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2015 Linux Audio Conference at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany

International conference on free/open source Linux audio and multimedia software from April 9-12, 2015, in Mainz; free online registration

Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) plays host to the 2015 Linux Audio Conference (LAC) from April 9-12, 2015, which brings together GNU/Linux free/libre software users and developers. This year's conference is organized by Dr. Albert Gräf and his team of the Computer Music Research Group at the Institute of Art History and Musicology at Mainz University in cooperation with the Mainz School of Music. The Linux Audio Conference is the largest international conference on free / open source software for music, sound, and other media with GNU/Linux as the main platform. It brings together musicians, composers, sound artists, software developers, researchers, and engineers working with GNU/Linux as an open, stable, professional platform for audio and media research and music production. In addition to lectures, paper presentations, discussions and workshops, LAC 2015 will also offer a variety of concerts as well as the traditional Linux Sound Night - on Saturday, 11 April 2015, in Mainz. Registration and admittance to the LAC 2015 is free but anyone interested to attend needs to register at


April 9-12, 2015 - in the Philosophicum building, Jakob-Welder-Weg 18, 55128 Mainz

April 9-11, 2015 - starting at 8 p.m. at Roter Saal at the Mainz School of Music, Jakob-Welder-Weg 28, 55128 Mainz

Linux Sound Night
April 11, 2015 - starting at 10 p.m. at BARON, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 3, 55128 Mainz

Registration via (for free)

Deadline for paper and music/sound-installation submissions: 1 February 2015 via

Further information at


Dr. Albert Gräf
Institute of Art History and Musicology
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
D 55099 Mainz, GERMANY


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