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Audio Mostly 2014 -- Call for PhD presentations

>>Note: The deadline has been extended until July 18th.<<

This year's Audio Mostly conference will run in parallel with a PhD
symposium that
holds its main activities on the last day. If you are a PhD student
wishing to
earn 3 ECTS points you can apply to participate by submitting a short
abstract
that deals with the theme of the conference: Imagining Sound and Music. If
accepted, you will be expected to attend the full three days of the
conference
at the student rate and, if not presenting a paper in the conference, to
give a
10-15 minute presentation on the topic and to participate in the
symposium's
panel discussion. If you are presenting a paper in the conference, you
will be
expected to take part in the symposium's activities on the last day.

Please note, the call for papers for the conference is now closed; this
document is a
call for participation in the parallel Audio Mostly 2014 PhD symposium.

Conference info:
The conference theme this year is Imagining Sound and Music

How does one design the sound of an imaginary creature and what is the
relationship
between the artist and the engineer when turning musical imagination into
reality? Whether composing musical scores, creating fantastical sonic
spaces, or creating monster sounds, the
resultant interaction with such imaginary sonic artefacts plays no less a
significant role than the realization of the aural imaginary.

Topics of Interest:
The Audio Mostly conference series is interested in sound interaction
design in
general, is strongly interdisciplinary, and provides a space for
alternative
creative approaches. Hence, prospective contributions are not limited to
specific
methodological approaches and presentations dealing with the theme from
either a
philosophical or an empirical viewpoint are welcome along with those with a
more mixed method. Contributions may address a number of sound- and
music-based
topics related to the theme that include, but are not limited to:
, shared and individual imagination
, user experience
, fantastical sounds and spaces
, creativity
, technology
, future interfaces for new experiences
, interaction
, sensory and perceptual modalities
, conceptualization
, drafting
, implementation

Important dates
Deadline for abstract submission ? July 18, 2014
Notification of acceptance ? July 25, 2014
Early registration deadline ? September 1 2014
Conference/Symposium ? October 1-3 2014

Abstract submission
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=am14phd

Registration and further information
Conference/Symposium Fees and Payment:
Registration before 1/Sept 2014
Student Rate DKK 2,100
Late registration after 1/Sept 2014
Student Rate DKK 3,500

Conference/Symposium fee includes:
- Conference/Symposium 3 days.
- Poster and demo-session.
- Proceedings.
- Three lunches.
- Coffee and tea during breaks.
- One conference dinner.

Information on online registration can be found on the Audio Mostly
<http://audiomostly.com/>website <http://audiomostly.com/%3Ewebsite>.

Getting to Aalborg:
Aalborg is located in North Jutland on the Limfjord. It is the fourth
largest city in Denmark but with a
compact, well-preserved centre that is ideal for walking. It is well
served by
several airlines, often direct from major European cities or via
Copenhagen,
and a taxi or the number 2 bus can take you from the airport into the city
centre within 10-20 minutes. There is also a train service from Copenhagen
to
the Aalborg central station.

Venue
The conference will take place at Musikkens Hus
<http://www.musikkenshus.dk/> and is hosted by the Music
& Sound Knowledge Group <http://www.mask.aau.dk/> in the Department of
Communication and
Psychology <http://www.kommunikation.aau.dk/> at Aalborg
University <http://www.aau.dk <http://www.aau.dk/>>. The Musikkens Hus is
a purpose-built
concert house opening early 2014 and home to
both the university's and the conservatory's music activities as well as
the
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Built right on the fjord, it has four concert
halls, Denmark's largest pipe organ, and state-of-the-art recording
facilities.
It is situated about 5 minutes walk from the many bars (outside in
October) and
restaurants of Aalborg's late mediaeval centre.

Hotels
Both the First Hotel
<http://www.firsthotels.dk/Vore-Hoteller/Hoteller-i-Danmark/Alborg/First-Sl
otshotel-Aalborg/?gclid=CKmah5bWxrsCFUNe3godnksAIw> and the Cabinn Hotel
<https://www.cabinn.com/en/hotel/cabinn-aalborg-hotel> (the cheaper
option) are about 5 minutes walk from Musikkens Hus and are next to each
other in the centre of town.



-- 
Mark Grimshaw
The Obel Professor of Music
MaSK:	http://www.mask.aau.dk/
WEB:	http://personprofil.aau.dk/profil/126217
TEL:	(+45) 99 40 91 00
FAX:	(+45) 98 15 45 94
POST:	Aalborg Universitet
	Musik
	Nyhavnsgade 14
	9000 Aalborg







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