Tuesday, 2 June 2009

CFP: 2nd Intl Conf on Music Communication Science (Sydney)

3 - 4 DECEMBER 2009


The 2nd International Conference on Music Communication Science (ICoMCS2) will bring together people interested in an interdisciplinary understanding or application of music cognition, perception, action, performance, and communication. ICoMCS2 follows the successful inaugural conference held in 2007 (http://marcs.uws.edu.au/links/ICoMusic/program.html) and is organised jointly by the Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS http://marcs.uws.edu.au/links/amps/index.htm) and HCSNet the ARC Network in Human Communication Science (http://www.hcsnet.edu.au).

ICoMCS2 will be held in Sydney during the week-long HCSNet SummerFest (http://www.hcsnet.edu.au/summerfest09) with HCSNet summer school courses linked to ICoMCS2.

ICoMCS2 will attract people from all walks of research and performance life, including musicologists, psychologists, educators, linguists, ethnomusicologists, composers, engineers, computer scientists, speech scientists, physicists, philosophers and performance artists.

Papers reporting research concerning music communication in its various forms are invited. Broad topic areas include music performance, music perception, music cognition, intermodal processes, music information retrieval, audio-visual search and retrieval, music and language, evolutionary accounts of music and speech, generative systems, amusia, dystonia, music education, ethnomusicology, music therapy, sonification, spatialization and 3D audio, musical interfaces, digital media, interactive arts, psychophysics, and psychoacoustics.

We also encourage submissions for performance and installation sessions. Ensembles and individuals with performance programs of less than 10 minutes are invited to submit an abstract or full paper of their work.

Submissions will be accepted in two streams. You may submit either a full (four page) paper or an abstract of a paper for presentation. Full papers will be reviewed by the international scientific program committee and clearly identified separately in the conference proceedings. Papers and symposium proposals with an interdisciplinary theme are welcome; papers from
student researchers are strongly encouraged.

Monday, July 13: Submission of abstract, symposium proposal or full paper for review
Monday, August 24: Notification of Acceptance
Monday, September 21: Registrations open, camera ready versions (for full papers) due
Mon-Fri 30 Nov-4 Dec: HCSNet SummerFest including Summer Schools
Thurs-Fri 3-4 Dec: ICoMCS2 (during HCSNet SummerFest)

The conference will be held at the Kensington campus of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia() during the southern
summer from Thursday 3 to Friday 4 December 2009.

For all information relating to the conference, including details of
submission formats, go to the ICoMCS2 web site

We hope to see you at ICoMCS2 December 3-4 in Sydney! Best wishes,

Kate Stevens, Emery Schubert, and the ICoMCS2 Organising Committee

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