131st AES Convention Education Track Announced

September 13, 2011


New York - Sep 13, 2011 - AES Education Committee Chair John Krivit has fashioned the educational program for the upcoming 131st AES convention. The program includes case studies, tutorials and a one-on-one conversation with Ben Folds. The convention will be held in New York at the Javits Center Oct. 20-23.

October 21

Career and Education Fair
An abundance of colleges and pro audio educators gathered for the express purpose of providing potential students with detailed information about their audio programs.

Mentoring "Speed Dating" Workshop
SPARS-sponsored lunchtime event designed to provide students with quality time to engage professionals in every aspect of pro audio.

Student Recording Competition
Finalists in the Sound for Visual Media and Traditional Acoustic Recording categories will be presented to the judges.

Also scheduled for Oct. 21 are a presentation by Karlheinz Brandenburg, the father of the MP3; and, a one-on-one dialog with recording artist Ben Folds.

October 22

Education Forum
An open dialog among educators regarding curriculum, facilities and pedagogy and a chance to hear about a proposed Summer 2013 AES Education Conference.

AES Student Recording Competition
Focused on traditional and non-traditional multi-track recording categories. Attendees will gain insight from the judges' comments on student presentations.

October 23

Alex Case Untangles the Comb Filter
Describing, defining, visualizing and quantifying this ever-present, always important audio element, Case will provide a more complete understanding of its ubiquitous ability to help students track and mix with confidence.

ACareer in Game Audio
An overview of the skills required to matriculate into the game audio industry. The uniqueroles audio team members play in game audio design; content creation; technology development and, implementation of audio assets will be reviewed.



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