Music + Tech + Learning: Meet. Demo. Eat.

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We are thrilled to announce the first Music-Tech Meetup with the new Organizers, Nicole d'Avis of BerkleeICE (https://www.berklee.edu/focused/ice) and Arpit Gupta, Product Manager in the mobile ad-tech space and founder of DJGuru. The meetup will be on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 6:30 pm, hosted by WorkBar, Cambridge (http://boston.workbar.com/office/workbar-cambridge/). RSVP now to attend!

Everything happening at this event will be related to the combination of "Music + Technology + Learning", and we are currently recruiting people who would like to demo their projects or products related to this topic.

Free food and drink will be provided to everyone courtesy of BerkleeICE (https://www.berklee.edu/focused/ice).

There will be a hard capacity limit of 100 people for this event. RSVP now for free to reserve your spot!

Event Overview:

6:30 - 6:45: Arrive and snag some hot pizza!

6:45 - 6:55: Welcome and Introductions from new Organizers Arpit Gupta and BerkleeICE (https://www.berklee.edu/focused/ice)'s Nicole d'Avis. (starting on-time!)

7:00 - 7:45: Creative Ideation Exercise around the Music + Learning theme. (Back by popular demand!)

7:45 - 8:45: Speakers and Demos on using technology to expand and disrupt the music learning process. See details below.

8:45 - 9:00: Open networking.

Speakers and Demo Topics:

Alex Dorsk (https://github.com/adorsk) - Topic: Lessons learned from working on "Musikata", an online music education project. What makes a project succeed or fail? What are some challenges that face music education projects?

Owen Curtin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/owencurtin) of The Audio Builders Workshop (http://www.audiobuildersworkshop.com/) - Topic: Learning to build audio equipment as a gateway to hardware design.

Claire Hollenbeck (https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairehollenbeck) and Bradford Swanson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradfordswanson) of iZotope (https://www.izotope.com/) - Topic: Pro Audio Essentials (https://pae.izotope.com/), an online game-based platform to learn music production and engineering.

Sam Fisher (https://www.linkedin.com/in/samzfisher) of Audio Fusion (http://www.audiofusion.com/) - Topic: Making audio engineering learning and practice accessible through virtual reality.