Audio Developer Conference Powered by JUCE

13–15 November 2017
London UK


Following the success of the JUCE Summit 2015 and ADC 2016 we are announcing the Audio Developer Conference 2017!

This year will continue to provide the leading coverage of audio development while setting the stage for the evolution of audio technology.

We’re launching this year a new day of workshops, which will take place on Monday 13th November.

The event will be hosted at CodeNode in central London.

Keynote Speakers

Julian Storer

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.

Elaine Chew

Elaine Chew is Professor of Digital Media at Queen Mary University of London, where she is affiliated with the Centre for Digital Music and co-Leads its Cognition, Creativity & Expression research theme. An operations researcher and classically trained pianist, she uses mathematical and computational models and scientific visualisation to represent, analyse, and explain aspects of musicianship, including musical prosody and structure, cognition, and interaction. She also works with composers to create and premiere new compositions, and designs and performs in concert-conversations that probe the nature of music making and listening.

Phoenix Perry

Phoenix Perry creates physical games and user experiences. As an advocate for women in game development, she founded Code Liberation Foundation. In her role at Goldsmiths, University of London, she lectures on Physical Computing and games and is starting a new MA in Independent Games and Experience Design.

Jeannie Yang

Jeannie Yang led product strategy at Smule, where she scaled the platform from 50K users to a community of 50M people who play and sing 20 million songs a day, bringing art and music to the lives of millions of people across the globe. She has been creating successful products at the forefront of social, mobile and media for the last 20 years, from interactive television to social networking to music. Jeannie holds a M.S. in Information Management and Science from University of California, Berkeley

Talk proposal submission

The deadline for submitting a talk has now passed. Please come back next year to submit a proposal for a talk and/or a poster to be presented at ADC 2018. Presenting your work at the Audio Developer Conference is an excellent way to engage a wide range of C++ practitioners about your areas of interest and expertise, and gather useful feedback from experts. JUCE invites all attendees – from C++ gurus to indie developers to students – to contribute to the Audio Developer Conference.

Important dates

  1. 7th July: Notification of acceptance
  2. 14th July Program announcement

Format and proposal form

Talks range from audio research to professional practices, standards in audio development, and experimental projects are welcome to. We can accommodate talks that are 25 minutes long (half session) or 60 minutes long (full session), including Q&A.

Presenters are encouraged, but not required, to submit slides and source code for distribution to attendees and to agree to have their sessions recorded. Presenters must agree to grant a non-exclusive perpetual license to publish submitted and/or recorded materials, either electronically or in print, in any media related to JUCE.

Speaker fees

Speakers will benefit from a discounted price to attend the conference, at the flat fee of £200. For the speakers who already have purchased an early bird ticket, the price difference will be refunded.

If you are intending to submit a proposal and would like to discuss a lighter fare (if you're traveling from abroad, are a student, independent developer, etc), please get in touch with us by sending an e-mail to

Program committee

Chair: Timur Doumler, ROLI, C++ Standard Committee

  1. Aaron Leese, Stagecraft Software
  2. Adam Wilson, Node Audio
  3. Anastasia Kazakova, JetBrains
  4. André Bergner, Native Instruments
  5. Andrew McPherson, Queen Mary University of London
  6. Astrid Bin, Queen Mary University of London
  7. Ben Supper, ROLI
  8. Costas Calamvokis, Evenharmonic
  9. David Rowland, Tracktion
  10. Don Turner, Google
  11. Fabian Renn-Giles, ROLI
  12. Felipe Tonello, ROLI
  13. Geert Bevin, Moog Music
  14. Ian Hobson, Ableton
  15. Ivan Cohen, Musical Entropy
  16. Julian Storer, ROLI
  17. Kevin Nelson, rknLA
  18. Mariana Lopez, University of York
  19. Martin Robinson, Spitfire Audio
  20. Michael Zbyszyński, Goldsmiths University of London
  21. Mick Grierson, Goldsmiths University of London
  22. Oliver Larkin, Oli Larkin Plug-ins
  23. Ray Chemo, Native Instruments
  24. Rebecca Stewart, Queen Mary University of London
  25. Richard Meyer, JazzMan Ltd
  26. Richard Powell, Apple
  27. Skot McDonald, FXpansion
  28. Stefan Gränitz, Freelance Developer and Compiler Engineer
  29. Steinunn Arnardottir, Native Instruments
  30. Stéphane Letz, Grame
  31. Steve Baker, FXpansion
  32. Ted Wood, KANO
  33. Thibaut Carpentier, Ircam
  34. Thomas Poole, ROLI
  35. Tobias Baumbach, Native Instruments
  36. Zsolt Garamvölgyi, ROLI


    We offer 3-hour hands-on workshops with experts from the JUCE and ROLI software teams. These workshops are designed to accelerate your development practices, and based on years of experience releasing software products across all platforms. Tickets for tutorials and workshops will need to be booked separately from the main conference tickets.

    Monday 13 November, 9:30am-12:30pm

    1. Workshop 1: Build cross-platform apps with JUCE (intermediate)
    2. Workshop 2: DSP programming (intermediate)

    Monday 13 November, 2pm-5pm

    1. Workshop 3: User interface programming (intermediate)
    2. Workshop 4: Develop large-scale projects with JUCE (advanced)



    CodeNode is the UK's largest venue dedicated to technology events, offering premium training, collaboration and large conference space in the heart of London.

    A tech start-up at heart, Skills Matter has been organising sector-leading technology events for more than a decade. And, with 23,000 sq ft to play with, every event held at CodeNode can be tailor-made to suit your individual requirements.

    A spacious and vibrant venue, CodeNode is perfect for hosting workshops, your next product launch or your largest technology conferences. Get in touch to find out more today.


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