LAC2008 -- The final countdown
The Linux Audio Conference 2008 is prepared. The organisation team of
LAC2008 is looking forward to welcoming the international Linux audio
community in Cologne. The conference is taking place at the Academy
of Media Arts (KHM) from February 28 to March 2, 2008. For detailed
information visit the LAC2008 website at http://lac.linuxaudio.org
Participants of LAC2008 will experience four days crammed full
with presentations of new developments in Linux audio software. 20
talks by international experts are planned. The Soundlab of the
Academy is delighted to have Miller S. Puckette from San Diego as a
keynote speaker on Saturday. Admission to all presentations is free.
Remote visitors can follow the entire paper session plus selected
extras by means of our audio and video streams and can participate via
There will be three concerts at the "Stadtgarten" in Cologne. Two of
these are "classical" concerts with a mixture of experimental,
improvised or taped music all made using Linux as main platform. A
third one, the "Club Night" will be an allnighter focusing on
electronic music with a club background. Artists from the USA and
Canada, Austria, UK, Poland and many other countries will play at
The exhibition at LAC2008 will present sound art by students of the
Academy of Media Arts plus site-specific works by invited artists.
Learning is fun: the LAC2008 will host several exciting workshops for
your Linux audio brain training pleasure held by experts in the
respective fields. Topics include hardware hacking with a custom
Arduino board and software soldering using Pure Data and
SuperCollider. Additionally, space is available for adhoc workshops
and self organised meetings.
Further details including a full timetable is available on
Make noise, Tux!
Frank Barknecht and Martin Rumori
Chairs of LAC2008