AES 123rd Convention - Where Audio Comes Alive
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AES New York 2007
Special Event

Thursday, October 4, 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
Broad Street Ballroom, 41 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004

Once again the extremely popular Surround Live event returns to AES's 123rd Convention in New York City. Created and Produced by Frederick Ampel of Technology Visions with major support from the Sports Video Group, this marks the event's fifth consecutive workshop exclusively provided to the AES.

The day long special event will take place on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at the architecturally spectacular Broad Street Ballroom in downtown Manhattan, from 9AM until 4PM with lunch provided to registered attendees.

Using a specially calibrated Klein & Hummel Studio monitor system configured for expanded 5.1 playback, along with a DigiCo console, acoustic matrix processing from TiMax, and professional DVD playback hardware, Surround Live will be a stunning audio experience for all who attend. Major sponsorship for the event is provided by The Sports Video Group, Sennheiser USA, beyerdynamic, Neural Audio, DigiCo, and Harris Corporation.

The program is scheduled to include demonstrations and presentations from:
• Kurt Graffy of ARUP Acoustics - San Francisco - Keynote
• Fred Aldous - Fox Sports
• Tom Sahara - Turner Networks
• Michael Nunan - CTV Television
• Michael Pappas - KUVO Radio
• Jim Hilson - Dolby Laboratories
• Randy Conrod – Harris Corporation
• Neural Audio, beyerdynamic, and others to be announced.

New this year:
The Sports Video Group will sponsor and provide a special panel of experts, including Ron Scalise of ESPN, Bob Seidel and Bruce Goldfeder of CBS, and Jim Starzynskiof NBC, for an in-depth discussion "Surround Operational Issues-What Happens When It Leaves the Truck?" moderated by Ken Kerschbaumer of Sports Video Group.

Registration began in early August via the AES web site - click here to register or through links from ProSoundWeb ( and The Sports Video Group (

Space is limited to the first 200 who register. Previous Surround Live events have sold out quickly. Don't miss the Special Event of the Year at AES's 123rd Convention. Register Now!