University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Audio Mostly 2019: A Journey in Sound
18th to 20th September 2019

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Workshop Program

If you have registered for the Audio Mostly conference, then you might want to consider going to the workshops below: (Registration is here)

Workshops take place on the 17th of September

A fantastic workshop being held at Audio Mostly by Volvo Cars -

Organized by Justyna Maculewicz & Katalin Osz. 
Details can be found here  -


Intended audience: UX designers, UX and user researchers, postgraduate students and industry practitioners with interest in collaborative methodologies.

Notification of acceptance: Ongoing

Limit: Maximum 20 participants

Length of workshop: full day


Participants are required to send a submission in a form of an extended abstract (500 – 1000 words) answering the following questions: Is there a gap between sound designers and UX researchers? How we might fill this communication gap by using new methodologies? We encourage submission reflecting on the first three stages of design thinking (empathize, define, ideate) but we don’t restrict just to this three. Participants should briefly describe their background, approach and experience of incorporating human-centred design, sound and ethnographic approaches early on into the design thinking process.

Submitted papers will be reviewed by the organisers and the authors of the most adequate submissions will be invited and notified of acceptance shortly after the submission deadline.

The extended abstracts should be submitted until the 23rd of August. It should be sent to {}

* * * We will also be running a Bela workshop * * * 

Bela Workshop - Paper Sensors with Bela (17th of Sept)
by Becky Stewart & Andrew McPherson

Limit: Maximum 20 participants

Length of workshop: full day

Please email Mads with your registration number to book a place on this fantastic workshop - Mads Bødker

Create an interactive embedded audio system with Bela and paper. In this workshop you will learn how to use the programming language Pure Data to control a Bela Mini and how to construct working sensors from paper circuitry. No previous experience with coding in Pure Data or working with electronics is necessary. All materials including Bela Mini boards will be provided for use during the workshop, but participants will need to bring a laptop (any OS) with any dongles needed to connect a USB device (Type A, the largest USB plug).

Related links
Bela Mini -
Pure Data -