[LAA] LAC2008 submission deadline extended

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Date: Saturday, December 1, 2007 - 4:35 pm

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Dear all,

the deadline for the call for papers and music for the Linux Audio
Conference 2008 (LAC2008) has been extended.

The new and final deadline for paper and music submissions is now

Thursday, December 6, 2007, 24:00 UTC

(This is equal to Friday, December 7, 2007, 0:00 UTC)

We invite submissions of papers addressing all areas of audio
processing based on Linux and open source software. Papers can focus
on technical, artistic or scientific issues and can target developers
or users.=20

We are also looking for music that has been produced completely or
mostly under Linux and/or with open source software from every genre:
compositions, Electronica, Chill-Out, Ambient, etc.

For paper submissions, please use the online form at

http://lac.linuxaudio.org/openconf

For music submissions and further details on both calls, please refer
to the calls below and on the web at

http://lac.linuxaudio.org

We are looking forward to many interesting submissions for the 6th
International Linux Audio Conference 2008 and we hope to see you in
Cologne 2008!

Please feel free to forward this e-mail to anybody who might be
interested.

On behalf of the LAC2008 organisation team,

Frank Barknecht and Martin Rumori

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Linux Audio Conference 2008 Cologne, Germany=20
28.02.-02.03.2008

Call for Papers
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
http://lac.linuxaudio.org/download/lac2008_callforpapers.txt

We invite submissions of papers addressing all areas of audio
processing based on Linux and open source software. Papers can focus
on technical, artistic or scientific issues and can target developers
or users. This includes (but is not limited to) the following
categories:

* Computer Music
* Music Production
* Instruments
* Drivers and Sound Architecture
* Audio Distributions
* Generic (Usage, Documentation etc.)=20

The conference is held in English.

Length of a paper is 4-8 pages. Papers have to include an abstract
(50-100 words). The abstract will be published separately on the
conference website once the paper has been accepted. Also, papers
should include up to 5 keywords.

In general talks should take 20-30 minutes followed by 5 minutes
discussion.

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

* microphone/head set
* projector with XVGA input (resolution 1024x768)
* stereo speaker setup with mini jack input=20

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

How to submit
--------------

* Do not send papers via email as with the past LAC conferences!

* Instead please use the paper upload form in our conference
management system at:

http://lac.linuxaudio.org/openconf=20

* File format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. Make use of the
templates for paper formatting available at:

http://lac.linuxaudio.org/download/lac2008_templates.tar.gz

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

* Deadline for paper submissions is December 6, 2007, 24:00 UTC

Important Dates
----------------

06 Dec 2007: Paper submission deadline
21 Dec 2007: Notification of acceptance
11 Jan 2008: camera ready version
28 Feb - 2 Mar 2008: Linux Audio Conference in Cologne=20

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Linux Audio Conference 2008 Cologne, Germany=20
28.02.-02.03.2008

Call for Music
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
http://lac.linuxaudio.org/download/lac2008_callformusic.txt

The conference will include several concerts. We are looking for music
that has been produced completely or mostly under Linux and/or with
open source software from every genre: compositions, Electronica,
Chill-Out, Ambient, etc.

If you want to participate, either send your composition(s) to this
address:

LAC2008 - Call for Music
Kunsthochschule f=FCr Medien
Martin Rumori
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
D-50676 K=F6ln
Germany

or send your submission via email to: lac@linuxaudio.org=20

Please do not attach any media files to email submissions, only
provide a URL to where the piece can be downloaded.

Make use of one of the following media formats:

* Media: Audio-CD, DVD, DVD-R, CD-R, Website download
* File formats: aiff, wav, flac, ogg, mp3
* Samplerate: 44.1 or 48 kHz
* Resolution: 16 or 24 bit
* Number of channels: 1 to 8 channels
* Channel format: multi-channel interleaved, multi-mono

Include the following items with your submission (in English):

* A filled-out and signed printout of the form available here:

http://lac.linuxaudio.org/download/lac2008_musicagreement.pdf

The form can be filled out with a computer and printed out afterwards
for signing.

For the printed program and to be published online and on the
conference CD, in continuous text (no table or list please):

* short commentary on the composition(s) (each ca. 150 words)
* short Curriculum Vitae (ca. 100 words)

Deadline for submissions is December 6, 2007, 24:00 UTC

A jury will select the compositions that will be performed/played.

Besides artistic criteria and technical reasons, these criteria apply
for the selection:

Tape pieces or pieces which are performed by the composers themselves
will generally have more chances to get included. If we get more
pieces than we can include in the program, composers who are attending
the conference are preferred.

Terms and conditions for participation can be found in the form
mentioned above. This form includes among other things:

I will receive no fees whether my composition is played or not. GEMA
fees (in case of performance) will be paid by the organizer. The
material I send to the LAC organisation team will not be returned.

Important Dates
----------------

06 Dec 2007: Music submission deadline
21 Dec 2007: Notification of acceptance
28 Feb - 2 Mar 2008: Linux Audio Conference in Cologne

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