Noise-Con 08

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Noise-Con 2008 and the Sound Quality Symposium 2008

held in conjunction with the
30th Annual Conference of ASME’s Noise Control and Acoustics Division (NCAD)
28-31 July 2008, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

The Institute of Noise Control Engineering/USA Noise-Con 2008 and SQS-2008. Conferences will be held 28-31 July at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. .

To facilitate interaction among a wide spectrum of noise control professionals, the 30th annual conference of ASME’s Noise Control and Acoustics Division (NCAD) will be held in conjunction with Noise-Con 2008.

In these jointly organized conferences, over 200 papers will be presented on a wide variety of topics related to noise control and acoustics including active noise control, vehicle interior noise, building acoustics, community noise and many more.

There will be tours to Ford Rouge Factory and Application Research Center.

There is also a large exposition of vendors of noise-control related materials, software and instrumentation as well as consulting companies. The exposition hours are Monday July 28 5:00-7:00pm and Tuesday July 29 1:00-7:30pm.

Plenary talks for Noise-Con 2008 will be given by Dr. Sean Wu, University Distinguished Professor, Wayne State University; Dr. Richard Price, Auditory Hazard Analysis; and Dr. Martin Pollack, Corporate Scientist, Applied Physical Sciences Corporation for Noise-Con 2008.

Prior to the conference, there will be three short courses on INCE Fundamental Exam Preparation, Common Practices for Vibration Control of Mechanical Equipment in Commercial Buildings, and Statistical Energy Analysis of Noise and Vibration Problems.

The Hyatt Regency is also the site of the 2008 Sound Quality Symposium to be held July 31, 2007 after Noise-Con 2008 (28-30 July, 2008) This is the third in a series of highly successful symposia that have been held in the Detroit area (SQS98 and SQS2002). .

This symposium starts with a plenary by Prof. William Hartmann who will talk on Sound Quality with Two Ears. A wide variety of topics are addressed in the papers ranging for fundamental issues in perception of sound to applications of sound quality to engineering product design and noise control.

There will be an exposition running throughout the day during the Sound Quality Symposium from 9:30am to 4pm.

  • Early registration ends June 13 2008
  • Web registration continues through July 18 2008.
  • There will also be on-site registration.

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Contact Information

Noise-Con 2008
General Chair

Teik Lim
University of Cincinnati

Technical Chair
Jay Kim
University of Cincinnati

Exhibitions Chair
Rich Peppin
Scantek, Inc.

Student Paper Competition
Ralph Muehleisen
Illinois Institute of Technology

Sound Quality Symposium 2008
General & Technical Co-Chairs
Gordon Ebbitt

Patricia Davies
Ray W. Herrick Labs, Purdue University

Organizing Committee
Wade Bray
HEAD Acoustics

Gabriella Cerrato Jay
Sound Answers

ASME 30th NCAD Meeting
General & Technical Chair
Steve Hambric
ARL, Penn State University

Congress Secretariat
INCE Business Office