4 July 2022

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Hyatt House, 55 Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PQ

UKAN+ Annual Meeting: Maximising the impact of acoustics – Event Full – Registration is now closed.

UKAN+ invites members to attend our first in person* meeting in Manchester.  The event will be free to our members.** Place numbers are restricted and by application. We have a full agenda including 4 fascinating speakers. #ukan_live


9:30 – 10:00 Registration, coffee, poster session set up

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome, Kirill Horoshenkov and Richard Craster

10:10 – 10:30 Aural Diversity, Andrew Hugill (University of Leicester)

10:30 – 10:50 Tuning in to the acoustic dynamical complexity of natural soundscapes, Alice Eldridge (University of Sussex)

10:50 – 11:00 Questions to keynote speakers

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break and poster session

11:20 – 11:45 UKRI/EPSRC Funding Opportunities & Strategy, Andrew Lawrence (EPSRC)

11:45 – 12:00 UKAN+ mission to support challenge-led research, Richard Craster and Philip Nelson

12:00 – 13:00 Group discussions of UKAN+ strategy to support challenge-led research, all

13:00 – 14:00 Networking lunch and poster session

14:00 – 14:30 When Acoustics Really Matters, Ian Knowles (Arup)

14:30 – 14:35 UKAN Computational Acoustics Knowledgebase, Amelia Gully (University of York)

14:35 – 15:15 Group discussions of UKAN+ strategy for industry engagement, all

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break and poster session

15:30 – 15:40 IoA and UK National Centre for Coordination of Acoustics Related Research (NCCARR), Jonathan Hargreaves (IoA RCC) and Kirill Horoshenkov

15:40 – 16:20 Group discussions of UKAN+ strategy related to NCCARR, all

16:20 – 16:30 Summary and Poster Prize Award, Kirill Horoshenkov

16:30 – 18:30 Networking reception, drinks and canapes 

We strongly encourage our early career researchers to contribute to the poster presentation at this event. This poster session will form an integral part of the meeting. Please forward your abstract to Zoë Hunter (z.hunter@acoustics.ac.uk) before the 24th June 2022. A £500 Amazon voucher prize for the best poster will be awarded at the special ceremony at the end of the event.

  • *After careful consideration of hybrid, UKAN+s first meeting will be in person with livestreaming.
  • **Travel costs will be considered on a case by case basis. Application must be made by completing the Request for UKAN travel grant form. If approved cost must be paid and then reclaimed.