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7th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition - ICMPC7
Sydney, July 2002


7th International Conference on Music Perception & Cognition - ICMPC7

July 17-21, 2002

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT and CALL FOR PAPERS


We are pleased to announce that the 7th International Conference on Music
Perception & Cognition (ICMPC7) will be held at the University of New South Wales
in Sydney, Australia, July 17-21, 2002. ICMPC7 is the world conference on music
psychology and related disciplines.

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), the Society for Music Perception & Cognition (SMPC), and the
European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM). It will be hosted
jointly by the Australian Music & 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 just a short bus
trip to the centre of Sydney with its beautiful harbour, opera house, and cultural
life. The beaches and cafes of Coogee and Bondi are also nearby.

Conference Streams
The focus of ICMPC7 is inter-disciplinary 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
psychology, music, psychophysics, music composition, performance and education,
music therapy, linguistics, neurophysiology, ethnomusicology, developmental
psychology, speech and language, artificial intelligence, and computer technology.

Submission of Papers
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.  Spoken papers,
posters, conference proceedings and publications will be in English. Details of
submission format, procedure and deadlines can be found on the ICMPC7 web site:
	http://www.icmpc.org

Location
Sydney is located on the east coast of Australia. By air, Melbourne and Brisbane
are each an hour 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. The conference venue is situated conveniently between the airport and
city and also close to Sydney's famous beaches.

Further Information

Visit the JCMPC7 web site or contact the conference chair, Dr Kate Stevens, by
e-mail: kj.stevens@uws.edu.au or fax: (+612) 9772 6736.

We look forward to welcoming you to Sydney in July 2002!

Kate Stevens, Gary McPherson, Denis Burnham and the ICMPC7 Organising Committee