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Avid at the 129th AES - The Whole Enchilada - Live Streaming - Twitter Contest - Speaker Line Up

Only published comments... Nov 03 2010, 10:57 AM by Mark Williams

Our bags are packed and we're heading out to the 129th AES Convention today. Starting with our live streaming event tomorrow, Avid is going to be hosting events, speakers, product demos, giveaways and presenting on panels throughout the show and I’d like to take a second to quickly go over some of the highlights.

Live Streaming from our Press Event
Avid will stream its AES Press Conference live on Thursday, November 4 at 4:00 PM (PT). To watch the news as it breaks, visit Viewers will be redirected to the live video stream at the specified time, and will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A discussion with presenters during the conference.

Twitter Giveaway
We'll be tweeting Avid news and updates from the AES show floor in San Francisco next week, Nov 4th-7th, and we're gong to be giving a Pro Tools recording solution away each day to our most dedicated re-tweeters (4 total winners). To be eligible, just use a Twitter account that is at least 30 days old OR has a minimum of 50 followers. To win just sign up to follow @AvidTechnology/buzz on Twitter and retweet our news each day beginning on Thursday using #AvidBuzz in your retweets. The person with the most Avid retweets each day wins.

Check out the complete details and rules here:

Speakers at the Avid Booth
We have a great lineup of speakers appearing at our booth this year*, including:
•    Butch Vig, Garbage drummer and Grammy winning producer of Green Day’s “21st Century Breakdown,” and Nirvana’s “Nevermind.” (Friday 4:45pm)
•    Dave Hill, founder of Cranesong and co-developer of Avid’s HEAT software (Saturday at 4:45pm, Sunday at 1pm)
•    Billy Bush, recording engineer who has worked with Beck, Garbage, and Korn. (Friday 4:45pm)
•    Jonathan Wales, founder and CEO of  Sonic Magic Studios and post-mixer with over 195 film audio credits. (Friday 1pm, Saturday 1pm)

(*Speakers and schedule subject to change)

Presenters on AES Panels
Also appearing at AES as part of the workshop and seminar series, Avid’s Robert Scovill will present as part of an Economics-Driven Change of Touring live sound seminar on Thursday, November 4 and a Live Monitoring and Latency with Digital Audio Networks workshop on Friday, November 5. In addition, Avid’s Sheldon Radford will participate in an Audio/Video Bridging (AVB) product design panel discussion on 11/5. Please check the links for each panel to get schedule and location information.

We’ll have booth demos going on throughout the show and hand’s on demo pods where you can see our latest releases. We can’t wait to see you all at the show and be sure to keep checking Buzz for late breaking updates and info from the show floor.

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