The 143rd International Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, taking place
between 18 and 21 October at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, is being billed
as the “must-attend’ meeting place and gear exhibition for seasoned professionals and
first-time attendees alike. The event offers four days of intense audio research
presentations, workshop and tutorials, as well as a three-day pro audio gear
exhibition. The convention will see the return of the popular series of exhibition floor
Expo events, including the Project Studio Expo and Live Sound Expo, and the debut of
the Broadcast Audio Expo, Broadway Sound Expo, a new software@aes pavilion and a
series of Mix with the Masters Mixing workshops.

Software@aes Pavilion

As software continues to play an ever-increasing role in audio recording, production
and delivery, the AES has integrated a dedicated software@aes pavilion into the AES
New York Convention in partnership with International Music Software Trade
Association (IMSTA). This new showcase will feature leading software manufacturers
and developers of DAW’s, plug-ins, virtual instruments, apps and technology through
a series of product demonstrations and special presentations.

Audio 4 VR Expo

Covering one of the fastest-growing segments in both professional and consumer
audio, the two-day Audio 4 VR Expo will focus on product demonstration sessions and
updates, continuing forward from the 2016 AES AVAR International Conference on
audio for virtual and augmented reality. Attendees are encouraged to stop by the
Audio 4 VR demo areas and presentation stage for a personal immersive VR audio

Mix with the Masters Mixing Workshops

The AES and Mix with the Masters have teamed together to bring a program of
workshops from the world’s best engineers and producers for this first-ever AES
exhibit floor collaboration. AES NY attendees can meet and learn from Alan Meyerson,
Andrew Scheps, Tony Maserati, Manny Marroquin, Sylvia Massy, Eddie Kramer, Joe
Chiccarelli, Greg Wells, Chris Lord-Alge, Tom Lord-Alge, Jacquire King, Michael Brauer,
Nick Launay, Jack Joseph Puig, Jimmy Douglass and other surprise guests. Mix with
the Masters Mixing Workshops are held in association with Barefoot Sound, Solid State
Logic and Apogee Electronics.

Project Studio Expo

The Project Studio Expo returns with its free series of events aimed at anyone who
wants to record and produce audio. From professional studio recording and mastering
to home studios and bedroom setups, the PSE provides a stage for icons of the
industry to offer practical advice and to share knowledge and experience.

Broadcast Audio Expo

The Broadcast Audio Expo sessions, also open to all AES attendees as part of the free
Exhibits-Plus package, bring a new focus to the exhibit floor, covering the hugely
important subjects of broadcast audio in networking, radio and TV studios, outside
broadcasts and major events. As one of the pioneers in the interoperability of
networking protocols, AES will host a special insight panel that will look into the
current and future of AoIP and transport systems. The Broadcast Audio Expo is being
held in partnership with sponsors Yamaha, Neumann/Sennheiser, Clear-Com and

Broadway Sound Expo and Live Sound Expo

The Live Sound Expo and the debut of the Broadway Sound Expo sessions provide
opportunities for anyone who is involved with live performance productions to advance
their knowledge and understanding. The AES New York Convention will offer an in-
depth look at these fast-growing segments of professional audio with yet another
series of in-depth live discussion panels and presentations. The Live Sound Expo is
being hosted in partnership with sponsors Yamaha, Neumann/Sennheiser, Cadac,
Clear-Com and L-Acoustics.