Final Sound Panelists Announced
Panelists have been confirmed for the following audio panels for professional sound education at LDI.

Using Plug-Ins Live
Friday, October 24, 10:00-12:00
With the increased use of digital consoles in concert touring and event performance, the use of plug-ins have become an essential part of processing in all sound reinforcement applications. From houses of worship to the leading concert tours, front-of-house engineers discuss how they are incorporating software-based effects into building the dynamics of a show.
Moderated by Mix technical editor Kevin Becka

Confirmed Panelists:
Matt Bishop, Alford Media Services
Nick Simonds, FOH, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Robert Scovill, Digidesign
Scott Ray, Waves

Last Call for White Spaces!
Saturday, October 25, 10:00 12:00
February 2009 is just around the corner, and with the decreased space allocation in the UHF spectrum brought on by the FCC sell-off, wireless operators throughout the production world are trying to figure out how to keep the shows going. Representatives from leading manufacturers will discuss the steps they’ve taken to ensure a smooth transition, and system designers will propose setups to ensure a clear, dropout-free production.
Moderated by Mix senior editor George Petersen

Confirmend Panelists:
Carl Cordes, General Mgr Professional Wireless
Chris Lyons, Shure Microphones
Kent Margraves, Sennheiser
Sylvain Brisebois, Head of Audio Cirque du Soleil, Zumanity
Mark Dennis, Head of Audio Cirque du Soleil, KA

Recording the Show
Sunday, October 26, 10:00-12:00
Nothing beats the energy of live performance, yet artists, producers and engineers must often try to re-create the feel in post-production. Find out how engineers from houses of worship and top-flight touring productions are making use of mic techniques, digital audio workstations and the latest in dynamics plug-ins to capture the “true” feel of a high-energy show.
Moderated by Mix technical editor Kevin Becka

Confirmed Panelists:
Nick Simonds, FOH, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tom Stephenson, Roland Systems Group
Robert Scovill, Digidesign
Buford Jones, Meyer Sound