AIM CDT seminars and talks

The AIM CDT is organising regular seminars, workshops and talks. These are generally aimed at supporting the research development of CDT AIM students, although some talks are open to a wider audience. Below is the list of events organised so far.

List of AIM CDT events by year
Year 2024
Year 2023
Year 2022
Year 2021
Year 2020
Year 2019


Year 2024

14th March 2024

  • Talk: Corey Ford, QMUL
  • Title: Reflection Across AI Music Composition


7th March 2024

  • Talk: Elona Shatri and Susanne Binder, theAI, Ethics and Society Group at QMUL.
  • Title: AI, Ethics, and Society Forum: Navigating the Terminology of AI Ethics Across Disciplines


29th February 2024

  • Talk: Charalampos Saitis, QMUL
  • Title: Metaphors we listen with: Semantic-Conceptual Spaces of Timbre


23rd February 2024


22nd February 2024

  • Talk: Anna Xambo, QMUL
  • Title: Sound and Music Computing Goes Wild: From Communities to Ecosystems


  • Talk: Aidan Hogg, QMUL
  • Title: Exploring the impact of transfer learning on GAN-based HRTF upsampling


 8th February 2024

  • Talk: IRIS Audio Technologies and the challenges of training an AI (commercialising and used at scale)
  • Anatole Chivot – IRIS Audio Technologies


25th January 2024


YEAR 2023

19th December 2023

DMRN+18: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2023

Queen Mary University of London

  • Keynote speakers: Stefan Bilbao (University of Edinburg)
  • Tittle: Physics-based Audio: Sound Synthesis and Virtual Acoustics.
  • Link to video at C4DM YouTube channel


23 March 2023


16 March 2023

  • Seminar: The Future of AI-Generated Art: Navigating Legal and Ethical Implications for a Posthuman World (on AI Ethics & Music)
  • Martin Clancy.


16 February 2023

  • Seminar: “Audio algorithms in the industry – business and tech insights
  • Thomas


8 February 2023

  • Workshop: “Body-centred perspectives on human-human and human-machine interaction
  • Ana Tajadura-JimenezUniversidad Carlos III de Madrid


23 January 2023         

  • Talk: QAFx — Representing and processing sound with quanta.
  • Davide RocchessoUniversita degli Studi di Palermo 



 YEAR 2022

20th December 2022

DMRN+17: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2022

Queen Mary University of London

  • Keynote speakers: Sander Dieleman.
  • Tittle: On generative modelling and iterative refinement.


12-Dec 2022         


 28-Nov 2022          


30 May 2022                              

  • Talk: Music Technologies that learn. But what are they learning?
  • Thor Magnusson, University of Sussex and Iceland University of the Arts


20 April 2022

  • Talk: Human Learning x Machine Learning.
  • Atau Tanaka, Goldsmith University of London


30 March 2022         

  • Seminar: 3D Audio for Live Sound
  • Etienne Corteel and Frederic Roskam, L-Acoustic


YEAR 2021

21st December 2021

DMRN+16: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2021

Queen Mary University of London

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof Sophie Scott– (UCL)
  • Title: “Sound on the brain – insights from functional neuroimaging and neuroanatomy
  • Link to video at C4DM YouTube channel


  • Prof Gus Xia– (NYU Shanghai)
  • Title: “Learning interpretable music representations: from human stupidity to artificial intelligence
  • Link to video at C4DM YouTube channel


18th-19th December 2021


12th December 2021


28 June 2021


22 March 2021


YEAR 2020

15 December 2020

DMRN+15: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2020 

Queen Mary University of London

Keynote speakers:

  • Philippe Esling(IRCAM)
  • Title: Creativity at the era of artificial intelligence


  • Dorien Herremans(Singapore University of Technology and Design)
  • Title: Controllable music generation: from MorpheuS to deep networks


  • Mariana Lopez (University of York)
  • Title: Accessibility through sound design and spatialisation: towards more creative and inclusive practices in film and television


29 July 2020

  • Seminar: “From Research to Product: A development workflow for Audio Algorithms / Introduction to VST3”
  • Yvan Grabit, Jean-Baptiste Rolland by Steinberg


21 July 2020

  • Seminar “Working in the (Music) Industry: A Personal Experience”
  • Sertan Şentürk by Kobalt


20 July 2020

  • Seminar: “Towards an Integral Model of Ubiquitous Music”
  • Ove Holmqvist by Holonic systems


13 July 2020  

  • Workshop: “Reproducible Machine Learning Pipelines”
  • Thomas Arvanitidis, Spyros Stasis by Music Tribe


22 June 2020 

  • Workshop: “Perceptual Engineering as a Means to Interpret and Manipulate Perception”
  • Sølvi Ystad, Mitsuko Aramaki, Richard Kronland-Martinet by Laboratory PRISM, AMU-CNRS


18 May 2020 

  • Talk: “Tapes and Recommendations Using AI”
  • Carla Willis-Brown by Tapes UK


YEAR 2019

17 December 2019

DMRN+14: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2019

Queen Mary University of London

Keynote speaker:

  • Cynthia Liem (Delft University of Technology)
  • Title: Data and human interpretation: music and beyond