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Workshop on immersive systems at Université de Sherbrooke

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This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 4 (Multimodal immersive systems). It will take place on March 21st, at the Université de Sherbrooke. A bus will leave the Schulich School of Music of McGill University for Sherbrooke at 8:00am that morning and will return at around 6:00pm. This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

  • Research Workshop
When Mar 21, 2012
from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where Mechanical Engineering Conference Room (C1-4127), Engineering Faculty (Pavillon J.-Armand Bombardier), Université de Sherbrooke
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This workshop will focus on immersive systems. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) spatial auditory displays, multichannel reconstitution of multiple sound sources and acoustic ambiance, wave field synthesis, multicamera video processing, reconstitution of vibratory information, multisensory integration.
Participants should enter or send a 2- to 3-sentence synopsis of their interests that will be distributed to everyone.

Enter your synopsis in the comments field of the registration form or send it by 12pm on March 15th to Jacqui Bednar at events [AT]

This workshop has been organized by Catherine Guastavino.


  • Alain Berry, CIRMMT, GAUS, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Marcello Giordano, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Catherine Guastavino, CIRMMT, School of Information Studies, McGill University
  • Fabrice Marandola, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • David Romblom, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Jean Rouat, GAUS, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Marcelo M. Wanderley, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Schedule (tentative)

10:00-10:30 - Coffee/tea and introduction

10:30-11:15 - Tour of the GAUS facilities 

11:15-12:00 - Overview of CIRMMT Research Axes and activities

12:00-13:00 - Lunch

13:00-14:00 - Round table on immersive systems and spatial audio.

Participants will send a 2- to 3-sentence synopsis of their interests that we can distribute to everyone and give a short presentation (5 to 10 min.) of their research projects. 

14:00-16:00 - Structured debates on Wave Field Synthesis and 2-3 hot topics emerging from the synopses.

16:15 - Bus leaves Sherbrooke


Participants must be outside the New Music Building at 7:45am in order to take the bus from Montreal to Sherbrooke.

Registration is now closed.

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