SOUNDSCAPE WORKSHOP

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SOUNDSCAPE WORKSHOP - OVERCOMING TRADITIONAL ACOUSTIC CHALLENGES TO URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2019, 0900 - 1630 CIEH, 15 HATFIELDS, CHADWICK COURT, LONDON SE1 8DJ
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SOUNDSCAPE WORKSHOP - OVERCOMING TRADITIONAL ACOUSTIC CHALLENGES TO URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
TUESDAY 25 JUNE 2019,
0900 - Registration
1000 - 1630 Workshop
CIEH, 15 HATFIELDS, CHADWICK COURT, LONDON SE1 8DJ http:www.15hatfields.com

Full programme available via this link:

https://acoustics.ac.uk/noise/soundscape-workshop-overcoming-traditional-acoustic-challenges-to-urban-planning-and-development/

 

Programme

Part One – Soundscape Overview and Theory - Session chair: Jack Harvie-Clark, Association of Noise Consultants

This session will provide an overview of the emerging field of applied soundscape practice.  The importance and opportunities offered by this approach will be explained in enabling both noise producing and sound sensitive development within a thriving, sustainable economy.  Confirmed speakers:

09:00

Registration

Tea, Coffee and light refreshments / Visit Sound Demonstrations by Arup, Aecom and Head Acoustics and the Poster Exhibition

 

10:00 – 10:05

Welcome

 Professor Kirill Horoshenkov

UK Acoustics Network

10:05 – 10:15

Soundscape Standards

 Philip Dunbavin

British Standards Institution

10:15 – 10:25

Soundscape in UK Policy

 Stephen Turner

Institute of Acoustics

10:25 – 10:45

Soundscape current state of the art & practical relevance

 Professor Jian Kang

University College London

10:45 – 10:50

The consultant’s view, challenges that soundscape needs to help with

 Jack Harvie-Clark

Association of Noise Consultants

Part Two – Methods, Case Studies and Tools - Session chairs: Lisa Lavia, Noise Abatement Society and Jack Harvie-Clark, Association of Noise Consultants

The second part of the day will explore a range of methods and practical examples of the application of soundscape principles in the built environment followed by a panel discussion.  This will demonstrate how traditional acoustic problems have been overcome in practice.  Confirmed speakers include:

10:50 – 11:00

Session overview and introduction

Lisa Lavia

Noise Abatement Society

Soundscape Methods Overview

 

 

 

11:00 – 11:20

Bridging the gap between soundscape and traditional approaches

Professor Dick Botteldooren

Ghent University

11:20 – 11:40

Psychoacoustics and Soundscape: the use of psychoacoustic measurements to augment traditional acoustic indicators

Professor André Fiebig

Technische Universität Berlin

11:40 – 12:00

Break – Tea, Coffee, Homemade Biscuits / Visit Sound Demonstrations by Arup, Aecom and Head Acoustics and the Poster Exhibition

 

 

Case Studies

 

 

 

12:00 – 12:10

Large Scale Development and Community Engagement

Ian Holmes

Highways England

12:10 – 12:20

Auralisation Techniques for Large Scale Infrastructure Projects

Dr Alex Southern

Aecom

12:20 – 12:30

Use of Auralisation in Public Engagement

Colin Cobbing

Arup

12:30 – 12:45

Almond Avenue Substation, London Borough of Ealing

Janine Dickenson

National Grid & London Borough of Ealing

12:45 – 12:55

Valley Gardens & Sonorus – Incorporating soundscape retrospectively in a noisy urban amenity area

Dr Francesco Aletta

University College London and Brighton & Hove City Council

12:55 – 13:05

Soundscape Social Surveys and city planning

Rachel Pye

City of London Corporation

Lunch

13:05 – 14:00

Visit Sound Demonstrations by Arup, Aecom and Head Acoustics and the Poster Exhibition

 

 

Tools

 

 

 

14:00 – 14:05

Waterscapes

Dr Laurent Galbrun

Heriot-Watt University

14:05 – 14:10

Environmental Simulator: Soundscapes and Wellbeing

Dr Sarah Payne

Heriot-Watt University

14:10 – 14:15

Soundscape reproduction, simulation and composition

Professor Bill Davies

University of Salford

14:15 – 14:20

Freight Delivery Sound Model

Professor Jian Kang & Lisa Lavia

University College London and Noise Abatement Society

Panel Discussion and Q&A

 

 

 

14:20 – 14:50

Professor Dick Botteldooren, Ghent University

Professor André Fiebig, TU Berlin

Professor Jian Kang, UCL

Stephen Turner, Institute of Acoustics

Ian Holmes, Highways England

Janine Dickenson, National Grid

Colin Cobbing, Arup

Dr Alex Southern, Aecom

Rachel Pye, City of London Corporation

Moderators – Jack Harvie-Clark and Lisa Lavia

Association of Noise Consultants and Noise Abatement Society

Break

14:50 – 15:10

Visit Sound Demonstrations by Arup, Aecom and Head Acoustics and the Poster Exhibition

 

 

Part Three – Collaborative Workshops - Session chairs: Jack Harvie-Clark, Association of Noise Consultants and Peter Rogers, Institute of Acoustics

The final part of the workshop will offer you the opportunity to try out your new skills in a safe environment by working in small groups with expert facilitators to consider the application of soundscape tools in practice.  This will help identify priorities for further skills that you may need to become more accomplished in this practice.  Opportunities for collaboration, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (http://ktp.innovateuk.org/) and next steps will also be identified and shared with the main session. 

15:10 – 15:40

Collaborative Workshops

Assigned Teams

See Team List provided in the delegate packs

15:40 – 16:25

Feedback from Team Leaders and Q&A

Jack Harvie-Clark and Peter Rogers

Association of Noise Consultants & Institute of Acoustics

16:25 – 16:30

Next Steps and Closing Remarks

Professor Kirill Horoshenkov

UKAN

Exhibition:  During the day you will also have the opportunity to explore sound demonstrations provided by Arup, Aecom, and Head Acoustics.  Please note that the sound demonstrations will be available from 09:00 – 16:00.

Posters:  

Waterscapes

Dr Laurent Galbrun

Heriot-Watt University

Environmental Simulator: Soundscapes and Wellbeing

Dr Sarah Payne

Heriot-Watt University

Soundscape reproduction, simulation and composition

Professor Bill Davies

University of Salford

Freight Delivery Sound Model

Professor Jian Kang & Lisa Lavia

University College London and Noise Abatement Society

Sponsors:  This event is heavily subsidised by the UK Acoustics Network, to make it as accessible as possible to a wide audience.  Other organisations providing in-kind support include the Institute of Acoustics, University College London, Noise Abatement Society, Apex Acoustics, Association of Noise Consultants, and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Programme organisers:  Lisa Lavia, Noise Abatement Society and Heriot-Watt University; Professor Jian Kang, University College London; Jack Harvie-Clark, Apex Acoustics

Please note that whilst the speakers are confirmed, the Agenda may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

 

 

 

CPD:              CPD points for this event will be offered by the Institute of  Acoustics and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Travel Bursaries: UKAN is keen to support participation in this event.  If travel costs are a  barrier to attending you are welcome to apply for reimbursement of travel costs. 
Please complete our brief Request for a Travel Grant Form.  (Excluding EPSRC Funded PhD students who should use your funding/budget for attending events and training).  
Following the event, Please complete our Outcomes of attending form and our Expenses Form (accompanied by original receipts) with details of your bank account. 
Completing this paperwork enables UKAN to track the impact of enabling the acoustics community to participate in events and networking.

Further information about Soundscape:

BS ISO 12913-1:2014 - Acoustics. Soundscape. Definition and conceptual framework

https://shop.bsigroup.com/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030260178

PD ISO/TS 12913-2:2018 - Acoustics. Soundscape. Data collection and reporting requirements, https://shop.bsigroup.com/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030372105

Ten Questions on Soundscape and the Built Environment

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132316303067

Soundscape and the Built Environment

https://www.crcpress.com/Soundscape-and-the-Built-Environment/Kang-Schulte-Fortkamp/p/book/9781138893085

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations are payable in full. In most cases it will be possible to transfer your registration to another person.
25 June 2019
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
15 Hatfields
Chadwick Court
London, SE1 8DJ

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