Audio Engineering Society E-News

AES E-News: October 5 – Heyser Lecture, Dublin Convention Reviewers, October Inside Track, Election Results, Upcoming Conferences, Job Board, September Journal

Table of Contents

  1. New York Convention Heyser Lecture
  2. Dublin Convention Reviewers
  3. October Inside Track
  4. 2018 Election Results
  5. Upcoming Conference News
  6. Job Board Update
  7. AES Journal September Issue Now Available

New York Convention Heyser Lecture

AES 145th Convention

AES 145th Convention
Location: Javits Center, New York, USA
Dates: 17–20 October, 2018

Sound reinforcement pioneer and innovator John Meyer will deliver the AES New York 2018 Convention’s Heyser Memorial Lecture on Friday, October 19, at 6:30pm. Speaking on the topic “Taking the Room Out of the Loudspeaker: New Tools for Transparent Reproduction,” Meyer will share his expertise on loudspeaker design and applications from his 50-plus years as one of the most lauded names in the industry.

As a Special Event at the convention, the Heyser Lecture is open to all registered attendees, either Exhibits-Plus or All-Access. Ensure your place and register now for the 145th Convention!

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Could you be a Reviewer for the Dublin Convention?

AES 146th Convention

AES 146th Convention
Location: Convention Center, Dublin, Ireland
Dates: 20–23 March, 2019

The papers chairs for the Dublin convention are looking for new reviewers. They say "this year we wish to broaden our reviewer base in both quantity and diversity and as such, in addition to our experienced reviewers, we would like to encourage new people to volunteer to review for the conference in their area of expertise. A larger pool of reviewers will help us both reduce the load on our existing reviewers and help broaden our knowledge base and help us make an even better convention program."

See the Call for Reviewers for more information.

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October Inside Track Features Audio Networking

Inside Track

The AES Inside Track features expert industry curators highlighting a topic of choice, with editorial insight as well as links to related research topics, videos, and more. It's available exclusively through the AES Member Portal and is a member benefit, free to all AES members.

This month's curator is Kevin Gross, chair of the Network Audio Systems Technical Committee, who introduces some key resources on the topic. As Kevin explains, the most recent work in this area is AES67 which has gained traction not only in audio applications but has been extended to network audio and video with the publication of the SMPTE ST 2110 standards suite for use in broadcast applications.

This month's Spotlight video interview, hosted by Francis Rumsey, features Jon Allan talking about his paper in the July/August AES Journal about the evaluation of live loudness meters.

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2018 Election Results

In its 2018 Board of Governors elections the Society’s membership has elected Agnieszka Roginska as President-Elect and re-elected Valerie Tyler as Secretary. Additionally, Per Sjösten has been re-elected as Vice President Northern Region, Europe; Gary Gottlieb will join the Board of Governors as Vice President Eastern Region, US/Canada; and Alex Kosiorek will join the Board as Vice President Western Region, US/Canada. Newly elected Governors are Leslie Gaston-Bird (who is completing her term as Vice President, Western Region, USA/Canada), Jessica Livingston and Piper Payne. Per a bylaws amendment passed in the 2018 elections, the terms of office of Board of Governors members will begin on January 1, 2019. Save for the President-Elect, each of the newly elected officers will join the Board of Governors for a two-year term.

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Upcoming Conference News

AES at NAMM 2019


Anaheim Convention Center, CA, USA, January 24–27, 2019
AES@NAMM events train attendees in a variety of professional audio engineering disciplines. Over 200 sessions offer up-to-the-minute information and career-enhancing inspiration through tutorial sessions, workshops and hands-on training organized into topical Academies.

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2019 International Conference on Immersive and Interactive Audio

Immersive conf

York, UK, March 27–29, 2019
This three-day conference will explore the unique space where interactive technologies and immersive audio meet and aims to exploit the synergies between these fields. The conference will include keynote lectures, technical paper sessions, tutorials and workshops, as well as technological and artistic demonstrations of immersive and interactive audio. The Call for Contributions is awaiting your proposals.

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2019 International Conference on Audio Forensics

Forensics conf

Porto, Portugal, June 18–20, 2019
The AES Technical Committee on Audio Forensics announces the "2019 AES International Conference on Audio Forensics: Truth Powered By Science," dedicated to promoting advances in the field through discussion and dissemination of research related to forensic applications of signal processing, speech and acoustic analyses, authentication, and development of methodologies and best practices. A special focus will be made on the techniques and technologies used in the practice of audio forensics.

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2019 International Conference on Headphone Technology

Headphone conf

San Francisco, CA, USA, August 27–29, 2019
The second AES International Conference on Headphone Technology focuses on technologies for headphones with a special emphasis on the emerging fields of Mobile Spatial Audio, Individualization, Assistive Listening and Audio for Augmented Reality. It will gather scientists, developers and practitioners who are involved in theory, technical design, application or evaluation of headphone technology. The conference will be an interdisciplinary gathering encouraging fruitful discussions across the headphone, hearing aid and audio delivery industries.

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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 September Issue Now Available

AES Journal

This month's issue includes:

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* Join the online discussion of Journal papers and articles!

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