Rome, Italy (April 5, 2013)—The first ever Audio Engineering Convention to be held in Rome is only a month away now. Scheduled to take place at the Fontana di Trevi Conference Centre, the 134th AES Convention is expected to make the most of this year’s location, and now the full program for the event has been released.
“We have coordinated a full program of distinguished speakers, timely tracks and stimulating special events designed to provide information and inspiration in an incomparable setting,” states Convention Chairman Umberto Zanghieri. “Established audio pros and students preparing for next-generation jobs will benefit immeasurably from this convention experience.
“In addition to an extraordinary technical and educational program, the Convention will feature special displays by over a dozen prominent Sponsors,” Zanghieri emphasizes. “We are pleased to welcome Audio Precision, Audiomatica Srl, B&C Speakers, bdSound, CharterOak, Crane Song Ltd., EKO Music Group spa, Fairlight Europe, Klippel GmbH, LAMBDA srl, Microtech Gefell GmbH, RCF spa, Trinnov Audio and ZP Engineering srl, and we thank them for their support.”
More than 140 Papers Sessions, Workshops, Tutorials, Engineering Briefs, Student and Career Development events have been developed for the Convention. Preliminary lists of presentation titles are posted at http://www.aes.org/events/134/ [click on the “Visitors” button for details]. The Convention will also host Standards Committee and Technical Council Meetings. A variety of social events have been coordinated to support enhanced one-to-one connectivity throughout the four-day event.
The 134th AES Convention technical program is highlighted by five Convention Tracks developed to provide timely, comprehensive perspectives on Live Sound, Loudness Issues, Recording Techniques, Spatial Sound and, Sound For Pictures and TV.
Papers Co-Chairs Veronique Larcher and Angelo Farina and their review committee evaluated more than a hundred submissions in search of the most compelling presentations. Subjects encompass such issues as: Improving Listening Ability Using E-Learning Methods, and Evaluation of Acoustic Features for Music Emotion Recognition.
Workshop and Tutorials Programs, will provide attendees with information on topics ranging from 3-D Audio Automotive Applications; Multichannel Immersive Audio Formats for 3-D Cinema and Home Theater; to Creative Distortion? You Are in the Over-Driver’s Seat. A formal preliminary program will be posted at www.aes.org soon.
“Every AES Convention offers a unique opportunity for acquiring real-world insights from recognized leaders in professional audio,” Zanghieri remarked. “The benefits of interacting with product developers, researchers, educators, students and peers are pillars of AES events. The fact that Rome is our host city makes this Convention even more compelling,” he concludes.
For details on Convention Tracks, visit http://www.aes.org/events/134/program/. The deadline for Advance Registration is April 19, 2013; further information is available at http://www.aes.org/events/134/registration/
Many hotels are situated near the Trevi Conference Center; accommodations are available at special AES rates in a few selected hotels. Prices listed are good until April 5th. http://www.aes.org/events/134/visitors/hotels/