Calls for Participation
TOPICS - The topics for ICAD include but are not limited to:
- Aesthetics of auditory displays
- Design theory and methods
- Evaluation and usability
- Human Factors
- Interaction with auditory displays
- Mappings from data to sound
- Philosophy and culture of auditory displays
- Psychology, Cognition, Perception and Psychoacoustics
- Synthaesthetic representations
- Technologies and tools
SUBMISSIONS < top >
The submission date is 6 February 2004.
All submission documents should be formatted using one of the following templates borrowed from the templates page at ICAD2001, where you can also find more details for formatting your document.
Word Template: word-template-icad2004.zip
LaTeX template: latex-template-icad2004.zip
******** All documents should be submitted in PDF format. *********
All submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with an identifying Subject line e.g. paper-icad2004. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by an international committee. Submission implies that at least one of the contributors agrees to register and present it at the conference. A registrant may present more than one submission as long as they have contributed to each. The conference registration fee must be paid prior to the deadline in 2004 for the submission to be included in the Conference Proceedings. The official language of ICAD 2004 is English.
PAPERS < top >
Papers are written and oral presentations of work that makes a substantial contribution to the field. Submissions may be up to 8 pages including images and references. Submissions will be reviewed by the Papers committee.
POSTERS < top >
Posters are for discussing work-in-progress. Submissions may be up to 4 pages including images and references. Posters should be presented on a single A0 size sheet during the poster session. Submissions will be reviewed by the Papers committee.
WORKSHOPS < top >
Workshops are a 2-3 hour forum for active collaborative learning. A typical workshop would begin with introductions and presentations of background from each participant, followed by some kind of shared activity to produce a piece of work, document or presentation for the conference at large. Workshop proposals may be up to 4 pages including title, description, and brief biographies of the presenters. Proposals will be reviewed by the Festival committee. Workshops will be held on the Open Day Festival.
TUTORIALS < top >
A tutorial is a 2-3 hour teaching style presentation by 1 to 4 experts in a particular topic. Tutorial proposals should be up to 4 pages including title, description, and brief biographies of the presenters. Proposals will be reviewed by the Festival committee. Tutorials will be held during the Open Day Festival.
PANELS < top >
A panel is an hour long topical discussion between 1-5 experts with differing viewpoints on a difficult or controversial subject. Panel proposals should be up to 4 pages including title, description, and brief biographies of the presenters. Submissions will be reviewed by the Festival committee. Panels will be held during the Open Day Festival.
PERFORMANCE < top >
A performance is an event of up to 1 hour duration that may be staged for a fluid audience. Proposals should be up to 4 pages including title, description including a statement of relevance addressing the ICAD Topics listed above, and brief biographies of the presenters. Submissions will be reviewed by the Festival committee. Performances will be held during the Open Day Festival.
CONCERT < top >
The Concert will be held at the Sydney Opera House in the heart of Sydney, and will be promoted to the general public. The goal of the Concert is to excite the imagination of a general audience and to develop the crossover between music composition and auditory displays. Concert pieces that sonify a common data-set will be selected by the Concert committee. Here is the Concert Call.
VOLUNTEERS < top >
Deadline for applications : Midnight (2400 hrs GMT) Friday 30 April 2004
The ICAD Conference presents a wonderful opportunity for students; at such a small and informal conference, it's easy to meet the leaders in the field. Come meet people from all over the world who share your interests in interactive and informative audio. A great way to get involved in the conference is as a Student Volunteer.
Volunteers will each directly assist the conference for about 20-25 hours during the conference, helping with setup, breakdown, and all activities in between. There will be an orientation and training session before the conference begins; attendance will be mandatory. Most duties relate to helping staff at the registration desk, and manning microphones and A/V equipment during presentations. In exchange for your volunteer effort, you will receive the following benefits at no charge:
- No conference registration fee
- Access to all other conference events while not on duty
- Copy of the ICAD Proceedings
- ICAD T-Shirt
You must arrange your own transportation to the conference site, and your own accommodation. (there is some possibility of travel assistance for some accepted applicants).
Please send the following information to the conference email address email@example.com with the subject line "Volunteer-ICAD2004"
- Name, age and contact details
- Current course enrolment including name of institution and years of study completed.
- Write one hundred words giving your reasons for applying to ICAD 2004 - outlining your interests in Auditory Display
- Describe any previous conference experience, language(s) spoken fluently, and knowledge of PC configuration, networking, A/V systems etc. (This information is primarily for assigning various tasks to volunteers)
- Include a half-page reference from an academic at your institution
- State whether you could cover your costs or would need travel assistance.