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     AES 16th International Conference on


     April 10-12, 1999, Rovaniemi,

Welcome to AES 16th International conference on spatial sound reproduction,
which will certainly be the "Coolest Conference in Audio"!

Please check our web site for the latest information: URL:

                 Latest updates:

                 List of Invited and Accepted Papers (Oct 29th, 1998)
                 Authors' Guide: Instructions and templates for preparing
final papers (Nov 24th, 1998)
                 Travel' Guide: Flights (Dec 2th, 1998)
                 Travel' Guide (Dec 10th, 1998)

                 Coming soon:

                 Register: Registration details

The conference will be held in the exotic winter wonderland location of
Rovaniemi, Finland during April 10-12 1999. Located at the Arctic circle at
a latitude of 66° 33' North, this is the home of Santa Claus and his team in
addition to the 3D sound and multichannel  audio community for the duration
of the conference.

Participants of the conference can expect a packed technical and social
program. The focus of the conference is on 3D sound and multichannel
reproduction including developing technologies, test techniques. A total of
50 papers will be presented at the event and in the proceeding, the details
of which can be found in the paper's section. We are honored to have five
Keynote speakers, who will kick off each of the paper sessions. A poster and
demo session will be held in the middle of the first day of the conference,
allowing delegates to experience and discuss current and new technologies
and visit the beautiful Alvar Aalto conference center.

The conference fee includes three nights of accommodation in one of
Rovaniemi's excellent hotels. A choice of two hotels is available for those
who prefer either a city location or the opportunity to downhill ski from
your door and a view over Lapland. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinners will
be provided are included and also the exotic banquette, to be held at an
unforgettable location. All participants will receive a copy of the
conference proceeding.

Technical session:

     Perception of Spatial Sound
     Spatial Sound Reproduction, Applications
     Psychoacoustics & Binaural Auditory Models
     Binaural Technology: Theory and Implementations 1
     Binaural Technology: Theory and Implementations 2
     Multichannel Audio: Theory and Implementations 1
     Multichannel Audio: Theory and Implementations 2
     Subjective Evaluation and Listening Conditions for Spatial Sound


WWW address: http://www.acoustics.hut.fi/aes16/
e-mail: aes16@acoustics.hut.fi
fax: +358-9-460 224

CAMERA READY MANUSCRIPTS of accepted papers:
By January 1, 1999

Conference Chairman: Juha Backman
Vice Chairman: Nick Zacharov            Paper Chairman: Matti Karjalainen
Secretary: Jyri Huopaniemi              Helsinki University of Technology
Treasurer: Kari Jaksola                      Laboratory of Acoustics and
Audio Signal
Facility Officer: Antti Järvinen                            Processing
Publication Officer: Martti Rahkila          P.O. Box 3000, FIN-02015 HUT
Publicity Officer: Henrik Möller                            Finland
                         Fax +358-9-460 224


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