The biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition will be held August 8-11, 2013 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Ryerson leads the country in research publication growth over the last decade, and its double-digit growth in externally funded research makes it one of the fastest growing research hubs in North America. The campus is vibrant and urban, located in the core of the city.

Toronto is an exciting conference destination, offering a diverse range of attractions, excellent dining, and world-class entertainment. The city is also safe and pedestrian-friendly, consistently ranked among the world’s most liveable cities. The average daily high for Toronto in August is 28°C / 83°F, with an average low of 16°C / 60°F.

Download Final Program

Program updated on August 3rd to include clickable timetable (page 11) with hyperlinks to associated abstracts. Print copies will be distributed at the meeting along with trifold inserts that provide a daily timetable. Inserts are provided for electronic viewing below (posters and special events on page 1; talks on page 2):

Day 1: Thursday August 8

Day 2: Friday August 9

Day 3: Saturday August 10

Day 4: Sunday August 11

Registration is OPEN. Registration options include satellite meetings (CogMIR and AIRS), banquet cruise , Live Hall tour, and a public lecture by Daniel Levitin.

Pickup registration packages on the ground floor of ENG (Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, 245 Church Street). The registration desk will be open during the following hours:

  • Wednesday, August 7, 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm
  • Thursday, August 8, 8 am – 5.40 pm
  • Friday, August 9, 8 am – 4.20
  • Saturday, August 10, 8 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday, August, 11, 8 am – 12 pm

Click here to follow Vicky Williamson’s blog coverage of SMPC’13.

The following satellite meetings may also be of interest: