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Student Competitions and Awards

 
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Student Competitions – 149th AES Virtual Convention Format


Please find below a short timeline describing the format of AES Student Competitions for the 149th Virtual AES Convention. Please be aware the final presentation format may be adjusted due to the streaming platform requirements.


  • Competition timeline:
    • 7th September- submission deadline for Recording Competitions, using the online form
    • 15th September - submission deadline for Design Competitions, using the online form
    • 22nd September - finalists will be informed of their selection
      • SRC finalists receive questions from the judges to answer
      • 28th September - deadline for finalists to provide pre-recorded video material with their presentation and answers to the judges questions (see below)
      • Finalists notified of date and time of the Zoom recording session with the judges (sometime between Sep 29–Oct 7).
    • Final Award Ceremony - during the SDA-2 meeting of the Virtual Convention
       

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Student Recording Competition

The AES Student Recording Competition is a unique opportunity for students at AES international conventions to receive feedback and recognition for their audio production work. Students can enter the competition in three different categories covering every possible genre and recording technique.

The Recording Competition deadline for the 149th AES Convention, is 7th of September 2020.

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Saul Walker Student Design Competition

The Saul Walker AES Student Design Competition is an opportunity for aspiring hardware and software engineers to participate in a worldwide contest and gain recognition for their hard work and technical creativity. Undergraduate and graduate categories are available for entrants.

The Design Competition deadline for the 149th AES Convention, is  22nd of September 2020.

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MATLAB Plugin Student Competition

MathWorks and AES invite you to challenge both your signal processing skills and creativity! Design a new kind of audio production VST plugin using MATLAB Software and your wits. 

The next AES MATLAB Plugin Student Competition will take place at the 149th AES Convention. The submission deadline is 26th of August 2020.

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