131st AES Convention Posts Lunchtime Keynotes

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131st AES Convention Posts Lunchtime Keynotes

Sep 28, 2011 10:05 PM

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New York - Sep 28, 2011 - The 131st AES convention will be held at the Javits Center in New York Oct. 20-23, 2011. The organization has announced the lunchtime keynotes, which will start at 1:15 p.m. on each day. The list of keynote presenters follows.

Karlheinz Brandenburg
The MP3 Story
One of the original developers of MP3, Brandenburg has been researching digital audio compression since 1977. The Internet's evolution from text-based medium to major carrier for sound heralded dramatic payload changes and, new dangers for audio quality. It also rocked business models for music sales and the foundations of the music industry.

Ron Carter
Jazz Innovator
A conversation with bassist and cellist Ron Carter, whose smart, elegant, and funky bass lines helped anchor the worlds of jazz, R&B, and rock. Music journalist and author Ashley Kahn will include musical and video selections as Carter discusses a long and versatile career, which includes performing with Miles Davis, triumphs as a bandleader, and his most recent recording project.

Skip Pizzi
The Future of Broadcasting in a Connected World
Have rumors of broadcasting's demise been greatly exaggerated? Pizzi brings a fresh perspective to industry predictions of the impending death of broadcast, and the Internet's rise as the preferred distribution method for audio and video.

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