Archive for the ‘Upcoming Events’ Category
Thursday, November 24th, 2016
The Toronto chapter of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced that it’s next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 and will feature accomplished theatre sound designer Peter McBoyle discussing his career and specific productions, including this summer’s Stratford Festival production of A Chorus Line.
About the Event
Sound design for live musical theatre productions has significantly benefited from technological developments in digital audio and digital signal processing in recent years.
Friday, November 18th, 2016
The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton is set to host Backstage Access: Production Expo on March 28, 2017. This event will provide an opportunity for arts and cultural organizations from a wide range of performance spaces to attend technical and production, seminars, and to see the newest technological advances in equipment in a one day trade show.
Monday, October 24th, 2016
EXPO-SCÈNE 2016 [Photo by: Marco Laperrière]
CITT/ICTS is preparing to welcome more than 60 exhibitors and over 1,200 visitors to Montral for the third annual Expo-Scène trade show and conference, which is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montréal on April 12-13, 2017. Expo-Scene is currently the only major Canadian event dedicated to professionals in the pro audio, sound, lighting, audiovisual, video, and multimedia technologies.
Last year, organizers increased the exhibit space by 50 per cent and scheduled more seminars and workshops, which covered health and safety, new and future technologies, and real-world technical advice.
Monday, October 24th, 2016
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM)
TEC Tracks session [Photo: Getty Images for NAMM]
has announced it will feature Dante
training and certification sessions on Jan. 20-21 at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.The sessions will be presented at the show by Audinate, and will offer attendees the opportunity to experience an intensive two-days of hands-on training as part of the company’s Dante Certification Program. As an added programming bonus, TEC Tracks at The NAMM Show will host a special “Introduction to Dante” session during its newly-announced Live Sound Day on Thursday, Jan. 19. On that day, participants can learn more about the multi-channel, digital media networking protocol.
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
[Photo: Courtesy NAMM/TEC Awards]
The NAMM Foundation has announced nominees for its 32nd annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement. Stand-up comedian and actor Sinbad will return for his third straight year as host. The NAMM TEC Awards are bestowed annually in celebration of the pro audio community by recognizing the individuals, companies, and technical innovations behind today’s sound recordings, live sound, films, television, and video games.
More than 900 products and projects were considered during the nomination process. This year’s Outstanding Technical Achievement Nominees were chosen across 23 categories and include selections in two new categories: Audio Education Technology and DJ Production Technology – Hardware/Software.
Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Producer Jimmy Douglass at IMSTA FESTA Toronto 2015
Registration is now open for the third annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show, which is heading back to Ryerson University on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016. As well, organizers have annoucned that Canadian hip-hop producer Boi-1da’s keynote address and Q&A will headline the educational program. Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), the IMSTA FESTA events are held annually in Toronto, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles and showcase the latest music-making and production technologies as well as educational seminars and keynotes speeches and Q&As.
Monday, August 29th, 2016
The 2016 LDI Show is set to return to the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 17-23, 2016.
Now in its 29th year, LDI will host over 12,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, houses of worship, and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from around 90 countries will come to LDI to see the latest gear, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies are set to exhibit this year, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about their products and technologies.
Friday, August 26th, 2016
Roland has announced it will hold a worldwide live and online live streaming event on Sept. 9, 2016 called “The Future. Redefined.” It is 24-hour online event streaming live from eight famous cities across the world. A mix of music festival and product launch, this one-off event will introduce and demo 30+ brand-new Roland instruments, including synthesizers, electronic pianos, V-Drums, DJ rigs, guitar accessories from the BOSS brand, and more. Plus, there will also be performances and lectures from well known artists. A teaser video is currently available at tfr.roland.com/ca.
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Early Registration for the 141st AES International Convention t ends next Wednesday, August 31 . AES 141 will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center from Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 2016.
All Access badges are available for access to a diverse program of workshops, tutorials, papers and more on the latest developments in professional audio. All Access badge-holders may attend all convention events. View pricing chart. (Note: AVAR conference events require a separate conference badge.) Tickets for tech tours cost extra and can be purchased on-site.
Friday, August 5th, 2016
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak (left) & NAMM CEO Joe Lamond at the 2015 NAMM Show [Photo: Getty Images for NAMM]
Canada’s tech hub of Waterloo, ON will host the inaugural FUZEnation, a consumer tech show and music summit that will unite industry leaders and global visionaries, according to organizers. From Sept. 27th to 30th, 2016, FUZEnation will bring together entrepreneurial icons, computer programmers, gamers, robotics engineers, music and audio professionals, artificial intelligence inventors, virtual reality entrepreneurs, augmented reality innovators, and music enthusiasts from around the world. Tickets for FUZEnation went on sale today, Aug. 5th and are available at via Ticketmaster.