Colleagues, musicians and music educators
PASMAE invites you to its PASMAE 2021 Regional Conference.
Conference Dates: Sunday 4th July 2021
Sessions: Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th (until late afternoon)
Venue: Livingstone, Zambia
PLEASE NOTE: To submit a presentation for the conference, please ensure you become a member. You will also be required to register for the conference as well.
You can become a member HERE
Registration will be opening shortly.
1. Spoken Paper – presentation (20 min) followed by discussion (10 min)
250 to 300 words in length (excluding title and author information). The Abstract should not include references.
The Abstract should include these 5 items:
a. theoretical/pedagogical background of the paper
b. aim of the project
d. results or summary of the main ideas
e. conclusions and implications for music education.
2. Poster Presentation
Abstracts for Poster submissions must follow the same rules given for Spoken Papers, above. Authors of accepted Posters are invited to bring with them a Poster to display during the Conference. Poster specifications (size, format, etc.) will be provided upon acceptance. Titles of Abstracts for the Poster Session will appear in the Conference program and the Abstracts will appear in the Conference Abstract booklet.
3. Workshop/Demonstration – (45 min) followed by discussion (10 min)
A Workshop submission consists of an abstract between 300 and 400 words in length. The abstract should clearly provide background information, the purpose of the workshop, content, method, and applications for music education. Titles of accepted Workshops will appear in the Conference Program and abstracts will appear in the Conference Abstract book. Sessions will have designated time-slots consisting of no more than 45 minutes for the Workshop and 10 minutes for the discussion/questions.
4. Presentation Type: Symposia – (45 Min) followed by discussion (10 min)
Symposia will consist of a set of integrated spoken papers related to a theme. Organized Symposia sessions are encouraged. Each of the above types of Symposia will be chaired by a Symposium Convenor (chair) who will submit the main Abstract and individual Abstracts on behalf of the panel presenters
Symposia may include:
several presentations on a single topic
colloquia (discussion panel) that include a major presentation with one or more invited discussants
round-table discussion on a single topic with a group of speakers who propose their points of view and, under the guide of the chair (convenor), discuss these with the audience
sessions of any other kind with a clear, specific, and coherent rationale.
5. Concerts – Welcome to performing groups:
Groups of three or more in a group, will be able to register for the conference at special rates.
Performances will be in 20 minute slots, generally speaking. Subject to space and time limitations, PASMAE will endeavour to allocate more than one performance per group. Timings will be dealt with on a “case by case” basis.
Timings for performances will be monitored and groups going over the time allocated will be ask to stop the performance. PASMAE is unable to cover any expenses or fees to attend or to perform at the Conference.
PASMAE can supply a letter of support which can be used to apply for funding from your institution or sponsor/s.
Performing groups are strongly advised to take out travel insurance, as PASMAE cannot be responsible for any losses from flights, belongs or accommodation.
Those individuals who wish to fully participate in the conference by attending presentations, will also need to join PASMAE.
To be advised