submit your Arduino Instrument: NIME 07 in NYC


On behalf of the NIME07 Committee, we would like to invite you to be part of the 7th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), organized by Harvestworks and New York University’s (NYU) Music Technology Program in partnership with the NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).

We encourage contributions of the following kinds:

  • Papers (full-length, short-length, posters)
  • Demos
  • Live Performances
  • Installations

Complete submission guidelines are now available at The on-line submission interface will be available for use by October 16.


Submission deadlines
Installations and Performances

  • January 31st 2007: Papers/posters, Demos, Live Performances, Installations

Notification of acceptance

  • March 9th 2007: Papers/posters, Demos, Live Performances, Installations

Registration deadlines

  • April 16th 2007: Early Registration (reduced fee)

Final text submission deadline

  • April 16th 2007: Complete Camera-ready Papers and Abstracts

Accepted presentation types are:

  • Full Paper (6 pages in proceedings, longer oral presentation)
  • Short Paper (4 pages in proceedings, shorter oral presentation)
  • Poster (2 or 4 pages in proceedings, poster presentation)
  • Demo (Demonstration space plus 2 pages in proceedings)
  • Concert Performance (Performance slot plus program note in proceedings)
  • Club Performance (Performance slot plus program note in proceedings)
  • New Work for Commissioned Performer (Performance by commissioned performer plus program note in proceedings)
  • Installations (Installation space plus brief description in proceedings)

We invite the submission of papers on topics related to new interfaces for music performance including, but not restricted to

  • Novel controllers and interfaces for musical expression
  • Novel controllers for collaborative performance
  • Novel musical instruments
  • Augmented/hyper instruments
  • Interfaces for dance and physical expression
  • Interactive sound and multimedia installations
  • Interactive sonification
  • Sensor and actuator technologies
  • Haptic and force feedback devices
  • Interface protocols and data formats
  • Gesture and music
  • Robotics and music
  • Perceptual & cognitive issues
  • Interactivity design and software tools
  • Musical mapping strategies
  • Performance analysis and machine learning
  • Performance rendering and generative algorithms
  • Experiences with novel interfaces in education and entertainment
  • Experiences with novel interfaces in live performance and composition
  • Surveys of past work and stimulating ideas for future research
  • Historical studies in twentieth-century instrument design
  • Reports on students projects in the framework of NIME related courses
  • Artistic, cultural, and social impact of NIME technology