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The Thirteenth Annual Interactive Audio Conference
October 16th-19th, 2008, Canyon of the Eagles
Lake Buchanan, Texas

Thursday, October 16th:

6:00-7:00 Opening Reception: Wine & Cheese Party
7:00-7:45 Welcome (George, Linda & Teresa)
Informal Introductions and Agenda Ventilation
7:45-8:15 Brian Schmidt, Brian Schmidt Studios & CTO, QSound Labs; "Long Overdue"
8:15-??? Huge Bar-B-Q Feast, Schmoozefest and Jam Session

Friday, October 17th:

7:30-9:00 Reveille and Chuckwagon Breakfast
9:00-9:20 Official Howdy, Overview and Welcome: The Fat Man
9:20-9:50 Dave Rossum, Chief Scientist of Creative Labs; "Cargo Cult MIDI"
9:50-10:20 Steve Ball, Principal Program Mgr. Lead, Windows Sound Team; "Artist in the Boardroom: surviving & thriving with and/or within a Borg"
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Lucas Gonze, Creator, Yahoo! Media Player; “RFC's vs. a Good Firm Grip: The John Henry story of the record industry on the internet”
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 Open Labs
2:00-7:00 Facilitated Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
4:00-4:15 Beer and Snacks
7:00-8:00 Evening Break
8:00-9:30 Silver Sponsor IDT Hosts Happy Hour and Dinner Outside Under the Stars
9:30-??? Hayride to Observatory, Bonfire, Acoustic Jam, Fine Cognac and Scotch & Cigars
Saturday, October 18th:

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 Morning Break
10:45-12:30 Group Breakout Session (facilitators)
12:30-1:30 Lunch
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 Evaluations
7:00-8:00 Break
8:00-8:30 Happy Hour
8:30-??? Platinum Sponsor- Dolby hosts 13th Annual Awards Ceremony, Dinner & Big Jam in Eagles Nest

Sunday, October 19th:

8:00-9:30 Breakfast
7:00-1:00 Shuttles to the Airport
9:30-11:00 Town Hall Meeting
Input from Attendees, Planning for Next Year's BBQ
Noon Lunch

Project Bar-B-Q 2008 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 Silver Sponsors IDT and Open Labs

IDT     Open Labs

They Made BBQ 2008 Possible

section 11

select a section:
1. Introduction  2. Speakers  3. Executive Summary  
4. Wrap It Up -- Creating a New Middleware Marketplace for Digital Entertainment Platforms
5. The EduMusiTainersT
6. So you want to work in game audio?
7. Smart Ambient Sound Sensor
8. New Creators and New Creative Tools – Understanding the New Ways to Make Music
9. Working as a Creative Professional in a Corporate Environment
10. "PRAGMA" Rebooted (pet rocks and game music alliance) A Project Bar-B-Q 2008 rogue group updating a Project Bar-B-Q 2004 rogue group
11. Schedule & Sponsors