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LAC2007 - 5th International Linux Audio Conference
                       22-25 March 2007 @ TU Berlin, Germany

Program

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Time data is in UTC+1 = CET (Central European Time) for Thursday, Friday and Saturday
In UTC+2 = CEST (Central European Summer Time) for Sunday

Thursday - Friday - Saturday - Sunday

THURSDAY
Time (CET) Papers
(H0110)
Tutorials
(H3503)
Workshops
MacPool (H3014)
Hands On
LA Pool (H2038)
11:00 Opening
H0104
12:15 break
13:00 Qtractor - A Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer
Rui Nuno Capela
slides - paper
Buzztard Music Production Environment - Demo
Stefan Kost and Thomas Wabner
slides
From resistors to samples: Developing open hardware instruments using Arduino, Pure Data and Processing
Recursive Dog collective (Dolo Piqueras, Emanuele Mazza and Enrique Tomás)
Livecoding with SuperCollider
Alberto de Campo
13:15
13:30
13:45 Real-Time Multiple-Description Coding of Speech Signals
Jan Weil, Kai Clüver, and Thomas Sikora
slides - paper
break
14:00 blue: a music composition environment for Csound - Demo
Steven Yi
slides
14:15
14:30 break break break
14:45 break
15:00 Musical Signal Scripting with PySndObj
Victor Lazzarini
slides (Python script) - paper
Developing Shared Tools: a Researchers Integration Medium
Fabio Furlanete and Renato Fabbri
Music Composition through Spectral Modeling Synthesis and Pure Data
Edgar Barroso
15:15 openSUSE JAD - Tutorials for installation and producing music
Michael Bohle and the JackLab team
15:30
15:45 Interfacing Pure Data with Faust
Albert Gräf
slides - paper
16:00 fijuu
sound installation
16:15 break
16:30 break Firewire Audio on Linux
Pieter Palmers
slides
16:45
17:00 open
17:15 break
17:30 Getting Linux to produce Music fast and powerful
Hartmut Noack
slides - paper
Integrating Documentation, End-User Support, and Developer Resources using *.linuxaudio.org
Part I: Developers
Ivica Ico Bukvic, Robin Gareus and Daniel James
slides
Compiling Simulink Models as SuperCollider UnitGenerators
Martin Carlé, Sönke Hahn
17:45
18:00
18:15 end
18:30 end
21:00 Club Concert in C-Base
FRIDAY
Time (CET) Papers
(H0110)
Workshops
MacPool (H3014)
Hands On
LA Pool (H2038)
11:00 Proposal for an XML format for Time, Positions and Parts of Audio Waveforms
Jens Gulden and Hanns Holger Rutz
slides - paper
Python for Sound Manipulation
Renato Fabbri and Fábio Furlanete
slides
Livecoding with SuperCollider
Alberto de Campo
11:15
11:30
11:45 JJack: Using the JACK Audio Connection Kit with Java
Jens Gulden
slides - paper
12:00
12:15
12:30 break break
12:45
13:00 Technical tour to the T-Labs
(interested participants should gather at the Info-desk. The tour takes approximately 2 hours).
13:15 break
13:30 pnpd/nova, a new audio synthesis engine with a dataflow language
Tim Blechmann
slides - slides (external link)- paper
Canorus - a music score editor
Reinhard Katzmann and Matevz Jekovec
Stereo, Multichannel and Binaural Sound Spatialization in Pure-Data
Georg Holzmann
13:45
14:00
14:15 Developing LADSPA Plugins with Csound
Rory Walsh and Victor Lazzarini
slides - paper
14:30 break
14:45
15:00 break
15:15
15:30 A Tetrahedral Microphone Processor for Ambisonic Recording
Fons Adriaensen
slides - paper
open Qtractor - A Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer
Rui Nuno Capela
15:45
16:00
16:15 Audio Metering and Linux
Andres Cabrera
slides - paper
16:30 open
16:45
17:00 end
19:00 Cervantes Concert
22:00 Tesla Concert I
SATURDAY
Time (CET) Papers
(H0110)
Tutorials
(H3503)
Workshops
MacPool (H3014)
Hands On
LA Pool (H2038)
11:00 Keynotes by
Paul Davis - "Audio on Linux: crashing into the 80/20 limit" - slides
Steffen Evers - "Open Source as a Special Kind of Component-Based System Development" - slides
followed by a panel discussion
"if ( Linux Audio ), then {...}, else {...}"
moderated by Stefan Weinzierl
H0104
13:00 break
13:30 Creating a large scale Wave Field Synthesis system with sWONDER
Marije Baalman, Simon Schampijer, Torben Hohn, Thilo Koch, Daniel Plewe, Eddie Mond
slides - paper
H0104
14:30 Offener Schaltkreis, An interactive Sound Installation
Christoph Haag, Martin Rumori, Franziska Windisch, Ludwig Zeller
slides - paper
Integrating Documentation, End-User Support, and Developer Resources using *.linuxaudio.org
Part II: Users
Ivica Ico Bukvic, Robin Gareus and Daniel James
slides
open Video Editing with the Open Movie Editor
Richard Spindler
tutorial
14:45
15:00
15:15 break
15:30 break break
15:45 openSUSE JAD - Tutorials for installation and producing music
Michael Bohle and the JackLab team
16:00 Visual prototyping of audio applications (CLAM)
David Garcia, Pau Arumi, Xavier Amatriain
slides - paper
Faust Hands On Demo
Yann Orlarey, Albert Gräf
16:15
16:30
16:45 Model Driven Software Development with SuperCollider and UML
Jens Gulden
slides - paper
17:00 open
17:15
17:30 end
17:45 end
18:00 A Software-based Mixing Desk for Acousmatic Sound Diffusion
André Bartetzki
Demonstration takes place at Tesla
19:00 Tesla Concert II
22:00 Linux Sonic Arts Lounge at MaerzMusik
SUNDAY
Attention: in the night from Saturday to Sunday, Europe changes to summertime!
Time (CEST) Papers
(H0104)
Workshops
MacPool (H3014)
Hands On
LA Pool (H2038)
11:00 pure-dyne
Aymeric Mansoux, Antonios Galanopoulos and Chun Lee
slides - paper
Stochastic composition with SuperCollider
Sergio Luque
fijuu
sound installation
11:15
11:30
11:45 The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Audio Subsystem
Jaya Kumar
slides - paper
12:00
12:15
12:30 break
12:45
13:00 Firewire Audio on Linux
Pieter Palmers
slides - paper
open
13:15
13:30
13:45 break
14:00 Future of the LAC
open discussion
14:15
14:30
14:45
15:00 Conclusion
15:15
15:30
15:45 break
16:00 Unplugged Matinee
Alberto de Campo & powerbooks unplugged (Livecode)
Lichthof
16:30 Open Hardware jam
Lichthof
17:00 Livecode vs. Open Hardware
Lichthof
18:00 end
The following paper can unfortunately not be presented at the conference, but will be available in the proceedings:

Beyond open source music software: extending open source philosophy to the music with CODES
Evandro Manara MILETTO, Luciano Vargas FLORES, Daniel Eugenio KUCK, Marcelo Soares PIMENTA and Jerome RUTILY
paper

Unfortunately, the tutorial/workshop "The Linux MIDI Studio" by Dave Phillips had to be cancelled.