which users can create enhanced interoperability between systems and devices using the non-proprietary, low-latency AES67-2013 standard over Ethernet. The meeting will also look at how the concepts used for audio networking are being extended to carry video, and how network convergence is being applied to unify all manner of communications onto a single network infrastructure.

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European Student Summit


Berklee College of Music is pleased to be hosting the 2015 AES European Student Summit (ESS) at its campus in Valencia, Spain. You can look forward to a weekend full of workshops, sessions, networking, and music with renowned producers, engineers and artists from around the globe, including Frank Filipetti and Mandy Parnell. The ESS will be free for all AES Student and Recent Graduate Members who register for the event.

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ASA Names Struck as Standards Director

Christopher Struck

Congratulations to AES Fellow and past governor, Christopher Struck, who has been named as Standards Director of the Acoustical Society of America. As Standards Director, Christopher will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance for the Society’s program supporting the development of acoustical standards.

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GRAMMY Foundation Grant Program


The GRAMMY Foundation® Grant Program is seeking applications to help facilitate the support of music preservation and research projects. The Grant Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support the archiving and preservation of music and the recorded sound heritage of the Americas for future generations, and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition. More than $6 million in grants has been awarded to more than 300 recipients. A letter of inquiry is required before submission of a full application. The deadline each year for submitting letters of inquiry is Oct. 1.

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Job Board Update

Job Board Update

The AES Job Board is where audio companies post their latest job openings. As an AES member you receive notifications of the most recent postings here:

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AES Journal July/August Issue Now Available

AES Journal

This month's issue includes:

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