International
Acoustic
Summit

Casa da Música, Porto
October 9, 2018

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About

International Acoustic Summit


The International Acoustic Summit is a joint initiative by Artnovion and NI&DEA/FEUP (Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto), to be held on the 9th of October, bringing together experts and enthusiasts in the field of acoustics from all over the world. The event aims to present some of the most recent research in the field, with a focus on architectural and engineering applications, whilst promoting cooperation between stakeholders in this area.

Speakers

International Acoustic Summit

  • Higini Arau-Puchades
    Professor
    Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, SP
  • Philip Newell
    Author and Senior Consultant
    Institute of Acoustics, UK
  • Bruno Fazenda
    Director of Pg Research, SCSE
    Salford University, UK
  • Keith Yates
    President
    Keith Yates Design, USA
  • Andy Munro
    President
    Munro Acoustics, UK
  • Pedro Martins da Silva
    COO
    Acústica e Ambiente, PT
  • Kapil Thirwani
    Partner
    Munro Acoustics, UK
  • António Tadeu
    President/Professor
    ITeCons/FCTUC, PT

Speed Talks

with directors and specialists

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Chairman

Professor Rui Calejo


Rui Manuel Gonçalves Calejo Rodrigues developed his academic career at the Universidade do Porto – Faculdade de Engenharia Civil. In 1983 he graduated for the same Faculty, obtained the degree of Master in Construction of Buildings in 1998 and PhD in 2003. He is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, being the regent of the disciplines of Building Maintenance and Construction Inspection. He is responsible for the NI & DEA Project, in which R & D protocols in the field of acoustic construction technology have been developed.

Scientific Endorsement Commission

  • Vitor Abrantes

    Professor from the

    Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
  • Rui Póvoas

    Professor from the

    Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto
  • Diamantino Freitas

    Professor from the

    Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
  • Octávio Inácio

    CEO

    InAcoustics
  • Rui Ribeiro

    CEO

    Amplitude Acoustics
  • Jorge Castro

    CEO

    Artnovion
Vitor Abrantes

Professor from the

Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

"The best of acoustic knowledge should not be lost"



"O melhor da acústica a não perder"

Rui Póvoas

Professor from the

Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto

"Acoustics – a fundamental dimension of Architecture"



"Acústica - uma dimensão fundamental da Arquitetura."

Octávio Inácio

CEO

InAcoustics

"An amazing gathering of experience in Acoustics, not to be missed."



"Uma reunião de enorme experiência em Acústica, a não perder."

Rui Ribeiro

CEO

Amplitude Acoustics

"A must-see for acoustic engineers."



"Imperdível para engenheiros acústicos"

Jorge Castro

CEO

Artnovion

"It is a privilege to serve the acoustic industry, and to gather together pioneers and distinguished figures from the field of acoustic science."



"É um privilégio servir à indústria acústica e reunir pioneiros e figuras distintas desta ciência."

Schedule

International Acoustic Summit

Casa da Música, Porto
October 9, 2018.

8h30 - 9h00

8h30 - 9h00

Registration

9h00 - 12h30

Schedule minilogos

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Pedro Martins da Silva
COO, Acústica e Ambiente, PT
Acoustics, an interdisciplinary engineering science.

António Tadeu
President/Professor, ITeCons/FCTUC, PT
Importance of laboratory infrastructures for materials and buildings systems characterization

Coffee Break

Speed Talk 1
Designing Invisible Architecture
Miguel Lourtie - Product Manager, Meyer Sound
Arnaud Laborie - CEO, Trinnov Audio
António Correia - CEO, NEXT - proaudio
José Coelho - Director of International Business, Origin Acoustics
Peter Aylett (moderator) - CEDIA Technology Council Chairman

Keith Yates
President, Keith Yates Design, USA
Some thoughts on Variable Acoustics.

Philip Newell
Author and Senior Consultant, Institute of Acoustics, UK
Acoustics and electroacoustic for modern digital cinema

Lunch Break

14h00 – 16h00

Schedule minilogos

Bruno Fazenda
Director of Pg Research, SCSE , Salford University, UK
It's all about that bass - discussion on low frequency room acoustics

Speed Talk 2
Acoustics for Music, Design and Integration
Rodrigo Thomaz - Senior Technical Product Specialist, Audio-Technica
Jan Morel - Founder & Owner, Morel Muziek
Lars-Olof Janflod - Strategy Advisory Officer, Genelec
Donato Masci - CEO, Studio Sound Service
Sebastian von Brönner (moderator) - Marketing Director, Sessiondesk

Andy Munro
President, Munro Acoustics, UK
Monitoring for Premier ATMOS Studio

Kapil Thirwani
Partner, Munro Acoustics, UK
Design for a Premier ATMOS Studio

Higini Arau-Puchades
Professor, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, SP

Closing Remarks

16h00 – 18h00

Schedule minilogos

Drinks & Network
+ Casa da Música Guided Tours

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