Call: Audio Technologies for Music and Media 3rd International Conference (ATMM 2014)

Call For Papers

ATMM 2014 – Audio Technologies for Music and Media 3rd International Conference
6 – 7 November 2014, Bilkent University Ankara, Turkey

Audio Technologies for Music and Media (ATMM) is an international interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the various aspects of audio, audiovisual and music technologies for music and media, and, also, on the relationship between sound, music and image in both ‘traditional’ and ‘new’ media.

3rd ATMM International Conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication and Design, and will take place on 6 – 7 November 2014 at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. Former keynote speakers of ATMM were Bobby Owsinski (2012) and Lennie Moore (2013); ATMM 2014’s keynote speaker is to be announced.

ATMM encourages submissions from academics, professionals and also from graduate students as well.


ATMM 2014 will focus on sound design for linear and non-linear media, such as films, videos, computer games, smart phone applications and so forth, but all proposals with topics related to audio and music technologies (including but not limited to the ones listed below) are welcome.

Applications in Audio

  • Audio recording and production techniques for classical and contemporary music.
  • Sound design techniques for ‘traditional’ and ‘new’ media.
  • Audio for computer games.
  • Audio for smartphones and other mobile devices.

Audio Processing

  • Analysis and synthesis of sound
  • Physical modeling and musical instruments.
  • Signal processing.
  • Audio coding.
  • Analog and digital systems.

Theoretical Approaches

  • Discussions of sound and sound design in film, visual media, computer games, interactive applications and the like.
  • Professional experience of using theory for practical work in audio applications.
  • Audio practice used as a methodology to feed into ‘traditional’ and ‘theory’.
  • Audio as means of representing research as an alternative to the written text.


  • Educational techniques and programs in audio engineering, music technology, interactive audio and sound design.
  • Uses of audio technology in education.
  • Computer music as a means of musical education.
  • Collaboration methods between academic institutions and industry.

Proposals for Papers

Proposals for papers should consist of an email including the applicant’s name, institutional affiliation and attachments (both a PDF and a Word file) containing the proposed title and a 150- to 300-word abstract. In order to facilitate anonymous review, names or contact information should not be included in the files.

Proposals for Panels

Panels, which may consist of 3 to 5 speakers with a maximum of 90 minutes time in total, take many different viewpoints on a topic and combine them in one debate session with a moderator. Proposals for pre-constituted panels should include the title and topic of the panel, a short description and names and short biographies of confirmed speakers.


All paper and panel proposals should be submitted by email to before 1 July 2014. Acceptances will be emailed on 21 July 2014. Full papers are due 8 September 2014. Authors will be provided with format guidelines.


Based on the author’s preference and the decision of the peer-review committee, final papers might be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published as an e-book.


Proposal Deadline:  1 July 2014
Notification of Acceptance:  21 July 2014
Full Papers Due:  8 September 2014
Conference:  6 – 7 November 2014


Bilkent University
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Dept. of Communication and Design
Bilkent, 06800 Ankara, Turkey

Phone +90-312-290-1749
Fax +90-312-290-2736


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