Hear for Tomorrow

30 March 2022

9:30 am

The Royal Academy of Engineering
3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

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9:30    Registration and Coffee

10:00  Welcome and Introductions,  Prof Stephen Dance

10:10  Issues: Scale of the Issue- Leisure/Industry/Young, Clare Forshaw

10:30  Guidance: HSE Noise Regulations, Chris Steel

10:50   Best Practice: Royal Opera House – A Journey,  Dominque Perrissin-Fabert


11:30   Solutions; Early diagnoses of hearing issues, Dr Rob Shepard

11:50   Solutions: BAPAM Guidance for Conservatoires, Dr Finola Ryan

12:10    Discussion: What does the future look like?  Joe Hastings/Sam Couth

Lunch / Technical Demonstrations

2:00       Guidance: EU Personal Media Players standard, Thomas Lund

2:20       Guidance: Entertainment  – Noise Outdoors, Dr Adam Hill

2:50       NIHL: Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Prevention,  Prof Colleen LePrell (on-line)

 Coffee and Cake

4:00       Solution: Pharmacology D MET intervention, Prof Kathleen Campbell (on-line)

4:40       Research into non inversive brain surgery, Dr Noe Jimenez (on-line)

5:10       Discussion – Hearing Conservation Association, Clare Forshaw

5:55       Closing Remarks, Prof Stephen Dance

Evening Event

6:00       Drinks and Canapés with Musical Performances

6:30       Drinks and Exhibition with Technical Demonstrations


Register through Institute of Acoustics £40 per day, £80 for the day & evening




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Posted on 24th February 2022 in Communication and Room Acoustics, Events, Hearing