Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops/ Music Performances/ Multimedia Installations

Note

Deadline for all submissions: February 28th, 2018 (23:59 UTC).
Online (only) submission through OpenConf.

Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops

LAC 2018 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
  • 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

Papers

Papers must be written and presented in English.
The length of papers is 4 to 8 pages, with up to 5 keywords, and 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. The reviewers may suggest improvements to the author(s), or require changes in order to accept the submission.
The duration of the presentation is 25 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion.

Posters

The poster presentation should be 2-4 pages, with up to 5 keywords and 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. 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 1-4 pages, with up to 5 keywords, and an abstract of up to 150 words to be published on the conference website.
Submit a brief description of the workshop including URL (if available).

How to submit?

  • Use the OpenConf online submission tool
  • Choose the relevant submission type (_ PAPER _, _ POSTER _ or _ WORKSHOP _) in addition to your 5 categories
  • The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. Authors are required to use the templates for paper formatting available as download page of the conference website.
  • Please notify us if you need a special technical setup for your presentation.

Call for Music / Multimedia Installations

LAC 2018 also invites submissions of Electroacoustic Works 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 at your disposal (e.g. instruments, props, other performers, etc.).
Unfortunately, LAC 2018 cannot pay a fee neither for you nor for any additional performers, and LAC 2018 cannot organize or pay for travel or accommodation neither of you nor of any additional performers.
All submissions are peer reviewed by a committee of experts in music and arts.
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:
  • 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, the LAC will provide the following equipment:

  • 8channel - speaker setup
  • stereo setup + video projection
  • digital mixing desk

Additional requests can not be guaranteed.

How to submit?

  • Use the OpenConf online submission tool
  • Select the submission type _ PERFORMANCE _
  • The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. It includes:
    • Description of the project program notes
    • Link to video or audio demonstration of the project
    • Technical rider of the work

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: February 28th, 2018 (23:59 UTC)
  • Acceptance notification: March 31st, 2018
  • Final deadline for 'camera ready' paper: April 15th, 2018
  • Author registration deadline: April 15th, 2018
  • Final program: May 1st, 2018