Noise Conference: Regulation, Planning and Good Practice

Noise Conference17 April - London - 15Hatfields 

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Member: £136 | Affiliate member: £236 | Non member: £236
 

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Member: £189 | Affiliate member: £289 | Non member: £289
 

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CIEH Noise Conference: Regulation, planning and good practice will discuss key issues associated with the management of environmental noise by environmental health professionals. The conference will include informative sessions on the recent Professional Practice Guidance on Planning and Noise, as well as contemporary issues associated with noise nuisance, planning and management. 

CIEH Noise Conference will highlight challenges that need to be overcome by environmental noise experts, including major improvements to transport networks in the UK such as roads, rail, airports and ports, and also large scale regeneration projects. It will discuss current and future issues surrounding environmental noise and will highlight good practice for dealing with such issues with recent case studies.

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand the implications of the new NTQP changes on Railway Noise
  • Review a case study on how one local authority successfully worked with Network Rail to deliver results
  • Explore the new Pro PG: Planning and Noise Guidance
  • Learn about the emerging concerns from noise nuisance, including festival noise and more common noise nuisance issues
  • Discuss the growing concern of traffic and congestion noise
  • Opportunity to meet relevant and useful exhibitors who will demonstrate the latest equipment available for local authorities to measure and manage noise and other nuisances

Who should attend: 

  • Environmental Protection Officers
  • Heads of Environmental Protection and Noise
  • Senior and Principal EHPs
  • Planners
  • Noise reducing technology providers
  • Those with a professional interest in statutory nuisance management

CPD: 5 Hours

▼ Programme 

09.30    Registration, exhibition viewing and refreshments 
     
10.00    Opening remarks
Chair
     
10.10    Current Noise Policy Issues and updates
Speaker: Stephen Turner, Stephen Turner Acoustics Limited
Speaker: John Pointing, John Pointing, Legal Partner, Statutory Nuisance Solutions
     
10.45    Noise Management and the Planning System: Utilising Pro PG: Planning and Noise Guidance
Speakers: Invited
     
11.05    Questions and Answers 
     
11.15    Refreshment break and exhibition viewing 
     
11.45    The new 25 year environment strategy: workshop session
Speaker: Richard Mitchell, Noise and Statutory Nuisance Team, DEFRA (confirmed)
     
12.30    Lunch and exhibition viewing 
     
13.30    HS2Local Authority Noise Consortium: A Collaborative Success (Case study)
Speakers: Stephen Braund, Senior Environmental Health Officer, Chiltern District Council and Helen Masterson, Principal Environmental Health Officer Acting Noise & Licensing Manager, LB of Camden
     
14.00    Case Study: Wiltshire and Network Rails collaborative Approach
Speaker: tbc
     
14.30    Question and answer session 
     
14.40    Refreshment break and exhibition viewing 
     
15.10    Managing noise at ‘pop up’ events and festivals
Speaker: tbc
     
15.40    Managing Urban Noise Nuisances: discussion and panel debate
- Church bells and calls to prayer
- Cockerel calls
- Train horns
     
16.30    Close and collect CPD 
     
 
▼ Speakers 

  • Richard Mitchell, Noise & Statutory Nuisance Policy Team, Environmental Quality, Defra
  • Stephen Turner, Stephen Turner Acoustics Limited
  • Stephen Braund, Senior Environmental Health Officer, Chiltern District Council
  • Helen Masterson, Principal Environmental Health Officer / Acting Noise & Licensing Manager, London Borough of Camden
  • John Pointing, Legal Partner, Statutory Nuisance Solutions 
 
▼ Sponsors 
 
Cirrus Research    Cirrus Research

Cirrus Research is a world-leader in the design, manufacture and supply of noise measurement equipment. With 45 years’ experience, the R&D team continuously develop new technologies to provide complete, simple solutions for occupational and environmental noise monitoring. Its customer service, industry knowledge and calibration services are renowned with all of its products manufactured in the UK. This is backed up with a standard 15-year warranty on all Cirrus manufactured products. #weknownoise 
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