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

16/03/20 - 20/03/20

Instructor(s): Bruce C. Olson
Language: English
Hours: 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM       (class starts at 9:00)

Bormann Marketing
1212 5th Street South
Hopkins, MN 55343
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

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Level 1: Basic EASE Training by AFMG, 16-18 March 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       950 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, 18-20 March 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (3 days)       950 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, 16-20 March 2020, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Participation fee (5 days)       1,425 USD

This item is the combination of Level 1 and Level 2 above. For participants interested in joining the full week's training we have combined both levels into a single purchase including a multi-product 10% discount (may not be combined with other discounts). 

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Multi-product                  Get a 10% discount when purchasing more than one seminar at the same time.

Multi-user                       Get a 10% discount when registering more than one attendee at the same time.

Multi-purchase                Get a 10% discount when purchasing a seminar and a software product at the same time.


E-Mail:     seminars-na@afmg.eu  
Tel.: +1 (855) 411-2364           (AFMG NA, for questions regarding registration and class content) 

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