AES London 2011
Opening Ceremonies

Friday, May 13, 12:45 — 13:45 (Room 1)

Opening Ceremonies

This year’s Keynote Speaker is Trevor Cox. He is Professor of Acoustic Engineering at the University of Salford, a Senior Media Fellow funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and President of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA).

Cox has a long track record of communicating acoustic engineering to the public and has been involved in engagement projects worth over £1M. He was given the IOA award for promoting acoustics to the public in 2009. He has developed and presented science shows to 15,000 pupils including performing at the Royal Albert Hall, Purcell Rooms, and the Royal Institution. Cox has presented fifteen documentaries for BBC radio including: Life’s soundtrack, Save our Sounds, and Science vs the Strad. His latest BBC radio 4 program due for broadcast in June is titled Green Ears. The title of Cox’s keynote speech is “Sounding Places, Past and Present: How Spaces Affect the Sounds We Make and Hear.”

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