organized under the auspices of The Committe on Acoustics of The Polish Academy of Sciences by Polish Acoustical Society, Krakow Division
and supported by the International Commission for Acoustics
The annual Open Seminar on Acoustics is the largest conference in Poland gathering leading Polish acousticians for over sixty years. It is organized cyclically by subsequent divisions of the Polish Acoustic Society - in 2021 by the Krakow Division.
During the Conference, works from all fields of acoustics are presented. The aim of the conference is to exchange scientific experience in the field of acoustics, promote science and integrate specialists from various fields related to acoustics. The Conference plays an integrating role for the environment of Polish acousticians as well as more and more often guestes from abroad. This enables exchange of ideas, implementation of new research techniques and opens new application areas.
A special session will be organized to celebrate the International Year of Sound 2020 - 2021.
The XXIV Conference on Acoustic Engineering IAB 2021 and the 36th Symposium on Hydroacoustics will be held simultaneously with the LXVII OSA.
Every year, the IAB conference is an inspiration to exchange knowledge, take up new research challenges, broaden scientific horizons, establish cooperation and raise the level of innovation and applicability of research in the field of acoustic and biomedical engineering. The conference is accompanied by a competition for first and second cycle students. We encourage you to visit the website of IAB 2021 conference.
The Symposium on HYDROACOUSTICS (SHA) is the only conference in Poland where representatives of science dealing with issues of underwater acoustics and users of hydroacoustic systems meet. It has been organized regularly for over 30 years. The symposium is an opportunity to present the latest achievements in all major areas of hydroacoustics and to promote and integrate research in this field, especially in relation to the countries of the Baltic Sea region. We encourage you to visit the website of the Symposium on Hydroacoustics.
We are convinced that the LXVII Open Seminar on Acoustics will become an inspiration to exchange knowledge, take on new research challenges, broaden scientific horizons, establish cooperation and raise the level of innovation and applicability of conducted research.
We warmly invite you to join us for the Conference and we hope that the time spent together will be well used by you.
On behalf of the Organizing Committee OSA2021
Chair of Organizing Committee
Conference is held under the honorary patronage of the Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics of the AGH University of Science and Technology.
The Conference is an event of the International Year of Sound
Chairman: Janusz PIECHOWICZ
Vice-chairman: Tadeusz WSZOŁEK
Secretary: Ireneusz CZAJKA
Treasurer: Bartłomiej STĘPIEŃ
Commissioner for the Marek Kwiek Competition: Tadeusz WSZOŁEK
Chair: Jerzy WICIAK
Abstract submission: until June 18, 2021.
Registration of participants without papers: until start of Conference
Participation and publication fees: until June 30, 2021.
Sending full text of the article to the Journal of Vibrations in Physical Systems (VPS): until June 15, 2021
until May 30, 2021
Sending full text of the article to monograph Advances in Acoustics: until July 11, 2021 (until July 18,2021 in Polish)
until June 18, 2021
Common Noise Assessment Methods in the EU (CNOSSOS-EU) contained in the Commission Directive (EU) 2015/996 of May 19, 2015.
The directive has been implementing in EU countries since January 1, 2019 and should be used in the development of Strategic Noise Maps for cities in 2022. However, in many EU countries, including Poland, it is still not fully implemented, although such a provision is visible in art. 112c of the Environmental Protection Law (consolidated text, Journal of Laws 2020, item 1219). Therefore, the opportunity to exchange thoughts on the implemented documents will undoubtedly be a great opportunity to discuss any ambiguities regarding the CNOSSOS-EU method algorithms and the accompanying uncertainty.
Program of workshops::
Workshops participation – extra € 15.
The workshops be conducted in Polish.
Articles whose authors wish to publish in the VPS journal (ISSN 0860-6897) must be submitted in English.
Information on the rules of preparing materials is available at https://vibsys.put.poznan.pl/author-guideline/.
Number of pages: 6 or 8.
Deadline for submission: June 15, 2021
May 30, 2021
Articles to be published in the monograph Advances in Acoustics should be sent as an editable file (doc, docx, odt, tex), with a pdf file showing the correct formatting.
All drawings should be submitted as separate files in good quality, preferably vector format (for raster files minimum resolution is 300 dpi); descriptions in the drawings should be in the language of the entire article.
Minimum number of pages: 8.
Deadline for submission: July 11, 2021 (until July 18,2021 in Polish)
June 18, 2021
Before registering for the conference, please read rules for the processing of personal data
Registration of participants and sending of abstracts and publications takes place via the system Microsoft CMT.
In order to register, you need to set up a free account; if you have used the system before, you can use the already created account.
All participants (both listeners and authors) are asked to fill in the form of Participant registration (Rejestracja uczestnika), without providing information about the paper - this is the registration form as a conference participant. The form can be selected after clicking Create new submission. Please submit your papers using the appropriate form, depending on whether your speech will be part of the Open Seminar on Acoustics (OSA 2021) or the accompanying Conference on Acoustic and Biomedical Engineering (IAB 2021) or Symposium on Hydroacoustics (SHA 2021).
In the Title field, please enter - depending on the form of participation – [autor] first name, last name (for author) or [sluchacz] first name and last name (for listener) (e.g. [sluchacz] John Due).
Please send abstract in Polish and English.
You will receive confirmation of your registration within one week. If this did not happen, please contact the organizers at osa (at) ptakrakow.pl
Members of PTA – € 45
Remaining participants – € 50
Publication of an article in the Journal of Vibrations in Physical Systems (ISSN 0860-6897) – € 140
Workshops participation – extra € 15
Polskie Towarzystwo Akustyczne Oddział w Krakowie
al. Mickiewicza 30, 30–059 Kraków
IBAN: PL83 1020 2892 0000 5102 0189 2546 (PKO Bank Polski S.A.)
BIC (Swift): BPKOPLPW
Payment deadline: June 30, 2021 (not applicable to VPS publication fees paid after approval for publication).
After this date fees increase € 15.
Please type: OSA2021 – participant's first and last name in title of remittance.
The conference will be held online. Links to conference rooms and workshops will be sent to conference participants to the email submission during registration.
During the conference, You can get help at meet.jit.si/OSA2021.
Selected papers will be broadcast via YouTube:
The Marek Kwiek Competition was established in 1973 by the Polish Acoustic Society to commemorate the tragically deceased outstanding Polish acoustician. The competition is addressed to PTA members who are not independent researchers, whose papers will be published in the materials for the Seminar. The competition aims to promote young acousticians.The Marek Kwiek Competition regulations
The competition is open to first and second cycle students who take up the subject of acoustic and biomedical engineering.
Follow the information on the IAB2021 website, if you are interested in participating in the competition.
Polish Acoustical Society
al. Mickiewicza 30
e-mail: osa2021 (at) ptakrakow.pl
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