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Australian Acoustical Society Conference 2013

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Adelaide Oval Western Grandstand

4 November 2013 - Aurecon’s acoustic and vibration experts will talk buildings, transport, resources and utilities at the upcoming Australian Acoustical Society Conference, 17 – 20 November. Held at Victor Harbour, South Australia, Aurecon’s Neil Mackenzie, Yong-Keat Lee, Bill Dawson, Jason Gaekwad, Akil Lau, Fiona Parr and Heath Miller , will be joined by a diverse range of Australian and international field experts and professionals at the annual event.

Dr Neil Mackenzie, Technical Director, Building Sciences said: “Aurecon’s team has developed world class expertise since commencing in 2006, with this conference the second time in eight years we have been a major contributor. Our expertise can be applied across all of our industries, with our papers presenting work in the property, transport, construction, resources and communications & utilities industries. The projects cover bridges, stadia, data centres, mining, wind farms and courts.”

Themed ‘Science, Technology and Amenity’, the focus of the conference will be to explore the impact of science and technology on acoustics and amenity through a series of presentations and workshops. The conference will also address a broader range of topics including, Airport/Road/Railway noise, underwater acoustics, marine bioacoustics, and vibration.

Aurecon will present seven papers for the conference:

‘Meteorological stability impacts on wind turbine noise assessments’
Presented by: Bill Dawson & Dr Neil Mackenzie

‘Acoustic design aspects of the Brisbane Supreme & District Courts’
Presented by: Magaesh Naidu, Bill Dawson & Yong – Keat Lee

‘Dynamic assessment of wind sensitive stadium structures’
Presented by: Jason Gaekwad & Dr Neil Mackenzie

‘The noise of cloud computing’
Presented by: Radek Kochanowski

‘Sound localisation of mechanical equipment/mobile plants in median and vertical plane during environmental noise survey’
Presented by: Akil Lau

‘A practical review of traffic noise model simplifications’
Presented by: Heath Miller & Fiona Parr

‘Vibration assessment of Adelaide’s new riverbank foot-bridge’
Presented by: Yong – Keat Lee & Dr Neil Mackenzie  

View full details of the conference programme 

Neil MacKenzieAurecon’s presenters will also share thinking and insight on some of our recent award – winning projects including the Adelaide Oval Redevelopment and Brisbane’s Supreme and District Courts.

“This is a great opportunity to showcase Aurecon’s expertise to our peers, regulators and clients.  It also provides our team with an opportunity to keep up with developments in their field of expertise and to meet as a team to further develop our service line offering.”

For more information please contact:

Dr Neil Mackenzie
Technical Director, Building Sciences

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