Have you ordered your 2012 calendars? If so, make sure these get penned in:
Event Live Expo
On February 1-3, 2012, the second-annual Event Live Expo will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, coinciding with the Club + Venue Design Expo, and Pollstar’s Live! 2012 and the 23rd annual Pollstar Awards. The expo is free to all attendees who pre-register for entry passes online or register for Pollstar Live! 2012. The exhibition showcases industry tools for live event professionals involved in all aspects of the industry and includes booths and displays for staging, sound, lighting and A/V, as well as supporting services. The Club + Venue Design Expo is a conference for professionals involved with interior design, technology, installation and services of mid-sized entertainment venues (up to 7,000 capacity).
ALMA’s “The Future of Loudspeakers”
The international loudspeaker association ALMA Winter Symposium program, “The Future of Loudspeakers,” will be held on January 13-14, 2012, at Las Vegas’s Riviera Hotel, coinciding with the International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICEE). The program will feature training courses covering various aspects of loudspeaker modeling, test and measurement, and manufacturing, as well as technical paper presentations, tutorial sessions, round table and panel discussions, and an exhibit hall showcasing suppliers to the industry.
Dr. Floyd Toole will present a full-day training session entitled “Loudspeakers and Rooms: Designing Listening Experiences,” based on his recently published book, Sound Reproduction. This session will explore loudspeaker and in-room measurements and their interpretation in terms of listener perception. Half-day training sessions will feature “Active Noise Cancellation: Special Considerations for Loudspeakers and Microphones” by Mike Klasco of Menlo Scientific and “Cone Vibration and Sound Radiation” by Dr. Wolfgang Klippel.
Other panel topics include “Neodymium: Coping With the Consequences of Supply and Demand Elasticity” with panel chair Spiro Iraclianos of Harman International.
For registration and exhibition information, visit almainternational.org.