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International Conference on Digital Audio Effects
4 - 8 Sep, 2018, Aveiro, Portugal

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DAFx 2018 - International Conference on Digital Audio Effects

Welcome to DAFx 2018, the international conference on Digital Audio Effects, to be held at Aveiro, Portugal, on September 4–8 2018.

DAFx18 is organised by the University of Aveiro, through its Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering (IEETA), in collaboration with the Portuguese Audio Engineering Association (APEA).

The conference will be hosted at the university campus and will feature oral and poster presentations of accepted papers, keynote addresses, tutorials and demonstrations. The social program – including welcome reception, concert and banquet – will offer opportunities for more informal interaction while enjoying the city and the region.

This annual conference is a coming together of those working across the globe in research on digital audio processing for music and speech, sound art, acoustics and related applications.

Where

Aveiro University

Aveiro, Portugal

When

Tuesday to Saturday

September 4 to 8, 2018

Reitoria, Aveiro University

Aveiro, Portugal

Sep 4 - 8, 2018

09:30 - 18:00

Meet people

People that share the same passion for sound

Free Lunch & Coffee Breaks

Don't miss it

Sponsors

GOLD SPONSORS

                 

SILVER SPONSORS

                                   

INSTITUTIONAL SPONSORS

                                                     

Do you want to become a sponsor of DAFx2018? More info here.


Event Program

Featured Sessions



Time Session Speakers Venue
10:00 Tutorial 1 (a great tutorial) TBA Auditorium
11:00 Coffee Break - Foyer
11:30 Tutorial 2 (another great tutorial) TBA Auditorium
12:30 Lunch - Foyer
14:00 Tutorial 3 (one more great tutorial) TBA Auditorium
15:00 Coffee Break - Foyer
15:30 Tutorial 4 (a great tutorial too) TBA Auditorium
17:00 Social Program (you will really like this...) TBA

Tutorial 1

A great tutorial... TBA

Tutorial 2

Another great tutorial... TBA

Tutorial 3

One more great tutorial... TBA

Tutorial 4

Yes, a great tutorial too... TBA

Social Program

TBA

Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30 Keynote 1 (inspiring) TBA Auditorium
10:30 Poster Session 1 / Coffee break Foyer
11:30 Paper Session 1 Auditorium
13:00 Lunch - Foyer
14:30 Paper Session 2 TBA Auditorium
15:50 Poster Session 2 / Coffee break Foyer
16:50 Paper Session 3 TBA Auditorium
20:00 Concert (Music!...) TBA

Keynote 1

A great keynote... TBA

Paper Session 1

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Paper Session 2

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Paper Session 3

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Poster Papers 1

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Poster Papers 2

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Concert

Music... TBA

Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30 Keynote 2 (inspiring) TBA Auditorium
10:30 Poster Session 3 / Coffee break Foyer
11:30 Paper Session 4 Auditorium
13:00 Lunch - Foyer
14:30 Paper Session 5 TBA Auditorium
15:50 Poster Session 4 / Coffee break Foyer
16:50 Paper Session 6 TBA Auditorium
20:00 Banquet (Food!...) TBA

Keynote 2

A great keynote... TBA

Paper Session 4

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Paper Session 5

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Paper Session 6

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Poster Papers 3

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Poster Papers 4

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Banquet

Music... TBA

Time Session Speakers Venue
9:30 Keynote 3 (inspiring) TBA Auditorium
10:30 Poster Session 5 / Coffee break Foyer
11:30 Paper Session 7 Auditorium
13:00 Lunch - Foyer
14:30 DAFx TBA Auditorium

Keynote 3

A great keynote... TBA

Paper Session 7

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Poster Papers 5

Fantastic Papers... TBA

DAFx

Fantastic Papers... TBA

Time Session Venue
TBA Trip TBA

Trip

A social trip to the region... TBA

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Registration

390
until JUN 29

- Entrance to all sessions
- Free lunch & coffee breaks
- Social program (Sep 4-7)

Open soon...

Registration

440
until JUL 27

- Entrance to all sessions
- Free lunch & coffee breaks
- Social program (Sep 4-7)

Later

Registration

490
Until AUG 24

- Entrance to all sessions
- Free lunch & coffee breaks
- Social program (Sep 4-7)

Later

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that the 21st International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx2018) will be held at Aveiro, Portugal, on September 4–8 2018.

DAFx2018 is organised by the University of Aveiro, through its Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering (IEETA), in collaboration with the Portuguese Audio Engineering Association (APEA). The conference will be hosted at the university campus and will feature oral and poster presentations of accepted papers, keynote addresses, tutorials and demonstrations. The social program – including welcome reception, concert and banquet – will offer opportunities for more informal interaction while enjoying the city and the region.

This annual conference is a coming together of those working across the globe in research on digital audio processing for music and speech, sound design, acoustics and related applications. Original contributions for DAFx2018 are encouraged in, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Capture and analysis
  • Representation, transformation and modelling
  • Transmission and resynthesis
  • Speech/voice effects and manipulation
  • Perception, psychoacoustics and evaluation
  • Spatial sound analysis, coding and synthesis
  • Sound source separation
  • Sound synthesis and composition
  • Hardware and software design
  • Computational auditory scene analysis

We especially welcome submissions addressing:

  • Digital audio processing for inclusion
  • Immersive and AR/VR audio effects
  • Sonification and sound design using non-acoustic data

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers, eight pages maximum, for both oral and poster presentations, before March 29th, 2018.

Submitted papers must be camera-ready and formatted according to the templates and instructions available at the DAFx2018 website. All papers have to be submitted through the EasyChair conference management system and are subject to peer review. Acceptance may be conditional upon changes being made to the paper as directed by the reviewers. Proceedings with the final versions of the accepted contributions will be made freely accessible on the DAFx2018 website after the conference closure.

Volumes 2008 to 2017 of DAFx proceedings are now indexed in Scopus and this will apply similarly to DAFx2018 proceedings. Extended versions of the best DAFx2018 papers will be given special consideration for publication in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society.

Important dates:

  • Full-Paper Submission: March 29th, 2018 April 9th, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: May 25th, 2018
  • Final Paper Submission: June 22nd, 2018
  • Author registration deadline: June 29th, 2018

PDF version of the CFP can be found here. Paper Templates (and instructions) can be found here. Any questions can be sent to dafx2018_papers@ua.pt.

4 - 8 SEP, 2018

Reitoria, Aveiro University,
Aveiro, Portugal

Hotels

# Hotel Stars
H1 Hotel As Américas (Recommended) ✻ ✻ ✻ ✻
H2 Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa ✻ ✻ ✻ ✻
H3 Hotel Imperial ✻ ✻ ✻
H4 Hotel das Salinas ✻ ✻
H5 Hotel José Estêvão ✻ ✻
H6 HI Hostel Aveiro - Pousada da Juventude (Youth Hostel) -

Hotel As Américas (Recommended)

✻ ✻ ✻ ✻


Rooms Prices
- Individual: 76€ per night
- Double: 94€ per night


Reservations (and other info): www.hotelasamericas.com


Note: when making the reservation, don't forget to mention the DAFx 2018 event to receive the best price.

Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa

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Rooms Prices*
- Individual: 84€ per night (taxes included)
- Double: 94€ per night (taxes included)

* when making the reservation, don't forget to mention the DAFx 2018 event to receive the best price; the reservation must be done within the contacts below, and must be paid directly by the DAFx 2018 participant(s).


Reservations
- E-mail: melia.ria@meliaportugal.com
- Phone: (+351) 234 401 000


More info: https://www.meliaria.com/

Hotel Imperial

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Rooms Prices
- Individual: 39.5€ per night
- Double: 55€ per night


Reservations
- E-mail: reservas@hotelimperial.pt
- Phone: (+351) 234 380 159


Note: when making the reservation, don't forget to mention the DAFx 2018 event to receive the best price.

Hotel das Salinas

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Rooms Prices
- Individual: 50€ per night
- Double (one double bed): 65€ per night

Studios Prices
- Individual: 55€ per night
- Double (two individual beds): 75€ per night


Reservations
- E-mail: reservas@hoteldassalinas.com
- Phone: (+351) 234 404 190


More info: http://www.hoteldassalinas.com/


Note: when making the reservation, don't forget to mention the DAFx 2018 event to receive the best price.

Hotel José Estêvão

✻ ✻


Rooms Prices
- Individual: 50€ per night
- Double: 60€ per night


Reservations (and other info): http://www.joseestevao.com/


Note: when making the reservation, don't forget to mention the DAFx 2018 event to receive the best price.

HI Hostel Aveiro - Pousada da Juventude
(Youth Hostel)


Rooms prices: starting at 13,30€


Reservations (and other info): https://pousadasjuventude.pt/pt/pousadas/aveiro/