New York, NY, February 6, 2017
— Following 2016’s two highly-successful AES Conventions in Paris and
Los Angeles, the Audio Engineering Society is pleased to announce the
distinguished membership of the committee charged with organizing the
upcoming AES Berlin Convention, set to take place May 20 to 23, 2017, at
the Maritim Hotel Berlin in Berlin, Germany. The Convention, being
co-chaired by Sascha Spors (Professor at the University of Rostock and
Chair, AES North German Section) and Nadja Wallaszkovits (Chief Audio
Engineer, Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences and formerly
AES VP, Central Europe Region), will once again be the largest European
pro audio event and exhibition of the year, drawing professionals and
students from around the world.
Offering four full days of
in-depth programs and presentations, technical tours, and a three-day
manufacturer exhibition of the top brands and services in pro audio, the
AES Berlin Convention is being headed up by an international committee
of individuals dedicated to providing a unique and informative program
for all attendees. The committee reports that paper submissions are up
50 percent higher than typical. Multichannel, spatial and immersive
audio will all be well represented in the technical program, as will
acoustics, psychoacoustics, audio quality and perception, to name just a
few topics that will be addressed during this industry-spanning event.
captivated attendees of the 135th AES International Convention in
Berlin in 2014, making a repeat visit an attractive proposition. The
2017 AES Berlin Technical Tour Schedule illustrates the breadth of the
importance of Berlin to the audio industry, as well as its cultural
allure. The Tech Tours program will include several renowned Berlin
recording studios, tours of market-leading Berlin-based audio
manufacturers, broadcast and film sound production facilities and the
Museum für Kommunikation (Museum of Communications).
convention program could be built around just the combined knowledge of
the committee for AES Berlin,” says Bob Moses, AES Executive Director.
“When these accomplished individuals reach out to their colleagues, to
the entire AES membership and beyond, the result is an amazingly
multi-faceted and quality program. If you are serious about audio,
you’ll join us in Berlin.”
Papers co-chairs for the 142nd
convention are Jamie Angus (AES Fellow, University of Salford) and
Thomas Sporer (Fraunhofer, AES VP, Central Europe Region), while
Workshops will be overseen by co-chairs Sascha Disch (Fraunhofer) and
Natanya Ford (AES Fellow, Buckinghamshire University). Jens Aherns
(University of Technology Berlin) will serve as Facilities Co-Chair, and
André Maletz (Mixing Ambulance) will Co-Chair the Technical Tours.
Additional committee members will be announced soon.
Look for AES Berlin updates and registration information to come at aeseurope.com