Important Meeting Update for Noise-Con 2020!

Due to the ongoing concerns and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, INCE-USA has decided to Go Virtual with Noise-Con 2020. The conference will still be held the week of November 16th. We intend to provide you with the same robust content allowing attendees to share their important work, engage in networking opportunities and take advantage of the ability to reconnect with colleagues. Additional information will be provided in the coming weeks so stay tuned for more updates. Click here for a message from our Conference Chair, Gordon Ebbitt.

Key Dates:

  • The early registration deadline has been extended to October 22, 2020.

There will be additional changes to the NOISE-CON program, so please check back for additional details.

Welcome to the

Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA

INCE-USA is a non-profit professional organization whose primary purpose is to promote, through its members, noise control solutions to environmental, product, machinery, industrial and other noise problems. INCE-USA is a Member Society of the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering, an international consortium of organizations with interests in acoustics and noise control.

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Latest Publications

INCE-USA publishes the Noise Control Engineering Journal, and the Noise News International magazine. Click here for the latest issues.

Careers In Noise Control

Careers In Noise Control

INCE-USA hosts postings for job opportunities related to Noise Control Engineering.

Donate to INCE

Donate to INCE

The INCE Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization, established in 1993 to support education in Noise Control Engineering. Click here to donate to the Foundation.


NOISE-CON 2020 Must Go On(line)! Follow the links to learn more, submit an abstract, and make your plans to join us virtually!

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2020 is the International Year of Sound

The International Year of Sound (IYS 2020) is a global initiative to highlight the importance of sound in all aspects of life on earth. The celebration will increase the public's understanding of sound-related issues at the national and international level. INCE-USA is a Sponsor of the International Year of Sound. Learn more at

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October 22, 2020
Marine Mammals, Restaurant Noise And Hand Dryers Highlight NOISE-CON 2020
Marine Mammals, Restaurant Noise And Hand Dryers Highlight NOISE-CON 2020

Fourteen-year-old Nora Keegan from Calgary, Alberta is one of three plenary speakers at The Institute of Noise Control Engineering’s (INCE-USA) NOISE-CON from November 16-20, 2020.

October 22, 2020
Clink, Clank, Clunk – Quieting the Noisy Restaurant
Clink, Clank, Clunk – Quieting the Noisy Restaurant

When was the last time a great meal was spoiled for you by the deafening din of restaurant noise? Did you mention it on your Yelp review?

September 15, 2020
Engineering 360
Engineering 360

Noise standards are used to calibrate other noise instruments.

September 14, 2020
New Book Review available in latest issue of NCEJ
New Book Review available in latest issue of NCEJ

The latest issue of NCEJ (Volume 68, Number 4) features a review of "BioClimatic Double-Skin Facades" by Mary Ben Bonham. Joe Cuschieri wrote the review. Click through to the NCEJ Book Reviews page.

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