143rd AES CONVENTION Live Sound Expo Session Details

AES New York 2017
Live Sound Expo Session Details

Friday, October 20, 10:15 am — 11:00 am (Stage 1)

Point Source Optimization: 8 Things to Get Right

Kieran Eding, KV2 Audio

Eight Things to Get Right with Point Source Systems: Height, Splay, Coupling, Fills, Delays, Amplification, Equalization and Rigging. Kieran Edling, KV2 AUDIO


Friday, October 20, 11:15 am — 12:00 pm (Stage 1)

LSE01 - Digital vs. Analog Wireless on the Stage

Christopher Evans, The Benedum Center - Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Jason Glass, Clean Wireless
Vinny Siniscal, Firehouse
Karl Winkler, Lectrosonics - Rio Rancho, NM, USA

The majority of wireless systems in use today are analog, but digital systems are gaining. This panel explores the strengths and weaknesses of each, and issues arising from using them both together on the stage. Specifically, this all-star team will discuss bandwidth, latency, potential interference and intermods, and other challenges in the field, due to the imminent loss of 600 MHz and eventual spectrum crowding.


Friday, October 20, 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm (Stage 1)

LSE02 - Choosing the Right Vocal Mic

Selecting the best microphone for a vocalist involves gauging the singer, the environment and the material, matching a model to a stage, a voice and a musical genre, as well as tips for working with vocalists.


Friday, October 20, 2:00 pm — 2:45 pm (Stage 1)


LSE03 - Mixing Monitors for Large Scale Events

Jason Spence, President-J Sound Services, Monitor Engineer (Keith Urban, Megadeth, SNL40th, CMT, CMA, ACM Billboard Awards) - Nashville, TN, USA

Live events take significant amount of preparation, expertise, and finesse to pull off successfully. Learn the best practices about the art of mixing monitors from a seasoned professional in order to stay on the top of your game.

AES Members can watch a video of this session for free.


Friday, October 20, 3:00 pm — 3:45 pm (Stage 1)

LSE04 - "Immission Mission"—Noise Prediction for Outdoor Events

Daniel Belcher, d&b audiotechnik - Backnang, Germany
Nick Malgieri, d&b audiotechnik - Asheville, NC USA

The prediction of noise from outdoor events in neighboring residential and office areas is becoming more important. NoizCalc is a tool for accurately predicting noise immissions from sound reinforcement systems.

AES Members can watch a video of this session for free.


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