Thursday 20 and Friday 21 May 2010
In Association with: Journal for Music, Technology and Education, www.intellectbooks.co.uk
The Forum for Innovation in Music Production and Composition takes place at Leeds College of Music from Thursday 20th to Friday 21st May 2010. FIMPaC is an annual event focusing on research and practice related to innovations in Music Production and Composition. This year's event is in association with the Journal for Music, Technology and Education. FIMPaC¹s goal is to bring together composers, producers, music industry representatives, academics, educators and students to discuss their practice, research and industry experiences; FIMPaC encourages participants and delegates that represent the commercial music industry and academia.
- Jazzie B, founder of the collective Soul II Soul is our Keynote for 20th May and will open the conference. He will discuss his experiences within the Commercial Music Industry.
- David Toop will open the second day of the conference and address connections between commercial and experimental music and whether we can sustain notions of their independence. David will also be performing in the evening.
This year's call for papers is in association with the Journal for Music, Technology and Education. Proposers are asked to indicate on their submission if they would like their work to be considered for publication in a forthcoming issue of the journal.
For more information go to http://www.lcm.ac.uk/research-conference/fimpac.htm.