AES 2022 International Automotive Audio Conference – Program

(Provisional - subject to change)

Day 1 (June 8th):

Time  
8:00 - 8:45 AM
EDT

Conference Registration Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom Foyer


Demo & Exhibition Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I-V (All Day)

9:00 - 9:15 AM
EDT

Opening Comments

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Conference Chairman: Roger Shively (JJR Acoustics)
9:15 - 9:45 AM
EDT

Keynote 1:

The Demand for High Audio Quality in Entertainment and Communication in the Disruptive Mobility World

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Keynote speaker: Mathias Johansson, PhD (Co-founder & Chief Product Officer - Dirac Research AB)

10:00 - 10:30 AM
EDT
Morning Coffee

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer


3 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

10:30 - 12:30 AM
EDT

Paper Session 1:

System Architecture and Hardware - Microphones, Test/Measurement method and equipment, Loudspeakers

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Nonlinear Speaker Control in Automotive Sound Applications
by Joachim Schlechter, Dr. Stefan Irrgang, Stephan Schonfeld - Klippel

Enhanced Perceptual Rub & Buzz Measurement for Testing Automotive Speakers
by Steve Temme - Listen, Inc.

Electromagnetic Interference in Electric Vehicles and its Impact on AM Audio
by Pooja Nair, David Layer - Xperi

A sensor based localization system for automatic EQ adjustments in vehicle audio systems
by Jonathan Lane, Hannah Perkins, Daniel Field


APEI Session 1:

Voice DSP

Location: Fairlane Room

12:30 - 1:30 PM
EDT
Lunch

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer

1:30 - 3:30 PM
EDT

Paper Session 2:

Sound Reproduction in Cars - Computer-Aided Tuning,Sound Field Control

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Automated Control of Reverberation Level Using a Perceptional Model
by Philipp Weber, Christian Uhle, Sarah Hölscher, Matthias Lang and Thomas Bachmann - Fraunhofer IIS

Object-Based Audio as Platform Technology in Vehicles
by Christoph Sladeczek, Mario Seideneck, Wolfgang Lorenz, Benjamin Schneider

Stereo upmix design for shaping sound experiences
by Søren Christensen, Pedro Højen-Sørensen, Morten Hansen, Lars-Johan Brännmark - Dirac

Experiential Benefits of Sound Zones for Automotive Applications
by Henrik Oppermann, Sofia Checa - Sennheiser (Schweiz) AG


APEI Session 2:

Artifical Intelligence & Machine Learning

Location: Fairlane Room



(Syndiant, et al)
3:30 - 4:00 PM
EDT
Afternoon Coffee

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer


3 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

4:00 - 5:15 PM
EDT

Panel Discussion 1:

In-car Measurement TC-AA White Paper - Frequency Response Measurement

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I



Moderator: Jayant Datta (White Paper Chair)
Panelists: Steve Hutt (TBD), Laurent Gagliardini (Stellantis)


5:15PM - 6:00 PM
EDT

Tutorial 1:

Position Dependent Amplitude Response in Automotive Loudspeakers

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Keynote speaker: Mark Ziemba (Panasonic)

6:00PM - 6:30 PM
EDT
Break
6:30 - 7:30 PM
EDT
Evening Reception

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon II-V

Day 1's Session ends at 6:00pm | Join us for a Casual Reception in the Dearborn Ballroom demo and exhibition space

Day 2 (June 9th):

Time  
8:00 - 8:45 AM
EDT

Conference Registration Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom Foyer


Demo & Exhibition Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon II-V (All Day)

9:00 - 9:15 AM
EDT

Opening Comments

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Conference Vice-Chairman: Dan Field (Panasonic)
9:15 - 9:30 AM
EDT

Keynote 2:

Immersive Audio Experience in Automobiles

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Keynote speaker: Andreas Ehret (Dolby)

9:00 - 9:30 AM
EDT
Morning Coffee

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer


3 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

10:00 - 11:30 AM
EDT

Panel Discussion 1:

Immersive Audio in Cars

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Moderator: Andreas Ehret (Dolby)
Panelists: TBD (Fraunhofer), Wolfram Jähn (Audi), TBD (Label), TBD (Streaming Service) (TBD), Laurent Gagliardini (Stellantis)

APEI Session 3:

Modeling & Measurement

Location: Fairlane Room


(COMSOL, Harman, Audio Precision)
11:30 - 12:30 AM
EDT

Paper Session 3:

Evaluation of Sound Quality

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Automotive Audio System Evaluation over Headphones Based on the BRIRs of Different Listening Positions
by Yukun Pei, You Li, Pablo Ripollés - New York University

Quality Assessment of Car Audio Systems
by Magnus Schaefer - Head Acoustics


12:30 - 1:30 PM
EDT
Lunch

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer

1:10pm 2 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

1:30 - 4:00 PM
EDT

Paper Session 4:

Virtual Acoustics - Simulations
Machine & Deep Learning - Automatic Speech Recognition, Acoustic Event Detection

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Achieving Maximum Audio Processing Throughput on the Latest Automotive Chipsets
by Paul Beckmann, Adam Levenson - DSP Concepts

A Study on Speech Intelligibility Performance of Automotive Voice Microphones
by Yu Du, Balazs Varga, Viktor Dobos - Harman

Stereo upmix design for shaping sound experiences
by Søren Christensen, Pedro Højen-Sørensen, Morten Hansen, Lars-Johan Brännmark - Dirac

System based approach for testing the power handling capabilities of automotive loudspeakers
by Joerg Lichtenstein, Marquis Fields, Dr. Martin Kreißig - Burmester Automotive Audio, GmbH

An Acoustic Front-End to Speech Recognition in a Vehicle
by Mark Every, Xueman Li - BlackBerry QNX

Exterior Sound Detection and Alert System
by Dr. Jeff Sieracki - Reality.ai and Infineon

APEI Session 4:

Supply Chain & Sourcing

Location: Fairlane Room

4:00 - 4:30 PM
EDT
Afternoon Coffee

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer


3 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

4:00 - 5:15 PM
EDT

Panel Discussion 3:

In-car Measurement TC-AA White Paper - Frequency Response Measurement

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Moderator: Jayant Datta (White Paper Chair)
Panelists: Steve Temme (Listen, Inc), Hans Lahti (Harman), Pat Dennis (Nissan)


5:30PM - 6:30 PM
EDT

Tutorial 2:

Virtual Speaker Integration Through Simulation

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Keynote speaker: Jeremy Charbonneu, Thibaud Costes, and Alexis Talbot (Hexagon)

6:30PM - 7:00 PM
EDT
Break
7:00 - 7:30 PM
EDT
Evening Reception

Location: Dearborn Ballroom

7:30 - 8:30 PM
EDT
Banquet

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon II-IV

Day 2's Session ends at 6:30pm | Join us for a Reception, Banquet, and Social Event in the Dearborn Ballroom demo and exhibition space

Day 3 (June 10th):

Time  
8:00 - 8:30 AM
EDT

Conference Registration Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom Foyer


Demo & Exhibition Open

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon II-V (All Day)

8:00 - 8:30 AM
EDT

Opening Comments

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Conference Papers Chairman: Yu “Dewey” Du (Harman)
9:15 - 9:30 AM
EDT

Keynote 3:

The Future of Audio and How the Consumer is Changing what is being
Developed in Automotive Audio

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Keynote speaker: TBD (Harman)

9:00 - 9:30 AM
EDT
Morning Coffee

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer


3 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

10:00 - 11:30 AM
EDT

Panel Discussion 4:

In-car Measurement TC-AA White Paper - Squeak and Rattle / Impulsive Distortion Measurments

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Moderator: Jayant Datta (White Paper Chair)
Panelists: Jonaton Ewald (Volvo), Doug Holmi (Bose) , Stefan Irrgang (Klippel)

APEI Session 5:

Product Management Special - Engagement Models

Location: Fairlane Room

11:30 - 12:30 AM
EDT

Paper Session 5:

Active Sound Management and Solutions - Active noise control system architectures

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


NVH meets Audio: Active Sound Design
by Jeroen Lanslots - Siemens and Scott MacDonald, Markus Bodden, Torsten Belschne - Neosonic

ANC Platform Simulation with Consideration of the Coupling Effect of Secondary Sources in Automotive Application
by Akshay Jagadish Khatokar, Samira Mohamady, Allahyar Montazeri - IAV GmbH


12:30 - 1:30 PM
EDT
Lunch

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Foyer

1:10pm 2 x 10 min Company Presentations

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I

1:30 - 3:00 PM
EDT

Panel Discussion 5:

Noise and Sound

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


Moderator: Dr. Samira Mohamady (IAV)
Panelists: TBD

APEI Session 6:

Materials Demonstration

Location: Fairlane Room

3:00 - 4:30 PM
EDT

Paper Session 6:

Active Sound Management and Solutions -
Active noise control system architectures,
Vehicle sound design (internal and external)

Location: Dearborn Ballroom, Salon I


AI in Automotive Audio: Approaching Dynamic Driving Sound Design
by Rodrigo Schramm, Robin Doerfler, Philipp Kampmann and Florian Walter - Impulse Audio Lab GmbH

Virtual pass-by noise sound synthesis from transfer path analysis data
by Mansour Alkmim, et al. - Siemens, KU Leuven, DMMS core Lab

Pop and Burble Triggered Sounds Development Process
by Frank Valeri - General Motors, and Maxime Fouillet, Simona De Cesaris, Yvone Buhl - BBM Active Sound Technology


4:30 - 4:45 PM
EDT
Farewell

Location: Harbour Room

Conference Vice-Chairman: Roger Shively (JJR Acoustics)
Day 3's Session ends at 4:45pm | Thank you, and Safe Travels!
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