LINUX AUDIO CONFERENCE 2017

May 18 – 21, 2017 / Université Jean MONNET, Saint-Etienne – France

LAC2017

 

Extension of the deadline for all submissions to 28 February 2016, 23:59 GMT+1 (Saint-Etienne time)

Welcome to the LAC2017 SUBMISSION PAGE.

The "Linux Audio Conference" is an international conference that brings together, every year in a different place, the main actors (users, developers, researchers) working in the field of free & open software, around sound and music. It will be the first time in fifteen years that this international conference will be held in France (after Germany, Austria, the USA, Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy and Australia).

Attendance is free (but requires registration). Access to conferences and concerts is free for the public (except the concert on Saturday 20 May).

How to submit?

You must first register (menu "My registration" or "Create an account") then go to the "Submissions" menu and then click the "Submit a paper" button (whatever the type of submission you want!) and follow the instructions.

The deadline for conference, poster, workshop, musical work or concert, multimedia installation and speed geeking submissions is Friday, February 10, 2017, 23:59 UTC - February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.

Do not send proposal via email instead please use the paper upload form in our conference management system.

The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. Authors should use the templates for paper formatting available here lac2017-templatesB .

 1. Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops / Speed Geeking

Deadline for submission: Friday, February 10, 2017 (23:59 UTC) - Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.

Online (only) submission!

LAC2017 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. Submissions can focus on technical, artistic or scientific issues and can target developers or users. This includes (but is not limited to) the following categories:

  • Audio and Music Languages
  • Audio Hardware Support
  • Audio Plugins
  • Realtime Kernel and Linux Distributions
  • 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 Production
  • Music Production Tools
  • Networked Audio
  • Physical Computing
  • Projects Realized using Linux Audio
  • Signal Processing and Sound Synthesis
  • Sound Spatialisation
  • Standards and Protocols 
  • Video
  • . . . 

Papers

Papers should be written and presented in English. The length of the talks is 25 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion.

The length of the paper is 4 to 8 pages, with up to 5 keywords, and an abstract of 50 to 100 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. The reviewers may suggest improvements to the author(s), or require changes in order to accept the submission.

Posters

The poster presentation should be 1 to 4 pages, with up to 5 keywords and an abstract of 30 to 60 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. The reviewers may suggest improvements to the author(s), or require changes in order for the poster to be accepted.

Workshops

The workshop presentation (max duration of 2h) should be 1 page, with up to 5 keywords, and an abstract of 30 to 60 words to be published on the conference website.

Submit a brief description of the workshop including URL (if available).

Speed Geeking

This new session aims to create links and collaborations between developers.

Are you running an open source project? Come and tell the community in 3mn and 1 slide on your project and share your experience. 

You start a new project, come and explain your projects in 3 min. and 1 slide and recruit developers. 

Are you a developer eager to participate in an exciting open source project? Come and follow the SpeedGeeking session to discover the project(s) in which you want to invest your time.

Submit a brief description of the project including URL (if available), and one presentation slide. 

How to submit?

You must first register (menu "My registration" or "Create an account") then go to the "Submissions" menu and then click the "Submit a paper" button (whatever the type of submission you want!) and follow the instructions.

The deadline for papers, posters, workshops and speed geeking submission is Friday, February 10, 2017, 23:59 UTC. - February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.

Do not send proposal via email instead please use the paper upload form in our conference management system.

The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. Authors should use the templates for paper formatting available here:  lac2017-templates.

Authors of papers selected to be included in the printed conference proceedings may also have to supply supplemental material like illustrations needed to layout the printed proceedings separately.

 Please notify us if you need a special technical setup for your presentation. The standard setup will be:

  • microphone or head set
  • projector with XVGA input (min. resolution 1024 × 768)
  • stereo playback with mini jack input

Also, if you are not able to bring your laptop along with you, please notify us in advance.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: February 10, 2017February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.
  • Acceptance notification: March 10, 2017March 25, 2017
  • Final deadline for 'camera ready' paper: April 10, 2017
  • Author registration deadline: April 20, 2017
  • Final program: May 1, 2017
  • LAC 2017 conference: May, 18-21, 2017

2. Call for Music / Multimedia Installations

Deadline for submission: Friday, February 10, 2017 (23:59 UTC) - Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.

Online (only) submission on https://lac2017.sciencesconf.org/ 

LAC2017 invites also submissions of Electroacoustic Works and Multimedia Installation.

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 at your disposal (e.g. instruments, props, other performers, etc.). 

Unfortunately, LAC 2017 cannot pay a fee neither for you nor for any additional performers, and LAC 2017 cannot organize or pay for travel or accommodation neither of you nor of any additional performers. 

Electroacoustic Works and Multimedia Installation can address all areas of digital audio and audiovisual art. This includes (but is not limited to) the following categories:

  • Acoustic Music
  • Acousmatic Music
  • Electronic Music
  • Mixed Music
  • Sound installation
  • Interactive art
  • Audiovisual installation
  • Game in art
  • Web and connected art
  • New interfaces

All submissions are peer reviewed by a committee of experts in music and arts. 

How to submit?

You must first register (menu "My registration" or "Create an account") then go to the "Submissions" menu and then click the "Submit a paper" button (whatever the type of submission you want!) and follow the instructions.

The deadline for Music and Multimedia Installations submission is Friday, February 10, 2017, 23:59 UTC  - Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.

Do not send files via email instead please use the file upload form in our conference management system.

The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. It includes:

  • registration form available on the download page of the conference website;
  • technical rider of the work; 
  • video or audio link to the project;
  • an artbook.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: February 10, 2017  - February 28, 2017, 23:59 UTC.
  • Acceptance notification: March 10, 2017  - March 25, 2017
  • Artist and Musician registration deadline: April 15, 2017
  • Final program: May 1, 2017
  • LAC 2017 conference: May, 18-21, 2017

 

Email: lac@linuxaudio.org 

WWW: https://lac2017.univ-st-etienne.fr/

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