Surround Live event returns to AES New York

September 21, 2007

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced the return of its popular Surround Live event in conjunction with its upcoming 123rd convention in New York. Created and produced by Frederick Ampel of Technology Visions with major support from the Sports Video Group, this marks the event's fifth consecutive presentation at the AES.

The Live Surround event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Broad Street Ballroom in downtown Manhattan from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., with lunch provided to registered attendees. Scheduled speakers include:

• Kurt Graffy, ARUP Acoustics, San Francisco
• Fred Aldous, Fox Sports
• Tom Sahara, Turner Networks
• Michael Nunan, CTV Television
• Michael Pappas, KUVO Radio
• Jim Hilson, Dolby Laboratories
• Randy Conrod, Harris

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 session titled, "Surround Operational Issues-What Happens When It Leaves the Truck?" moderated by Ken Kerschbaumer of The Sports Video Group.

Surround Live is sponsored in part by The Sports Video Group, Sennheiser USA, beyerdynamic, Neural Audio, DigiCo and Harris. Space is limited to the first 200 registrants.

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