Category Archives: Future Events

Next Meeting – June 2022

We have tentatively set a date for the June meeting as Mon 20th June.

It will be an in-person meeting at the SAE Institute Lecture Theatre.

In a followup to his October Zoom presentation (https://www.aesmelbourne.org.au/mtg-rpt-oct2021/),
Joe Hayes will demonstrate his DaS AuReality speaker systems.

Further details to follow shortly.

April 2022 Meeting Notice: Charlie Van Dongen – From loudspeakers to listeners – On-site Listening Session

We are finally meeting in person again!

The first in-person meeting of the AES Melbourne Section (in what seems like forever) will be held on
Monday 11th April 2022 at 7:30pm.

*Note – there will be NO live online element to this meeting.

Charlie Van Dongen, of Involve Audio will host us at his Mentone (Vic) manufacturing facility, revisiting his earlier presentation with a practical demonstration of:

From loudspeakers to listeners

the complete surround sound chain 
Part 2 – Listening

In the earlier session in February 2021 Charlie Van Dongen of Involve Audio, based in Melbourne, Australia described this end-to-end sound reproduction chain extending from the latest generation of loudspeaker transducers through amplifiers and render electronics that have been developed based on just how humans perceive sound.

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Preliminary Meeting Notice – April 2022

We are currently planning our next meeting for some time in April (whilst dodging the Easter break)

We are planning for it to be our first in-person event in more than two years.
(Note: there will be no online participation available for this event)

Charlie van Dongen of Involve Audio – who presented to us last year – will host us at his facility in Mentone (Vic) where he will demonstrate his immersive audio encoding/decoding and advanced loudspeaker technologies.
Bookings will be required, and numbers limited – so keep an eye out for when the bookings open.

Further details, and bookings will be available closer to the date – stay tuned!

February 2022 Meeting Notice: Merlijn Van Veen – AES75 – AES standard for loudspeaker measurement

The next online meeting of the AES Melbourne Section will be on Monday 14th February 2022 at 7:30pm AEDT (UTC+11).

Merlijn Van Veen, Chair of the AES Standards Task Group SC-04-03-A and Senior Technical Support & Education Specialist at Meyer Sound will present on the topic of:

AES75: AES standard for acoustics  
Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise

Merlijn will briefly explore the background and impetus for this project. The AES Standards procedure will be explained and demonstrated, including challenges faced by the SC-04-03-A Task Group and how the Group’s activities have inspired development within other standard bodies. The session will close with a description of the remaining development steps.

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Preliminary Meeting Notice – February 2022

Our first meeting for 2022 is scheduled for Mon 14th February, and it will again be via Zoom.

We will be honoured to welcome Merlijn Van Veen, Senior Technical Support & Education Specialist of Meyer Sound, who will be joining us from the Netherlands.


Merlijn is also Chair of the AES Standards Task Group SC-04-03-A, which has been tasked with developing a new standard X250/AES75 “AES standard for acoustics – Measuring loudspeaker maximum linear sound levels using noise”.

Merlijn will be giving us an overview of that work, and in particular a preview of a new test signal under consideration.


Merlijn’s presentation should be an excellent follow up to Michail’s December presentation on Loudspeaker power ratings.


Further details, and bookings will be available closer to the date – stay tuned!