Organized by Casa Paganini - InfoMus Lab, DIST, Università degli Studi di Genova.

In collaboration with:
Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Genova
Conservatorio di Musica "Niccolò Paganini"
Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce
Ufficio Paganini, Comune di Genova
Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti
Polo del Mediterraneo per l'Arte, la Musica e lo Spettacolo
Goethe−Institut Genua
GOG − Giovine Orchestra Genovese
Associazione Studi Scrjabiniani, Bogliasco
Associazione Amici di Paganini
Casa della Musica
Fondazione Bogliasco
Fondazione Spinola
Festival della Scienza
Radio Babboleo

With the partial support of the EU ICT Project SAME and of the EU Culture 2007 Project CoMeDiA.

Patrocined by:
Regione Liguria
Comune di Genova
Provincia di Genova
AIMI (Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana)

Partners: Sipra SpA, Sugar Srl.

NIME08 is hosted at Genova from June 5 to 7. The conference consists of a three full-day event where research papers, demos, and performances will be presented on the state-of-the-art concerning new interfaces for musical expression. There will be one day of workshops before and after the main conference on June 4 and June 8, as well providing focus on special areas close to the NIME community.

This year the 4th Sound and Music Computing (SMC) Summer School is held in connection with NIME08 on June 9 - 11, 2008. The program of the school include plenary lectures, poster sessions, and hands-on activities. Topics include Gesture and Music - Embodied Music Cognition, Mobile Music Systems, and Active Music Listening. Registration to the school includes free access to NIME workshops.

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