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.


22 - 24 June 2020Italy

TCA2020 Misura e controllo del rumore

TCA 2020 is a non-profit event, organized by the non-profit association: Italian Center for the Environment and Culture APS, in collaboration with the Regional Agency for the Environment of Campania, Regional Agency for the Environment of Tuscany, and the Municipality of Ravello, with the relevant scientific contribution of the Italian Association of Acoustics, under the patronage of the Ministry of the Environment. The focus will be on public institutions, and will feature keynotes from the best Italian researcher in the world and presentation of an under-35 female TCA award.

On the first day of the event, there will be an educational event that includes lay public or school and exhibition, sharing the goals of the IYS2020:
– Open Ceremony with short piano concert for the Year of sound2020;
– Measure and control of noise: Focus Institutions and society;
– Sound and noise and related sciences and technologies
– Show a documentary Film IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE. A documentary exploring the value of silence, our relationship with sound, and the implications of living in a noisy world. (Patrick Shen)
– Art sounds: exhibition and performance in auditorium square. (to be confirmed)

Location: Auditorium, O. Neimyer, Ravello, Italy

Organisation Responsible: ARPAC, ARPAT

Contact: Augusto Papa, at


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