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I-Park Artist-in-Residence Program
Application Deadline: January 25, 2016

I-Park, located in rural East Haddam, CT (U.S.), announces its 2016 multi-disciplinary artists-in-residence program. The program is open to composers and those working in the field of sound art/design/sculpture. Other creative disciplines represented: visual arts, architecture, moving image, creative writing and landscape/garden/ecological design. Self-directed residencies are being offered from May through November, 2016. Most residencies are 4-weeks in duration. International applicants are welcome. 

DAGA Conference
Conference Paper Submission: January 1–March 31, 2016

DAGA 2016 Conference: March 15-17, 2016
The annual conference on acoustics, DAGA, will be held in Aachen, Germany in 2016, from Monday, March 14 to Thursday, March 17. The organizers are assembling a special session focusing on News in Environmental Noise and Soundscapes. The session is intended to consist of specific contributions and discussions to this field in the area of both applied and theoretical projects and advancements. 

Conference: May 9-11, 2016
The Balance-Unbalance conference will bring artists together with scientists, economists, philosophers, politicians, management and policy experts, sociologists and engineers from across the world with the intent of engendering a deeper awareness and creating lasting intellectual working partnerships in solving our global environmental crisis. The theme for BunB 2016 is "Data Science + Eco Action”.

2016 Ecoacoustics Congress
Congress: June 6-8, 2016

Ecoacoustics, a new interdisciplinary science that investigates natural and anthropogenic sounds and their relationship with the environment, will host the 2016 Ecoacoustics Congress at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan. The Center is located on the campus of Michigan State University.

One of WFAE’s founding members, the late Peter Grant was very active in community radio in Vancouver. Co-op Radio has established a memorial fund. Not only did Peter play a key in making the WFAE a functional organization, he was a long-time volunteer and former staff member as Programming Coordinator of Co-op Radio during the 80s. To contribute, please visit