The Audio Engineering Society has announced key details for the 140th International AES Convention, which is set to take place June 4–7, 2016 in Paris.
AES announced that Michael Williams, sound recording engineer and author, and Umberto Zanghieri, of the RCF group, have been chosen as the co-chairs for the convention. Alex U. Case, the incoming AES president-elect, has been named the keynote speaker.
Case’s keynote speech is entitled “Plus ça change… History Repeats as Audio Advances.” Case says, “As technological change forces us forward, the history of signal processing shows that we advance our craft and stimulate artistic expression by understanding the best of what’s come before.”
The organization also announced that it has selected the Palais des Congrès in Paris as the location for the 140th AES Convention.