The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.
Bylaws of AES at IU
1. Diffuse and increase the educational and scientific knowledge of audio engineering, and promote the advancement of this field and of its allied arts in both theoretical and practical applications.
2. The stimulation of interest in audio engineering, the encouragement of the interchange and intercourse of ideas among its members, and the promotion and maintenance and high professional standards among its members in this section.
3. To this end it should be the purpose of the section to hold meetings for the reading or discussion of papers, publications, communications, and for such other educational activities as shall properly fulfill the objectives and purposes of the Audio Engineering Society.
4. This organization shall comply with all Indiana University regulations, and local, state, and federal laws.
5. Hazing is strictly prohibited. Hazing shall be defined as any conduct which subjects another person, whether physically, mentally, emotionally, or psychologically, to anything that may endanger, abuse, degrade, or intimidate the person as a condition of association with a group or organization, regardless of the person’s consent or lack of consent.
6. This organization, if raising funds, shall ethically raise and distribute profits from organizational functions to either the organization or to members who provide a service that directly benefits the organization. Individual members may not receive compensation directly from for profit companies if acting as a representative of a student organization.
7. Participation in (name of your organization) must be without regard to arbitrary consideration of such characteristics as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.