Note: This meet-up is limited to 50 attendees. RSVP is required, and you have to sign-in at the event! - We are very strict on no-shows. If you pull multiple no-shows, expect to be excluded from future events and removed from the group. - Be on time!
Between 6:00 and 6:30 pm - Doors open:
The organizers usually arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the meet-up to set things up. If you like, you can hang out and talk to the other early birds. Networking is encouraged.
6:30 pm - Official start:
Express introduction round and announcements
This is an important part of the meet-up. Please try to arrive on time!
7:00 pm - Class:
Sound Design Theory with Riley Nance
Professional music producer and sound design expert Riley Nance will show us sound design using popular synthesizer VSTs.
OC EMP / EMPA members Riley Nance and Spencer Davidson are behind projects like Fake Feathers. You may want to check out their music video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/QaYBgUblyY4
9:30 pm - Official End:
Leave the room.
Make sure to take out your trash.
Do NOT talk to organizers or speakers when they pack-up.
10:00 pm - Room will be locked:
Everybody has to be out of the room! - No exceptions!
We are required by the venue to lock the room at 10 pm sharp.
Attendance is free!
FOOD AND BEVERAGES
You can bring your own light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The venue has a Microwave. So you can warm-up food. Please avoid strong smelling food (like fish), as well as leaving drips and crumbs. The Sand Canyon Plaza (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/sand-canyon-plaza), next to the premises on Irvine Canter Drive, provides a variety of food options.
Food can only be consumed in the kitchen area!
Again: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises!
Reminder: We will leave the room in clean condition!
We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room.
See the attached map and directions.
Do NOT call the organizers at the day of the event. Thank you!
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT NEITHER SUPPORTS NOR ENDORSES THE CAUSE NOR ACTIVITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS WHICH USE THE DISTRICT’S MEETING ROOMS THAT ARE MADE AVAILABLE AS A PUBLIC SERVICE.
WHAT TO BRING
Most importantly, bring a friendly and positive attitude! We encourage you to ask meaningful questions, heckling of any sort won't be tolerated. Feel free to bring your fully charged laptop with your DAW and a pair of headphones.
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