AES Announces Avid CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. as Keynote Speaker at 57th International Conference on the Future of Audio Entertainment Technology

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New York, NY � The AES is pleased to announce that Avid Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Louis Hernandez Jr. will give the keynote speech at the 57th International Conference, taking place in Hollywood, California, March 6-8, 2015. The Conference, being held at the world-famous TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Hollywood Boulevard, will feature some of the best and brightest in the world of engineering for entertainment production, as the AES holds its first-ever dedicated event on The Future of Audio Entertainment Technology. Hernandez will present his keynote address on March 6, at 8:00 AM.In his role at Avid � an award-winning, provider of industry-standard audio and video technology used to help creative and media professionals � Hernandez served both as lead Director and member of the Board of Directors for five years before taking on his current role as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, giving him a unique presence in the industries that directly serve the Sound-for-Picture and Media audience. Hernandez also oversees Avid''s strategic investments in product innovation, solutions, and services that help content creators and media organizations better connect with and inspire their audiences. Avid''s sustaining membership and participation in the AES � combined with Hernandez''s focus and passion for advancing technology initiatives that specifically enable the active collaboration and connection between individuals, teams, and businesses � will offer a unique perspective for the AES 57th Conference keynote address.�We are very excited to be able to bring Mr. Hernandez on as our keynote speaker for the 57th Conference,� stated AES Executive Director Bob Moses. �To have such an industry leader address our attendees goes hand-in-hand with the top-notch program that Brian McCarty and Sean Olive have put together. Our shared goals and common interests in the advancement of those that engineer and produce today''s entertainment, in all forms, speaks volumes about a bright future ahead. We thank Mr. Hernandez and Avid for their sustaining membership and participation with the AES, and are looking forward to this first-ever AES engagement with Hollywood.�Early Registration pricing is still available through February 5, and reduced rates apply for AES members.For information on the AES 57th Conference on The Future of Audio Entertainment Technology, as well as further Registration, Travel and Technical Program information, visit

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Audio Engineering Society Hosts Successful 57th International Conference on The Future of Audio Entertainment Technology

New York, NY, March 18, 2015 — The Audio Engineering Society hosted its 57th International Conference, titled “The Future of Audio Entertainment Technology: Cinema, Television, and the Internet,” in Hollywood, California, on Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8, 2015. Co-chaired by Brian McCarty and Dr. Sean Olive, the conference was intended to stimulate increased dialog between the Hollywood content creation community and the AES, and drew a substantial audience to the three-day program, which was presented at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. Keynote addresses were given by noted industry professionals, including Dr. Floyd Toole, former AES President, Fellow, and Gold Medal recipient; Louis Hernandez Jr., Avid Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer; and Francis Rumsey, Chair of the AES Technical Council, Fellow, and Bronze Medal Award recipient.

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AES Announces Meyer Sound’s Bob McCarthy as Keynote Speaker for the 59th International Conference on Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology

New York, NY, — The AES has announced Meyer Sound’s Director of System Optimization, Bob McCarthy, as the keynote speaker for the 59th International AES Conference at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, taking place July 15-17, 2015, with an emphasis on Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology. Known as an international authority on sound system design and optimization, McCarthy is also an educator and published author. His keynote speech, “Sound Systems Tuning and Optimization Made Simple and Affordable,” will take place on the first day of the Conference, Wednesday, July 15, at 2:00 PM.