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October 2019

Level 1 + Level 2 EASE Training by AFMG in Minneapolis, MN, USA

30/09/19 - 04/10/19

Instructor(s): Bruce C. Olson, Ana Jaramillo
Language: English
Hours: 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM       (class starts at 9:00)

Bruce C. Olson is the founding member of Olson Sound Design LLC, a consulting firm started in 1991 specializing in acoustical and technical systems design for Performing Arts Centers, Recording Studios, and Houses of Worship. Prior to this, he worked for 13 years in audio, video and acoustical systems design, installation, testing, and project management for AVC Systems, a systems contractor in Minneapolis, MN. After over 20 years of involvement with AFMG Technologies, he founded AFMG Services North America LLC in 2014 to support clients in North America. Mr. Olson provides advanced training as well as customer support worldwide for manufacturers, acoustical consultants, and audio contractors for the EASE/AURA/EARS design software and the EASERA/SysTune measurement software. As the Chairman of the Audio Engineering Society Standards Committee (AESSC), and having served as the Chairman of the AES Working Group on Grounding and EMC Practices (SC-05-05), Vice-Chairman of the AES Technical Committee for EMC (AESTC-EMC), Governor of the AES, President of his local ASA chapter, Chairman of his local AES chapter, and member of various other AES standards groups, Bruce is actively involved in the latest technology in audio and acoustics. Mr. Olson continues as an active musician and is a member of the Ria Saxophone Quintet and 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, classes and seminars for the AES, AIA, ASA, InfoComm, NAMM, NSCA, Syn-Aud-Con, and USITT.
Bruce C. Olson
Ana Jaramillo is an acoustical consultant with Olson Sound Design LLC and also works for AFMG Services North America LLC providing assistance with customer support and advanced training worldwide for manufacturers, acoustical consultants, and audio contractors for the EASE/AURA/EARS design software and the EASERA/SysTune measurement software. Prior to this, she worked full time as a university professor and researcher at Corporación Colegiatura Colombiana and Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano in Medellín, Colombia, and during that time she also worked as an acoustical consultant for projects ranging from auditoriums and classrooms to night life venues. Ana majored in Architecture at the National University of Colombia and continued to specialize in Architectural Acoustics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she received an MS degree. She also holds a doctoral degree in Architecture   Design Research from Virginia Tech where she investigated the relationship between mechanical noise and student achievement and was invited to join the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. She has authored the books “Acústica: La Ciencia del Sonido” and “PocketArchitecture: Architectural Acoustics”. In 2012 she received the Robert Bradford Newman Medal for contributions to architectural acoustics and in 2013 she received the Outstanding Doctoral Student recognition from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. Ms. Jaramillo has participated in international choir festivals and is currently a member of the Edina Chorale, as well as a member of their governing board. She is a member of AES, ASA, SBSE, BTES, Syn-Aud-Con, and has been a contributing and invited presenter at national and international conferences such as ICA, ASA, Internoise, AES, ARCC and SBSE.
Ana Jaramillo

Bormann Marketing
1212 5th Street South
Hopkins, MN 55343
USA

Convenient Hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Eden Prairie - Minnetonka:
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/minnetonka/mspmk/hoteldetail/

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis/Eden Prairie:
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/minnesota/hilton-garden-inn-minneapolis-eden-prairie-MSPEPGI/index.html/

 

Level 1: Basic EASE Training by AFMG, 30 September - 2 October 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       950 USD

This 3-day seminar covers an overview of EASE and the basics of room modeling and sound system design. The EASE database, mapping results and visualization functions will be discussed as well. An introduction is given into auralization and post-processing of calculation results. Case studies are presented and interpreted.

Registration Closed

 

Level 2: Advanced EASE Training by AFMG, 2 – 4 October 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       950 USD

This 3-day seminar starts on Wednesday, thus covering the last day of Level 1. It provides an optimal introduction for participants who have experience with EASE. It includes advanced topics, particularly related to sound system design and room acoustics. Advanced simulation modules like raytracing and AURA are discussed as well as the details of the EASE loudspeaker data formats. The concepts of auralization are explained in-depth. Case studies are presented and interpreted. 

Registration Closed

 

Full 1-week EASE Training by AFMG, 30 September - 4 October 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (5 days)       1,425 USD

This item is the combination of Level 1 and Level 2 above. For participants interested in joining the full week's training we have combined both levels into a single purchase including a multi-product 10% discount (may not be combined with other discounts). 

Registration Closed

 

Discounts

Multi-product                  Get a 10% discount when purchasing more than one seminar at the same time.

Multi-user                       Get a 10% discount when registering more than one attendee at the same time.

Multi-purchase                Get a 10% discount when purchasing a seminar and a software product at the same time.

 

E-Mail:     seminars-na@afmg.eu  
Tel.: +1 (855) 411-2364           (AFMG NA, for questions regarding registration and class content) 


Preliminary Syllabus                                                                                

 

Sound System Optimization and Measurement Training in Minneapolis, MN, USA

07/10/19 - 08/10/19

Instructor: Bruce C. Olson, Charlie Hughes
Language: English
Hours: 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM       (class starts at 9:00)                     
 
Bormann Marketing
1212 5th Street South
Hopkins, MN 55343
USA
Bruce C. Olson is the founding member of Olson Sound Design LLC, a consulting
 firm started in 1991 specializing in acoustical and technical systems 
design for Performing Arts Centers, Recording Studios, and Houses of 
Worship. Prior to this, he worked for 13 years in audio, video and 
acoustical systems design, installation, testing, and project management
 for AVC Systems, a systems contractor in Minneapolis, MN. After over 20
 years of involvement with AFMG Technologies, he founded AFMG Services 
North America LLC in 2014 to support clients in North America. Mr. Olson
 provides advanced training as well as customer support worldwide for 
manufacturers, acoustical consultants, and audio contractors for the 
EASE/AURA/EARS design software and the EASERA/SysTune measurement 
software. As the Chairman of the Audio Engineering Society Standards 
Committee (AESSC), and having served as the Chairman of the AES Working 
Group on Grounding and EMC Practices (SC-05-05), Vice-Chairman of the 
AES Technical Committee for EMC (AESTC-EMC), Governor of the AES, 
President of his local ASA chapter, Chairman of his local AES chapter, 
and member of various other AES standards groups, Bruce is actively 
involved in the latest technology in audio and acoustics. Mr. Olson 
continues as an active musician and is a member of the Ria Saxophone 
Quintet and 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, classes and seminars for the AES, AIA, ASA, InfoComm, NAMM, 
NSCA, Syn-Aud-Con, and 
USITT.
Bruce C. Olson
Charlie Hughes is the principal consultant at Excelsior Audio. His company, founded in 2004, provides consultation, design, and measurement services primarily to loudspeaker manufacturers. Excelsior Audio also assists Houses of Worship and performance venues with acoustical and electro-acoustical designs and recommendations. Mr. Hughes received a B.Sc. Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1988. From this time until starting Excelsior Audio he worked as a loudspeaker design engineer at Peavey Electronics and Altec Lansing. He currently has 5 patents issued relating to loudspeaker design and directivity control. Mr. Hughes is a member of the AES, CTA, IEC, and Syn-Aud-Con. He is very active on several AES, CTA, IEC, and InfoComm standards committees, serving as the chairman for CTA R3 WG1. In 2013 he received the CTA Technology Achievement Award for his standards work (formerly CEA). Mr. Hughes’ technical articles on loudspeaker and system designs have been published in Audio Xpress, Australian HiFi, Live Sound, Syn-Aud-Con Newsletter, Voice Coil, and others. He has presented multiple papers and been an invited speaker and panelist at numerous AES conventions, as well as CTA Tech Forums and InfoComm.
Charlie Hughes

Convenient Hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Eden Prairie - Minnetonka:
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/minnetonka/mspmk/hoteldetail/

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis/Eden Prairie:
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/minnesota/hilton-garden-inn-minneapolis-eden-prairie-MSPEPGI/index.html/

 

Sound System Optimization and Measurement Training, 7-8 October 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (2 days)       850 USD

This 2-day seminar is both for beginners as well as for advanced system engineers and sound technicians. After the first day participants will be able to make basic measurements and have a general understanding of the tools and techniques used in measurement of sound systems. The second day will then explore more advanced techniques using specific examples of sound systems. Advanced features like windowing, intelligibility, or reverberation time will be included in the topics to explore.

Registration Closed

 

E-Mail:     seminars-na@afmg.eu  (AFMG NA, for questions regarding registration and class content) 
Tel.: +1 (855) 411-2364 


Preliminary Syllabus                                                                                

 

 

EASE Level 1 Training in Tokyo, Japan

15/10/19 - 17/10/19

EASE Level 1 Training by J. Tesori in Tokyo, Japan, October 15 - 17, 2019

Please refer to the instructor's website for more information and registrations.

EASE Levels 1 & 2 Training in Bogotá, Colombia

28/10/19 - 01/11/19

EASE Levels 1 & 2 Training by Boutique Pro Audio in Bogotá, Colombia, Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2019

More details will be published here soon.

For more information and registrations please contact Boutique Pro Audio.

Level 1 + Level 2 EASE Training by Boutique Pro Audio in Bogotá, Colombia

28/10/19 - 01/11/19

  
Instructors: Andrés Millán (Boutique Pro Audio)
                  Andrés Núñez (Psicoacústica)
Language: Spanish
Hours: 8:45 AM – 6:00 PM (class starts at 9:00)

Universidad de San Buenaventura
Carrera 8H # 172 -20
Bogotá, Colombia
 

Andrés Millán, Instructor
Andrés Núñez, Instructor

 

Level 1: Basic EASE Training by Boutique Pro Audio, October 28 - 30, 2019, Bogotá, Colombia

Participation fee (3 days):        COP 1.600.000 + IVA (~USD 600,00 + IVA)

This 3-day seminar covers an overview of EASE and the basics of room modeling and sound system design. The EASE database, mapping results and visualization functions will be discussed as well. An introduction is given into auralization and post-processing of calculation results.

Contact Boutique Pro Audio to register

 

Level 2: Advanced EASE Training by Boutique Pro Audio, October 30 – November 1, 2019, Bogotá, Colombia

Participation fee (3 days):        COP 1.600.000 + IVA (~USD 600,00 + IVA)

This 3-day seminar starts on Wednesday, thus covering the last day of Level 1. It provides an optimal introduction for participants who have experience with EASE. It includes advanced topics, particularly related to sound system design and room acoustics. Advanced simulation modules like raytracing and AURA are discussed. The concepts of auralization are explained in-depth. Case studies are presented and interpreted.

Contact Boutique Pro Audio to register

 

Full 1-week EASE Training by Boutique Pro Audio, October 28 – November 1, 2019, Bogotá, Colombia

Participation fee (5 days):        COP 2.600.000 + IVA (~USD 1.000,00 + IVA)

This item is the combination of Level 1 and Level 2 above. For participants interested to join the full week's training we have combined both into a single purchase including a first discount. 

Contact Boutique Pro Audio to register

 

Instructor's Website

Preliminary Syllabus

 

For questions regarding registration and class content please contact Andrés Millán (English/Spanish):

E-Mail:     ventas@bproaudio.com
 
Tel.: +57 310 768 3433