International Computer Music Conference ICMC2016

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:

solo instrument + electronics
ensemble (2-10 musicians) + electronics
laptop improvisation & live coding
audiovisual music
acousmatic and spatial music
the virtuoso new interface
multimedia performance
beat-based electronics (jazz/pop/dj/idm influenced electronic music)
piece + paper
computer-aided acoustic composition (up to 10 musicians)
installation
miscellaneous/off-ICMC

Important Dates

Submissions open: December 10, 2015
Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2016
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: martijn.buser@icmc2016.com

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.
Please assign each paper to one or to several (but no more than three) of the following categories:

Acoustics of Music
Aesthetics, Theory and Philosophy
Algorithmic Composition
Analysis of Electroacoustic Music
Analysis/Synthesis
Artificial Intelligence and Music
Composition and Improvisation
Composition Systems and Techniques
Computational Musicology
Computer Systems in Music Education
Digital Audio Signal Processing and Audio Effects
Distributed and Mobile Music
History and Education
History of Electroacoustic Music
Interaction and Improvisation
Languages for Computer Music
Live Coding
Mathematical Music Theory
Music Information Retrieval
New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Perception and Cognition of Sound and Music
Physical Modelling and Instrumental Acoustics
Piece and Paper
Representation and Models for Computer Music
Software and Hardware Systems
Spatialisation Techniques
Studio Reports
Virtual Reality

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
Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2016
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: hans.timmermans@icmc2016.com

The conference website (updated frequently) is: http://www.icmc2016.com/