Live coding and Collaboration symposium


The Live Coding and Collaboration symposium will take place on the 26th Septeber 2014, from 9:30am until 5:00pm. It will then feed into the Network Music Festival. The exact schedule is still liable to change, including while we are following it.

09:30 Coffee
10:00 Welcome
10:10 Live digital notations for collaborative music performance Tom Hall (Anglia Ruskin University)
10:40 Live Coding Networked Music Ensemble and Improvising Pianist (demo) Scott Wilson (University of Birmingham), Norah Lorway (University of Birmingham), Xenia Pestova (Bangor University), Konstantinos Vasilakos (Keele University) and Martin Ozvold (University of Birmingham)
11:00 Preparation for live session
11:30 Tea
11:40 Reflections on live coding collaboration Alex McLean (University of Leeds)
12:05 Streaming Objects and Strings André Damião (University of Sao Paulo) and Flavio Luiz Schiavoni (Federal University of Sao Joao Del Rei)
12:30 Lunch
13:10 Live session
14:00 Post-collaboration discussion
15:00 Tea
15:15 Learning from live coding music performance using Sonic Pi: Perspectives from collaborations between computer scientists, teachers and young adolescent learners Pam Burnard (University of Cambridge), Franziska Florack (University of Cambridge), Alan Blackwell (University of Cambridge), Sam Aaron (University of Cambridge), Carrie Anne Philbin (Raspberry Pi foundation), Jane Stott (Freman College) and Stephen Morris (Coleridge Community College)
16:00 Models and Opportunities for Networked Live Coding Sang Won Lee (University of Michigan) and Georg Essl (University of Michigan)
16:40 Closing discussion
17:00 Close



Registration is now closed. Those registered for the symposium may attend the 6pm Network Music Festival performances free of charge. These performances will be in the same building, in the University of Birmingham. Those who wish to attend the rest of the Network Music Festival, including the Algorave at Plug, should register via the Network Music Festival website.

Further information

For information about travel, accommodation and related events, please see here.

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