The Aalborg University in Copenhagen,Denmark is running the 9th Sound and Music Computing summer school in product sound design, innovation and entrepreneurship between 11 – 14 July 2012. The summer school follows up from the Product Sound Design Summer School 2010, and will feature, among others, Andy Farnell, Cumhur Erkut and Davide Rocchesso as instructors, together with several faculty members from Aalborg University, and talks from experts in innovation and entrepreneurship from industry members.
Future products will rely on our natural capabilities of continuous and physical interaction. Moreover, for the best experience in their use, they need to stimulate, but not saturate, all our senses. Our sense of hearing is quite advanced; yet only a few product developers, engineers, marketing teams, and designers know how to make use of it properly.Our mission in this summer school is to educate the future product design and development team members with a specific competence on interactive sound
Details of how to get involved, and requirements for application are on the website, and submissions need to be in at the latest by Friday March 30th, 2012.
A maximum of 30 selected participants will be notified by April 16th, 2012.
The cost of attending the summer school, including lectures, training sessions, lunches and coffee breaks and inspirational talks from company representatives is 200€. The school offers 5ECTS of credits.