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Dear Music & Science people,

Digital Music Research Network (DMRN+4) will take place in London on 22 December 2009.

Please pass on to colleagues and other researchers who may be interested.
Any abstracts by 13 Nov 2009 please!

Best wishes,


                          *** CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS ***

    DMRN+4: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2009

                                    Arts Lecture Theatre
                          Queen Mary University of London

                                    22 December 2009


* Keynote Speakers

 Prof. Vesa Välimäki, Helsinki University of Technology, FI
 Prof. Atau Tanaka, Newcastle University, UK

Digital music is an important and fast-moving research area. Sophisticated
digital tools for the creation, generation and dissemination of music have
established clear synergies between music and leisure industries, the use of
technology within art, the creative industries and the creative economy.
Digital music research is emerging as a "transdiscipline" across the usual
academic boundaries of computer science, electronic engineering and music.

The Digital Music Research Network (DMRN) aims to promote research in the
area of Digital Music, by bringing together researchers from UK universities
and industry in electronic engineering, computer science, and music.
        DMRN will be holding its next 1-day workshop on
                ** Tuesday 22 December 2009 **

The workshop will include invited and contributed talks, and posters will be
on display during the day, including during the lunch and coffee breaks.

The workshop will be an ideal opportunity for networking with other people
working in the area. There will also be an opportunity to continue
discussions after the Workshop in a nearby Pub/Restaurant.

* Call for Contributions

You are invited to submit a proposal for a talk and/or a poster to be
presented at this event.

TALKS may range from the latest research, through research overviews or
surveys, to opinion pieces or position statements, particularly those likely
to be of interest to an interdisciplinary audience. Most talks will be 20 to
30 minutes, although there may be some flexibility to accommodate other
lengths depending on the number of submissions. Short announcements about
other items of interest (e.g. future events or other networks) are also

POSTERS can be on any research topic of interest to the members of the
network. Posters (A0 portrait) will be on display through the day, including
lunch break and coffee breaks.

The abstracts of presentations will be collated into a digest and
distributed on the day, and authors will be encouraged to submit an
electronic versions of posters (e.g. in PDF format) to allow the posters to
be viewed after the event.

* Submission

Please submit your talk or poster proposal in the form of an abstract
(maximum 1 page of A4) in an email to dmrn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx giving the
following information about your presentation:
    * Authors
    * Title
    * Abstract
    * Preference for talk or poster (or "no preference").

Abstract submission deadline: Friday 13 November 2009.

* Deadlines

    * 13 Nov 2009: Abstract submission deadline
    * 23 Nov 2009: Notification of acceptance
    *   8 Dec 2009: Early bird registration deadline
    * 22 Dec 2009: DMRN+4 workshop

For further information, visit:

For past events, visit:

I look forward to seeing you in London in December!

Best wishes,
Panos Kudumakis
Panos Kudumakis, PhD
Centre for Digital Music
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road, E1 4NS, UK
Tel:  +44 20 7882 5528
Fax:  +44 20 7882 7997
Email: panos.kudumakis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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