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ICMC 2016

The 2016 42nd International Computer Music Conference ICMC2016
(12 - 16 September 2016, Utrecht, the Netherlands)
http://www.icmc2016.com

ICMC 2016 will be hosted in the city of Utrecht, by HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU Music and Technology and the annual new music festival Gaudeamus Muziekweek. 
The conference begins with a concert on the evening of Sunday 11 September 2016 and ends with a concert on the evening of Friday 16 September.
There will be a similar schedule for each day, starting with a round table (short lectures and discussions) on the theme of the day, followed by papers, posters and concerts.
The main theme of the conference will be Is the sky the limit? 
This theme will be addressed in five sub-themes:
1. Is the sky determined by technology or aesthetics?
2. Is the sky local?
3. Educating for the sky
4. Does the sky need a composer or musician?
5. Stretching the sky
The call for music is open: (http://www.icmc2016.com/open-call-for-music)
We encourage the submission of musical works (and installations) that are related, but in no way limited, to the conference topics. Submissions must be sent electronically through the submission system of the ICMC 2016 website. (http://www.openconf.org/icmc2016/music)
Non-ICMA members can submit one work for consideration while ICMA members may submit two compositions. Only one work per composer will be programmed. Please assign each composition to one of the following categories:
Important Dates
Submissions open: December 10, 2015
Extended deadline for submissions: February 15, 2016 23:59 GMT - 8 (San Francisco time..)
Acceptance notification: April 14, 2016
Final deadline for all performance material: May 14, 2016
Composer registration deadline: May 14, 2016
More info on the conference website.
Urgent questions: 
The call for papers is open: (http://www.icmc2016.com/open-call-for-papers)
We encourage the submission of papers on research that is related, but in no way limited, to the conference themes. Submissions must be sent electronically through the ICMC 2016 website.
(http://www.openconf.org/icmc2016/papers)
Please assign each paper to one or to several (but no more than three) of the following categories:
 
Papers related to the conference themes:
  • Is the Sky the Limit?
  • Is the sky determined by technology or aesthetics?
  • Is the sky local?
  • Educating for the sky
  • Does the sky need a composer or musician?
  • Stretching the sky ….
Important Dates
Submissions open: December 10, 2015
Extended deadline for submissions: February 15, 2016 23:59 GMT - 8 (San Francisco time..)
Acceptance notification: April 14, 2016
Final deadline for ‘camera ready’ paper: May 14, 2016
Author registration deadline: May 14, 2016
More info on the conference website.
Urgent questions: 
The conference website (updated frequently) is: http://www.icmc2016.com/
Organising team:
Conference Chairs: Rens Machielse, director of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht Music and Technology, and Henk Heuvelmans, director of Gaudeamus Muziekweek
Paper Chair:  , senior lecturer/researcher at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht Music and Technology Music/Listening Room Chair:  , programmer/producer at Gaudeamus Muziekweek
Off ICMC Chair: Roland Spekle, fellow at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht Music and Technology
Technical Directors: Elizabet van der Kooij and Thomas Koopmans.