- Design reports on novel controllers and interfaces for musical expression

- Surveys of past work and/or stimulating ideas for future research

- Performance experience reports on live performance and composition using novel controllers

- Musical controllers for novices, education and entertainment

- Perceptual & cognitive issues in the design of musical controllers

- Novel controllers for collaborative performance

- Interface protocols (e.g. MIDI) and alternative controllers

- Artistic, cultural, and social impact of new musical interfaces