Tag: Events

Seeing sound: Psychoacoustics of work and play – Learning sessions in the time of Covid-19

The global Covid-19 pandemic has profoundly affected the way we live and work. Connection is both far more challenging due to social distancing measures, and also far easier because of the connectivity that is provided through the internet and digital platforms. Everywhere one looks, there is another previously face-to-face activity that has been moved online […]

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Groundbreaking initiative from Quiet Mark with new Acoustics Academy launch

During the Surface Design Awards 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London, Quiet Mark launched their new Acoustics Academy. with a TED-style master-class event. The Acoustics Academy is a new online platform. which is intended to further equip and empower architects, builders and designers with an expertly verified guide of leading acoustic solutions for […]

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Acoustic conferences to look forward to in 2018

Planning for the year ahead? Wondering what acoustic conferences to attend? Us too! We know a lot of you are involved in and attend conferences around the globe and we love bumping into our readers and having a chat – in the real world. Here’s our list of interesting conferences next year. If you’re going, […]

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Healthcare acoustic highlights from ICSV24

This summer the 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV24) was held in London (23 – 27 July 2017). I already published a general blog post about it, and one post about office acoustics highlights (here). In this one I dig into the world of healthcare acoustics. Below I compiled shortly the main content from the […]

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If Carlsberg built a University and hosted an education conference, they would discuss the value for good acoustics…..”probably!”

Well, not only does the Campus have good acoustics but it was host to the Annual European Education Research Association conference where acoustics was indeed a key part of one of the sessions…. The LEaRN team from the University of Melbourne organised an interesting session where the focus was industry and academia collaboration around educational […]

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Transitions17, where education and architecture meet

Going beyond the traditional borders, be it education and pedagogy, architecture or geographical borders was the red thread of the Transitions symposium, the traveling ‘roadshow’ of the  ILETC project when it came to London and Regent’s University for the first ever European edition (full program here). The world we live in is changing rapidly and […]

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The hottest acoustic conference this year!

The 12th ICBEN (International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise) Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem was held June 18-22, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. The congress targeted everybody interested in the vast field of auditory and non-auditory effects of noise. The “tropical” Zurich?! I arrived on the Sunday in “tropical” Zurich and was […]

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Co-working hubs more than a fad? & what they mean to acoustic design

We recently attended Work 2.0 in sunny London, a conference dedicated to ‘the future of work – now’ and some trends and themes in the workplace facilities market came through particularly loud and clear. One that we’ve already come in touch with on several occasions and that seems to just grow, day-by-day is the co-working hubs. […]

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UNESCO hosted ”The sound for a new urbanism” conference

Each year in France “The Week of Sound” / “La Semaine du Son” pulls together a series of events that constitutes a vast range of knowledge, practical know-how and information about sound and the importance of the quality of the sound environment. It has a transversal – cultural, medical, industrial, educational and economic – approach and is recognised to […]

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Most promising conferences 2017!

UPDATE 170126: Thanks to the wonderful people on Twitter we’ve added a few more events, see below.   December is here and it’s time to take stock of the year that’s been and look ahead. A year filled with knowledge sharing and great conversations 2016 for our part included many interesting presentations, seminars and conferences, and equally, […]

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