The Midwest Music and Audio Day is a one-day get together of music information and music audio processing researchers, held at Northwestern University just outside of Chicago in Evanston, IL. This will be a chance for research groups from the Midwest to meet and present research in a more relaxed and more affordable setting than is typical at IEEE and ACM-style conferences. Registration is free. Opportunities to present work as posters/talks/demos are available to registered participants. Parking and lunch will be provided free of charge for all presenters and attendees up a maximum of 50 registered attendees. Limited travel assistance funding will be available for long distance presenters in financial need.

When and Where?

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017
Venue: ITW room, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
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Call For Participation

We invite submissions (talks/posters/demo) across a variety of categories for research related to music and audio. If you want to present your work, please submit an abstract describing your work in the registration page. The abstract should be less than 250 words.
Research area of particular interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Music information retrieval
  • Music recommendation
  • Instrumentation identification
  • AI for music generation
  • Interface design for music or audio application
  • Digital musical instrument design
  • Speech modeling and synthesis
  • Auditory modeling
  • Environmental sound recognition
  • Audio fingerprinting
  • Song lyrics transcription
  • Voice morphing
  • Audio source separation
  • 3D audio
  • Auditory display and sonification
  • Sound visualization
  • language detection
  • Speech recognition
  • Speech generation

Free Registration

If you are planning on coming to MMAD please register.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (i.e. registration deadline if you want to present work) - May 22 (Monday), 2017
  • MMAD - June 23, 2017

Contact Us

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