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IPS Training Weekend announced

15 – 17 March 2024, University of Warwick, UK

IPS pro audio professional Training Weekend

The Institute of Professional Sound (IPS) have announced an upcoming residential training event that aims to help audio professionals get up to speed on real-world practices. It will be taking place from the evening of 15 March through to the afternoon of 17 March 2024 at the University of Warwick, near Coventry, UK.

Sessions taking place at the event include broadcast audio manager Richard Merrick delivering a talk on the real-world implementation of AoIP and how robust systems can ensure the reliable flow of audio, whilst SOS’ Technical Editor Hugh Robjohns will demonstrate how to identify and fix common connectivity faults. Sound supervisors Andy James and Pete Bridges investigate the causes of lip-sync latency, and how to measure and fix them.

Live sound engineer Griff Hewis will chair a session on designing live audio for large events, and dubbing/re-recording mixer Kate Davis will explain what modern post-production houses are looking for from location audio. Dr Russell Mason from the University of Surrey details the science of sound perception and spatial audio, and Sennheiser’s Marcus Blight and Jonathan Edwards from Terry Tew Sound & Light will examine the practical aspects of RF, including spectrum management, and mixing analogue and digital systems.

Finally, Boiling Point’s Production Sound Mixer Kiff McManus and Lost In London’s Head of Sound Tim Fraser will describe how they overcame the practical and technical challenges on both of those single-shot feature films.

Ticket prices are great value and include attendance to all sessions, any support materials, en-suite hotel-style accommodation, all meals (2 x breakfasts, 2 x lunches, 2 x dinners), refreshments and car parking for the duration of the weekend.

More information can be found via the link below.

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