29, 30 September-1,2 & 3 October 2013

 Athina, Greece

Echo & Polis
SDMed organises a major festival event in September-October, 2013, in Athens, entitled EchoPolis- Days of Sound : “Sounds, Noise and Music in re-thinking sustainable city and the eco-neighborhoods”. The “EchoPolis-Days of Sound”Event, being the first edition of a series of events to be held in cities all over the Mediterranean and the Balkans will focus on the objective "Re-inventing emotions in the City" and to the consideration of environmental sounds as a 'resource' rather than a 'waste'.

Student Session

StudentSession CARRE

Student session -Call for Papers


In the framework of the ECHOPOLIS international event entitled “Sound, Noise and music for re-thinking sustainable building, city and econeighborhood”, students of different related fields (architecture, engineering, music studies, psychology etc.) are called to contribute by presenting papers on research and technological development in the following areas:


1.Sound and Noise in sustainable cities and eco-neighborhoods
2.Sound design and eco-innovation in cities
3.Sound and music in emotional architecture and emotional city
4.Sustainable abatement of noise by optimized combinations of natural andmeans
5.Sound and Noise in sustainable buildings and building acoustics
6.Balancing energy performance, thermal insulation, acoustic comfort and air quality in buildings
7.Sonic environment and noise in building certification schemes


1.Sound and Noise in transport infrastructure
2.Traffic noise- railing noise -aircraft noise and measures of abatement
3.Sound environment, Noise, Music, city attractiveness and sustainable tourism
4.Soundscapes, Heritage and Tourism
5.Sonic Geography-Sonic Landscapes-Sonic Ecology
6.Sound Heritage and soundscapes
7.Urban and rural quiet areas-Sound and noise Cartography-Strategic noise plans
8.Noise exposure and effects on health, Noise action plans, annoyance maps
9.Low noise wind turbines and implications in human health
10.Noise at school: health issues, impact on learning

Please submit your abstract in the format specified below through the online submission form. The  submission of abstracts is still open.  DEADLINE : 15 August 2013 

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Full title
Author names as well as the corresponding author's full address and contact details.
Purpose of the work - methodology - scientific results
Format:One A4 page with coordinates ( name, surname, affiliation, address, electronic address) full title and gross overview.
PDF Format
Please make sure that only low resolution figures are included in the abstract.
Language: English, French or Greek
Deadline : 15 August 2013
Submission: submission of abstract through the online submission form


Papers will be presented during the Student Session of the EchoPolis: Days of Sound event.  10 minutes will be available for each presentation

General Information

The official conference languages are English, French and Greek.
The deadline for submission of the full paper is 15 September 2013
By submitting a full paper the authors agree that the paper can be made available as part of the conference proceedings on paper, electronic supports and the internet.
The deadline for author registration and early fee payment is 15 August 2013 
The proceedings will be available at the conference on an electronic support, which will be distributed with a book of abstracts to all conference participants.
A printed version will be published after the conference and is not included in the conference price. Furthermore selected papers will be published in national and international reviews.
For all enquiries, please contact the Student Session managers : Michael Chiotinis and Andreas Mitsios : tel +302109235310, emails This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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