LDI2019 to Feature 'Amplify Pavilion' for Pro Audio Community

The LDI2019 trade show and conference will again feature the latest pro audio technology in the LDI Amplify Pavilion on the show floor, where a series of top audio pros and designers will present a series of sessions in conjunction with AES (Audio Engineering Society). The sessions in the LDI Amplify Pavilion feature such speakers as John Shipp, Aerosmith’s FOH engineer, legendary sound designer Abe Jacob, and David Scheirman and Alex Kosiorek representing AES.

Augmenting the LDI Amplify Pavilion is a series of round-robin loudspeaker demos by audio manufacturers RCF, K-Array, Vue Audiotechnik, and Martin Audio. They will present their demos in meeting room N245 from 11am through 5:30pm on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. The demos are open to all LDI attendees.

Loudspeaker demo schedule

The sessions in the LDI Amplify Pavilion are also free to all LDI attendees. The schedule is:

Friday, November 22

12pm-1pm: AES Presentation: Beyond Left and Right: Where Did Immersive Live Sound Come From, and Where Is it Going?
Speaker: David Scheirman, Global Director, Concert and Rental Business, Bose Professional; Past President, Audio Engineering Society

1pm-2pm: Scaling From Pre-Production to Live Performance With L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound Technology
Speaker: Scott Sugden, Product and Technology Outreach Manager, L-Acoustics

2pm-3pm: Immersive Audio—Live Mixing Techniques: Inside Aerosmith's Immersive Deuces Are Wild Las Vegas Residency
Speakers: John Shipp, FOH engineer, Aerosmith;
Scott Sugden, Product & Technology Outreach Manager, L-Acoustics

3pm-4pm: AES Presentation: Loudness Matters! Effective Use Of Loudness Management Tools In All Aspects Of Production
Speaker: Alex Kosiorek, Manager, Central Sound at Arizona PBS; Vice President AES Western Region

Saturday, November 23
12pm-1pm: A Fireside Chat With Legendary Sound Designer Abe Jacob
Speaker: Abe Jacob, Sound Designer

2pm-3pm: Power and Signal Distribution for Live Events: Myths, Challenges, and Advances
Speaker: Bob Vanden Burgt, Vice President/Principal, Link USA

3pm-4pm: Wireless Workflow in the New Age of Wireless Microphones, IFB, and In-Ear Monitoring
Speaker: Kelly Fair, Western Regional Manager, Lectrosonics

Audio companies in the LDI Amplify Pavilion and on the LDI show floor include: A.C. ProMedia, Adam Hall, Allied Professional Technologies, Black Diamond Radio, BTX Technologies, Checkers Safety Group, C.B.I. Cables, Clear-Com, Cozy Roadie, Cue Audio, DPA Microphones, D.A.S. Audio Group, Equipson, Fiasco Cases, Gig Gear, Harman- JBL, K-ARRAY, L-Acoustics/L-ISA, Lectrosonics, Link-USA, Live Sound Int’l, Martin Audio, Neutrik, Pro Sound News/Mix, Pro Intercom LLC, RCF USA, Rentman,, Shure Microphones, Sennheiser Electronics, Syncrotek, TMB, Void Acoustics, Vue Audiotechnik, and Whirlwind.

Additional information on the LDI Amplify Pavilion schedule at LDI2019 can be found at

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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