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Acoustics Week in Canada Heading to Nova Scotia from Oct. 6-9

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

NSAcoustics Week in Canada (AWC15) will be chaired by Dr. Sean Pecknold and Prof. Michael Kiefte and held at the Westin Nova Scotia hotel in downtown Halifax from Oct. 6-9, 2015.

Acoustics researchers, professionals, educators, and students are welcomed to Halifax for three days of plenary lectures and technical sessions. The Canadian Acoustical Association Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the conference, along with the Acoustical Standards Committee Meeting, the conference banquet, and an exhibition of acoustical equipment and services.

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William F. White’s Student & Filmmaker Open House Happening Oct. 3

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

FebFreeze 1William F. White International has announced details for its 2015 Student & Filmmaker Open House. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at the company’s headquarters from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. The address is 800 Islington Ave. in Toronto. 

To RSVP, email bmorin@whites.com or call 416-239-5050 ext. 3835

Students, faculty, independent filmmakers, technicians, and those interested in movie-making are invited to this free one-day event.  The company tells those interested to feel free passing along the information to anyone who they believe would benefit from attending.

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Jimmy Douglass to give Keynote Speech at IMSTA FESTA Toronto

Monday, September 21st, 2015

jimmydouglassheadIMSTA FESTA Toronto, which is taking place Oct. 17 at Ryerson University, has announced Jimmy Douglass will deliver the keynote speech at this years’ event.  Jimmy Douglass is an American four-time Grammy-winning recording engineer and record producer, whose prolific career has spanned more than four decades.

In the early 1970s Douglass worked with some of the greatest engineers, producers, and record moguls including Tom Dowd, Arif Mardin, Jerry Wexler and Ahmet Ertegun. He went on to work with great Atlantic Recording artists such as Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Led Zepellin, and AC/DC to name a few. During the 1980s, he engineered and produced established artists including The Rolling Stones, Roxy Music and Gang of Four. In 1994, he began working with up and coming contemporary R&B/hip hop producer Timbaland and served as his main engineer for more than a decade. They would eventually collaborate on classic projects from artists such as Aaliyah, Missy Elliot, Ginuwine and Jay-Z.

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Toronto AES September Meeting on Zenph Re-performance of Glenn Gould’s 1955 Goldberg Variations

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

gouldAES Toronto has scheduled its next meeting for Sept. 22nd at Humber College. The topic will be the Sony recording sessions of the Zenph Re-performance by legendary pianist Glenn Gould.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: Humber College, AX Building, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Toronto

Event description

Glenn Gould‘s extraordinary career was book-ended by recordings of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The release of his 1955 mono, analogue debut recording on Columbia Records placed him immediately among classical music’s superstars. His 1981 stereo, digital recording was released just a few weeks before his death.

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NAB Show Opens 2016 Call for Speakers

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

NAB smallSpeaking proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 NAB Show, which will be held April 16-21, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the world’s largest expo of media and entertainment technologies, NAB Show offers educational opportunities that demonstrate how innovations in digital media may generate new business and career opportunities.

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Second IMSTA FESTA Toronto Taking Shape

Friday, August 28th, 2015

SMALL RK & WG full roomOn Oct. 17, 2015 the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and Ryerson University will partner to host the second annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto, a product showcase and education event focused on music technology and designed for professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators. It is a free event.

Organizers say their educational panels and Q&As will bring together an array of industry experts to discuss the state of the music business, technology, and more. Last year’s event include a keynote Q&A with American audio engineer, record producer, and DJ, Young Guru, as well as a Cooking Beats seminar with Rich Kidd and WondaGurl. Manufacturers and distributors will also be showcasing the latest music creation technologies at the exhibition.

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Tech Program Details Released for AES139 Convention in New York City

Friday, August 28th, 2015
AES Pres. Andres Mayo at AES138

AES Pres. Andres Mayo at AES138

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has released the Technical Program details for the 139th International AES Convention, which will be held Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Bringing together individuals of all skill and experience levels from around the world, the AES139 Convention offers attendees four full days of comprehensive Technical Program presentations including workshops, tutorials, paper sessions, student and career development events, special events, and more. These events are designed to showcase latest technologies and techniques in the fields of recording and production, live sound, broadcast and streaming, mixing and mastering, audio for gaming, system integration, and other topics. Additionally, AES139 will offer three full days of pro audio manufacturer exhibition, as well as free specialized presentations on the convention’s Live Sound Expo (LSE) and Project Studio Expo (PSE) stages. Advanced Registration pricing is still available, as well as free Exhibits-Plus badges.

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AMX Canada & Techni+Contact Product Conferences Announced for Montreal

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

On Sept. 1st and 2nd, AMX Canada and Techni+Contact we will be launching the second leg of their cross-Canada product conferences near Montreal to showcase all their commercial lines.

These events will entail an intense half-day of workshops from manufacturers, table top presentations, and demos. Snacks, refreshments, and lunch will be provided as well as door prizes and giveaways.

There will be four identical sessions over two days. Seats are limited so those interested are encourage to register soon, say the companies.

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PLASA Show 2015 Makes Last Call For Free Visitor Registration

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

PLASA passThis Monday, Aug. 31st, is the last day that visitors can pre-register for free entry to PLASA Show 2015, one of the largest annual business events for the live entertainment technology industry. Organizers say international pre-registrations are at their highest level since the show moved to ExCel on London, England in 2013, with registrations coming from over 90 countries so far.

PLASA Show 2015 takes place at London’s ExCel from Oct. 4-6, 2015. On site entry will cost £25.

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AES 140th International Convention Heading to Paris in June

Monday, August 17th, 2015

AES137With AES’s 139th International Convention just around the corner in October in New York City, the organization how now announced that its next European convention, AES 140, will return to Paris, France, taking place June 4–7, 2016. The AES140 “Call for Papers” and other deadlines are to be announced in the coming months as the AES prepares for its next European Convention.

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