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The International Conference
Auditory Display '94

Description Conference Chair Steering Committee
Review Committee Location Registration
Hotel Accommodations About Santefe Transportation


Auditory display encompasses research on sonification, the sound equivalent of data visualization, as well as computer interfaces, multimedia, virtual reality, and high-dimensional simulations.

Continuing the work of the successful ICAD '92 meeting, ICAD '94 was a forum for presenting cutting-edge research in the field. Focus was on auditory displays, and the array of perception, technology, and application areas these encompass. Topics included auditory exploration of data via sonification and audification; sound in immersive interfaces and teleoperation; real-time monitoring of multivariate data; and data handling and sound synthesis for auditory display systems. Hardware and software demos.

Attendance was open to all, with no membership or affiliation requirements.
For ICAD94 proceedings, mail request to Dr. Steven P. Frysinger, James Madison University, College of Integrated Science and Technology, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807. Include check made payable to "ICAD".
The cost is $30 plus $5 shipping domestic (incl. Canada), and $10 shipping foreign. For further information, email Steve Frysinger at frysinsp@jmu.edu.

Conference Chair

Gregory Kramer, CLARITY and Santa Fe Institute

Steering Committee

Steven Frysinger, James Madison University (after AT&T Bell Labs)
Gregory Kramer, CLARITY and SFI
Stuart Smith, University of Massachusetts
Elizabeth Wenzel, NASA Ames Research Center

Review Committee

James Ballas, Naval Research Laboratory
Nat Durlach, MIT
William Gaver, RANK Xerox EuroPARC
Steven Frysinger, James Madison University (after AT&T Bell Labs)
Gregory Kramer, CLARITY and SFI
Elizabeth Mynatt, Georgia Institute of Technology
Carla Scaletti, CERL, University of Illinois, Symbolic Sound Corp.
Julius Smith, CCRMA, Stanford University
Stuart Smith, University of Massachusetts
Elizabeth Wenzel, NASA Ames Research Center
Sheila Williams, University of Sheffield


The conference will be held at the Eldorado Hotel, 309 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Conference registration fees include all sessions, special events, and conference proceedings. The fee for corporate and academic participants is $300 ($325 after September 15). The fee for students and postdoctoral fellows is $150 ($175 after September 15).
To register, please fill out the enclosed registration form and return by fax 505-982-0565 or US mail to: ICAD '94, Santa Fe Institute, 1660 Old Pecos Trail, Suite A, Santa Fe, NM 87505. If you are paying by credit card, you may send e-mail applications to ICADreg@santafe.edu.
Cancellations received by October 15 will receive full refunds. There will be a $25 processing fee for cancellations received after that date.

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms is reserved for workshop participants at the Eldorado Hotel. The group rate is $95+tax per night. Rooms will be available at this rate ONLY until September 23. Those of you planning to arrive on Saturday will find that the Eldorado does not have any rooms available for Saturday night, November 5th. The Hotel Santa Fe is holding rooms for the group for Saturday night until September 23rd at a $79 rate. They will provide transportation to the Eldorado on Sunday.

About Santa Fe

Santa Fe is a lovely, small city located at an altitute of 7,000 feet in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. A town of 55,000 people, it is renowned for its beauty, art, culture, museums and restaurants. Early November temperatures will range from 27 to 55 degrees.


Shuttlejack (a bus service) provides daily ground transportation at regularly scheduled intervals between Albuquerque International Airport and most hotels in downtown Santa Fe, at a one-way fare of $20. Reservations are required; please call 505-982-4311