The Audio Engineering Society’s Convention Student Program will offer informative events at this year’s show. Designed to inspire the next generation of audio industry professionals, panels, competitions and mentoring sessions will take place October 28 through 31 in the Moscone Convention Center.
“Education events chair Theresa Leonard and vice-chair Felice Santos-Martin have developed an exceptional series of programs and events,” remarked convention chair John Strawn. “They have also attracted a number of high-profile participants. Student attendees will benefit from the real-world experience of internationally recognized industry leaders like Bob Ludwig, Shawn Murphy and Bob Moog. By the same token,” Strawn continues, “the panelists themselves will be challenged and energized by their interaction with these sharp, committed young people.”
“Steps to the Future”: one-on-one mentoring meetings with industry professionals
Design Competition: Students enrolled in any university or recording school are invited to showcase their technical skills. Multiple prizes will be awarded.
Recording Competition: Finalists selected by the prejudging panel in classical, non-classical, surround and post categories will describe and play original recordings.
Education Fair: A varied number of institutions that offer classes and degrees in audio will join a tabletop session to provide prospective students with information and guidance.
Student Poster Session: a forum for audio students to present research work
“Education in the Field of Audio Production”: A panel discussion the educational network is an invaluable channel between educators, students and the professional recording industry. Topics will include: internships, graduate placements and keeping curriculum current with industry needs.
For more information, including dates and times of events, please go to www.aes.org.