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Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 15:07:22 +0000
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                REMINDER REMINDER C&C99

                now 9th April

Creativity & Cognition 3, 1999
Intersections and Collaborations: Art, Music, Technology, and Science
An ACM SIGCHI International Conference
Call For Participation

In October 1999,  Creativity and Cognition 3, an ACM SIGCHI Conference,
will take place at Burleigh Court, Loughborough University in Loughborough,
England. The first Creativity and Cognition Symposium was held at
Loughborough in 1993.  It was a highly successful and internationally
acclaimed event.  Creativity and Cognition 2 in 1996, continued the initial
aim of creating opportunities for artists, composers, and scientists to
engage in a dialogue about their ideas, and working practices.  The third
conference will be an ACM SIGCHI event.  Its main focus will be on artists,
composers, technologists, and scientists working in collaborative

Invited Speakers: Marvin Minsky, leading scientist, founding pioneer of
Artificial Intelligence, and author of "The Society of Mind"; Harold Cohen,
leading artist, early developer of computer based art and creator of Aaron,
a computer program that generates drawings and paintings

Proposals for the presentation and demonstration of collaborative ventures
between artists, composers, scientists, and technologists are invited.
These could take many different forms including interactive events,
Internet/computer based demonstrations and joint presentations.  The aim is
to explore how the different viewpoints and languages of art, music, and
science have influenced or informed one another.  Collaborative
explorations which have, in some way, moved beyond the existing technology
and led to new ways of working are especially welcome.  The conference will
be a 3 day program of presentations, demonstrations, and poster displays.

The Event:  October 11-13th, 1999
Papers will be accepted until: April 9, 1999 - 5 pm local time
Notification of Acceptance: May 28th, 1999
Final Copy Date for Proceedings: June 25th, 1999

Topics and Themes: Theories and studies of creativity and cognition;
Computers as creativity machines; Computers as catalysts for human
creativity; Initiatives in fostering creativity in the community;
Intersections and correspondences between art, music, science, and
technology; Interactions between artists, musicians, and scientists; Impact
of new technology on thinking and action in art, music, and science;
Scenarios for the future in the creative arts

Event proposals and paper submissions should be sent to the Program Chair:
Linda Candy    (email: [log in to unmask])
Creativity and Cognition 1999 International Conference
LUTCHI Research Centre, Loughborough University,
Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK

Full Papers: Papers that report recent research results relevant to the
themes of the conference are invited.  In addition to scientific studies
about creativity, reflections and reports about creative practice are
encouraged.  A paper should be between 5 and 8 single sided pages including

Position Statements: Short statements of one single sided page are also
invited on one of the topics highlighting key issues for research and
future action or the artistic results of using the new technologies.

Poster Displays: Posters are invited on work in progress related to the
general topics of the conference.  The posters should be a maximum of 2
single sided A4 paper.  An opportunity to present the work will be provided
at a poster reception and they will be on display throughout the>

Further information:
General Chair:  Ernest Edmonds  [log in to unmask]
Program Chair: Linda Candy [log in to unmask]
Treasurer: Doug Riecken [log in to unmask]


Professor Ernest Edmonds
LUTCHI Research Centre                  Editor, Knowledge-Based Systems
Department of Computer Science
Loughborough University, UK
phone + (44) 1509 222690
fax   + (44) 1509 610815

Creativity and Cognition 1999