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The Ninth Annual Interactive Music Conference
October 14th-17th, 2004, Flying L Ranch, Bandera, Texas

Thursday, October 14th:

3:00-6:00 Lunch & Relaxing Conversation
6:00-7:00 Opening Reception: Plaid Cow Party - Bring your favorite Scottish-Texas thing to share
7:00-7:15 Welcome (George and Teresa)
Informal Introductions and Agenda Ventilation
7:15-9:00 Hayride, Opening Talk, Roping & BBQ at Ghost Town
Ron Kuper - Cakewalk;

"The Blind Men & The Elephant"
9:00-??? Schmoozefest and Jam Session

Friday, October 15th:

7:30-9:00 Reveille and Chuckwagon Breakfast
9:00-9:20 Official Howdy, Overview and Welcome: The Fat Man
9:20-9:50 Julian Colbeck - Keyfax;
"Support=Sales: support, technical & otherwise is not a waste of time. If people knew how your products worked, you'd sell an awful lot more of them."
9:50-10:20 Peter Drescher - Danger, Inc.;
"Sound Design for Really Small Speakers"
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Dr. Pat Gleeson;
"The Problem With Sampling"
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 DTS
2:00-7:00 Facilitated Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
7:00-8:00 Evening Break
8:00-??? Dinner, Bonfire, Fine Cognac and Scotch, Cigars, and Acoustic Jam Outside Under the Stars - Hosted by Gold Sponsor SigmaTel
SATURDAY, October 16th:

7:30-9:00 Morning Grub
9:00-9:30 Informal Discussion over breakfast (George)
9:30-10:30 Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:30 Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
12:30-1:30 Working Lunch in groups - hosted by Silver Sponsor Audio Precision (facilitators)
1:30-4:00 Group Breakout Session - report work (facilitators)
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 Awards Ceremony, Dinner & Big Jam in the Main House

Sunday, October 17th:

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

Project Bar-B-Q 2004 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 nearly 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.
Audio Precision     DTS

And Composer Sponsor:
Associated Production Music

Workgroup gear provided by Philips and SigmaTel

They Made BBQ 2004 Possible

section 9

select a section:
1. Introduction  2. Speakers  3. Executive Summary  
4. Mobile Phone Audio - Lessons Learned from Games and the Web
5. A Whole-system Testing Framework for PC Audio
6. The Stroke-a-phone: A New Digital Instrument for Troubled Times
7. MIFFED (Music Industry Foundation for Educational Development)
8. PRAGMA (Pet Rocks and Game Music Alliance)
9. Schedule & Sponsors