International Year of Sound 2020-2021


There is a wealth of information available on acoustics, sound, and the effects of sound

IYS 2020 — documents available for download or viewing

You are free (and encouraged!) to download any of the following materials to promote your acoustical activities and events:

  • The IYS 2020 logo (68 KB), designed by Niels Hoekstra
  • The Opening Ceremony Programme (796 KB)
  • The Opening Ceremony Report
  • The Opening Ceremony, video recording provided by Sorbonne University.
  • The IYS General Brochure (690 KB)
  • The IYS Poster (1.4 MB)
  • “Sounds of our life” is a film created for the IYS, produced by Antonio Fischetti and sponsored by International Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I-INCE) and made freely available for downloading and viewing. The 9-minute version can be downloaded in mp4 format (1.25 GB) or viewed at A 2-minute version can be downloaded in mp4 format (351 MB) or viewed at Conditions: the film can be downloaded for free distribution but not for commercial purposes. Editing of the film, reproduction, or use of any part of it for any purpose without the permission of the ICA/IYS steering committee is not allowed.

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