This is the CfP for a digital arts mini-conference to be held in
Dunedin on the 23rd and 24th of January. It is associated with
Linux Conference Australia 2006, which follows immediately after.
More info at http://halo.gen.nz/lca2006/
As well as papers and stuff, there will be a nighttime concert,
featuring musicians using Linux. If you are such a creature, and
might want to play, please write to lca-digital-arts(a)upstage.org.nz.
Appropriate forwarding is encouraged.
Call for Participation
The Linux Digital Arts Mini-Conf @ LCA2006 will be held before
linux.conf.au, Australia's national Linux conference, in January 2006
at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.
In keeping with the developer focus of linux.conf.au, this mini-conf
will allow Linux audio, video and arts developers to meet and share
ideas, and also to discuss audio/video-related issues with the
developers of the kernel, networking and desktop systems. For all
users, this will be a great way to see and hear the variety of tools
available. Suggested topic areas include:
* Linux for Digital Audio Workstations and musical instruments
* Video for Linux
* low latency and reliable audio in the Linux kernel and userspace
* Networked & distributed audio-visual applications on Linux
* systems for connecting music, processing and control hardware
* core Linux audio subsystems: Jack, ALSA, LADSPA, etc.
* Linux media frameworks: gstreamer, vlc, xine, etc.
* software synthesis and sequencing applications
* recording, editing and mastering applications
* audio & video file formats and codecs
* streaming and network services for audio and video
* telephony and speech technologies
* multicast video conferencing on Linux
* usability of music and audio applications
* audio & video on Linux devices, e.g. mobile phones, set-top box, IPTV
* audio/video podcasting on Linux
* video editing on Linux
* Linux Radio applications
* Uses of non-standard I/O, e.g. mechanical control, blinkenlights
* Linux games
Presentations must relate to Free and open source software and/or open
If you would like to present a technical session, please mail a brief
abstract (100-300 words) to lca-digital-arts(a)upstage.org.nz by Monday,
19 December 2005.