Interactive Multimedia Performing Arts Collaborative Technology Conference

NYU Music Experience Design Lab (MusEDLab)
NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions
35 W. 4th St., New York, NY 10012 

Conference Registration and FeesRegistration

CLICK HERE to register for the IMPACT 2016 Conference and to reserve a space for NYU Housing.

Conference Fees

The IMPACT Conference 2016 registrations fees are as follows:

  • Higher Education Participants $299
  • Industry Participants $399
  • K-12/ Community Educators $100
  • Graduate Students $100**
All participants receive the following:
  • 1 conference badge, booklet and access to all sessions
  • Daily coffee breaks and lunches on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Admission to evening receptions and multimedia concert events
Industry participants also receive:
  • Demo table at industry night reception
  • 1 pre-conference email to participants
  • Additional industry badges available for $50/pp
  • Promotion on Conference Website

** Scholarships available to students who wish to volunteer. Email sar17@nyu.edu for more information.

NYU Housing is a separate cost from the conference fee—learn more here. Please note that there is a $5 process fee added to the final itemized bill.


Anti-Harassment Policy

The IMPACT Conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers. 


Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination [related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion
  • Sexual images in public spaces
  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following 
  • Harassing photography or recording
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behaviour


Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, event organisers retain the right to take any actions to keep the event a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund. .Event organisers may take action to redress anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile for any participants. We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and event-related social activities. We think people should follow these rules outside event activities too!

If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place.You can make a report either personally or anonymously.

Anonymous Report
You can make an anonymous report here. We can't follow up an anonymous report with you directly, but we will fully investigate it and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence.

Personal Report
You can make a personal report by:
  • Calling or messaging this phone number: (212) 998-5607. This phone number will be continuously monitored for the duration of the event.
  • Contacting a staff member, identified by STAFF badges, buttons, or shirts.
When taking a personal report, our staff will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. They may involve other event staff to ensure your report is managed properly. Once safe, we'll ask you to tell us about what happened. This can be upsetting, but we'll handle it as respectfully as possible, and you can bring someone to support you. You won't be asked to confront anyone and we won't tell anyone who you are. Our team will be happy to help you contact hotel/venue security, local law enforcement, local support services, provide escorts, or otherwise assist you to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

Important Contact Information
  • NYU Public Safety officers are located in the lobby of each NYU building. NYU's Public Safety Command Center, located at 7 Washington Place, is open 24 hours, seven days a week, with officers available to provide assistance in both emergency and non-emergency situations. For assistance, please call 212.998.2222.
  • In case of emergency, please dial 911.
  • CityMD Urgent Care - 14 West 14th Street
    New York, NY 10011.