Reproduced Sound 2021

You’re on Mute – The importance of Audio

The Electro-Acoustics Group Committee of the Institute of Acoustics is pleased to announce Reproduced Sound 2021: You’re on Mute – The importance of Audio. The conference will be held in Bristol on 16 – 18 November, 2021.

The full conference programme can be viewed here.

NOTE: The conference will be in person, but with an online attendance option for those who can’t make it to Bristol. Please refer to the IOA’s event website for further details.

Now in its 37th 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.



Prof. Wolfgang Klippel

The Peter Barnett Memorial Award for 2021 will be presented to Professor Wolfgang Klippel for his significant contributions to knowledge and education surrounding loudspeaker measurement, modelling and optimisation. Prof. Klippel has led his own company, Klippel GmbH, since 1997 and in 2007 became a professor for Electro-Acoustics at the University of Technology in Dresden, Germany. Wolfgang’s lecture will be on “Professional speakers using smart transducers”.



Stand + Stare

Stand + Stare is a Bristol based interactive design studio whose work spans commissions within the heritage and museum sector, one-of-a-kind experiences for commercial clients, dynamic academic collaborations and direct engagement with local communities. In this talk, they will chart their developing relationship with all manner of technology to tell stories that connect people and enhance the human experience.


For further information, please visit the IOA’s event website.