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Conference on Acoustical Violence

Dear friends,

The following is the latest information available on the Conference on
Acoustical Violence. It's somewhat lengthy, but if you judge it convinient, 
I can post it to the quiet list.


Federico Miyara


 First International Multidisciplinary Conference on Acoustical Violence

                  "Towards a healthy sound environment"

                       Rosario, October 2 - 3, 1997 

                  Comite Cientifico de Ecologia y Ruido
       Asociacion de Logopedia, Foniatria y Audiologia del Litoral
               Fundacion para la Prevencion de la Violencia

                  Centro Cultural "Bernardino Rivadavia"

                   San Martin 1080, Rosario, Argentina

Organizing Committee:

Honorary President:         Prof. Fga. Matilde Della Cella
President:                  Fga. Nydia Tamburri
Vicepresident:              Dr.  Hector O. Ruiz
General Secretariat:        Lic. Gladys C. Maresca
Scientific Secretariat:     Lic. Ana Maria Dominguez de Santana 
                            Lic. Sara Romano, 
                            Ing. Federico Miyara, 
                            Dr.  Carlos Wulfsohn
Administrative Secretariat: Lic. Carmen Deni
                            Lic. Marcela Murua
Social Secretariat:         Fga. Silvana Mendizabal 
                            Dr.  Jorge Wulfsohn
Press Secretariat:          Arq. Miriam Ruiz
                            Dr.  Fabian Braghieri

This Conference will be held as a part of the "Healthy Sound Environment
Week",  recently established by the City Council, and it is organized by 
the "Asociacion  de  Logopedia,  Foniatria  y  Audiologia  del  Litoral" 
(ASOLOFAL), and sponsored by the  "Fundacion  para  la  Prevencion de la 
Violencia" (FUNPREVI) as well as other scientific organizations.

The general objective is  to get a multidiscipli-nary approach to a sort 
of  violence  generally  not acknowledged  as  such, as well as to bring 
together different prevention criteria.

Conference Topics

a) Urban acoustical violence
   Noise in transportation 
   Acoustical Violence due to individuals (house-hold appliances, 
   building repairs, etc.)
   Mega-shows, public performances and shows
   Noise over the River and its effects on Nature
   Acoustical advertising
   Architectural prevention resources at buildings and works
   Noise effects on the community
   Consequences of urban acoustical violence

b) Social acoustical violence
   Noise at home
   Noise at school: effects on pupils and teachers
   Noise at hospitas and health care institutions
   Entertainment noise (walkman, TV, radio, audio equipment)
   Noise control resources for home and school
   Consequences of social acoustical violence

c) Occupational acoustical violence
   Industry and labor noise
   The new Occupational Risk Act and the Occupational Risk Insurance
   Noise and vibration control
   Simulation and disimulation
   Consequences of the occupational acoustical violence.

Paper submission

Papers covering any of the  Conference  topics  will  be  received up to 
September 15, 1997. Please submit in printed version (A4 paper size) and 
in text or Word 6.0 file on a 3 1/2" IBM compatible diskette.

Other activities

Three panels, each  on  one  of  the main topics, will be held gathering 
experts from several  disciplines  (medicine,  psychology,  engineering,
phonoaudiology, architecture, law).  

Finally, there will be five lectures on :

Noise and fuzzy interests
High frequency audiometry
Community noise
Coclear and general physiopatology of noise
Note: the panels and lectures will be spanish-spoken, but it is possible
to arrange to have a translation service.

Registration fee:

Before 20/SEPT/97:    Profesionals and public:       $35
                      Students and ASOLOFAL members: $20

After del 20/SEPT/97: Profesionals and public:       $45
                      Students and ASOLOFAL members: $30

Payment may be fullfilled by mail,  sending a postal money order payable 
to Carmen Deni  addressed to

 Bv. Orono 1187 Dpto 1ro "I"
 2000 Rosario

or personally (Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 19:30) at  

Rioja 827 (Rosario)

You may get more information on the Conference by phone or by FAX:

TEL	+54-41-83-1849
FAX	+54-41-48-1332 (24 hours)
	+54-41-48-1168 (18:00 - 10:00 next day, local time)

You may also contact us by electronic mail:

E-mail: fmiyara@unrctu.edu.ar

or by regular mail:

 Bv. Orono 1187 Dpto 1ro "I"
 2000 Rosario

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