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Friday, October 27 • 9:00am - 10:00am
A Tribute to Jay McKnight

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A tribute to Jay Mcknight

In November last year the Audio Engineering Society lost one of its most loved and respected supporters. Please join our panel to pay tribute and celebrate his brilliant legacy. This distinguished panel will include Jay's family members and professional associates.

Jay was an influential figure in professional audio, noted for his substantial contributions to both the industry and the AES. Jay was a Fellow of the AES (1960), received the AES Award (1971), was President of the Society the for the year 1978/1979, was made an Honorary Member in 1979, received the Board of Governors Award in 1990, and the Distinguished Service Medal Award in 2008, for extraordinary service to the Society and contributions to the advancement of knowledge in magnetic recording over a period of more than 50 years. He was a member of the AES Journal Review Board for the years 1960-2007; he has been a Governor four times (1962-1964, 1971-1973, 1976-1977, and 1980-1982), Chairman of the Standards Committee (1971-1974), Chairman of the Publications Policy Committee (1977-1978), and Chairman of the Historical Committee (1999-2006).

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Brad McCoy

Audio Engineer, Retired, Library of Congress
I am a retired audio engineer after 39 years at the US Library of Congress where I worked mostly in the audio archiving and preservation field.  I am Chair of the AES Historical Committee and Co-Chair of ARSC Technical Committee.  Proud to be part of IASA and grateful for this conference... Read More →

John K. Chester

Owner, JKC Labs
John has been a live sound engineer, analog circuit designer, equipment manufacturer, and an independent consultant for A/V, video conferencing, network and telecommunications. In 2002 John began repairing and upgrading tape machines and began using modern digital tools to improve... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2023 9:00am - 10:00am EDT