International Year of Sound 2020-2021

Event Calendar

The Year of Sound will be celebrated with events originating at the regional, the national, and the international levels. Here we list all events that have an acoustical outreach component in line with the goals of the Year of Sound.


12 - 16 July 2020Czech Republic

The 27th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV27)


The International Institute on Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV) organizes an annual world event, the International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV), which combines all areas of acoustics, noise and vibration. The 27th Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV27) takes place in Prague (CZ) from 12-16 July 2020. Around 1000 participants from more than 50 different Countries around the world will join this event to attend sessions, present papers, network, meet colleagues and keep on track with trends in the field of acoustics, noise and vibration. Six distinguished plenary lectures will present recent developments in important topics of sound and vibration and include discussions about future trends. Alongside the scientific conference, there will be an exhibition of sound and vibration measurement instrumentation, equipment and noise and vibration control technologies. The congress proceedings, including a number of peer-review papers, will be made available and downloadable for free on the IIAV website after the congress.

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Organisation Responsible: The International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration in cooperation with the Czech Acoustical Society, the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Czech Society for Mechanics.

Contact: Jiry Tuma, at


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