Because of the uncertainties due to Covid-19, the conference has been postponed until 2023.

Further details to be announced.


The NOVEM 2023 programme will comprise Contributed Papers, Keynote Forums
and various Special Sessions.


Contributed Papers

Contributed papers are invited in areas relating to noise and vibration modelling,
control, design and measurement including:

  • Applications and case studies
  • Building acoustics
  • Duct acoustics
  • Experimental techniques
  • Flow acoustics and aeroacoustics
  • Flow induced noise and vibration
  • Human response and subjective acoustics
  • Inverse problems
  • Materials for noise and vibration control
  • Metamaterials and smart structures
  • Modelling and numerical methods
  • Noise and vibration control (passive or active)
  • Nonlinear noise and vibration
  • Signal processing and analysis
  • Sound radiation and transmission
  • Source characterisation and identification
  • Structure-borne sound
  • Uncertainty and variability
  • Waves


Keynote Forums

These represent current major scientific challenges and focuses of research activity related
to noise and vibration.  Keynote Forums for NOVEM 2023 concern:

  • Sound field control
  • Engineered materials for noise and vibration control
  • Big data and machine learning in vibration and acoustics
The Keynote Forums subject areas, Convenors, Chairs and Speakers are as follows:
Big data and machine learning in vibration and acoustics

Convenor: Steffen Marburg, Technical University of Munich
Chair: Amanda Hanford, Penn State
Speakers: Keith Worden, University of Sheffield: Big data for vibration diagnostics, Wenjing Ye, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Design based on big data, Kyle B Gustafson, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock

Sound field control

Convenor: Jeong-Guon Ih, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Chair: Yang-Hann Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Speakers: Efren Fernandez-Grande, Technical University of Denmark: Large-scale capture and modelling of acoustic fields, Filippo Fazi, University of Southampton: Sound field reproduction: theory and applications, Ji-Ho Chang, KRISS, Korea: Sound field control for high frequency range

Engineered materials for noise and vibration control

Convenor: Roberto Arruda, University of Campinas
Chair: Morvan Ouisse, FEMTO-ST
Speakers: Kon-Well Wang, University of Michigan, François Gautier, Université du Maine, TBC


Special Sessions

Special Sessions are planned on focused areas relevant to the conference, including the Keynote
Forum themes. Other sessions proposed to date include:

  • Failures and disasters in noise and vibration research
  • Demonstrators (real-time demonstrations of methods, techniques and systems)

NOVEM 2023








What's New

  • NOVEM 2021 postponed to 10-12 January 2023
  • Keynote Forum speakers confirmed: details here

Key Dates

• Submission Portal: Now Open

Non Peer-Reviewed Papers
• Abstract Deadline (200 words): 31 July 2022

Peer-Reviewed Papers
• Abstract Deadline (200 words):20 June 2022

• Registration Opens: 18 March 2022
• Payment for Authors Closes: 23 Oct 2022
• Early Bird: 1 Nov 2022