ICMPC7 - Sydney, July 17-21, 2002 - 1st Call for Papers (Kate Stevens )

Subject: ICMPC7 - Sydney, July 17-21, 2002 - 1st Call for Papers
From:    Kate Stevens  <kj.stevens(at)UWS.EDU.AU>
Date:    Fri, 20 Jul 2001 10:16:58 +1000

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS 7th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition ­ ICMPC7 Sydney, July 17-21, 2002 School of Music and Music Education University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia http://www.icmpc.org/ ICMPC7 is the world conference on music psychology and related disciplines. See the new ICMPC7 web site for details: www.icmpc.org The 2002 Sydney conference follows meetings of the music perception and cognition research community in Kyoto, Japan (1989), Los Angeles, USA (1992), Liège, Belgium (1994), Montréal, Canada (1996), Seoul, South Korea (1998) and Keele, UK (2000). ICMPC7 will be sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM) and hosted jointly by the Australian Music and Psychology Society (AMPS), the University of New South Wales and the Macarthur Auditory Research Centre Sydney (MARCS). ICMPC7 will include the first formal meeting of the Asia-Pacific Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (APSCOM). The venue for ICMPC7 is the School of Music and Music Education at the University of New South Wales (www.unsw.edu.au). The conference venue is a short bus trip to the centre of Sydney with its beautiful harbour, Opera House, and diversity of cultural life. The beaches and cafes of Coogee and Bondi are also nearby. Conference Aims The focus of ICMPC7 is inter-disciplinary presentations, discussion and dissemination of new research relating to music perception and cognition. The conference will have relevance for university and industry researchers and graduate students working in all areas of psychology and music including the following: Psychology: psychophysics, developmental psychology, speech and language, neuropsychology, artificial intelligence, computer technology. Music: music education, music performance, musicology, composition, music therapy, ethnomusicology, music technology. ICMPC7 Scientific Committee Denis Burnham (Chair), Ron Brooker, Jane Davidson, Diana Deutsch, Alf Gabrielsson, Robert Gjerdingen, Gary McPherson, Stephen Malloch, Kengo Ohgushi, Richard Parncutt, Kate Stevens, Sandra Trehub, Robert Walker, Sarah Wilson. Keynote Speakers 1. Professor Shin-ichiro Iwamiya, Department of Acoustic Design, Kyushu Institute of Design: Multimodal Communication by Music and Motion Picture 2. Professor Carol Krumhansl, Department of Psychology, Cornell University: Music as Cognition: Mental Maps and Models 3. A/Professor Gary McPherson, School of Music & Music Education, University of New South Wales: From Child to Musician: Skill development During the First Three Years of Learning an Instrument 4. Dr Jeffrey Pressing, School of Psychology, University of Melbourne: Keynote Performance Lecture: Improvisation and Referential Control of Musical Behaviour IMPORTANT ICMPC7 DATES Call for papers distributed by web and email: July 2001 Submissions for conference due: November 15 2001 Notification of acceptance: January 15 2002 Final, revised papers for Proceedings due: March 1 2002 Early registration payment due: April 15 2002 Conference dates: July 17­July 21 2002 PAPER SUBMISSION Submissions are invited for: 1. Spoken papers 2. Poster papers 3. Demonstration papers 4. Symposia The deadline for submissions to ICMPC7 is November 15, 2001. The conference language is English and spoken papers, posters, conference proceedings and publications will all be in English. Conference Themes Submissions relating to all areas of psychology and music noted in the Conference aim are welcome. In addition, proposal for symposia, in which two or more researchers present papers on a special interest area are also encouraged. Possible symposia proposals might include, for example: - Art meets science - Music and the brain - Interferent sounds - Comparative and evolutionary biomusicology - Music therapy - Applications of psychological research to music teaching and learning - Creativity in music - Music performance - Speech and music - Infants, development, sound and music - Ethnomusicology - Philosophy¹s contribution to music psychology - Music and communication - Other Spoken papers will be allocated 30 minutes, consisting of 20 minutes for presentation and 8 minutes for questions and discussion (allowing 2 minutes for change-over and set-up). Full text of papers will appear in the Proceedings of the conference. Poster and demonstration papers will appear in the conference program, abstract book, and proceedings and will have designated time-slots assigned to them. For demonstrations of software or equipment authors will be responsible for ensuring that the necessary equipment is available, and their submission should include a full description of the equipment and facilities required. Symposia will consist of a set of integrated spoken papers related to a theme. We are interested in encouraging symposia at ICMPC7 particularly on new intersections of research interests. The total time allowed for a symposium will be 2 hours, consisting of four 25-minute papers and a discussion (although variations will be considered). Symposium convenors are asked to coordinate submission of papers including an abstract for the entire symposium stating the rationale for the topic, the aims of the symposium, and the set of speakers proposed. A discussant may also be proposed. Submission Procedure All submissions for spoken papers, posters, demonstration papers and symposia must include a submission form and a structured abstract OR four-page paper that conforms to the instructions below. 1. Submission Form A separate form must accompany each submission and include the full contact details of the first author (i.e. full name, affiliation, postal address for correspondence, email address, phone number, fax number). Authors should also indicate on the submission form a general theme under which the paper might be grouped. This can be taken from the list of conference themes above or a new theme may be proposed. The submission form can be downloaded or you can request a paper copy by writing to Kate Stevens, ICMPC7, MARCS, University of Western Sydney-Bankstown, Locked Bag 1797, South Penrith 1797, NSW Australia, or send an email to icmpc7(at)uws.edu.au, giving your full postal address. All submissions must be typed. Either structured abstracts (250-300 words in length) OR papers up to four pages in length can be submitted for possible inclusion in ICMPC7. Abstracts and papers will be blind reviewed in the normal way. The Conference Proceedings will distinguish between those papers that were reviewed and accepted on the basis of a structured abstract and those where the full paper was reviewed. 2a. Structured Abstract Abstracts will be between 250 and 300 words in length. The abstract must be typed and should not include references. Abstracts should begin with a title in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, followed by the names and affiliation of all authors. Abstracts should be structured with headings. For empirical papers, the headings will include 1. Background 2. Aims 3. Method 4. Results 5. Conclusions. 6. Topic Areas. For theoretical/review papers, headings will include 1. Background 2. Aims 3. Main Contribution 4. Implications. 5. Topic Areas. Authors should indicate at the bottom of each abstract up to five key words specifying the most important topics or content of the paper. 2b. Four-Page Paper Paper submissions up to four pages in length are required for researchers who wish to submit a more detailed document for review. The structure of the four-page paper is to be the same as the structured abstract but with the inclusion of additional detail in each section. The four-page paper must be typed and can include references. Papers should begin with a title in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, followed by the names and affiliation of all authors. Full papers should be structured with headings. For empirical papers, the headings will include 1. Background 2. Aims 3. Method 4. Results 5. Conclusions. 6. Topic Areas. For theoretical/review papers, headings will include 1. Background 2. Aims 3. Main Contribution 4. Implications. 5. Topic Areas. Authors should indicate at the bottom of each paper up to five key words specifying the most important topics or content of the paper (these will be used to assist in reviewing and streaming of papers). Suggested Topic Areas Music education; Rhythm, meter and timing; Music performance; Memory and music; Absolute pitch; Music development; Perception and psychophysics; Emotion in music; Music, meaning and language; Computational models Ethnomusicology; Music and neuroscience Aesthetic perception and response Language Spoken papers, posters, conference proceedings and publications will be in English. Refereeing and the Conference Publication Structured abstract and full paper submissions to ICMPC7 will be blind-reviewed by members of the ICMPC7 Scientific Committee assisted by the Scientific Advisory Board. Papers accepted for inclusion in the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings. To keep costs manageable and for ease of distribution, the Conference Proceedings will be produced as a CD-ROM complete with ISBN. The collation of files and production of the CD-ROM will be the responsibility of an Australia based company: Causal Publishers. Details of the procedure and format for submitting final papers to Causal. Deadline Structured Abstracts and Four-Page Paper submissions for 7th ICMPC must be received by November 15, 2001. Notification of acceptance will be made by January 15, 2002 and revised and final papers for inclusion in the Proceedings will be due March 1, 2002. Where to Send Submissions Abstracts can be sent by electronic mail to icmpc7(at)uws.edu.au If electronic submission is not possible, sending an abstract or paper as a word processor file in rich text format or as a Microsoft Word file on a floppy disk or as an e-mail attachment file is acceptable providing a submission form accompanies it. Submission forms and computer disks should be sent to ICMPC7 Conference Secretariat, MARCS, University of Western Sydney - Bankstown, Locked Bag 1797, South Penrith 1797, NSW, Australia. REGISTRATION INFORMATION and ACCOMMODATION Registration Fees (in Australian dollars) Full-Time Student* Other Payment before 15/4/02** AUS$250 AUS$400 Payment after 15/4/02 AUS$350 AUS$500 * Students need to provide evidence of their status as a full-time student when they register for the conference. A current student identification card showing full-time student status or a certified letter from the student¹s Head of School confirming their full-time student status will be required. ** To receive the discount for early registration, the registration form and payment must be post/date-marked and faxed, airmailed, or emailed on or before April 15, 2002. There are no registration fee discounts for part-attendance, since the fee represents the fixed costs of the conference (e.g. administration, publications, room and equipment hire). NB: The registration fee includes: - opening reception - morning and afternoon teas - conference satchel (abstract booklet, conference program) - a copy of the Conference Proceedings (i.e. CD ROM) - concert by the Australia Ensemble Additional Costs - Conference Dinner AUS$90 per person (including three-course meal, drinks, coffee, transport) - Lunches: Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (AUS$75); Sunday Farewell BBQ (AUS$30) - Accommodation (see below) Payment Payments should be made in full to the Australian Music & Psychology Society in Australian dollars as a cheque drawn on an Australian bank or an International Money Order. Payments can also be made by credit card (VISA and MASTERCARD only). Credit card details may be faxed, posted or emailed. Accommodation and the conference dinner must be paid for at the same time as registration. Receipts will be available to delegates on arrival. Delegates are advised to take out adequate cancellation insurance, since refunds cannot be guaranteed. Where a refund is possible the organisers retain the right to make a cancellation charge. ACCOMMODATION On-Campus Budget College Accommodation Single room college accommodation on the campus of the University of New South Wales is available (AUS$70.00 per night bed and breakfast, share bathroom facilities) and can be booked when registering for the conference. The number of college rooms is limited and allocation will be on a first come, first served basis. 4 nights accommodation (Wednesday-Saturday inclusive) (at) AUS$70.00 per person per night = AUS$280 PLEASE SEE THE CONFERENCE WEB SITE FOR A RANGE OF OTHER ACCOMMODATION LOCATED NEAR THE CONFERENCE VENUE. DELEGATES ARE ASKED TO MAKE THEIR OWN ENQUIRIES AND BOOKINGS OF OFF-CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION. Off-Campus Accommodation Information http://www.openworld.co.uk/directory/australia/sydney/hotels/ http://www.accomline.com.au/allsyd.htm http://www.hotelguide.net/sydney/ VISITING SYDNEY and AUSTRALIA Location Sydney is located on the east coast of Australia. By air, Melbourne and Brisbane are each an hour¹s flight away. The conference venue, the University of New South Wales, is located in the suburb of Kensington seven kilometres from the centre of the city of Sydney. This venue is situated conveniently between the airport and city and also close to some of Sydney¹s most famous beaches. Weather in July Although July is mid-winter for us, it is an ideal time to travel to the Red Centre or far north areas of the country. Winter in Sydney averages a cool but pleasant 16 deg. C (day) to 8 deg. C (night). While Sydney winters are relatively mild, the city is not built around cold weather! Visitors from colder climates have reported feeling the cold in Sydney. However, it does not snow in Sydney or fall below freezing. Please bring warm clothes including a sweater and jacket. Useful Travel Guides Tourism NSW: http://www.tourism.nsw.gov.au/ Guide to Australia: www.csu.edu.au/australia/tourism.html http://www.citylink.com.au/austsite.htm http://www.sydneyaustralia.com.au/ http://members.ozemail.com.au/~tourism/sydney/ozinfo.html http://www.sydney.com.au/ http://www.sydneysnapshots.com/sydney/sydney.htm Australian Travel Agents and Tour Organisers Thomas Cook: http://melbourne.citysearch.com.au/thomas_cook/ Flight Centre: http://www.flightcentre.com.au/FlightCentre/home.jsp Harvey World Travel: http://www.harveyworld.com.au/ Air travel within Australia Ansett: www.ansett.com.au Qantas: www.qantas.com.au ICMPC7 Local Organising Committee Kate Stevens, ICMPC7 Chair Gary McPherson, Deputy Chair; Denis Burnham, Deputy Chair Myung-Sook Auh, Ron Brooker, Densil Cabrera, Dorottya Fabian, Phil Harris, Ian Irvine, Peter Keller, Stephen Malloch, Jeffrey Pressing, James Renwick, Colin Schoknecht, Emery Schubert, Michael Tyler, Robert Walker, Sarah Wilson FURTHER INFORMATION All ICMPC7 correspondence to: MARCS (Attn: Kate Stevens) University of Western Sydney ­ Bankstown Locked Bag 1797 South Penrith NSW 1797 Australia Tel: (+612) 9772 6324 Fax: (+612) 9772 6736 Email: icmpc7(at)uws.edu.au Website: http://www.icmpc.org/ _______________________________________________ Dr Kate Stevens School of Psychology & MARCS University of Western Sydney - Bankstown Campus Locked Bag 1797 South Penrith DC NSW 1797 Australia Phone: (+612) 9772 6324 Fax: (+612) 9772 6736 E-mail: kj.stevens(at)uws.edu.au WWW: http://www.uws.edu.au/marcs/ _______________________________________________

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