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2020 Events of Interest to the POLKA Community

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Events - December 2020

Forum Acusticum 2020
Lyon, France, 7 – 11 December 2020

Forum Acusticum, the triennial congress of the European Acoustics Association, will have a structured session with a particular focus on "Duct aeroacoustics" which includes all aspect of sound generation and propagation in ducts.
Earlybird Registration is open until 15 October 2020
For more details see: https://fa2020.universite-lyon.fr

Events - November 2020

12th European Conference on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers (INFUB-12)
Virtual Conference, Porto, Portugal, 10 – 11 November 2020

This conference is held every three years in Portugal, with the aim to disseminate information on recent research and development activities in the field of furnace and boiler technology; alternative fuels, such as hydrogen and biomass, will feature in the conference programme.
Earlybird Registration is open until 24 February 2020
For more details see: https://infub.pt/Geral/paginas.aspx?cod=101

Events - October 2020

5th International Conference on Combustion Science and Processes (CSP’20)
Virtual Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 14 – 16 October 2020

This annual conference focusses on topics such as combustion and pollution, gas turbine combustion, combustion reaction kinetics, numerical simulation.
Earlybird Registration is open until 20 August 2020
Registration is open until 14 September 2020
For more details see: https://cspconference.org

Events - September 2020

ASME Turbo Expo 2020
Virtual Conference, London, UK, 21 – 25 September 2020

This event will bring together experts from around the world to share the latest information in turbine technology, research, development and application.
For more details see: https://event.asme.org/Turbo-Expo

Symposium on Thermoacoustics in Combustion: Industry meets Academia
Munich, Germany, 14 – 17 September 2020 COVID-19 postponement to September 2021

This symposium will take place at the Garching Campus of the Technical University Munich. There will be themed sessions on physical mechanisms, transverse modes, flame response, limit cycles, stability analysis, etc; each session will start with an expert invited lecture, followed by contributed talks. Selected papers presented at the symposium will be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics after peer review.
The deadline for abstract submission is 19 April 2020
For more details see: http://go.tum.de/048360

1st European Conference on Fuel and Energy Research and its Application (1st FERIA)
Nottingham, UK, 14 – 16 September 2020 COVID-19 postponement to April 2021

The Fuel and Energy Research Forum has been created to bring together all those with interests in fuel and energy research, particularly biomass, waste and fossil fuels and to promote and integrate these interests in the UK and worldwide.
The deadline for abstract submission is 31 January 2020
Early Bird Registration is open until 17 July 2020
For more details see: https://cathyhillevents.co.uk/feria/index.html

13th European Fluid Mechanics Conference (EFMC13) COVID-19 postponement to June 2021
Zurich, Switzerland, 6 – 10 September 2020

The EFMC is organised biennially under the auspices of the European Mechanics Society EUROMECH. It covers all fields of fluid mechanics, including aeroacoustics, instabilities and nonlinear dynamics.
The deadline for abstract submission is 31 March 2020
Early Bird Registration is available until 15 June 2020

For more details see: www.efmc13.ethz.ch

29th ISMA Noise and Vibration Engineering Conference (ISMA2020) and
8th International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD2020) COVID-19 virtual event
Leuven, Belgium, 7 – 9 September 2020

ISMA/USD is a combined biennial international conference on noise and vibration engineering, structural dynamics and modal testing.
The deadline for abstract submission is 15 January February 2020
Early Bird Registration is open until 15 June 2020
For more details see: www.isma-isaac.be/isma2020 and www.isma-isaac.be/usd2020

GPPS Chania20
Chania, Crete, 7 – 9 September 2020 COVID-19 virtual event

This conference is organised by the Global Power and Propulsion Society (GPPS) and brings together researchers in industry, academia and governments to share the latest developments in turbomachinery technologies.
The deadline for abstract submission is 16 February 2020
Registration is open until 6 September 2020
For more details see: https://gpps.global/tc20.html

Events - September - December 2020

VKI Lecture Series in 2020

The von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, based in Sint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium, offers the following lectures during the second half of 2020:

Optimization Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics: 7 – 11 September 2020, online lecture series
Fluid-Structure Interaction for Industrial Applications: 14 – 18 September 2020, online lecture series
Introduction to Measurement Techniques: 5 – 9 October 2020, online lecture series
Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: 19 – 23 October 2020, online lecture series

For more details, click on the title of the lecture series.

Events - August 2020

40th Dynamics Days Europe
Lyon, France, 24 – 28 August 2020 COVID-19 postponement to August 2021

This conference provides a European forum for developments in the theory and applications of dynamics and brings together scientists from physics, biology, engineering and mathematics engaged in interdisciplinary research in nonlinear science.
The deadline for abstract submission is 21 February 2020
For more details see: https://dynamicsdays2020.univ-cotedazur.fr

AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum 2020
New Orleans, USA, 24 – 26 August 2020 COVID-19 virtual event

This annual forum brings together researchers, developers, operators and policy makers to address aerospace propulsion and energy issues and challenges.
The deadline for abstract submission is 11 February 2020
Early Bird Registration is open until 3 August 2020
For more details see: www.aiaa.org/propulsionenergy

49th International Congress on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2020)
Seoul, Korea, 23 – 26 August 2020 COVID-19 virtual event

This annual congress deliberates the theme "Advances in Noise and Vibration Control Technology".
The deadline for abstract submission is 15 March 2020 25 May 2020
For more details see: https://internoise2020.org

25th International Congress of Theoretical & Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2020)
Milan, Italy, 23 – 28 August 2020 COVID-19 postponement to August 2021

The ICTAM is held every four years. A broad range of topics within Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics will be covered, including a thematic session on "Combustion and Flames".
Early Bird Registration is available until 30 April 2020
For more details see: www.ictam2020.org

Events - July 2020

15th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT 2020)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 20 – 23 July 2020 COVID-19 postponement to July 2021

This conference is broad in scope, covering experimental, numerical and analytical studies in various research areas, such as combustion, turbulence, duct flow and heat exchangers.
The deadline for abstract submission is 15 March 2020
Early Bird Registration by 1 May 2020
For more details see: www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/hefat2020

International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2020 (ICSV27)
Prague, Czech Republic, 12 – 16 July 2020 COVID-19 postponement to July 2021

The ICSV is a leading annual event in the area of acoustics and vibration and provides an important opportunity for scientists and engineers to share their latest research results and exchange ideas on theories, technologies and applications in these fields. As in previous years, the ICSV27 will feature a broad range of technical papers from across the world. There will be a special session on "Combustion noise and thermoacoustics" (T03 SS03), which is being organised by Prof. Maria Heckl. It is anticipated that future ICSVs will form a regular forum for disseminating POLKA research.
The deadline for abstract submission is 1 December 2019 - now extended to 31 January 2020
Peer review of contributed papers is available as an option selected by the author.
Early Bird Registration by 31 December 2019
For more details see: www.icsv27.org

38th International Symposium on Combustion
Adelaide, Australia, 12 – 17 July 2020 COVID-19 postponement to January 2021

The biennial International Symposium on Combustion is a major world congress organised by the Combustion Institute. Its technical program will consist of contributed papers and Work-in-Progress Poster (WiPP) sessions; invited lectures, topical reviews, and special industry perspectives will be presented by eminent specialists.
The deadline for abstract submission is 7 November 2019
The deadline for poster submission is 15 April 2020

For more details see: www.combustionsymposia.org/2021/home

10th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference
Lyon, France, 5 – 10 July 2020 COVID-19 postponement to July 2021

This conference is organised by EUROMECH every three years. It covers the complete field of Nonlinear Dynamics and is aimed at scholars from theoretical and applied mechanics as well as from applied mathematics and physics.
Early Bird Registration by 20 April 2020
For more details see: https://enoc2020.sciencesconf.org

23rd World Hydrogen Energy Conference (WHEC 2020)
Istanbul, Turkey, 5 – 9 July 2020 COVID-19 postponement to June 2022

This biennial conference focusses on innovative aspects of hydrogen energy, such as hydrogen in smart grids.
The deadline for abstract submission is 1 March 2020
Early Bird Registration by 16 March 2020

For more details see: http://whec2020.org

Events - June 2020

ASME Turbo Expo 2020
London, UK, 22 – 26 June 2020 COVID-19 postponment to September 2020

This event combines a conference (22 – 26 June 2020) with an exhibition (23 – 25 June 2020). It will bring together experts from around the world to share the latest information in turbine technology, research, development and application.
Early Bird Registration is available until 17 April 2020
For more details see: https://event.asme.org/Turbo-Expo

26th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference 2020
Reno, USA, 15 – 19 June 2020 COVID-19 virtual event

This is an annual event annual aimed at scientists and engineers from industry and universities, and it addresses all aspects of the generation, propagation and control of vehicle noise.
Early Bird Registration is available until 20 May 2020
For more details see:

Events - May - December 2020

Meetings of the Acoustical Society of America in 2020

The Society holds two meetings each year, most of which are held at various locations in the USA and Canada. At each meeting, invited and contributed papers and poster presentations usually number between 800 and 1100, and they reflect the diversity and interests of the membership. Tutorials, lectures, technical and standards committee meetings, and visits to university, government, and industrial laboratories are regular features, along with receptions and a variety of social programs. These meetings offer opportunities for students and young researchers as well as experienced acousticians to share information. Meetings in 2020 are:

179th Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 11 – 15 May 2020 COVID-19 postponement to 7-11 December; now a virtual conference

180th Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, 9 – 13 November 2020 COVID-19 cancellation

For more details see
https://acousticalsociety.org/asa-meetings

Events - May 2020

Baltic-Nordic Acoustics Meeting BNAM 2020
Oslo, Norway, 3 – 6 May 2020 COVID-19 postponement to May 2021

BNAM is the biennial Baltic-Nordic Acoustics Meeting, organised by one of the national member societies of the Nordic Acoustics Association. It is open to anybody interested in the field of acoustics, noise and vibration. The conference programme consists of key-note lectures, invited and contributed papers in structured parallel sessions, an exhibition and the Young Acousticians Network. The BNAM 2020 proceedings will be downloadable for free from the conference website.
The deadline for abstract submission is 1 December 2019
Early Bird Registration is available until 22 March 2020

For more details see: www.euracoustics.org/bnam-2020

Events - April 2020

Forum Acusticum 2020
Lyon, France, 20 – 24 April 2020 COVID-19 postponement to December 2020

Forum Acusticum, the triennial congress of the European Acoustics Association, will have a structured session with a particular focus on "Duct aeroacoustics" which includes all aspect of sound generation and propagation in ducts.
The deadline for abstract submission is 1 December 2019
For more details see: https://fa2020.universite-lyon.fr

12th European Conference on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers (INFUB-12)
Porto, Portugal, 14 – 17 April 2020 COVID-19 postponement to November 2020

This conference is held every three years in Portugal, with the aim to disseminate information on recent research and development activities in the field of furnace and boiler technology; alternative fuels, such as hydrogen and biomass, will feature in the conference programme.
Earlybird Registration is open until 24 February 2020
For more details see: https://infub.pt/Geral/paginas.aspx?cod=101

5th International Conference on Combustion Science and Processes (CSP’20)
Lisbon, Portugal, 15 – 17 April 2020 COVID-19 postponement to October 2020

This annual conference focusses on topics such as combustion and pollution, gas turbine combustion, combustion reaction kinetics, numerical simulation
The deadline for abstract submission is 31 January 2020
Earlybird Registration is open until 7 February 2020

For more details see: https://cspconference.org

Events - January - May 2020

VKI Lecture Series in 2020

The von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, based in Sint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium, offers the following lectures during the first half of 2020:

Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: 20 – 24 January 2020
Radial Compressor Design and Optimization: 10 – 14 February 2020
Machine Learning for Fluid Mechanics: Analysis, Modelling, Control and Closures: 24 – 28 February 2020
Fluid-Structure Interaction for Industrial Applications: 23 – 27 March 2020 COVID-19 postponement to 14 – 18 Sep 2020, online lecture series
Optimization Methods for CFD: 20 – 24 April 2020 COVID-19 postponement 7 – 11 September 2020, online lecture series
Large Eddy Simulation and Related Techniques: 25 – 28 May 2020 - held online due to COVID-19

For more details, click on the title of the lecture series.


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