New York AES Convention News

The audio engineering company announced that pricing and early bird options for the next AES New York Professional Audio Convention 2022 — which returns to the Jacob Javits Center in October — have been extended through September 12. Here’s the story in their own words…

AESSShow.com is the destination for the best rates on All Access and Exhibits+ registration and for the online-only component of the Convention, as well as the portal for recently announced technical program session details, exhibitor information , discounted housing options and more. The highly anticipated return of the in-person convention is co-located with the 2022 NAB New York Show to provide expansive opportunities for content creators, designers, students and researchers to engage with their peers, explore new materials and software and to stand up to date on the latest in audio science and practice.


Recently announced sessions include “Summer of Soul: Cultural Phenomenon and Technical Tour De Force,” a session that takes an in-depth look at the creative challenges and triumphs of the Questlove-produced documentary celebrating the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, which captured performances by many of the biggest names in music of the time. The film remained largely unfinished until last year, when it won the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Original Documentary award, followed by a 2022 Oscar. Additionally, a screening of the documentary Summer of Soul will have take place on the evening of Wednesday, October 19 at the Dolby Theatre. Registration will be required – details will be posted on AESSShow.com.


Other special events will include the “Recording and Mixing of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA'” presentation with engineers Toby Scott and Bob Clearmountain walking attendees through the detailed process of recording this iconic track, complete with photos of the studio sessions and sample playback via digital transfers from the original multitrack, as well as “Power Station History and Innovation” where Emmy-winning composer and educator Stephen Webber will recount the rich history and technical innovations that have made the Power Station a hub of musical and technical creativity, from its origins to its current incarnation as an extension of Berklee College of Music.


For the technically minded, the session “Parallel Real-Time DSP Processing on GPUs: An Introduction” will offer an AES-exclusive “first look” at what could be a revolutionary new use of current technologies for a variety of audio processing. platforms and beyond, while the “Mixing Spatial Audio in the Game Engine” workshop will explore workflow and sonic possibilities that push the boundaries for gamers and developers seeking the most demanding audio performance.


On the production front, “Atmos Music From Stems to Stern” will explore the ins and outs of one of the most popular immersive production platforms available with two of the most prominent engineers working in the genre – Buddy Judge and Andrew Scheps. And the “Democratizing Music Creation” session, moderated by Nadine Raihani and Caroline Lacoste, will discuss new and innovative assistive technologies serving music creativity and how innovative assistive tools can unleash creativity and make music creation more accessible to all.


These sessions are just a sampling of AES New York 2022’s full two days of in-person and two days of exclusive online streaming and on-demand content featuring workshops, special events and articles covering all things audio. The 2022 AES New York Convention Technical Program page has the latest updates on sessions and events and registration for Early Bird rates through September 12.


About the AES New York 2022 Convention
The ultimate audio experience begins in New York with the return of the AES in-person convention on October 19-20 (with additional training opportunities on October 18 and Tech Tours and Networking events on October 21). Then, on October 26 and 27, the online event will present its own separately curated program of workshops and papers to a global audience.


Partners for the AES New York 2022 event include Dell, IMES (Iron Mountain Entertainment Services), and Qualcomm. The Convention will again be co-located with NAB Show New York with shared exhibit space. Registration for Exhibitions+, providing access to the in-person exhibition and related sessions, is free during the Early Bird period, while registration for the full technical program for in-person or online components and All Access packages are available at the Early Bird price until September 12 at AESSShow.com. AES members benefit from preferential rates and free registration to Exhibits+.

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