AES Europe Spring 2022 In-Person Convention Set For May 7-8 In The Hague

Event will offer more than 145 featured presenters in over 100 sessions; exclusive onsite content will not be live streamed or available on demand after the show.

The AES Europe Spring 2022 Convention begins this week with the Audio Engineering Society’s return to in-person events this coming Saturday and Sunday (May 7–8) in The Hague, Netherlands.

“The AES Europe 152nd Convention venue is the brand-new Amare building and The Royal Conservatory will be our host as it opens its studios and halls for us, including technical tours and demos,” states AES Europe Spring 2022 Convention in-person event chair Bert Kraaijpoel. “The convention program is interesting for both students and professionals, with workshops, paper presentations in poster sessions, tutorials, master classes and social events. To mention but a few: Diemer de Vries will deliver the Heyser Lecture on Wave Field Synthesis and its current applications; Kees Tazelaar will present the historical Keynote “le poème électronique; and Ian Corbett has put together a fantastic team for the Student Mix Critiques (don’t forget to bring a memory stick carrying your mix!). We are looking forward to seeing you all ‘in person’ again.”

The exclusive onsite content will not be live streamed or available on demand after the show; in-person attendance is the only way to join delegates and presenters from companies including Eventide, Genelec and JBL/Harman for two days of intensive education and networking.

AES Europe Workshops co-chair Ben Kok says: “Like many others, I am looking forward to meeting many of our professional friends again. Due to the pandemic, it will be the first in-person meeting in a long time. In recognition of this aspect, one of our goals was to offer maximum personal interaction between attendees, so we decided on poster presentations for the papers and we worked to synchronize the breaks between the multitude of workshops and tutorials. We also kept the breaks a bit longer than usual to allow for more time for informal meetings in between.”

Ulrike Schwarz, AES Europe Workshops co-chair, adds: “What a joy to hold this AES Convention in-person again. We are very happy to welcome everybody at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague to experience workshops from past presidents and trail blazers Agnieszka Roginska on immersive audio objects and Nadja Wallaszkovits on audio preservation, learn immersive mixing with Tom Ammerman, hear complementary lectures about listening environments from Jamie Angus-Whiteoak and Ben Kok, join get togethers for the young and young at heart, and much more. It’s going to be great to be back.”

In total, there will be more than 145 featured presenters in over 100 sessions, comprising almost 60 hours of content. The complete technical program schedule and presenter bios are available at Advance registration discounts are available through May 5, with options to attend in-person, online or both, and bonus discounted rates for AES members and AES student members.


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