Call for Proposals for the 2015 KEAMS annual Conference and its journal Emille

January 22, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers, Performers by newmusicscotland

The Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society (KEAMS) is pleased to announce
a call for proposals for the 2015 KEAMS annual Conference and its
journal Emille. KEAMS was formed to promote active research and
discussion on electro-acoustic and computer music, and will hold the
next year’s conference during the Seoul International Computer Music
Festival (SICMF 2015: http://www.computermusic.asia/). Selected papers
from the conference will be published in Emille Vol. 13 (December,
2015). If you want your paper or workshop idea to be considered for the
2015 KEAMS Conference, please send an abstract or proposal (maximum of
2,000-characters including spaces) and curriculum vitae as PDF documents
to emille[at]keams.org.

Conference Language
English

Category of Topics
For the KEAMS conference, the following topics are encouraged:
a) Creative Encounters between Music and Science
b) Multidisciplinary or Interdisciplinary Research (co-authors acceptable)
c) Systematic Musicology (Computational Musicology, Computational Music
Theory)
d) Analysis of Electronic and Computer-based Music
e) Sound Synthesis
f) Music Psychology
g) Instrumentation
h) Development of electronically-extended Musical Instruments
i) Music Software Engineering
j) Artificial Musical Intelligence
k) Computer-aided Composition/Analysis
l) Automatic Composition
m) Aesthetics
etc.

Important Dates
– Deadline for Proposal Submission: January 31, 2015
– Notification of Acceptance of the Proposal: March 15, 2015
– Deadline for Paper Submission before Conference: August 15, 2015
– Conference:

October 2-3, 2015
(Last 2 days of SICMF2015) [September 30 – October 3, 2015])
– Notification of Selected Paper for the Journal Emille: October 15, 2015
– Deadline for Final Paper Submission: November 15, 2015

SESSION FORMATS
Each session will consist of up to four presentations. Each paper will
be presented in person for about 25 minutes followed by ca. 5 minutes of
discussion. If you want to give a keynote presentation, you will begiven
about 50 minutes to present, followed by ca. 10 minutes of discussion.
Please include the word keynote in your submission if you are planning
on applying for a keynote presentation. The length of eachworkshop will
be about 90 minutes. Video conferencing over the Internet is also available.
As demonstrated by the following examples, participants may submit more
than two proposals, making a whole presentation session or an additional
workshop session:

Example 1: Presentation Session Plan *
Session
Sample topic: Spatialization
(4 x 30 min. = 25 min. presentation + 5 min. Q&A)
Presentation 1
Spatialization methods using less than 8 channels
Presentation 2
An overview of the design of a Loudspeaker Orchestra
Presentation 3
Applications of Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics
Presentation 4
A proposal of multi-3D audio reproduction system for the
multi-functional concert hall
* You may submit several proposals without a session plan.

Example 2: Workshop Session Plan **
Session
Sample topic: Using controllers for composition and acoustic installations
(3 X 90 min.)
Workshop 1
Controllers using various sensors and Arduino
Workshop 2
Use of Smartphones and Tablet PCs as controllers
Workshop 3
Inter-application uses of Controllers
(Using Processing to Control Csound, MaxMSP, PD and SuperCollider)
** You may submit a single proposal for a workshop. You also may submit
multiple proposals for individual workshops without a session plan.

Fees
Thanks to funding from the Korean Arts Council, the registration fee and
publication fee will be waived.

It is also possible for students and non-experts in the fields mentioned
above to submit proposals for the conference and the journal, Emille.
All proposals will be screened by the program committee and selected
solely based on the quality of the research and topic.

Your ideas are critical in making the conference and Emille enriching,
important and substantial. We look forward to reviewing everyone’s entry.

Emille, the Journal of the Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society
http://www.keams.org/emille/