The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has issued a call for papers to be presented at its 47th Conference event. The conference is titled “Music-Induced Hearing Disorders: New Technologies for Measurement and Protection,” and will highlight the state-of-the-art in hearing loss prevention strategies and devices related to music production and reproduction. The Conference will take place at Columbia College in Chicago, June 20-22, 2012.
Researchers, including those from both the audiology and pro audio fields, are invited to submit papers for presentation at the conference. Proposed topics for presentation include: Standards and Guidelines for Hearing Exposure and Protection; Active and Passive Hearing Protection Devices; Hearing Exposure Measurement and Control Devices; Technologies for Monitoring and Controlling Consumer Audio Devices; Sound Level Management for Live Sound Events; Electronic Devices for Hearing Impaired Musicians and Sound Engineers; and other related topics.
The conference committee invites the submission of manuscripts (4-10 pages, maximum 3,000 words) for consideration. Papers should be submitted by January 15, 2012, and may address the above topic list, or other areas relevant to the conference.
The Call For Papers for the Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders can be downloaded by following links at: www.aes.org/conferences/47/