ACOUSTICS 2024 50th Anniversary Conference 12 - 13 September 2024 Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

 ACOUSTICS 2024 
50th Anniversary Conference
12 - 13 September 2024
Manchester Metropolitan University
Business School, All Saints Campus,
Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH

 This conference will be held over two days, with the sessions organised by the IOA Specialist Groups.

In collaboration with UKAN+, CIEH, REHIS and ANC

Full Programme will be available shortly.

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Authors of oral and poster presentations

Full papers will be required by Monday 19 August 2024. All oral and poster presenters are be invited to submit a paper for the proceedings.  

 

BUDDY SCHEME

The IOA Early Careers Group have arranged a Buddy Scheme for Acoustics 2024.  The scheme is to enable those who are attending the conference for the first time or who may not know many others attending (“buddies”) to have a friendly point of contact (“mentors”) throughout the conference. Please indicate on the registration if you would like to be a Buddy/ Mentor, by ticking this box you consent for your email to be shared so that you can be introduced prior to the event.

EARLY CAREERS SOCIAL - Sponsored by Getzner and UKAN+

 Join us on Wednesday 11 September 2024 at 6.30pm for an ECG Social ahead of the Acoustics 2024 conference. This event is open to Early Careers Group Members and Buddies only. Space is limited to 30, so early registration is essential.

Nell’s New York Pizza & Bar
20 Minshall Street, Kampus, Manchester M1 3EF
 
CONFERENCE DINNER
The Monastery Manchester
Gorton Lane, Manchester M12 5WF
Thursday 12 September 2024
18:00 reception and 20:00 Dinner in the Great Nave.
A coach will be provided from the University to the Monastery.
A card and cash bar will be available.
 

 

EXHIBITION

The exhibition will form an integral part of the conference making networking easy and providing you with access to all attendees.

To ensure maximum exposure for you all refreshments breaks will be held in the exhibition area. The Exhibition will be open on both days.

Set up and break down information will be sent once you have booked your space.

Included in the cost:

1 x Table, L120cm x W60cm, tablecloth (if needed), chairs and access to power.

The fee includes 1 person attending the conference and includes lunch, refreshments and the conference dinner.

Any colleagues should register as a delegate at the Members Rate.

The tables provided by Manchester Metropolitan University Business School are smaller than the 6ft tables we have used before, please note the smaller size available to each exhibitor.

Exhibition Floor Plan

https://www.ioa.org.uk/sites/default/files/civicrm/persist/contribute/files/AC2024%20Exhibition%20floor%20plan.pdf

Exhibition Booked Stands

https://www.ioa.org.uk/sites/default/files/civicrm/persist/contribute/files/AC2024%20Exhibition%20Stands%287%29.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPONSORS

 

The Institute of Acoustics is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and so we would like any sponsored items to include the 50th Anniversary Logo. The charge for sponsored items will be £300 inc VAT. You will be required to send in your proof copy for approval before production. Quantity is expected to be 200.

The items we are suggesting are listed below

Mugs, pens, pencils, pads, napkins, conference bags, water bottle, coasters, travel thermos mug
But we are open to alternative ideas.

If you are interested in sponsoring any of these items please contact the Linda Canty  linda.canty@ioa.org.uk to book, these items can’t be booked online.

 

Satellite event before Acoustics 2024

Quiet Drones Symposium
8-11 September 2024
Manchester

https://www.quietdrones.org/

LOCATION, TRAVEL, PARKING

About Manchester For more information on Manchester as a destination please log onto https://www.meetinmanchester.com/ ; here you will discover all things to do in Manchester.

 

HOTELS

Marketing Manchester Convention Bureau is the official accommodation provider for  ACOUSTICS 2024.
All rooms are held on an on-line system, allowing you to book and secure your own accommodation using either pro-forma invoices or credit/debit card. If you require any assistance with your reservation, support is available via the Accommodation Booking Team.
To book accommodation for this event, please use the following link: 

https://book.passkey.com/e/50778834

Negotiated delegate rates will be available to book until the end of the day on 15th August 2024 so please book as soon as possible to guarantee a room.

If you have any queries about the website, please contact Marketing Manchester Convention Bureau.

Contacts: Should you have any queries, please contact Manchester Convention Bureau at abs@visitmanchester.com.
 

REGISTRATION

All the two day rates, except the free sponsor,  include the conference dinner, to help us with numbers please tick the conference dinner box and the coach box if you are able to attend.

The Senior Members rate is for those who are fully retired

The Early Careers Members rate is for those who are under 35 or in the first 5 years of their acoustic career.

The Student rate is for those in full time education.

For Day Delegates, free Sponsors or dinner guests please book the conference dinner £70.00

 

EXTRA INFORMATION

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations are payable in full. In most cases it will be possible to transfer your registration to another person. If you book to attend in person and switch to online you will not be eligible for a refund.

IOA EARLY CAREER GROUP
This rate applies to any member who is 35 or under, or in the first 5 years of their careers.
 
CATERING – DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
The registration form allows you to choose Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free diets, if you have any other requirements please email linda.canty@ioa.org.uk

HEARING ASSISTANCE: please email linda.canty@ioa.org.uk for information

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: please email linda.canty@ioa.org.uk for information

ACCESSIBILITY: The IOA are committed to accessibility, please outline your needs so that we can support you. please email linda.canty@ioa.org.uk

QUIET ROOM: A quiet room will be avilable throughout the conference. No telephone calls please.

PRAYER ROOM: A prayer room can be provided

BABY CHANGING AND FEEDING ROOM: Will be available throughout the conference.

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO: Please note that photographs and/or video may be used for Institute of Acoustics publicity/marketing.

SPEAKERS: please note that some presentations may be recorded and placed on the IOA YouTube account.

COPYRIGHT. Papers that have been published in the IOA proceedings may be used by the authors for secondary purposes and published elsewhere. The source of the article has to be acknowledged and a link - if available, to the DOI of the article.

DISCLAIMER: Any views or opinions expressed on any matters by the presenters or participants during or in connection with this presentation are solely the views of the authors of the respective comments and/or opinions and must not be taken to be the views of IOA or any other organisation. IOA makes no representations, warranties or assurances concerning any information provided in these presentations and accepts no responsibility for the content and/or accuracy.

 

 

When
12 September 2024 to 13 September 2024
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s) - 2 days (inc dinner)
Authors (giving the presentation)& Chairs £260.00
Members IOA £520.00
Members CIEH, REHIS, UKAN+, ANC £520.00
Affiliated Organisations £625.00
Senior Members (retired) £170.00
Early Careers Members £170.00
Students (in full-time education) £170.00
Non-Members £728.00
IOA Sponsors £415.00
IOA Sponsor (one free delegate) £0.00
Event Fee(s) - 1 Day
Members (Day Rate) £260.00
CIEH, REHIS, UKAN+ ANC Members £260.00
Non Members (Day Rate) £364.00
Affiliated Organisation (Day Rate) £312.00
Sponsors (Day Rate) £208.00
Senior Members (retired) (Day Rate) £85.00
Early Careers (Day Rate) £85.00
Students (Day Rate) £85.00
Which day are you attending (day delegates only)
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
EXHIBITION FEES
IOA Key Sponsors £0.00
IOA Sponsors £676.00
Exhibition Fee £885.00
Stand Number (1st Choice) £0.00
Stand Number (2nd Choice) £0.00
CONFERENCE DINNER/ACCESSIBILITY OPTIONS
I will attend the conference dinner £0.00
Thursday Evening - coach to dinner venue £0.00
Conference Dinner (Day Delegates, Free Sponsors & Guests Only) £70.00
Please contact us with any accessibility concerns or requirements £0.00
Access Required £0.00
Hearing Assistance £0.00
CATERING OPTIONS
Other
Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
BUDDY SCHEME
I would like to be a Mentor £0.00
I would like to be a Buddy £0.00
I would like to attend on Wednesday Evening £0.00
Event Fee(s) - 2 days (inc dinner)
Authors (giving the presentation)& Chairs £260.00
Members IOA £520.00
Members CIEH, REHIS, UKAN+, ANC £520.00
Affiliated Organisations £625.00
Senior Members (retired) £170.00
Early Careers Members £170.00
Students (in full-time education) £170.00
Non-Members £728.00
IOA Sponsors £415.00
IOA Sponsor (one free delegate) £0.00
Event Fee(s) - 1 Day
Members (Day Rate) £260.00
CIEH, REHIS, UKAN+ ANC Members £260.00
Non Members (Day Rate) £364.00
Affiliated Organisation (Day Rate) £312.00
Sponsors (Day Rate) £208.00
Senior Members (retired) (Day Rate) £85.00
Early Careers (Day Rate) £85.00
Students (Day Rate) £85.00
Which day are you attending (day delegates only)
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
EXHIBITION FEES
IOA Key Sponsors £0.00
IOA Sponsors £676.00
Exhibition Fee £885.00
Stand Number (1st Choice) £0.00
Stand Number (2nd Choice) £0.00
CONFERENCE DINNER/ACCESSIBILITY OPTIONS
I will attend the conference dinner £0.00
Thursday Evening - coach to dinner venue £0.00
Conference Dinner (Day Delegates, Free Sponsors & Guests Only) £70.00
Please contact us with any accessibility concerns or requirements £0.00
Access Required £0.00
Hearing Assistance £0.00
CATERING OPTIONS
Other
Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
BUDDY SCHEME
I would like to be a Mentor £0.00
I would like to be a Buddy £0.00
I would like to attend on Wednesday Evening £0.00