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APEI Product Development Symposium

October 14, 15 and 16 (6 Sessions per day)


The Audio Product Education Institute (APEI), an initiative of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), will host a three-day Product Development Symposium – October 14, 15 and 16 – as part of the online events of AES Show Fall 2020. All Access registration for AES Show Fall 2020 is required to attend the Product Development Symposium, available now at
Across three days, multiple sessions will expand from the AES Product Development Track, as the Audio Product Education Institute will promote and illuminate the methodologies, practices and technologies involved in developing and bringing audio products to market, spanning the APEI’s six educational pillars:
  • Interactive Voice and DSP
  • Supply Chain and Sourcing
  • Modeling and Measurement
  • Product Management
  • Automotive Audio
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Wednesday 14

9:30am – 10:00am EDT
Join the Product Development Symposium
Audio Product Education Institute Welcome Message – Scott Leslie, Managing Director
Introduction to the Agenda

10:00am – 12:00pm EDT
Product Management – 2 sessions
12:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
Modeling and Measurement – 2 sessions
3:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
Automotive Audio –  2 sessions

Thursday 15

10:00am – 12:00pm EDT
Supply Chain and Sourcing – 2 sessions
12:30pm – 1:30pm EDT
Modeling and Measurement – 1 session
2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT
Automotive Audio – 1 session
3:00pm – 4:00pm EDT

Interactive Voice and DSP – 1 session

Friday 16

10:00am – 11:00am EDT
Product Management – 1 session
11:00am – 1:00pm EDT
Interactive Voice and DSP – 2 sessions
1:30pm – 2:30pm EDT
Supply Chain and Sourcing – 1 session
3:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
AI and Machine Learning – 2 sessions

Hours in Schedule are Eastern Daylight Time
The Symposium’s sessions will be chaired and presented by experienced audio product professionals who are experts in each field, and are recommended for those seeking to increase their skills and understanding of what it takes to launch successful audio products. Acoustics, electronics, DSP, software engineering, and product and marketing management will all be addressed through a real-world perspective.