RS 2019: Creating Engagement in Sound

The Electro-Acoustics Group Committee of the Institute of Acoustics is pleased to announce Reproduced Sound 2019, Creating Engagement in Sound. The conference will be held at the Bristol Hotel on 19-21 November, 2019. The conference dinner will take place on Brunel’s S.S. Great Britain.

Now in its 35th year, the conference represents the cutting edge of modern audio and acoustics in an informal environment that allows consultants, manufacturers, contractors, end users, academics and students to mingle and share insights and information.

Abstract deadline: Friday, 24 May 2019 (EXTENDED)

The call for papers can be found here.

The conference programme will be published this summer. Further details can be found here.


Francis Rumsey

The Peter Barnett Memorial Award for 2019 will be presented to Professor Francis Rumsey for his significant contributions to the knowledge and education surrounding the areas of sound quality, spatial audio and psychoacoustics. Francis serves as a technical writer/editor for the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society and was previously the Chair of the AES Technical Council. He is a past recipient of the AES Bronze Medal and Board of Governors Award. Francis will receive his award at the conference, which will be followed by his talk “Psychoacoustic quality evaluation in the context of interactive sound and virtual reality”.

Jim Griffiths

Our after dinner talk will be given by Jim Griffiths, director of acoustic consultancy, Vanguardia. Jim has 40 years experience specializing in the sound management and control at over one thousand music events. He is a past recipient of the IoA’s Tyndall Medal for his work in entertainment acoustics. Jim’s talk, “40 years of sound management at concerts and festivals”, will reflect on the ever-changing nature of large-scale events, focusing on musical style, sound system design, acoustic modelling software, noise monitoring technology and noise-related legislation and codes.



Exhibiting at Reproduced Sound is a very unique opportunity to show your company and products to some of the UK’s leading consultants, scientists, sound designers and specifiers. This year’s conference is expected to attract 100 delegates from all over the world.

If you or your organisation are interested in becoming a supporter of Reproduced Sound, and have your logo and link here on the website, plus a stand at the show and an opportunity to include your insert material in the delegate packs, please also contact Linda –