See You in Chicago for INTER-NOISE 2018!


INTER-NOISE 2018 will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, August 26–29, 2018. We look forward to seeing you there. The theme of the congress is Impact of Noise Control Engineering.

INCE-USA will be hosting INTER-NOISE 2018 on behalf of the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I-INCE). INTER-NOISE 2018 is also supported by ASME-NCAD. Planned is a full program of technical presentations, an exposition of noise control materials and instrumentation, and the opportunity to establish good networking with peers and others working in the same field.

  • Technical papers in numerous sessions spanning many areas of noise and vibration
  • A large exposition of noise and vibration control materials, analysis software, and measurement systems and instrumentation
  • Two plenary lectures and four keynote lectures spanning major topics in noise control engineering and aligning with the theme of the congress
  • A series of short courses on noise and vibration control
  • More details can be found on the INTER-NOISE 2018 website:

Charlie Moritz and Joe Cuschieri, copresidents of INTER-NOISE 2018, and David Herrin and Teik Lim, technical cochairs, are looking forward to your participation and to seeing you in Chicago.

For answers to your questions, send direct email to

Plenary and Keynote Lectures

The two plenary lectures will be given by Patricia Davies and Barry Gibbs, while the four keynote lectures will be given by Truls Gjestland, Jean Luis Guyader, Li Cheng, and Amiya Mohanty.

About Chicago and the Congress Venue

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile is a premier hotel in downtown Chicago with spectacular views and unmatched service. The hotel has over 1,200 rooms and is offering a special rate of $199.00 plus taxes for INTER-NOISE 2018 attendees.

There are 170 award-winning restaurants and endless shopping only blocks away. Nearby attractions include Navy Pier, the Chicago Art Institute, Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, and many other cultural attractions.

Chicago is a multicultural city encompassing a bustling downtown business district (with some of North America’s tallest buildings) and 77 distinct neighborhoods. Chicago is home to world-class museums, theaters, and numerous musical venues and parks.

Chicago is served by two international airports. O’Hare International Airport is just 17 miles from downtown and is one of the largest airports in the world. It’s also North America’s major international gateway airport, serving passengers from over 200 destinations around the globe. Midway International Airport is located just 10 miles from downtown Chicago and offers another convenient option for travelers, with over 60 destinations.

Once you’re in Chicago, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates the second-largest public transportation system in the United States and serves not only Chicago but also 40 neighboring communities by rail and bus.


Online registration will be available April 1, 2018. Registration fees for participants and students include the following:

  • Access to all technical sessions
  • Access to the exposition
  • Daily coffee service
  • Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Sunday and Wednesday evening receptions


The official language of the congress is English.

Registration Fees


  • Early: USD 680
  • Regular: USD 750
  • On-site: USD 800


  • USD 100
  • Additional paper: USD 100

Accompanying Persons: USD 150

Additional Proceedings: USD 70

Congress Banquet: USD 125

Payment to be made in USD

Students may be asked to present valid student ID when picking up registration materials at the congress.


The Exposition on Noise Control Instrumentation, Materials, and Modelling Tools will be an integral part of the congress. It will open with a reception on Monday, to which all registered attendees are invited. Companies interested in being part of the exposition should contact the congress secretariat (