Stefania Serafin E: sts (at) create.aau.dk

Nomute 2006

We hereby invite you to NoMuTe2006, Nordic Music Technology Conference, hosted by Norwegian University for Technology and Science (NTNU), in Trondheim, Norway, October 12^th -14^th . The conference is an expanded follow-up of the Music Technology Days 2005, hosted by University of Oslo.

An important goal for this conference will be to establish a meeting point for representatives from educational institutions, as well as artists, researchers, students and others with interest in the field, showing the range of music technological activities in the Nordic countries. We have been so lucky to get two internationally renowned profiles within the field of music technology to give keynote lectures at the conference: Paul Lansky, computer music composer and professor at Princeton, and Philippe Depalle, professor in signal processing and analysis at McGill University. The conference will be coordinated with Trondheim Matchmaking, an international festival for electronic arts held
between October 12th 15^th (http://www.matchmaking.no/).

What the conference will include:

- thematically sessions containing paper presentations of research and educational topics related to music technology
- two internationally profiled key-note speakers
- Concerts / installations, artistic presentations
- Poster session presenting educational institutions

*Call for papers / poster presentations / artistic presentations*
We like to invite you to contribute within one of the following categories:

*Papers*
We invite submissions addressing areas within research and development related
to music technology. Papers can focus on technical, artistic or scientific
issues within areas like:
- signal processing
- music information retrieval
- performer-machine interaction
- music production
- music cognition and perception
- education and teching
- other issues

Papers can be submitted in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. The papers
will be published online on the conference website just after the conference.
Presentation of the papers will have a 20 minute limit, with additional 10
minutes for questions, comments and discussion. This can be adjusted taking into
account the total number of contributions. Any special requirements for
equipment for the presentations must be requested.

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*2. Poster presentations*
Educational institutions are invited to give poster presentations describing
their programs and facilities.
How to submit:
- Send an abstract of maximum 300 words.
- Include name of the person(s) representing the institution

*Artistic presentation*

We welcome artistic submissions involving music technology for presentation in
concerts (evening) or intermissions (morning/afternoon). This can be
laptop-music, sound installations, acousmatic works, performance, multi-media
compositions or other genres / forms of presentation.
How to submit:
- Send a recording of the submission as Audio-CD or DVD.
- Include a short description of the submission of max. 100 words.
- CV, maximum one page.

*For all submissions:*
- All documents must be sent in .pdf format, formatted for A4-paper to
post@nomute.no
- Deadline for all submissions are june 15^th
- Notification of acceptance will be given before August 15^th .

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