Registration & Ticketing

Thank you for your interest in the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art. However at this time, pre-registration for this event is closed.  For those pre-registered, please pick up your badge at the Registration Desk during the Symposium.

Onsite registration will open on Friday, August, 14, 2015 8 am – 5 pm

Onsite Registration Hours

Friday, Aug. 14:  8am – 5pm
Saturday, Aug. 15: 8am – 3pm
Sunday, Aug. 16: 8am – 3pm
Monday, Aug. 17: 8am – 5pm
Tuesday, Aug. 18: 8am – 1pm

Simon Fraser University, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1H4
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If you have any questions, please contact

Tickets to Hakanaï, The Yes Mes, MUTEK Cabaret, Musical Metacreation and AV Disruption can be purchased HERE under Tickets. See below for details about events and ticketing.

Registration deadline: Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11:59 pm


Pre-Conference Workshops and Tutorials


No Conference Registration With Conference Registration
Students, Non-Affiliated Artists and General Public
0.5 Day Workshops and Tutorials $50.00 CAD $25.00 CAD
1 Day Workshops and Tutorials $75.00 CAD $50.00 CAD
2 Day Workshops and Tutorials $150.00 CAD $75.00 CAD
Academics and Institution Representatives
0.5 Day Workshops and Tutorials $75.00 CAD $40.00 CAD
1 Day Workshops and Tutorials $125.00 CAD $75.00 CAD
2 Day Workshops and Tutorials $250.00 CAD $125.00 CAD


Registration Fees


Standard Symposium On-Site $650.00 CAD
Students Standard Symposium On-Site $350.00 CAD
Non-Affiliated Artists and General Public Standard Symposium On-Site $350.00 CAD
One Day Registration Onsite $225.00 CAD


Free Events: with ISEA2015 pass


Disruption: Installations at SFU Woodwards August 14-18
Refraction: Video Screenings August 14-18
Resonance: Immersive Sound Works August 14-18
The Depository: Walk with Katherine Bennett August 14
2K-Reality: Performance by Timothy Ryan August 14
Fleshify the World (Augmented Diseased Reality)Walk with Ian Haig August 14
Triangulation Device: Walk with Jessica Thompson August 15
ALL IS HERE FROM NOW ON: Installation August 15-18
Getting to Know YouWalk with Owen Roberts August 15
Unknown Meetings: Walk with Matt Roberts August 15
DISTURBANCE: Opening Party at the Vancouver Art Gallery August 15
Beyond the TreesVancouver Art Gallery August 15
MuseBot Chill-out Session: Installation August 16-18
New Text: special exhibition curated by Dene Grigar August 16-18
MIMMiC: Evann Siebens, Sammy Chien & Paul Wong, Adam Myhill & Christine Wallace August 16-18
Deepening Scenery: Michael Denton & Anna McCrickard August 16
Delay Orkestra: Performance by Matthew Gingold August 16
Soundwalk (wheelchair accessible) with Jean Routhier August 16-18
Lively Objectsopening reception, Museum of Vancouver August 16
CATALYZEopening party, Museum of Vancouver August 16
Octophonic Soundscape Compositions August 18
Information Erupts into PerceptionFilm Screening August 18


Free Events: open to the public


WAAP: Quoting the Quotidian opening party August 13, 7:00pm
New Media Gallery: 5600K opening party August 14, 7:00pm
VIVO: Spotted Sentients opening party August 14, 10:00pm
Western Front: Western Front Site Visit August 17, 5:00-7:00pm
Secret Vault: ALL IS HERE FROM NOW ON  &  Ostrich Effect August 17, 7:00-10:00pm
grunt gallery: ARCTICNOISE by Geronimo Inutiq August 17, 7:00-9:00pm
221a: Toggle  &  Maraya: Sisyphean Cart August 17, 7:00-10:00pm


Ticketed and Limited Capacity Events


HAKANAI (get tickets  for August 13, August 14) August 13, 14
MUTEK Cabaret I (limited capacity) August 16
AV Disruption  August 17
Musical Metacreation Concert (MuME) August 17
MUTEK Cabaret II (limited capacity) August 18
The Yes Men: Tactical and Creative Resistance August 18
Beyond the Trees: Vancouver Art Gallery (free with gallery pass) ongoing


Partner Events


Digital Movement: Palgrave Book Launch August 13
Charleson Park Soundwalk with Jean Routhier August 16
Oscillations: Art and Sound Walks with Laura Lee Coles August 16
IN IT: A Virtual Reality Showcase August 19
Meg Boat Festival (ticketed event) August 22


Independent professionals and practitioners for whom these fees are a problem, and who failed to secure funding, can request the partial or full waiving of the fee by explaining their situation in writing to

Cancellation requests received before June 15, 2015 (inclusive) will be refunded 100% of payment, minus a $50 administration fee.

No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received after June 16, 2015 (inclusive).