Timetable – new!

All rooms are at the Rozsa Centre,  located at the University of Calgary – 206 University Ct NW, Calgary, AB, Canada

Room Map Key

GH Husky Oil Great Hall, Rozsa Centre
EV Evans Room, Rozsa Centre
SM Scotiabank Milling Area, Rozsa Centre
HR CIBC Hub Room, Rozsa Centre
F FOYER, Rozsa Centre
EG Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre
TBA To be announced

Note: Room locations and schedule are subject to change without prior notification (January 17, 2014).

For more detailed programme information, visit:

For the morning and afternoon networking breaks and the dinner breaks – consult the list of Cafés and restaurants on our Practical Information page.

Thursday, January 23

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6:00 PM 7:15 PM Registration (F) + Icebreaker (GH)
7:15 PM 8:00 PM Pre-concert talk (GH)
8:00 PM New Works Calgary Concert (EG)
$10 tickets available with your FORUM pass. Reception to follow.

Friday, January 24

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8:00 AM 9:00 AM Registration (F)
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Welcome (GH)
9:15 AM 10:15 AM Panel 1 – How to define and develop the “Canadian” in “Canadian” new music? (GH)
10:15 AM 11:00 AM Digital Music instruments:  3 parallel interactive workshops
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Bruno de Chénerilles: Programmable multi-touch interfaces (EV)
* Joseph Malloch: Prosthetic digital instruments for music and dance (SM)
* D. Andrew Stewart: Synthetic Means in the 21st Century: Composition & Performance (HR)
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Morning Networking Break 1
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Mini Portrait 1 – Le Vivier + Why Note (HR) Panel 2 – Orchestral Programming: new music and the big machine (GH)
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Mini Portrait 2 – LeHum + Berlin Phil Media GmbH (HR)
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Networking Lunch 1 (included with registration) (GH)
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Mini Portrait 3 – Soundstreams (GH)
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Panel 3 – Music and 21st Century Media: the broader connection (GH)
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Mini talk – Monica Pearce: Good Housekeeping – Some thoughts on Personal Administration (GH)
3:45 PM 4:15 PM Afternoon Break 1
4:15 PM 5:15 PM Open Session 1 – Unsilencing: Women and their Place in New Music and Sound Art (GH)
5:15 PM 7:15 PM Dinner Break 1 (not included)
7:15 PM 8:00 PM Pre-concert talk 1 (GH)
8:00 PM Land’s End Ensemble Concert (EG)
$10 tickets available with your FORUM pass. Reception to follow.
10:00 PM approx. After Hours Improvisation 1 (GH)
Want to play? Contact bugincision@gmail.com
Free – Public welcome

Saturday, January 25

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8:00 AM 9:00 AM Registration (F)
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Open Session 2  – Earning a living in new music
*Project Room (EV)    *General Discussion Room (SM)
9:55 AM 10:05 AM Mini demo-discussion – Carmen Braden: Sound-telling: Storytelling through sound, speech, and music (GH)
10:05 AM 10:20 AM Mini talk – Simon Martin: Project-Based vs. Seasonal Programming (GH)
10:25 AM 10:45 AM Mini performance & discussion – Scott Godin, Lael Johnston & the Chestermere Highschool Drumline: oh my golly! (EG)
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Morning Networking Break
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Mini demo-workshop – Shawn Mativetsky: New Music for the Tabla of North India: Issues of Composition and Performance Practice (GH)
11:15 AM 11:30 AM Mini talk & discussion – Jen Blackwell & Mike Romaniak: Crossing Borders: The Composers Project and Canadian Music (GH)
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Panel 5 – Public interaction: engaging in dialogue, opening the doors (GH) Panel 4 – Festivals: go deep or go long? (EV)
12:30 PM 2:00 PM Networking Lunch 2 (included with registration) (GH)
2:00 PM 3:45 PM KEYNOTE PANEL (GH)
3:45 PM 4:15 PM Afternoon Networking Break 2
4:15 PM 4:45 PM Mini Portrait 4 – Cluster + London Sinfonietta (HR) Open Session 3 – Network development & music dissemination
*Project Room (EV)
*Gen. Disc. Room (SM)
4:45 PM 5:15 PM Mini Portrait 5 – Music Gallery + Miller Theatre (HR)
5:15 PM 7:15 PM Dinner Break 2 (not included)
8:00 PM U of C Discovery Series Concert (EG)
$10 tickets available at the door with your FORUM pass.
10:00 PM approx. After Hours Improvisation 2 (GH)
Want to play? Contact bugincision@gmail.com
Free – Public welcome

Sunday, January 26

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM Open Session 4 – Music education
*Project Room (EV)        *General Discussion Room (SM)