CFP: Innovation in Music Conference 2019, University of West London

Innovation in Music Conference 2019
05 - 07 December 2019
University of West London: Ealing Campus

Dates and Deadlines:

01 July 2019 - abstracts deadline
01 August 2019 - acceptance of abstracts sent to authors
01 October 2019 - early bird registration discount ends
02 December 2019 - full papers submitted for peer review and editing process
05 December 2019 - conference opens
15 January 2020 - final paper submission for conference proceedings

Full event details can be found at the conference website:

Abstracts should be submitted by 01 July 2019 to the following Easychair link:

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


Call for Papers:

Innovation in Music (InMusic) 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 technology innovation

  • Innovation in music business

  • Music production: past, present and future

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 conference-proceedings book (published summer 2020).


Conference Scope

Conference themes and topics include:

  • Music production: past, present and future

  • Performance and composition: human, artificial and beyond

  • Innovation in music business

  • Immersive and interactive audio

  • Music consumer behaviour: the changing psychology and perceived value of music

  • Technologies for remuneration and data management

  • Platforms for music sale, streaming and broadcast

  • Studio technology innovation

  • Innovative music creation and songwriting

  • Sound engineering: audio and acoustics

  • Mastering commercial music

  • Hi-res audio and future music formats

  • Piracy in 2019 and beyond

  • Post production innovation: plugins, workstations, automated mixing

  • Sound design and music for video games

  • Knowledge transfer between music industry and academia

  • Cross-disciplinary topics around music and innovation

Please visit the conference website for regular updates and conference details as they are confirmed: