cfp: Innovation in Music 2022

Innovation in Music Conference 2022

Royal College of Music, Stockholm

24 – 26 March 2022

Music Production: International Perspectives

Call For Papers

​Innovation in Music 2022 will be held at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden on 24 – 26 March 2022. A Routledge conference proceedings book will be published after the event.

Please note that the conference will be held in Stockholm as planned. However, there may be participants who are prevented from traveling to Stockholm due to the ongoing pandemic. We will therefore offer the opportunity to present papers digitally. Participants who already know that they prefer to participate digitally are kindly asked to indicate this when submitting their abstracts. Please note that Abstract must be submitted no later than 12 September , 2021

The theme remains wide for contributions, but with a titled theme of “Music Production: International Perspectives”

Innovation in Music welcomes academics, creatives, producers, artists, industry professionals, technology developers and equipment manufacturers to come together and submit abstracts for consideration on a wide range of topics including:

  *   ​Innovative music creation and performance

  *   Music production: past, present and future

  *   Music technology innovation

  *   Innovation in music business

  *   Innovation in music in the Nordic countries

  *   and the relationship to International innovation.

  *   Cross-disciplinary topics around music and innovation

Abstracts of 300-500 words will be reviewed for inclusion in the conference programme. After the conference, presenting authors will be expected to submit a full paper for peer review and inclusion in the book of conference proceedings, published by Routledge.

Abstracts should be submitted via Easychair by 12 September  2021. The InMusic22 Easychair submission portal can be accessed at the following web address:

Innovation in Music are also welcoming proposals for innovative, interactive demonstrations and performances appropriate to the conference scope. If you are interested in being involved in any way, please contact us at the following email address:<>

Dates and Deadlines

  *   Extended deadline Sunday 12 September 2021 – abstracts deadline

  *   01 November 2021 – acceptance of abstracts sent to authors

  *   15 January 2022 – early bird registration discount ends

  *   24 March 2022 – conference opens

  *   15 April 2022 – full chapters submitted for conference proceedings book with Routledge




Conference Chair

Professor Jan-Olof Gullö – Royal College of Music (KMH), Stockholm

Conference Committee Sweden

Conference Coordinator Helena Halvardsson  – KMH

Head of Academy Per-Henrik Holgersson, Academy of Music Education – KMH

Head of Academy Anna Maria Koziomtzis, Academy of Classical Music, Composition, Conducting and Music Theory – KMH

Head of Academy Bo Westman, Academy of Folk Music, Jazz and Music and Media Production – KMH

Conference Committee UK

Professor Justin Paterson – University of West London

Russ Hepworth-Sawyer – MOTTOsound & York St John University

Professor Rob Toulson – RT60 Ltd


Further Information


We will subsequently be confirming full conference details.

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For any other enquiries please email:<>


Equality and Diversity


All involved in the organisation of Innovation in Music are committed to encouraging fairness, equality and diversity throughout our event, in terms of the organisational structure, the invited participants and in the encouragement of presenters and paper authors. We welcome anyone interested in the conference themes to engage with us and join us in building a sustainable conference that can represent all corners of the music related industries.


Welcome to Stockholm & the Royal College of Music in March 2022!

Jan-Olof Gullö