September 13-15 2022, Online, Anywhere

3rd Conference on AI Music Creativity

Welcome to the 3rd Conference on AI Music Creativity!

This year's edition will be hosted from Japan and held online with auspices to return to in-person mode in the very near future.

AIMC 2022 brings together several collaborating institutions and partners in a three-day program featuring paper presentations, concerts, panel discussions, workshops, and three keynotes.

Important Dates

CFP launch: 15 January 2022
NEW! Submission deadline: 9 May 2022 (AoE)
NEW! Notification of acceptance: 27 June 2022
Camera-ready deadline: 15 July 2022
Deadline for author registration: 31st July 2022
Conference dates: 13-15 September 2022

Conference Theme

The Sound of Future Past — Colliding AI with Music Tradition

AI is becoming increasingly ubiquitous in the music industry, allowing end users to have easy access to music experimentation and creation, for example generating original compositions, cinematic soundtracks, orchestrations, digital mastering or novel remixes from audio stems, among other things. Of course, these newly acquired affordances are not devoid of political, sociological and aesthetic implications, and shape our understanding and fruition of the musical experience. These implications are particularly salient when AI techniques & methods are applied to the generation of music modeled on traditional musical expressions and heritages. For example, AI involvement with musical traditions foregrounds issues regarding copyright, technocratic appropriation and dilution of musical expression specificities, standardization on genres, perpetuation of embedded musico-cultural biases and cliches, uniformization of the aesthetic experience as a result of indiscriminate usage of music corpora, to name but a few.

In this edition of AIMC, we are particularly interested in contributions that address themes such as (but not limited to):

About AIMC

AIMC’s principal goal is to bring together scholars and artists interested in the virtual emulation of musical creativity and its use for music creation, and to provide an interdisciplinary platform to promote, present and discuss their work in scientific and artistic contexts.

You can find the previous editions here.

Organising Committee

Conference Chair & Webmaster

Stefano Kalonaris, RIKEN, Japan

Artistic Program Chairs

Akihiro Kubota, Tama Arts University, Japan
Cathy Cox, Kunitachi College of Music, Japan

Scientific Program Chairs

Taketo Akama, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc., Japan
Eric P. Nichols, Zillow Group, USA

Workshops & Tutorials Chairs

Hiroya Miura, RIKEN, Japan
Iris Yuping Ren, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Virtual Conference Chairs

Tomasz Rutkowski, RIKEN, Japan
Anna Aljanaki, University of Tartu, Estonia
Gianluca Micchi, IRIS Audio Technologies, UK

Public Relations

Motoko Kakubayashi, Freelance Writer, Japan

Steering Committee

Philippe Pasquier, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Robin Laney, The Open University, UK
Anna Jordanous, University of Kent, UK
Roisin Loughran, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
Steven Jan, University of Huddersfield, UK
Valerio Velardo, MusiMAP
Bob L. T. Sturm, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Artemi-Maria Gioti, University of Music Carl Maria von Weber Dresden, Germany

Scientific Program Committee

To be determined

Artistic Program Committee

To be determined



The details of the program and the exact schedule will be finalized after the review stage has been completed. It will likely comprise paper & music sessions, workshops & tutorials, spotlight talks, and panel discussions. Stay tuned!


Stay tuned!

Registration is not open yet.


  • Affiliated author: TBD
  • Unaffiliated author: TBD
  • General public: TBD

Code of Conduct

Participants of AIMC 2022, including organizers, speakers, volunteers, staff and attendees are expected to abide by the Berlin code of conduct.

Reporting Violations

You can report any violation of this code of conduct by contacting us.


Why support AIMC 2022?

By taking the opportunity to become a proud sponsor of the conference, you may:

  • Advertise your research & products to potential users/customers as well as to potential innovation partners
  • Recruit top technical talent and catch the attention of highly qualified people
  • Follow state-of-the-art AI music creativity research and technologies
AIMC offers sponsorship opportunities at Gold, Silver, and Bronze tiers. For more information, please read below and/or contact us.

Gold 🥇

¥100,000 (JPY)

  • Large logo & company name on the conference website
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment and announcements on social media
  • Submit promoted posts to the job board
  • 30 minute Sponsor Presentation session in the conference Program
  • 2 reserved seats in 2 Panel Sessions

Silver 🥈

¥50,000 (JPY)

  • Medium logo & company name on the conference website
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment and announcements on social media
  • Submit posts to the job board
  • 15 minute Sponsor Presentation session in the conference Program
  • 1 reserved seats in 1 Panel Session

Bronze 🥉

¥30,000 (JPY)

  • Small logo & company name on the conference website
  • Sponsorship acknowledgment and announcements on social media
  • Submit posts to the job board
  • 10 minute Sponsor Presentation session in the conference Program

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