The submission deadline for Tutorial and Workshop proposals for the inaugural AES
International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality has been
extended to June 19, 2016. “We are pleased with how the planning for the AVAR
conference is progressing – the program is going to be amazing,’ says conference
co-chair Andres Mayo. “We’ve had requests for a bit more time to submit proposals.
The extension will ensure that we are able to consider additional options as we
finalize the Conference content.’

The inaugural AES AVAR conference will be held on September 30 and October 1,
2016. The Conference is an independent event, co-located with the 141st AES
Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center’s West Hall. The two-day program
of technical papers, workshops, tutorials and a manufacturer’s expo will throw a
unique spotlight on the creative and technical challenges of providing immersive
spatial audio to accompany virtual-reality and augmented-reality media, which is
demonstrably the fastest-growing section of the entertainment-audio markets.

For further information on the 2016 International Conference Audio for Virtual and
Augmented Reality, including links for workshop and tutorial submissions, visit

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