Audio Engineering Society 75th Anniversary
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Audio Engineering Society, President Bruce Olson talks to Hugh Robjohns about their history, their role in developing standards across the industry and entrance requirements for new members.Chapters00:00 - Introduction00:27 - A Brief History01:33 - Who The Society Is For02:46 - Entrance Requirements04:16 - Bruce Olson Background07:54 - Developing Standards11:15 - Membership Benefits15:16 - Attending Conferences18:37 - Job And Training Opportunities20:26 - A Fast-Moving Industry21:48 - The Future Of Audio24:13 - Encouraging Diversity26:30 - AES MembershipBruce Olson BiogBruce C. Olson is the founding member of Olson Sound Design LLC, a consulting firm specializing in acoustical and technical systems design for music and theatre facilities.As the President of the Audio Engineering Society, Chairman of the AES Standards Committee, and having served as the Chairman of AES SC-05-05, Vice-Chairman of AES TC-EMC, AES Governor, President of his local ASA chapter, Chairman of his local AES chapter, Bruce is actively involved in the latest technology in audio and acoustics. As the Founder and President of AFMG Services North America LLC, his invaluable knowledge and over 20 years of involvement with AFMG make him the number-one expert for AFMG programs on the American continent.Mr. Olson continues as an active musician and is a member of the Bend In The River Big Band. He is a member of AES, ASA, IEEE, SMPTE, Syn-Aud-Con, and has been an invited speaker for sessions, workshops, and seminars for the AES, AIA, ASA, InfoComm, NAMM, NSCA, Syn-Aud-Con, and USITT.https://aes2.org/http://olsonsound.com/Hugh Robjohns BiogHugh Robjohns has been Sound On Sound´s Technical Editor since 1997. Prior to that he worked in a variety of (mostly) sound-related roles in BBC Television, ending up as a Sound Operations Lecturer at the BBC´s technical training centre. He continues to provide audio consultancy and bespoke broadcast audio training services all over the world, lectures at professional and public conventions, and occasionally records and masters acoustic and classical music too!