We are pleased to announce that the next Australian Music and Psychology Society (AMPS) 2017 Conference, incorporating the 5th International Conference on Music and Emotion (ICME5), will be held in Brisbane at The University of Queensland, Australia, 7-9 December 2017.

The conference is intended to engage faculty and student (Honours, Masters, PhD) involvement, and encourage discussion and exchange of ideas around the theme, Musical Affects. The conference theme is intentionally broad to encourage diverse perspectives on music, psychology and emotion. For example, music perception and cognition, music performance, music education, health and wellbeing, music therapy, musicology, composition, dance, ethnomusicology, psychoacoustics and models of music processes. 

The internationally recognised Viney-Grinberg​ Piano Duo,​ one of the Ensembles-in-Residence at The University of Queensland, will perform for conference delegates and guests on 7 December 2017 at 6pm in the Nickson Room at the School of Music. 

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • ​Professor Michael Spitzer (University of Liverpool; ICME founder), and 
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Nikki Rickard (Monash University; Psychology Program Director, Online Education Services)

Special panel discussions will be led by: 

  • ​Professor Emery Schubert (The University of New South Wales), and 
  • Professor Margaret Barrett (The University of Queensland) 

Register now for AMPS 2017 incorporating ICME5.


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Kind regards,

Mary Broughton
on behalf of the Conference Committee for AMPS 2017 incorporating ICME5


Zelman Cowen Building (51), UQ St Lucia
UQ School of Music