BCN Music Technology Forum
June 27-28, 2019. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
The Music Technology Group of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra is turning 25 and we want to celebrate it. On June 27th and 28th we are organizing the BCN Music Technology Forum, an event that will bring together past and current members, plus friends.
These 25 years have been an exciting story of challenges, successes, and failures. It started with a group of visionaries and crazy people (crazy about music, science, human beings, and technology) in the dark and lonely basement of the Miró Foundation that in time, at the UPF, developed into one of the reference groups in music research, making of Barcelona an international music technology hub.
56 PhD thesis and 1300 publications have been produced during all these years and many technologies have been created, with significant successes such as Vocaloid, Reactable, Freesound, or Essentia. More than 400 people have worked or studied with us and have built on their MTG experience to develop successful professional careers.
The program of the BCN Music Tech Forum captures these 25 years of history and shows our future potential. We will hear the personal and professional stories of more than 40 ex-MTGers coming from different parts of the world, and we will learn about the current research at the MTG. It will be a gathering to interact and learn from each other. More than 180 people have already confirmed their participation.