[LAA] LAC 2019 : Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops/ Demos / Music / Multimedia Installations
lac at linuxaudio.org
Mon Nov 19 12:00:25 CET 2018
Just a friendly reminder that LAC-19 is still accepting submissions (see
details below). The deadline is December 7, 2018!
On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 9:03 AM LAC <lac at linuxaudio.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> It is our pleasure to announce the 17th Linux Audio Conference (LAC-19).
> We look forward to see you at Stanford this Spring (see details below)!
> [Apologies for cross posting, please circulate widely.]
> *17th Linux Audio Conference - CCRMA, Stanford University (USA), March
> 23-26, 2019*
> After seven years outside of the United States, Linux Audio Conference
> (LAC) <https://lac.linuxaudio.org> is coming back to Stanford University
> <http://stanford.edu> on March 23-26, 2019 for its 17th edition! LAC is
> the international conference about Free/Open-Source Software for music,
> sound, and other media with GNU/Linux as the main platform.
> More information about this event can be found on the conference website:
> *Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops*
> LAC 2019 invites submissions of papers, posters, and workshops addressing
> all areas of audio processing based on Linux and open source software. All
> submissions and presentations are in English. Submitted papers are expected
> to respect academic standards and must be complete (*a simple abstract is
> not enough*).
> Submissions can focus on technical, artistic, and/or scientific issues and
> can target developers and/or users. This includes (but is not limited to)
> the following categories:
> - Audio and Music Languages
> - Audio Hardware Support
> - Audio Plugins
> - Drivers, System and Sound Architecture
> - Education and E-Learning
> - Games
> - Interactive Art
> - Interface Design
> - Live Coding
> - Live Performance
> - Media Art
> - MIDI, OSC...
> - Mobile Audio
> - Music Composition
> - Music Production
> - Networked Audio
> - Physical Computing
> - Projects Realized using Linux Audio
> - Realtime Kernel and Linux Distributions
> - Signal Processing and Sound Synthesis
> - Sound Spatialization
> - Standards and Protocols
> - Video
> - Etc.
> *Full Papers*
> Full papers must be written and presented in English. The length of papers
> is 4 to 8 pages, with up to 5 keywords, including an abstract of up to 200
> words. The abstract will be published on the conference website once the
> paper has been accepted. The full paper will be available on the website
> during and after the conference. All papers are peer reviewed by a
> committee of experts from different disciplines. Reviewers may suggest
> improvements to the author(s), or require changes in order to accept the
> submission. The duration of the presentation is 25 minute followed by a 5
> minute discussion.
> *Poster Papers*
> Poster papers must be written in English, should be 2-4 pages, with up to
> 5 keywords, including an abstract of up to 150 words. The abstract will be
> published on the conference website once the poster has been accepted. All
> posters are peer reviewed by a committee of experts in different
> disciplines. Reviewers may suggest improvements to the author(s), or
> require changes in order for the poster to be accepted.
> Demos are informal project (e.g., plug-in, software, interface, idea,
> etc.) presentations that will be carried out in parallel with poster
> presentations. Demos can be submitted through this online form
> <https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2019/submissions.html> to be added to the
> conference program.
> Workshop presentations (max duration of 2h) should be 1-4 pages, with up
> to 5 keywords, including an abstract of up to 150 words to be published on
> the conference website. Make sure that your proposal indicates if
> participants are expected to have a specific level, if there are
> prerequisites, if you'd like to limit the number of participants, etc.
> Workshops will take place in the CCRMA classroom (which can host
> approximately 30 people). A projector and a 4 channels sound system will be
> available in this space. Submit a brief description of the workshop
> including a URL (if available).
> *How to Submit Papers / Posters / Workshops?*
> - Use the online submission tool <http://submissions.html>
> - Choose the relevant submission type (paper, poster, or workshop) in
> addition to your 5 categories
> - The required file format is PDF. Authors must use the provided
> templates <https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2019/doc/LAC-19-templates.zip> for
> paper formatting.
> - Please let us know if you need a special technical setup for your
> *Call for Music / Multimedia Installations*
> LAC 2019 also invites submissions of musical works involving the use of
> technology/open source software and multimedia installations. A jury will
> select the compositions and installations to be included in the conference
> program according to artistic merit and technical feasibility. Please be
> prepared to perform your work yourself and make sure that you have all
> resources needed to perform your piece (e.g., instruments, props, other
> performers, etc.). LAC 2019 cannot pay for any expenses related to a
> performance (e.g., performers, travel, accommodation, special equipment,
> etc.). SCLOrk <https://www.scu.edu/cas/music/ensembles/sclork/> will be
> available to perform new (or old) laptop orchestra compositions, so this
> type of submission is encouraged this year! SCLOrk
> <https://www.scu.edu/cas/music/ensembles/sclork/> is the Santa Clara
> Laptop Orchestra and uses exclusively Linux computers. Musical works and
> installations can address all areas of digital audio and audiovisual art.
> This includes (but is not limited to) the following categories:
> - Electronic Music
> - Electroacoustic Music
> - Mixed Music
> - Acoustic Music
> - Sound Installation
> - Interactive Art
> - Audiovisual Installation
> - Game in art
> - Web and Connected Art
> *Available Setups*
> For concerts, LAC will provide the following equipment:
> - CCRMA Stage: 56.8 full 3d sound system (up to 6th order Ambisonics)
> - CCRMA Listening Room: 22.4 sound system (up to 3d order Ambisonics)
> - SCLOrk <https://www.scu.edu/cas/music/ensembles/sclork/> (the Santa
> Clara Laptop Orchestra). Pieces accepted for a performance with SCLOrk will
> be added to the rehearsal schedule of the corresponding SCU
> <https://www.scu.edu> class.
> - Additional requests can be made but are not be guaranteed.
> *How to Submit Music / Multimedia Installations?*
> - Use the online submission tool
> - Select the submission type (performance)
> - The required file format is PDF, formatted for Letter paper size.
> Submissions should include:
> - Description of the project program notes
> - Link to video or audio demonstration of the project
> - Technical rider of the work
> *Important Dates*
> - *Submission Deadline:* December 7, 2018 (11:59pm PST)
> - *Notification of Acceptance:* January 18, 2019
> - *Camera-ready Version Due:* February 15, 2019
> - *Conference Dates:* March 23-26, 2019
> - lac at linuxaudio.org
> Additional information about LAC-19 can be found on the conference
> website: https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2019/
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