‘Connectivity and diversity in music cognition’
28-31 July 2021
Conference pages: https://sites.google.com/sheffield.ac.uk/escom2021/home
Conftool submissions page: https://www.conftool.pro/escom2021/
The theme of connectivity and diversity underlies the conceptual breadth of the conference. The conference welcomes all papers whose primary purpose is the systematic attempt to enhance our understanding of musical behaviour and (neurological, embodied, developmental) cognitive processes shaping and shaped by musical experience and activity. Papers specifically addressing the conference theme will be highlighted in the programme.
Submissions may consist of proposals for
- Spoken papers, posters, demonstrations, workshops, thematic symposia.
- Symposia are intended to include contributions from multiple hubs
Participation in the conference will be possible through attendance at one of the conference hubs or through virtual attendance. All presentations will be part of a global programme that integrates virtual and semi-virtual presentations. This will include opportunities for networking and socialising across hubs.
7 Dec 2020 Deadline for abstract submissions
February 2021 Review outcomes
1 May 2021 Early bird registration deadline and preliminary programme
June 2021 Final conference programme
28-31 July 2021 ICMPC16-ESCOM11
Submission guidelines for single poster, paper, demonstration of workshop:
- Structured abstract of max 400 words
- Empirical studies: Background, Aims, Methods, Results, Conclusion and Implications
- Non-empirical studies: Background, Aims, Main Contribution, Conclusion and Implications
- Demonstrations and workshops: Background, Aims, Main Contribution & Practical requirements.
- Indication of topic, thematic highlight, and whether part of a symposium
Submission guidelines for symposia:
- Structured abstract of max 400 words for symposium as a whole: Background, Aims, Main contribution.
- Overview of presentations including titles, authors, and selected hubs.
- Structured abstract for each contribution, following the guidelines for single submissions, submitted separately
Your proposal must further include
- The title
- The authors’ names
- Type of proposal (poster, presentation, workshop, demonstration, symposium)
- Your institutional affiliation(s)
- The email address of the lead author
- The conference hub that you will be attending
- for example – Sheffield, UK / Baku, Azerbaijan / Bogota, Colombia / Bengaluru, India / Vilnius, Lithuania / Bygoszcz, Poland / or another hub
How to submit: Please submit your proposal through the Conftool submission portal (from 1 Sept 2020):
- Click on ‘Create account and submit contribution’
- Please note that you must register as a first time user before you can submit a paper even if you have previously registered with Conftool for other conferences
If you have any queries about the conference, please contact the organisers at:
The Conference Committee