4th International Conference on


Music & Emotion


Geneva - October 12 - 16 - 2015


The 4th ICME conference will be held at the Biotech Campus in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 12th to 16th, 2015. The conference is organized by the University of Geneva and the Geneva University of Music. This interdisciplinary conference will bring together leading researchers, musicians and practitioners from different areas of music and emotion.

Keynote and invited speakers will present new theoretical and empirical researches in various domains of music and emotion.

Peer-reviewed contributions will include talks, symposia, workshops, demonstrations, and posters. 

The previous ICME conferences were held in Durham, UK (2009), Perth, Australia (2011), and Jyväskylä, Finland (2013). 


Confirmed keynote speakers:

Prof. Béatrice de Gelder

Prof. Patrik Juslin

Prof. Stefan Koelsch

Prof. Emmanuel Sander

Prof. Lawrence Zbikowski

 Prof. Marcel Zentner


Confirmed invited speakers:

Prof. Clara James

Prof. Peter Keller

Prof. Luca Marconi

Dr. Wiebke Trost


Confirmed invited symposia and workshops:

Prof. Eric Daubresse

Dr. Olivier Lartilllot

Prof. Florence Malgoire

Prof. Philippe Spiesser