LAC 2018 : Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops/ Music Performances / Multimedia Installations

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LAC 2018 : Call for Papers / Posters / Workshops/ Music Performances / Multimedia Installations

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Conference date: 7th - 10th June 2018
The Linux Audio Conference 2018 will be hosted at c-base, Berlin - in
partnership with the Electronic Music Studio (TU Berlin) and Spektrum.
https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2018

Deadline for all submissions: Friday, February 28th, 2018 (23:59 UTC)

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1: 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. All submissions are peer
reviewed by a committee of experts from different disciplines.
Submissions can focus on technical, artistic or scientific issues and can
target developers or users.
For more details see the website:
https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2018/pages/cfp/

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.

Posters
The poster presentations are based on paper submissions of  2-4 pages,
with up to 5 keywords and an abstract of up to 150 words.

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 at
  https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2018/openconf
* Select the relevant submission type ('_ PAPER  _' / '_ POSTER  _' / '_ WORKSHOP  _')
* The required file format is PDF, formatted for A4 paper. Authors are required
  to use the templates for paper formatting available as download on the
  conference website.
* Please notify us if you need a special technical setup for your presentation.

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2: Call for Music Performances / 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,
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 for you nor for 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.

Available Technical Setups
For concerts, the LAC will provide the following equipment:
* 8-channel - speaker setup
* Stereo setup + video projection
* Digital mixing desk
Additional requests can not be guaranteed.

How to submit?
* Use the OpenConf online submission tool at
  https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2018/openconf
* 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 all submissions: Friday, 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


Up-to-date information regarding the conference can be found on its website:
https://lac.linuxaudio.org/2018


Looking forward to seeing you in Berlin!

The Linux Audio Conference 2018 team


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