Here is a list of current, upcoming and past conferences organized by related societies and institutions.
12–14 April 2018 York, U.K.:
Together in music: Expression, Performance and Communication in Ensembles
National Centre for Early Music, York; organized by Helena Daffern (chair), et al.
Call for Presentations until 23 October 2017.
19–21 October 2017 Sichuan, China:
Chinese-European Research Exchange in Music Psychology
convened by the Mianyang Normal University, Sichuan Province, China
Call for Virtual Presentations until 15 April 2017.
5–7 October 2017 Madrid, Spain:
ConΨMusica. International Conference on Music Psychology and Music Performance. "Psychology in music: creation, educational practices and performance", convened by the Spanish Association for the Psychology of Music and Music Performance (AEPMIM) and the National University of Distance LEarning (UNED)
15–18 June 2017 Boston, USA:
The Neurosciences and Music VI: Music, Sound and Health
Organisers: Mariani Foundation in partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Website. Poster submission open until 28 February 2017.
18–22 July 2016
Frankfurt am Main, Germany:
Methods in Empirical Music Research, workshop for music scholars
taught by David Huron, guest lecture by Heiner Gembris.
Organising chair: Timo Fischinger, Max Planck Institute for Empiricial Aesthetics
Website. Application with motivation letter until April 10, 2016.
5–9 July 2016
San Francisco, CA, USA:
14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC14),
Organising chair: Ted Zanto, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
3–6 March 2016 Budapest, Hungary:
Virtuosity – An interdisciplinary symposium, The Liszt Academy of Music Budapest.
Organisers: László Stachó and Éva Gyöngy Máté
8–10 October 2015 Paris, France:
Tracking the Creative Process in Music (International Conference 3rd Edition), IRCAM, Paris
Organisers: Sylvie Benoit, Nicolas Donin, Samuel Goldszmidt et al
Call for Proposals (PDF), website
21–23 October 2015 Glasgow, U.K.:
SEMPRE 2015 Conference on Music and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University,
Organisers: Don Knox, Gianna Cassidy, Frederike Van Wijck, Raymond MacDonald, Katie Overy, Graeme Wilson
16–19 September 2015
Third Vienna Talk on Music Acoustics,
Institute of Music Acoustics, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna,
Vienna, Austria Organisers: Wilfried Kausel, Werner Goebl et al
Call for papers
2–5 September 2015 Kyoto, Japan:
International Symposium on Performance Science 2015 “Performance Education”,
Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan
Organisers: Masanobu Miura et al
1–5 August 2015 Nashville, Tennessee, USA:
2015 Society of Music Perception and Cognition Conference
Organisers: Reyna Gordon, Elisabeth Dykens (co-chairs), Jessica Grahn (program chair), convened at the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville
26–29 May 2015 Pirenópolis (near Goiânia), Brazil:
11th International Symposium on Cognition and Musical Arts (SIMCAM),
promoted by the Brazilian Association of Cognition and Musical Arts (ABCM) in partnership with the Federal University of Goiás (UFG),
Conference chair: Sônia Ray, Federal University of Goiás, Brazil
14–17 April 2015 Oxford, U.K.:
2nd International Conference on Music and Consciousness
Organisers: David Clarke (Newcastle), Eric Clarke and Ruth Herbert (Oxford)
23–25 March 2015 Sheffield, U.K.:
International Conference on the Multimodal Experience of Music
Organisers: Renee Timmers (chair), Nicola Dibben, Zohar Eitan & Roni Granot
17–21 September 2014 Leuven, Belgium:
EuroMAC 2014 – 8th European Music Analysis Conference
Organisers: Pieter Bergé, President of the scientific committee.
4–8 August 2014 Seoul, South Korea:
ICMPC13-APSCOM5 – 13th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and 5th Conference for the Asian-Pacific Society for Cognitive Sciences of Music
Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Organisers: Professor Moo Kyoung Song (chair), Kyungil Kim (co-chair)
29 May – 1 June 2014 Dijon, France:
The Neurosciences and Music V: Cognitive Stimulation and Rehabilitation
Organisers: Mariani Foundation in partnership with Université de Bourgogne, Municipality of Dijon, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center.
Website Folder (1 Keynote Lecture, 10 Symposia, 3 Poster Sessions and 3 Pre-conference Workshops; Open Session for the general public on "Music, Brain, Health and Education" on 29 May 2014)
10–12 October 2013 Montréal, Québec, Canada:
Tracking the Creative Process in Music 2013
Organisers: Nicolas Donin, Michel Duchesneau, Jonathan Goldman, Catherine Guastavino and Caroline Traube, convened at the Université de Montréal
28–31 August 2013 Vienna, Austria:
International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS): “Performing Together”
Organisers: Aaron Williamon (co-chair), Werner Goebl (co-chair), convened at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
8–11 August 2013 Toronto, Ontario, Canada:
2013 Society of Music Perception and Cognition Conference
Organisers: Frank Russo (conference chair), Michael Schutz (program chair),
convened at the Ryerson University in Toronto
30 July – 2 August 2013 Stockholm, Sweden:
SMAC 2013 Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference and SMC 2013 Sound and Music Computing Conference
Organisers: Sten Ternström (SMAC conference chair), Roberto Bresin (SMC programme chair), Bill Brunson (SMC music chair), convened at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm
17–20 July 2013 The Hague, The Netherlands:
6th Conference of the European Network for Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children (MERYC'2013)
Organiser: Michel Hogenes (conference chair), convened at the The Hague University for Applied Sciences, The Hague, The Netherlands
11–15 June 2013 Jyväskylä, Finland:
3rd International Conference on Music and Emotion (ICME3)
Organiser: Geoff Luck (conference chair), convened at the University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
Website (Abstract submission deadline is 7 December 2012)
24–27 May 2012 Chicago, IL, USA:
Association for Psychological Science 24th Annual Convention with a special cross-cutting theme program and poster session: Music, Mind, and Brain
Organisers: Association for Psychological Science
30 November–3 December 2011, Perth, Western Australia:
‘Power of Music’ – the 34th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia and the 2nd International Conference on Music and Emotion (ICME 2011)
Organised by Jane Davidson, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
5–7 October 2011, Cologne, Germany:
Fourth International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology
Organised by Julia Wewers and Uwe Seifert, Institute of Musicology at the University of Cologne, Germany.
24–27 August 2011, Toronto, Canada:
International Symposium on Performance Science: “Models of Performance”
Organised by Darryl Edwards and Lee Bartel, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto and Aaron Williamon, Royal College of Music, London, U.K.
11–14 August 2011, Rochester, NY, USA:
10th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition, Organised by David Temperley and Elizabeth Marvin, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, USA
9–12 June 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.:
The Neurosciences and Music IV – Learning and Memory,
organised by the Mariani Foundation for Paediatric Neurology