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Schedule
CAF 2022

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Show Dates
November 11th -13th, 2022
at the Twinbrook Hilton, Rockville Maryland

Browse our schedule by day:

Show Hours

Friday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Friday, November 11th

10:00 AM
Show Opens
11:00 AM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Norman Varney
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Noise and Vibration from an Audiophile’s Perspective
1:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Michal Jurewicz (Mytek)
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Design and architecture of a modern Roon OS based Music Streamer
3:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - J.R. Boisclair
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: When Stylus Meets Groove - Advanced Analog Optimization . Musical detail in the record groove can be measured in the sub-micron range. There is an incredible amount of information in the grooves that we cannot hear unless we can faithfully retrace the grooves in the same manner they were cut by the cutting stylus. What are the important tonearm/cartridge setup factors and how can this be accomplished? 
5:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Ken Stevens
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Tubes in Audio - Theory and practice.
6:00 PM
Show Closes
7:00 PM - Live Music
Where? - Olives Bar
Songbyrd Soundstage Presents:
Stripmall Ballads
10:00 AM
Show Opens
11:00 AM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Matt Barton
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: 78s, Cylinders, Surface Noise and CDs: Can Low-Fi and Hi-Fi Find Happiness Together? It's the story of a very special trip around the world of sound, from 1898 to 1922.
1:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Jim Anderson, Ulrike Schwarz and Michael Fremer.
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Roundtable presentation with Jim Anderson and Ulrike Schwarz focused on recording hifi immersive recordings using exciting, high end technology. Michael Fremer as moderator.
3:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Jose Ramirez
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Record Playback Technology: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. 
5:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Charles Kirmuss
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Charles Kirmuss will Debunk Record Cleaning Myths.  For decades, vinyl enthusiasts have been misled by a plethora of cleaning remedies and myths that, in fact, may harm both the record and the audiophile!  
6:00 PM
Show Closes
7:00 PM - Live Music
Where? - Olives Bar
Anthony Pirog Trio

Sunday, November 13th

10:00 AM
Show Opens
11:00 AM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Ken Songer
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: An Introduction to Field Coil Drivers: Learn the what and whys of a modern field coil driver, and how they are made.
1:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Fremmer
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Myths abound about vinyl records: Their durability, longevity, frequency response and dynamic range capabilities.
3:00 PM - Guest Speaker:
Who? - Mytek
Where? - Washington Theatre
Topic: Panel discussion: Alberto Guerra (AGD Prod.) and Michal Jurewicz (Mytek) regarding 'GanFET amplifier technology with triode like sound'
4:00 PM
Show Closes

SAturday, November 12th

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