SMPC 2024
Call for Submissions

The Society for Music Perception and Cognition invites abstract submissions for presentations, posters, and symposia to be shared at our conference in Banff, Canada, July 25–28, 2024. We welcome contributions from all disciplines exploring a wide range of themes in music perception and cognition. We strongly encourage submissions that span multiple disciplines, fostering a collaborative approach to understanding music perception and cognition. Interdisciplinary contributions are critical for enriching the dialogue and advancing our collective knowledge.


SUBMIT A PROPOSAL (Link to external Microsoft CMT portal)


DEADLINE EXTENDED! 

The deadline for submission is February 22, 2024, 11:59pm AoE (anywhere on earth).
Results will be communicated in mid- to late April.

Presentations and Posters


Abstracts are limited to 300 words and should include:


These elements should be present in all abstracts, though we recognize that there will be natural variation across disciplines and methodologies as to what this may look like.


In the review process, we will prioritize abstracts that include analyzed results, as opposed to promissory speculations about data not yet collected and/or analyzed.


As we are using an anonymous review process, please do not include any author names in the abstract.

Proposing a Symposium or Panel Discussion


Symposia or panels are proposed as a whole, using a single submission (rather than as a set of individual submissions).

Abstracts are limited to 300 words and should include:


Copy and paste the abstract into the plain text box on the submission website, with the lead organizer as author. You will also upload a single PDF for submission as a supplemental document, described in further detail below.


Two general formats are available:



As we are using an anonymous review process, please do not include any author names in the abstract or supplemental PDF.