AES Paris 2016 Presenter or Author

Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Primary Affiliation: Sounds of Scotland - Le Perreux sur Marne, France
AES Member Type: Life Fellow

Michael Williams started his professional career at the BBC Television Studios in London in 1960. In 1965 he moved to France to work for 'Societe Audax' in Paris developing loudspeakers for professional sound and television broadcasting, and later worked for the 'Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers' as Chief Engineer in the adult education television service. In 1980 he became a free-lance instructor in Audio Engineering and Sound Recording Practice, working for most of the major French national television and sound broadcasting companies, as well as many training schools and institutions.

Michael Williams is an active Member, Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society, former Governor, and has published many papers on Stereo and Multichannel Recording Systems over the past twenty five years, leading to the publication of three books on the subject. During this period he has been an active member of the AES French Section serving as Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer or Committee member of the Section. He was Papers Chairman at the 90th and 98th AES Conventions in Paris and papers cochair at the 120th AES Convention again in Paris, and is at present the AES Publications Sales Representative in Europe, commissioning editor for the Monograph series of AES Publications, and manager of the European Convention Technical Program Video Recordings project.

Session List

Jun 4: Opening Ceremonies
Keynote Speech

Jun 5: W5: Practical Physics of Handling and Wind Noise (Panelist)

Jun 6: P16: Recording and Production Techniques
Microphone Array Design Applied to Complete Hemispherical Sound Reproduction—From Integral 3D to Comfort 3D (Author)

Jun 6: T16: The Evolution of Stereo to Surround Sound—What Do the Various Present Day Formats Really Bring to the Surround Sound Experience (Presenter)

Jun 6: T18: 3D Sound Reproduction—A Study of Different Format Reproduction Possibilities (Presenter)

Jun 6: Audio Projections 10—3D Audio from the Jurassic and Early Triassic (Presenter)

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EXHIBITION HOURS June 5th   10:00 – 18:00 June 6th   09:00 – 18:00 June 7th   09:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION DESK June 4th   08:00 – 18:00 June 5th   08:00 – 18:00 June 6th   08:00 – 18:00 June 7th   08:00 – 16:00
TECHNICAL PROGRAM June 4th   09:00 – 18:30 June 5th   08:30 – 18:00 June 6th   08:30 – 18:00 June 7th   08:45 – 16:00
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