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

11/09/17 - 15/09/17

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

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1212 5th Street South
Hopkins, MN 55343

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Level 1: Basic EASE Training by AFMG, 11 - 13 September 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       900 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.

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Level 2: Advanced EASE Training by AFMG, 13 – 15 September 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       900 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. 

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Full 1-week EASE Training by AFMG, 11-15 September 2017, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (5 days)       1,350 USD

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. 

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E-Mail:     seminars-na@afmg.eu  

Tel.: +1 (855) 411-2364           (AFMG NA, for questions regarding registration and class content) 

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