FWD: Auditory Display Conference


Subject: FWD: Auditory Display Conference
From: KEVIN AUSTIN (KAUSTIN@vax2.concordia.ca)
Date: Sat Sep 04 1999 - 07:31:07 EDT


Sorry for doubles.
Best

Kevin
kaustin@vax2.concordia.ca

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From: prc@CS.PRINCETON.EDU
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 1999 12:43:08 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Auditory Display Conference, Spring 2000 in Atlanta

apologies if you received duplicates of this, it just
means you're more important!! Please tell your friends
and colleagues about this announcement.

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
ICAD 2000
The Sixth
International Conference on Auditory Display
at the
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia USA
     April 2-5, 2000

http://www.icad.org

ICAD 2000 will be held on April 2-5, 2000 at the Georgia Institute of
Technology's Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT) in
Atlanta.

ICAD is the premier forum for presenting research on the use of sound to
provide enhanced user interfaces, display data, monitor systems, and for
computers and virtual reality systems. It is unique in its singular focus
on audio and the array of perception, technology, design and application
areas that it currently encompasses. Like its predecessors, ICAD 2000 will
be a single-track conference. Attendance is open to all, with no
membership or affiliation requirements.

PAPER SUBMISSIONS
Submissions are solicited in all aspects of auditory display including
(but not limited to) the following topics:

         Sonification (data representation through audio)
         Sound Design and Esthetics
         Sound in human-computer interfaces
         Auditory interfaces for people with visual disabilities
         Audio on the world wide web
         Sound in virtual environments
         Tools and systems to support auditory display
         Sound in mobile and wearable computing devices

This year submission will be via email and will be accepted for:
   Full Papers and Short Papers
   Tutorials and Workshops
   Posters and Demonstrations

Full Paper Submissions will consist of a 4 page extended abstract in the
conference proceedings format**, while other submissions are expected in a
1-3 page length, dependant upon focus. Since audio demonstrations are a
key component of ICAD, the abstract should include a description of the
prospective audio demonstrations to accompany the paper. (The GCATT
Auditorium is set up for full audio and video playback, and each seat is
wired with power and network connections for laptop computers.)

>From the submissions, the program committee will invite long (30
minutes) and short (15 minute) presentations. If you have a preference
for one of these, please indicate it on the cover sheet.
Posters and Demonstrations/Tutorials and Workshops will be invited
based on relevance, quality of proposal and demonstrated expertise
of expert participant.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES and DATES
Deadline for Paper Abstract submittal: NOV 15, 1999
Acceptance of abstract: DEC 05, 1999
Demo/Poster submission NOV 15, 1999
Acceptance of Demo/Poster: DEC 20, 1999
Receipt of manuscripts: MARCH 1, 2000
Deadline for early registration discounts: MARCH 1, 2000

CONFERENCE DATES - April 2-5, 2000
Sunday April 2, 2000 - Optional Tutorials and Workshops
Monday April 3, 2000 - Registration - Conference - Banquet
Tuesday April 4, 2000 - Conference - Percussion Technology Concert/
                                                Tech Arts Fest
Wednesday April 5 - Conference- Proposed high-speed link with CHI
Conference - Afternoon Wrap up

There are 4 affiliated Hotels (3 within walking range of GCATT) that are
giving special rates to ICAD 2000 attendees. More information on this and
other destinations in Atlanta will follow in subsequent mailings.

FURTHER INFORMATION
Full, up-to-date information on submissions, formats, registration,
Travel, sponsorship and social programs will be posted on the ICAD web
site.

For general queries and questions email to:
icad2000@icad.org

The ICAD 2000 home page is at
http://www.icad.org
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ICAD 2000 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE:

Conference Chair
James Oliverio
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
james.oliverio@music.gatech.edu
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Program Chair
Perry Cook
Princeton University
prc@CS.Princeton.EDU
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Demos and Posters Contact
Russell Storms
United States Army
storms@airmics.gatech.edu

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Tutorials and Workshops Contact
Jarrell Pair
jarrell@acm.org

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Conference Registration
Diane Murray
Georgia Tech Office of Continuing Education
diane.murray@conted.gatech.edu

International Community for Auditory Display
ICAD 2000 is a program of the International Community for Auditory Display.
ICAD is a not-for-profit corporation created to support research, education
and community formation in the emerging field of auditory display. The
primary projects of ICAD are the conferences, the listserve
(icad-request@santafe.edu) and the ICAD Web site (http://www.icad.org).
Since auditory display researchers come from a wide variety of
disciplinary, professional, and geographical backgrounds, ICAD seeks, above
all, to facilitate communication across boundaries. A membership
organization founded in 1996, ICAD welcomes participation in its programs
and governance.
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**The abstract should be tailored to the type of project.
Submissions of
1) Research efforts should include:
  the objective, methodology, and results.
2) Applications and designs should include:
  the goals, users, development process, and evaluation.
3) Posters /Demonstrations should include:
 the objective, equipment provided by author, devices needed from GCATT.
4) Tutorials and Workshops should include:
 the objective, relevance, author's background, equipment needed .

All submissions must also include a single cover sheet which contains:
* the paper title
* the full names, affiliations, complete addresses, phone
     and FAX numbers, and e-mail addresses of the authors
* a 100 word abstract
* a list of up to five keywords

The extended abstracts (and final papers) must be in the conference
proceedings format. The required style files (Microsoft Word) can be
found on the ICAD web sites. Submissions will NOT be accepted if they are
not in the standard conference format. If you have any problems with
formatting please email to the address above.

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