Pan-American News (Dec 2019)


The Brazilian Association for Acoustical Quality (ProAcústica)—an I-INCE member society since 2013—is a nonprofit civil entity with the purpose of congregating companies and professionals looking to develop applied acoustics in Brazil, a field that also covers the science of vibrations. It recently held elections for officers and the board of directors, the results of which are available here.

Fig. 1. Bicycling for Noise Awareness Day in downtown São Paulo

In their updates, ProAcústica report that the Urban Noise Map for the Central Area of the City of São Paulo was recently launched. This coincided with the International Noise Awareness Day and saw a symbolic bicycle pedaling act on a noisy street in downtown São Paulo. More information on these activities is available here.