Plenary lectures

We are pleased to announce the 3 Plenary Lectures of I3DA 2021. As plenary speakers, we will have the honor to host:

1) Karl Kügle: “Hearing (in) the Middle Ages: Towards an Acoustemology of the Past”
ERC Research Professor | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) | University of Oxford; Oxford, United Kingdom

2) Jens Ahrens: “Data-Based Methods for Spatial Audio Reproduction”
Associate Professor | Chalmers University of Technology; Gothenburg, Sweden

3) Angelo Farina: “3D Acoustic experiments within SIPARIO Project”
Professor | Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma; Parma, Italy

More information about the plenary lectures will be announced over the next months.

128 Abstracts received – Inquiries for late submissions

128 abstracts have been submitted to I3DA.
Due to many requests after the announcement of the Special Issue for the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, we have accepted to consider late submissions to the Conference.
For any inquiries or further information, please contact the Organizing Committee at

New Special Issue at JASA!

The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), Dr. James F. Lynch, along with the Coordinating Editor for Architectural Acoustics, Prof. Ning Xiang, has agreed on editing a Special Issue in JASA Section Architectural Acoustics, based on the main topics of I3DA Conference. Further information on Call for Submissions will be available soon.

100 Abstracts received – One day left

Over 100 abstracts have been submitted ot I3DA. The abstracts are authored from Scientists coming from different Countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Oceania, as well as broadcasting and global Companies, which include BBC, Facebook, Oculus.


Due to the persistent pandemic situation the organizing committee, in agreement with the scientific committee, has decided to make the conference virtual. In doing so we want to meet the needs of all those who will not be able to move from their country in September 2021, while still offering the opportunity to present their research at a conference that want to present the most recent stages in the development of new methodologies and technologies in the field of immersive and 3D audio.

Abstract submission is open!

New abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2021

Reduced registration fees: more info here.

Pandemic crisis update

With reference to the current PANDEMIC crisis, we will consider whether convert the face-to-face Conference into a web conference, or to postpone the Conference to Spring/Summer 2022.
Any decision on this subject will be taken by the Organising Committee and communicated here
as soon as possible, informing the Authors of the submitted abstracts.

Abstracts Submission deadline EXTENDED

Dear Colleagues,
the organizers of I3DA recognize the difficulties that the COVID-19 pandemic is putting on everyone’s shoulders, all around the world. In response to these difficulties and as an effort to relieve the stress for all authors, we have decided to extend the deadline for paper submission, and the corresponding timeline.
This means that the deadline for submission of abstracts will be extended until Monday March 22, 2021, midnight CEST.