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Plans Gel for AES Show Las Vegas and AES Fall Online Events in October

FOH Staff • News • September 14, 2021

UPDATE: AES announced on Sept. 15 that it has cancelled its in-person gathering but will proceed with its virtual meeting plans next month. For more information, go to https://fohonline.com/featured/aes-vegas-2021-canceled-aes-fall-online-2021-proceeding-as-scheduled/

LAS VEGAS – The AES is set to return to in-person events with the AES Show Las Vegas 2021, being held Oct. 10-13, followed by the AES Fall Online 2021, taking place Oct 20-23. Plans for the 151st AES International Convention program also include the Audio Builders Workshop, AoIP, Immersive Audio and Audio Education online elements.

More details from AES (www.aes.org):

Preliminary details are now online, offering highlights and information on the over 150 sessions being presented by industry leaders on topics ranging from recording and production to sound reinforcement, broadcast and streaming, immersive audio, audio education and beyond. Registration and interactive schedules are available now at www.AESShow.com.

GRAMMY award-winning producer Peter Asher will deliver a keynote speech as part of the AES Fall Online 2021 special events series.

Neuroscientist and technologist Poppy Crum will deliver a keynote speech as part of the AES Fall Online 2021 special events series.

Blackbird Studio owner and institutional director of The Blackbird Academy, John McBride, will give a keynote interview, hosted by METAlliance founding member and multi-GRAMMY Award-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay, as part of the AES Fall Online 2021 special events series.

Offering both in-person and online presentations, this fall’s AES Show affords attendees new ways to experience many of its most exciting sessions, while offering post-event streamcast replay, exclusive events and more. Headlining this year’s Special Event series are keynotes from GRAMMY award-winning producer Peter Asher and neuroscientist and technologist Poppy Crum, as well as a keynote interview with Blackbird Studio owner and institutional director of The Blackbird Academy John McBride, hosted by METAlliance founding member and multi-GRAMMY Award-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay (Mark Knopfler, Peter Frampton, George Strait, Miranda Lambert). In addition to the popular Platinum Producers, Engineers and Mastering panels, featured events will also include an NFT creation tutorial and a unique and timely session “Anatomy of a Hit Album Under Quarantine – Harmonium Symphonique,” which will detail how a symphonic re-interpretation of the music of influential 1970’s Montreal-based progressive folk-rock band Harmonium was recorded, mixed and mastered during the pandemic through a long-distance collaboration between engineers in Montreal and Los Angeles.

Al Schmitt’s phenomenal decades-spanning career as one of the most influential Engineers and Producers in recording history will be feted by friends and colleagues in the tribute event “Celebrating Al Schmitt: Our Mentors’ Mentor”. Photo by Chris Schmitt

Additionally, the special tribute event “Celebrating Al Schmitt: Our Mentors’ Mentor” will take a look at Schmitt’s phenomenal decades-spanning career as one of the most influential Engineers and Producers in recording history. He was a mentor to generations of audio professionals, and we will be celebrating his life and career with some of his friends and colleagues. Elliot Scheiner will lead a panel including Chuck Ainlay, Niko Bolas, Dana Dowd, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg and Paula Salvatore.

The in-person AES Show Las Vegas 2021 and AES Fall Online 2021 Convention program features topical workshops, panels, scientific papers presentations, Tech Tours and more, covering recording and production, sound reinforcement, broadcast and streaming, gaming, immersive audio and beyond. Visit AESShow for registration options, session details and more.

AES Show Vegas 2021 will take place October 11 – 13, 2021. Twenty-two hours of live programing will be presented at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, adjacent to the North Hall of the collocated NAB Show 2021.

AES Fall Online 2021 content will unite audio professionals from across the globe, leading off on October 16 – 17 with the Audio Builders Workshop DIY training sessions. Next up, on October 19, is AES’ third AoIP Summit. The comprehensive and world-renowned AES Convention Technical program will take place October 20 – 23 with multiple streams of content across the four days. Streamed content will join an expansive catalog of on-demand content after streamcast. An Immersive Audio Workshop will follow on October 26 – 27. Completing the online offerings will be an Audio Education Workshop on October 30 – 31. All on-demand online content will be available for registrants throughout November 2021. Online convention sponsors include Dell Technologies, Genelec, IMES (Iron Mountain Entertainment Services), L-Acoustics, New Audio Technology and NTP Technology.

 

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