CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS
Workshops Chair: Derek Brock
Conference Co-chairs:Dr David Worrall, Australian National University and Dr Stephen Barrass, University of Canberra
- Workshop/Tutorial Proposals due: 14 March 2016
- Notification of decision: 11 April 2016
ICAD workshops and tutorials provide in-depth opportunities for conference attendees to discuss and explore important aspects of the field of auditory display with like-minded researchers and practitioners. Sessions can range from applications and programming methodologies to interdisciplinary research skills, emerging research areas, and challenge problems.
Topics for ICAD2016 workshops and tutorials include but are not limited to:
Special Focus for ICAD2016: Sonic Information Design
- Stream-based Sonification and Auditory Scene Design
- Acoustic Sonification
- Small Data (personal, intimate) sonification and the quantised self
- Sonification, soundscape and screensound
- Sonification in Health and Environmental Data (soniHED)
- Musification - sonifications and music
- Sonification, personal fabrication and maker culture
- Sonification in the Internet of Things
- Auditory Data Mining and Big Data sonification
- 3D and Spatial Audio
- Aesthetics, Philosophy, and Culture of Auditory Displays
- Design Theory and Methods
- Evaluation and Usability
- Human Factors and Interaction
- Mappings from Data to Sound
- Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Psychoacoustics
- Sonification and Exploration of Data through Sound
- Sound as Art
- Technologies and Tools
FORMAT FOR PROPOSALS
Proposals should be about one page in length and should include the following:
- Title, brief abstract, outline of objectives (e.g., tutorial syllabus, organized discussion, presentations, submissions, etc.), relevance for ICAD attendees
- Proposed duration (full day or half day)
- Invited speakers (if any)
- List of organizers, a designated contact person, and contact information for all organizers (address, email, and phone)
- Technical and space requirements
Workshop and tutorial proposals should be submitted via email to the Workshop Chair, Derek Brock (workshops _at_ icad dot org)
Facilities, technical support, and the number of sessions that can be accepted are limited, so early submission of proposals and communication with the Workshops Chair is encouraged. Workshop and tutorial organizers will be expected to work with the conference committee, issue calls for participation, gather, and review submissions (if appropriate), and decide upon the final program for their session. A template for written contributions to workshop and/or tutorial sessions will be provided by the conference, and by request, contributed materials will be included in an unrefereed addendum to the conference proceedings. Participant registration for workshops and tutorials and will be handled through the conference registration site.
Workshops and Tutorials will be held in the ANU School of Music (the venue for the main conference).
Facilities, all equipped with standard AV technology, include:
- Raked lecture theatre.
- Flat-floored tutorial rooms (will accommodate approx. 20 persons).
- OSX computer laboratory ( (16 stations).
- Modern acoustic recording suite with isolation booths.