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4th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval
October 26-30, 2003
Baltimore, Maryland

Registration for ISMIR 2003 is still available online through the ISMIR
 2003 web site (see above).  Preliminary program information is
available, with more detailed information to be posted shortly.

Superb accomodations are available at the conference site, the Radisson
 Plaza Lord Baltimore.  In addition to being extremely convenient for
the  conference sessions, this elegant hotel is close to Baltimore's
Inner  Harbor, and offers high-end comfort (and such amenities as
high-speed  internet access for Club Level rooms). Reservations can
easily be made  through the "hotel" link on the above web site.

Conference highlights include Keynote Speaker Anthony Seeger from UCLA,
and in-depth tutorials and panel sessions on a variety of topics.
Special events include tours and a reception at the Great Hall of the
Library of Congress in Washington, a dinner banquet in Baltimore and a
special concert at the Peabody Conservatory.

We hope to see many of you at ISMIR 2003.

Susan Manus, Library of Congress
Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University
Co-chairs, ISMIR 2003