The Institute of Acoustics (IoS) has announced the dates for the 31st Reproduced Sound conference, subtitled Playing with Fire: Sound for art, entertainment and emergency purposes.
Taking place from 10–12 November at the Fire Service College, in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, this year's conference, organised by the IoS's Electroacoustic Group in association with the Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT), Audio Engineering Society (AES), Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) and Institute of Sound and Communications Engineers (ISCE), will concentrate on all aspects of electroacoustics for live events, including music, theatres and sports in auditoria, festivals and stadia.
A call for papers is now underway, accepting offers on topics related to:
- Live sound
- Venue safety and crowd management
- Measurement and valuation
- Audio system design
- Loudspeakers and microphones
- Case studies
- Acoustics of venues
- Environmental noise control of events
Abstracts for papers, plus a short biography of up to 150 words, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 22 May, with final written papers for the proceedings submitted by Friday 25 September.