Announcing the AMPS 2024 In-Person Conference co-located with ESCOM in Melbourne, 03-06 July! 


The Australian Music & Psychology Society hosted an in-person conference from the 3rd to the 6th of July 2024. The conference was co-located with the ESCOM conference hub at the University of Melbourne. The vision of this meeting was to provide a face-to-face forum for AMPS members to gather, share ideas and present research. A hearty thanks to you for helping to make the 2024 AMPS conference such an inspiring success!

Conference Program and Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings – including the full schedule – can be found here.

Conference Speed Dating

We hosted a speed dating event on the first day of the AMPS 2024 Conference, the 3rd of July, 17:00-18:00.


We hosted a trivia event on the second day of the Conference, the 4th of July at 15:00. Congratulations to the reigning champions, the Cognitive Crescendos!

Mentoring Luncheon

We hosted a mentoring luncheon on the final day of the AMPS 2024 Conference, the 6th of July, 13:00-14:00. This event provided a valuable opportunity for students and early career researchers to network and seek guidance from established researchers for their personal and professional development.

Congratulations to our Keynote Speakers!

Invited Mid Career Researcher Keynote: Dr Amanda Krause, ‘Music Listening in Today’s Digital World’

Student Keynote Award Winner: Ms Xanthe Lowe-Brown, ‘Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Playlists in the General Population’

Early Career Researcher Keynote Award Winner: Dr Dianna Vidas, ‘Validating Spotify’s ‘Valence’, ‘Energy’, and ‘Danceability’ Audio Features for use in Music Psychology Research’

Conference Code of Conduct

This conference provides a safe, respectful and welcoming environment for all attendees. All parties are responsible for the respectful and fair treatment of others.
We ask that attendees:

  • phrase questions and comments in a way that is respectful of the differences of others (inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, political conviction, gender, age, and sexual orientation);
  • are welcoming, practice inclusive behaviour, and treat others with fairness and sensitivity;
  • and deliver feedback in a constructive and considerate manner.

By registering for this conference, you agree to act in accordance with the guidelines described above. If you observe an individual failing to adhere to the Code of Conduct, please contact the conference committee at All communication will remain confidential, and every effort will be made to address inappropriate behaviour in a timely manner.


For any questions please contact the AMPS conference manager, Ms Kaila Putter, at 


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