[Linux-aus] CFP - Linux.conf.au 2016 Multimedia and Music Miniconf

Jonathan Woithe jwoithe at just42.net
Tue Oct 13 21:34:19 AEDT 2015

2016 Multimedia and Music Miniconf - Call for Papers

The 2016 edition of the one-day Multimedia and Music Miniconf will be held
during Linux.conf.au in Geelong on 1-5 February 2016.  Proposals for
presentations at the Multimedia and Music Miniconf are now invited.

Presentation formats

As in previous years we intend to offer the following options for

 * A 20 minute presentation with 5 minutes for questions
 * A 45 minute presentation with 5 minutes for questions
 * 5 minute lightning talks

As part of the final session for the day we will be holding a demo session
where members of the community can showcase their music and multimedia
creations to the rest of the attendees.  Expressions of interest for
participation are welcomed.

Possible topics

Music and Multimedia encompasses a wide variety of topics, and submissions
related to open software for multimedia or music are invited on diverse
subjects such as (but not limited to):

 * Demonstrations of multimedia content authored using Open Source
 * Audio recording examples
 * Open Source games
 * Video and image editing on Linux
 * New multimedia software being written
 * Multimedia web APIs and applications
 * Unusual uses of Open Source multimedia software
 * Codec news

Submitting a proposal

To submit a proposal please email the miniconf organisers:

 * Jonathan Woithe (jwoithe @ atrad.com.au)
 * Silvia Pfeiffer (silviapfeiffer1 @ gmail.com)

Please include the following information: 

 * A working title 
 * A brief abstract
 * Your preferred presentation format

The Call for Papers will close at 00:00 UT on Sunday 18 January 2015 or once
all talk slots have been filled.  Preference will be given to those who
submit early.

Other information

The miniconf website at


contains further information about the miniconf and will be the primary
source of information as this is updated closer to the miniconf.  Links to
the websites of previous Multimedia and Music Miniconfs are also available

Please contact the miniconf organisers if you have any questions about the

Feel free to forward this Call For Papers to anyone who might be interested
in participating in the Multimedia and Music Miniconf.

Jonathan Woithe and Silvia Pfeiffer
(Multimedia and Music miniconf organisers)

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