[music-dsp] Fwd: can you forward to music-dsp list: ICAD 2012: registration now open

douglas repetto douglas at music.columbia.edu
Tue Apr 17 14:15:58 EDT 2012

18th International Conference on Auditory Display
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
June 18-22, 2012


Registration is now open for the 18th International Conference on 
Auditory Display (ICAD2012), which will be held June 18-22, 2012, at the 
Georgia Institute of Technology in the heart of midtown Atlanta, 
Georgia. The event will mark the 20th anniversary of the 1st 
International Conference on Auditory Display. Since 1992, ICAD has been 
the premier international venue for the dissemination and discussion of 
work related to the science, art, and practice of sound as a 
communicative display.

The primary conference venue will be the Historic Academy of Medicine at 
Georgia Tech (http://www.academy.gatech.edu). Special social events for 
the week will include a concert, a banquet, and a welcome reception. A 
variety of other informal social gatherings and excursions in the 
midtown and downtown Atlanta (and surrounding) areas will be available.

Areas of Interest
Technical areas for ICAD include but are not limited to:
* 3D and Spatial Audio
* Aesthetics, Philosophy, and Culture of Auditory Displays * Accessibility
* Applications of Sound in Systems
* Auditory Display Theory and Methods
* Auditory Information Design * Evaluation and Usability of Auditory 
* Human Factors of Auditory Display * Sound Interaction
* Auditory Cognition, Perception, and Psychoacoustics
* Sonification and Exploration of Data through Sound
* Sonification as Art
* Technologies and Tools for Auditory Display

Keynote Speakers
ICAD2012 is proud to present two distinguished keynote speakers. 
Elizabeth Mynatt is the Executive Director at the Institute for People 
and Technology and a Professor in the College of Computing at the 
Georgia Institute of Technology, and Jonathan Berger is the Denning 
Provostial Professor in Music, in The Center for Computer Research in 
Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), at Stanford University.

Workshops and Discussion Panels
Workshops/tutorials will be held on Sunday, June 17, 2012. Four 
workshops, in two sessions, are planned on the topics of sonification 
creation, evaluation methods, and design principles. Details are 
available on the ICAD2012 website.

Student ThinkTank Consortium
A student ThinkTank consortium will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012. 
  Students working in the field of auditory display will present 
works-in-progress (e.g., toward theses or dissertations) and will 
benefit from intensive feedback from and discussion with a panel of 
experts and their student peers. The ThinkTank will be sponsored by the 
National Science Foundation. Funding for travel and accommodations is 
available.  Details are available on the ICAD2012 website.

ICAD will host a sonification concert the evening of June 19, 2012 at 
the Academy of Medicine. Sonic Generator, the professional contemporary 
music ensemble in residence at Georgia Tech, will perform seminal works 
of the second half of the twentieth century that employ creative and 
innovative approaches to the use of data in musical performance, 
including music by Charles Dodge, Steve Reich, and Jonathan Berger.

ICAD 2012 Organizing Committee
General Chair: Bruce N. Walker, Georgia Institute of Technology, 
Atlanta, GA, USA
              bruce.walker at psych.gatech.edu
Program Chair: Michael A. Nees, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
              neesm at lafayette.edu
Music Chair: Jason Freeman, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 
              jason.freeman at gatech.edu
Workshops/Tutorials Chair: Tae Hong Park, Georgia State University, 
Atlanta, GA, USA
              park at gsu.edu
ThinkTank (Doctoral Consortium) Chair: Terri Bonebright, DePauw 
University, Greencastle, IN, USA
              tbone at depauw.edu
Accessibility Chair: Carrie Bruce, Georgia Institute of Technology, 
Atlanta, GA USA
              carrie.bruce at coa.gatech.edu
Webmaster: Rick Swette, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
              rick.swette at gmail.com

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