Dan Daley Assembles and Hosts Key Panels
at the AES Convention in New York City

At the 119th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Show in New York City (Oct. 7-10, 2005), Dan Daley was chosen to assemble and moderate thee key panels – each of which were the best-attended panels at the entire four-day conference.

On Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8, Dan moderated panels on the impact of next-generation disc formats
Blu-ray and HD DVD. The panels, each sponsored by Dolby Labs, featured key names in the technical development and marketing of these crucial formats, including Bob Ludwig, President, Gateway Mastering; Mark Waring, Director, Sanyo Technology Center USA; Randy Hudson, President, Broadness LLC; and Lorr Kramer, Vice President, Technology Strategy, DTS.

On Saturday, Oct. 8, Dan also moderated what was acknowledged as the most successful panel of the entire program, which commemorated the 35th anniversary of Electric Lady Studios – the House that Hendrix Built. Dan hosted recollections and anecdotes about the conceptualization and creation of Electric Lady Studios, founded in 1970 by the legendary Jimi Hendrix. Panelists included Eddie Kramer, Hendrix’s long-time production and engineering collaborator, and John Storyk, the renowned architect and acoustician who designed the studio. Attendance was estimated at several hundred persons, an audience that literally overflowed the room. Electric Lady Studios – the House that Hendrix Built was sponsored by DigiTech, a division of the Harman Pro Group.