NIME (New Interfaces for Musical Expression, nime.org) is the premier conference in designing human-computer interfaces and interactions for musical performance. NIME gathers researchers and practitioners together around lectures, installations, concerts, demonstrations and workshops. Sonic Environments is hosted in partner with NIME 2016 at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 11-15 July 2016
AUSTRALASIAN COMPUTER MUSIC ASSOCIATION
The Australasian Computer Music Association was founded in 1989. The organisation provides a forum for new compositions, information sharing, and research about music technology and computer music, principally throughout Australia and New Zealand. The Australasian Computer Music Association is a community of composers, performers, teachers and technologists who have an interest in, are making, or supporting music making with computers.
THE AUSTRALIAN FORUM FOR ACOUSTIC ECOLOGY
The Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology (AFAE) was formed in 1998 by people interested in the awareness, experience, and study of sound and soundscapes. The AFAE is a not-for-profit, which is home to a collection of people across Australia who listen and who have a professional or personal interest in fields such as: acoustics, audiology, architecture, digital design, education, health, landscape, phenomenology, sound art, sound culture and sound design.The organisation brings together people who aim to promote a culture of listening to raise awareness generally of issues around listening, sound and sonic environment; and to encourage discussion, debate, education, practical activities and research.
QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM RESEARCH CENTRE
Shifting social and cultural environments, changing policies and rapidly developing new technologies create an exciting landscape for music research. Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre (QCRC) undertakes leading-edge research that tackles the complex and multi-faceted role that music plays in contemporary society. To do this, the centre collaborates with national and international partners and stakeholders to cultivate projects that are creative and imaginative in content and design, interdisciplinary in nature, and dedicated to addressing the pressing needs of our time. The research outcomes from QCRC cater to diverse audiences across the community, music industry and higher education sector and are published and presented across a wide range of platforms to achieve far-reaching impact. In addition, QCRC curates a vibrant program of yearly events that bring together research with learning and teaching and community engagement.
QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM, GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
Queensland Conservatorium is considered the most comprehensive tertiary music school in Australia.With offerings in classical instrumental studies, vocal performance and opera, composition, jazz, new music, popular music, musical theatre, music technology and electronic music, Queensland Conservatorium helps aspiring musicians to find their places on the world stage.
WORLD LISTENING PROJECT
THE WORLD LISTENING PROJECT (WLP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization devoted to understanding the world and its natural environment, societies and cultures through the practices of listening and field recording. The WLP was founded in 2008 and is supported by the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, a membership organization and regional chapter of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, affiliated with the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.
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