International Year of Sound 2020

Event Calendar

The Year of Sound will be celebrated with events originating at the regional, the national, and the international levels. Here we list all events that have an acoustical outreach component in line with the goals of the Year of Sound.


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31 January 2020 France

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Sound will be held on Friday, 31 January 2020. This event will take place at Le Grand Amphithéâtre, Sorbonne University, Paris. To see the draft Program, click on this link: IYS Opening Ceremony

16 - 19 March 2020 Germany

DAGA 2020

The annual German Conference on Acoustics – DAGA – takes place in Hannover this year and celebrates its 50th conference anniversary. Around 1300 participants from all parts of Germany and beyond, from the whole range of economic and scientific backgrounds, will join this event to attend sessions, present papers, network, meet colleagues and keep on […]

19 - 20 March 2020 India

Health Effects of Intense Sound and Protection Measures

Main emphasis of the event will be to invite school children and others and plan for awareness program on health effects of intense sound and protection measures.

20 - 24 April 2020 France

Forum Acusticum 2020

Forum Acusticum is the triennial international convention organised by a national acoustical society on behalf of the European Acoustics Association (EAA).

29 April 2020 International

International Noise Awareness Day

International Noise Awareness Day is a global campaign, founded in 1996 by the Center of Hearing and Communication (CHC), aiming to raise awareness of noise on the welfare and health of people. Noise affects people in many ways, but only deafness and annoyance receive actual interest from the general public. Worldwide, People are called upon […]

29 April 2020 Singapore

Workshop on International Noise Awareness Day

The Society of Acoustics(Singapore) will expand its International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) seminar into a full day workshop to commemorate the Year of Sound 2020.

3 - 6 May 2020 Norway

The Baltic-Nordic Acoustics Meeting BNAM 2020

BNAM is the biennial Baltic-Nordic Acoustics Meeting (BNAM), organised by one of the national member societies of the Nordic Acoustics Association (NAA) on behalf of the NAA. In 2020, the conference takes place in Oslo, Norway on 3-6 May at the Clarion Hotel Oslo. The conference programme consists of key-note lectures, invited and contributed papers […]

11 - 15 May 2020 United States

ASA Spring meeting

The 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

26 - 27 May 2020 France

Quiet Drones

Noise emitted by drones (UASs, UAVs) is becoming a major issue in residential and environmentally sensitive areas. The Symposium will provide a venue for researchers on drone noise to meet with manufacturers, users and those engaged in designing innovative applications for this new technology.

15 - 18 June 2020 Sweden

ICBEN 2020

The 13th ICBEN Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem will be held at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

12 - 16 July 2020 Czech Republic

ICSV 2020

The 27th International Congress on Sound and Vibration will be held in Prague, Czech Republic

23 - 26 August 2020 Korea


49th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control, in Seoul, Korea

20 - 23 September 2020 Brazil

FIA 2020

12° Congresso Iberoamericano de Acústica, in Florianopolis, Brazil.

7 - 9 October 2020 Canada

Acoustics Week in Canada

The Acoustics Week in Canada 2020 conference will be hosted at Sherbrooke (QC). It will be a vibrant tribute to the INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SOUND 2020 as declared by the International Commission for Acoustics.

9 - 13 November 2020 Mexico

ASA Fall meeting

The 180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America will be held in Cancun, Mexico. Various outreach activities are planned.

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