Following the success of the JUCE Summit in 2015, which gathered over 100 audio developers from the pro audio industry and academia, the JUCE team launched the first Audio Developer Conference, which took place in London on the 3 and 4 November 2016, at Goldsmiths University.
Hosted by creator Julian Storer and the entire JUCE team, the Audio Developer Conference is an opportunity for developers to learn, exchange and network with the best audio developers in the world.
Keynote speakers included Roger Linn, the inventor of the Drum Machine, Julian Storer, the founder of JUCE, Dan Saks, leading expert on embedded C++, and Dr. Rebecca Fiebrink, developer of the Wekinator software.
Programme - Day 1: 3rd November
Programme - Day 2: 4th November
Dan Saks is the president of Saks & Associates, which offers training and consulting in C and C++ and their use in developing embedded systems. He has been a columnist for embedded.com online as well as numerous print publications such as The C/C++ Users Journal and Embedded Systems Design. Dan served as secretary of the C++ Standards Committee in its early years. He also contributed to the CERT Secure Coding Standards for C and C++.
Dr. Rebecca Fiebrink is a Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research focuses on designing new ways for humans to interact with computers in live music performance and other creative practice. She is the developer of the Wekinator software for interactive machine learning, and she recently taught the world’s first MOOC (“Massively open online course”) about machine learning for artists and musicians. She has worked with companies including Microsoft Research, Sun Microsystems Research Labs, Imagine Research, and Smule, where she helped to build the #1 iTunes app “I am T-Pain.” She holds a PhD in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2011. Prior to moving to Goldsmiths, she was an Assistant Professor at Princeton University, where she co-directed the Princeton Laptop Orchestra.
Julian Storer is the Head of Software Architecture at ROLI. An experienced C++ developer and consultant, Jules is the author of the JUCE framework, which powers the apps and plugins made by hundreds of audio tech companies. He also created the Tracktion DAW, used by thousands of musicians for over a decade.
Roger Linn is a creator of electronic music products, starting with the 1979 LM-1 Drum Computer, the first sample-based drum machine. Other notable instruments include the LinnDrum drum machine, the Akai MPC series of drum machines, the AdrenaLinn synchronous filter processor for guitar, and now the LinnStrument expressive MIDI controller. He is also the recipient of the 2011 Technical Grammy award.
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Google Sponsorship program
Google are committed to supporting the innovators of the future in the audio developer community, believing that diversity of experiences and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world.
As part of their commitment, Google partnered with ADC to provided the chance for 10 inspiring individuals to attend the conference.
ADC 2016 Talks
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