AES@NAMM to Launch in 2018

The Audio Engineering Society will present its inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio concurrently with the 2018 NAMM Show from January 25-28, 2018, in Anaheim, CA.
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New York, NY (August 22, 2017)—The Audio Engineering Society will present its inaugural AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio concurrently with the 2018 NAMM Show from January 25-28, 2018, in Anaheim, CA.

AES@NAMM will be held in the NAMM Education Campus located inside the Anaheim Hilton Hotel, and adjacent to a brand-new exhibit space showcasing pro audio’s leading brands. The four-day symposium comprises a unique, high-end education and training program targeted at professionals working in live sound, recording and audio for the performing arts.

AES@NAMM is fee-based, with limited seating secured through advance registration. Attendees can purchase single-session tickets, or half-day or whole-day badges. Academy trainees will receive a Certificate of Attendance to confirm their participation in training and educational sessions. Each AES@NAMM registrant also will receive a NAMM Show badge with full access to all exhibits and other activities.

The innovative AES@NAMM program will feature day-long training conducted by manufacturers of contemporary live sound consoles and studio digital audio workstations, in addition to half-day line array loudspeaker system training.

AES@NAMM’s Education Campus comprises 20 rooms on the fourth floor of the Hilton facing the Grand Plaza. Symposium sessions will run 9:00 am to 5:00 pm from Thursday, January 25, through Sunday, January 28, with the last day ending at 4:00 pm. Day-long DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) Academy and Live Sound Console Academy courses of manufacturer-based training take place in eight rooms. Half-day morning and afternoon Line Array Loudspeaker System Academy themes will be held in a bank of six classrooms and a spacious system setup area.

AES Papers and Workshops, as well as special Spanish and Mandarin daily sessions, will be accommodated in a separate room.

The special Studio Session Series targeted at the studio and post-production communities includes Mastering for The Streaming Age, which will discuss multiple masters, dynamic range and hot levels; The State Of The Art of Do-It-Yourself, which will provide an overview of today’s DIY marketplace; and Sound Design for Tentpole Films, which will focus on techniques used in blockbuster motion pictures.

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