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Meet the leaders in music and audio technology for a full day of education on the industry,
and hear their vision on the tools and techniques of the year 2020.

 
Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802

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January 23rd, 2016

Saturday
January 23rd
2016



Saturday, January 23rd 2016


 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (The Forum 203 A&B)

A3E Opening Keynote: The Future of Audio: The Global Impact Of Disruptive Music Technology

Technology has completely revolutionized the recording industry. Mobile devices and their sophisticated production and distribution apps have democratized the music industry into a new playing field, with new benchmarks for the success of an artist, and new standards for the recording process. A3E invites you to explore The Future Of Audio with luminaries whose vision for game changing technology has no fear of disrupting tradition in the quest to revolutionize the music industry for an emerging generation. Don't miss the talk that will help shape the years ahead for your business model, and the profound global impact it will have on the NAMM community.

Smule
Liquid Music
  Jack Joseph Puig -   Jack Joseph Puig
Multi-Platinum Producer & Director
Waves Consumer Division
Waves
         
  Marcus Ryle - Line 6   Marcus Ryle
Founder & President
Line 6
Line 6
         
  Steve Slate - Slate Digital   Steve Slate
CEO
Slate Digital
Slate Digital
         
  Jeff Smith - Smule   Dr. Jeffrey Smith
CEO and Co-Founder
Smule
Smule
         
  Ernst Nathorst-Boos - Propellerhead   Ernst Nathorst-Böös
CEO
Propellerhead
Software AB
Propellerhead
         
  Doug DeAngelis - A3E  

Doug DeAngelis
Conference Chair
A3E

A3E
 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (TEC Lab 202B)

A3E Architects of Audio™ Series - AoA 1: "Explore the Powerful Future of iOS Music Technology"



Will the iPad Pro usher in a new era for mobile music technology? With a powerhouse processor and more screen real estate, the iOS DAW is poised to take some enormous strides in the coming year. Whether you are an iOS developer or a mobile musician, this session will explore the latest trends on the horizon.

 
Art & Logic
  Chris Halaby   Chris Halaby
CEO
KVRaudio, Inc.
KVRaudio, Inc.
         
  Enrico Lori - IK Multimedia   Enrico Iori
CEO & Founder
IK Multimedia
IK Multimedia
         
  David Mash -   David Mash
Senior Vice President for Innovation,
Strategy & Technology
Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music
         
  Rounik Sethi -   Rounik Sethi
Executive Editor
Ask.Audio
Ask.Audio
         
  Jim Boitnott - PreSonus Audio Electronics   Jim Boitnott
Executive Vice President of Marketing
and Product Services
PreSonus Audio Electronics
PreSonus Audio Electronics
 

 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (TEC Lab 202B)

A3E Deep Dive™ 1 Session - DD1: "Futuristic Control Surfaces: The Multidimensional Realm of Next Generation Instruments"

As artists of the social media era, it is critical to have a unique sound and style in order to separate yourself from the masses. Touchscreen Instruments, Multi-Dimensional Controllers, and Gesture Control may be unconventional to the traditional musician, but to the new generation of performers these forward thinking products will unleash their creativity and define the next decade of music. Meet the leaders and explore the future of next-generation instruments for studio production and live performance.

 
  Moldover   Moldover
Independent Artist
Moldover  
           
  Roland Lamb -   Roland Lamb
Founder & CEO
ROLI
ROLI  
           
  BT   BT
Artist, Visionary Producer, Film
Composer & Technologist
BT  
           
  Jordan Rudess   Jordan Rudess
Artist, Dream Theater
President
Wizdom Music
Wizard Music  
           
  Doug DeAngelis - A3E   Doug DeAngelis
Conference Chair
A3E
A3E  
 

 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (TEC Lab 202B)

A3E Architects of Audio™ Series - AoA 2: "Harnessing The Cloud For Music Production and Collaboration"



Cloud integration has become a critical component of music and audio applications. Whether it is used to seamlessly integrate an ecosystem of applications, transfer files between facilities, produce music in the web platform, or connect artists to record in realtime anywhere on the globe, cloud technology is the future of audio. This session will dig deep into the latest technology available, and how it is best put to use in your work.

 
  Pete Brown - Microsoft   Pete Brown
Developer Experience and Evangelism
Microsoft
Microsoft  
           
  Mick Kiely -   Mick Kiely
CEO/Founder
Xhail
Xhail  
           
  Bobby Lombardi   Bobby Lombardi
Intergalactic Chancellor of
Market Development
G-Tech
G-Tech  
           
  Gregory Butler - WholeWorldBand   Gregory Butler
CEO
WholeWorldBand
WholeWorldBand  
           
  Robert Sermeno - Steinberg   Robert Sermeño
Product Manager – Recording
Steinberg
Steinberg  
           

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (TEC Lab 202B)

A3E Deep Dive™ Session - DD2: "New Technology In Traditional Instruments"



A panel of industry leaders will focus on the movement toward integrating high tech tools and processing such as USB ports, built in Autotune systems, Bluetooth 4, On-board Pickup/Tone Modelling, Wireless MIDI, Hexaphonic Pickups, DSP, Touchscreen Integration, etc. This session will prepare your sales, marketing, and engineering staff with a look at what is ahead, and how to market these high-tech instruments effectively to your customers.

 
  Athan Billius - Yamaha   Athan Billias
Director of Strategic Product Planning
Yamaha
Yamaha  
           
  Ed Simeone -   Ed Simeone
US Representative
GTC Sound Innovations
GTC Sound Innovations  
           
  Keith McMillen -   Keith McMillen
Founder & CEO
Keith McMillen Instruments
Keith McMillen Instruments  
           
  Adrian   Adrian Haselhuber
Director Product Management
Line 6
Line 6  
           
  Denis Labrecque - Snowbird Audio   Denis Labrecque
Pro Audio Marketing Consultant
Snowbird Audio
Snowbird Audio  
           
  Robin Sukroso -   Robin Sukroso
Musician, CEO
ACPAD Instruments GmbH
acpad  

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (TEC Lab 202B)

A3E Architects of Audio™ Series - AoA 3: "Google Powered Audio: The Web Platform & Android OS"



Android and Audio for the Web Platform are emerging as two major opportunities for growth in audio production. Android users make up the majority of mobile device owners, and the past year has seen tremendous strides in low latency and increased product development. Meet the industry giants who conquered the challenges of the Android OS and Web Platform, and explore the opportunities ahead if you make your audio apps “cross platform​.​”

Superpowered
  Chris Wilson - Google   Chris Wilson
Developer Advocate
Google, Inc.
Google
         
  Nicholas O'Toole -   Nicholas O'Toole
Director of Business Development
Open Labs, LLC
Open Labs
         
  Gabor Szanto - Superpowered, Inc.   Gabor Szanto
CTO at Superpowered,
creator of DJ Player
Superpowered, Inc.
Superpowered, Inc.
         
  Phil Burk - Android Audio   Phil Burk
Staff Software Engineer
Android Audio
Android Audio
         
  Craig Swann -   Craig Swann
Founder
Looplabs
Looplabs