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The Tenth Annual Interactive Music Conference
October 13th-16th, 2005, Canyon of the Eagles
Lake Buchanan, Texas

Thursday, October 13th:

3:00-6:00 Snacks & Relaxing Conversation
6:00-7:00 Opening Reception: Chips-n-Dip - We'll bring the chips, you bring your favorite hot sauce.
7:00-7:15 Welcome (George and Teresa)
Informal Introductions and Agenda Ventilation
7:15-8:30 Fireside Chat on the Patio
BJ Leiderman -
BJ Leiderman Music;
"The Day The Music Died"
8:30-??? Huge Bar-B-Q Feast, Schmoozefest and Jam Session

Friday, October 14th:

7:30-9:00 Reveille and Breakfast Cooked to Order
9:00-9:20 Official Howdy, Overview and Welcome: The Fat Man
9:20-9:50 Athan Billias, Yamaha Corp.; "Flexible Compatibility vs Proprietary Reliability as Business Models in
Computer Audio"
9:50-10:20 Stephen Kay, Karma Lab; "Computer-generated music: who the &*%$ needs it?"
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Philip Merrill, Digital Media Project;
"Can media technology, media business and society live together?"
11:00-11:45 Roundtable (George Sanger)
11:45-12:45 Deciding Issues/Dividing into Groups
12:45-2:00 Lunch - Hosted by Silver Sponsor Intel
2:00-7:00 Facilitated Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
4:30 Beer Break - Hosted by Silver Sponsor
7:00-8:00 Evening Break
8:00-??? Gold Sponsor SigmaTel Hosts Dinner in the Herb Garden, Bonfire, Fine Cognac and Scotch, Cigars, and Acoustic Jam Outside Under the Stars
9:30-11:00 Hayride & Star Viewing at the Observatory
SATURDAY, October 15th:

7:30-9:00 Made-to-order Omelettes
9:00-9:30 Informal Discussion (George)
9:30-10:30 Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
10:30-10:45 Morning Break
10:45-12:30 Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
12:30-1:30 Working Lunch in Groups - Hosted by Silver Sponsor DTS
1:30-4:00 Group Breakout Session - report work (facilitators)
4:00 Beer Break - Hosted by Silver Sponsor Audio Precision
4:00-5:30 Group Breakout Session - presentation work (facilitators)
5:30-7:00 Groups Gather to Present Results - Formal Reports, Final Discussions, Wrap-up, and Evaluation
7:00-8:00 Break
8:00-8:30 Happy Hour
8:30-??? Platinum Sponsor- Dolby hosts King Salmon Dinner, Awards Ceremony & Big Jam in the Main House

Sunday, October 16th:

8:00-9:30 Breakfast
6:00-1:30 Shuttles to the Airport
9:30-10:30 Town Hall Meeting
Input from Attendees, Planning for Next Year's BBQ

Project Bar-B-Q 2005 Was Hosted by The Fat Man
and Platinum Sponsor Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
Dolby Laboratories creates technologies that intensify and enhance the entertainment experience. For four decades, Dolby has been instrumental in defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers.

With Special Thanks To Our Gold Sponsor


And Silver Sponsors
Audio Precision, Inc.
     C-Media Electronics     Intel Corp.      DTS
Audio Precision     C-Media Electronics     Intel      DTS

And Composer Sponsor

They Made BBQ 2005 Possible

section 9

select a section:
1. Introduction  2. Speakers  3. Executive Summary  
4. Using a Multiplicity of Audio Devices in the Home PC
5. New Approaches for Developing Interactive Audio Production Systems
6. Design Features of a Mass Market Living Room PC
7. Ubiquitous Content Distribution to and within the Home
8. Improving Computer Audio and Music Production Systems User Interfaces
9. Disrupting the Current Paradigm of How Audio is Viewed and Used
10. Schedule & Sponsors