The 12th Sound and Music Conference and Summerschool, SMC15, will take place from July 26– August 1st Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland. The event will comprise a series of workshops during the Summer School, Paper and Poster presentation during the conference Technical Programme and evening Concerts.smc2015

The Summer School will run over four days, July 26-29, and comprises workshops from Ardmore Studios on Foley Sounds, a workshop on modern digital studio mastering techniques by MSB Mastering, Ireland, Sound Texture Synthesis(Dr. Sean O’Leary, IRCAM), Parallel computing and GPUs for audio processing (Prof. John Ffitch, University of Bath). There will also be an industry talk on GPU by Movidius, a workshop on FPGA Technology and Audio by Xilinx and a DIY fuzz-guitar workshop by MAKER.IE. Stephen Howell of Microsoft Ireland will present a workshop on Kinect programming.

Three renowned keynote speakers will begin each day of the technical program: Prof. Barry Truax (Simon Frasier University, Vancouver, Canada) will speak about microsound and composition. Dr. Derry Fitzgerald (Nimbus Centre, CIT) will talk about source separation algorithms, and Dr. Stefan Bilbao (University of Edinburgh) will explain physical modelling synthesis.  Each day will consist of multiple paper and poster presentations in areas from Interactive Performance Systems to Multimodality in Sound and music Computing to Auditory Displays and Data Sonification. A full program of the summerschool and conference can be found at

SMC15 is sponsored by IMRO

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