29 Sep

CIEH Noise Management Conference

Two half-day conference: 29 and 30 September 2022

CIEH member: £99
Affiliate member: £199
Non-member: £199

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The annual CIEH Noise Management Conference 2022 will take place online over two days and the agenda will address the latest issues surrounding noise control and management in the industry today. This will be one of the most informative Noise Conferences to date, where there will be a spotlight on topics such as managing domestic noise post-Covid and lockdown, and the latest on the New Building Regulations for ventilation and overheating. If you are an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in a local authority, then this is the conference for you.

Noise Management Conference topics

The following subjects will be explored in more detail at the conference:

  • Latest progress on the Noise Modelling System
  • A look at when noise is a nuisance
  • Noise to be considered in heat pump installation policy
  • Transport for London's Urban Bus Sound: enabling a safer and better sounding electric bus fleet
  • Drone noise in changing UK airspace
  • Tackling objective with subjective: Human Rights and Equalities legislation in court cases
  • Professional Practice Guidance on Planning & Noise: New Residential Development (May 2017)
  • A local authority’s successful accounts of dealing with noise complaints

Why should you attend? 

  • Hear the latest updates on all aspects relating to noise
  • Listen to high-level keynote speakers discussing the latest policies
  • Learn from the latest work and case studies in monitoring and managing noise controls


Day one - 29.09.2022

Day two - 30.09.2022

CPD: 7 hours

In partnership with:                                   Supported by:


Key Sponsors:

Campbell Associates

Campbell Associates have been trading for 22 years and offer a wide range of products & services for noise, vibration, air quality & dust measurement equipment.

We have supplied local authorities all over the UK with equipment to deal with noise and air pollution, from residential to industrial sources. We have been so successful because of the reliability and advanced leading technologies in acoustics and air quality. Campbell Associates provides all technical support, repairs, and calibration from our UKAS laboratory in Great Dunmow, UK.

Lead distributor for Norsonic, Cadna, Aeroqual, Sonitus and AVA in the UK offering


RHE Global

Dr Anna Jackman

Dr Anna Jackman, Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Reading. Anna’s research explores the ‘unmanning’ of everyday, urban and military life in the drone age. Anna is currently leading a research project entitled ‘Diversifying Drone Stories’. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the project engages with diverse stakeholders deploying, designing, and living with and under drones, to explore how drones are reshaping and disrupting UK airspace. You can reach Anna at [email protected] and find her on Twitter @ahjackman.

Colin Cobbing BSc CEnvH FCIEH FIOA, Director at Pinnacle Acoustics. Colin is recognised as a leading expert in the UK in planning and noise and has over 30 years of experience of taking complex and nationally significant projects from inception through planning, design, build and into operation. He has advised clients in both the public and private sectors including government. Colin has shaped best practice in the UK in noise assessment and sustainable design and has been integrally involved in the production of standards and guidance documents that are used in planning and designing new development. He was a core member of the CIEH, IOA and the ANC group that produced the Professional Practice Guidance: Planning and Noise for New Residential Development (ProPG). He is also a member of the CIEH Environmental Protection Panel and the BSi committee responsible for BS4142.

Dani Fiumicelli

Dani Fiumicelli, Acoustic Consultant. Dani was an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) in local Government for 16 years before becoming an acoustic consultant in 2002. Since then, Dani's clients in the private sector have included developers of noise generating and noise sensitive schemes. In the public sector, his clients include many Local Authorities, the Westminster and Scottish Governments, The Greater London Authority, Transport for London and Transport Northern Ireland. He is experienced in projects involving the modelling, prediction and assessment of noise and vibration, including industrial and commercial schemes, nationally significant airport, railway, highway infrastructure projects, and for leisure and residential schemes. As a noise and vibration expert he has often been called upon to generate environmental statements and noise impact assessments for development proposals or provide reviews of such documents on behalf of planning authorities. Dani has also acted as an expert witness at DCO hearings, public and parliamentary inquiries and in legal proceedings.

Grant Waters

Grant Waters, Co-Founder and Director of Tranquil City. Grant is also the Soundscapes lead at Anderson Acoustics and the research lead at Zelig Sound. His work bridges the gaps between acoustics, sound design, multi-disciplinary urban planning, data science, technology and public engagement to solve complex urban challenges relating to health, quality of life and sustainable city design. Notable projects include Transport for London’s 'Urban Bus Sound’ AVAS Phases 1 & 2, Green Routes for Bristol, Healthy Streets Index for London, ‘The Murder of Halit Yozgat’ investigation and two successful citizen-science projects funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 project OrganiCity.

James Healey

James Healey, Acoustic Consultant and Chairman of the Building Acoustics Group at the Institute of Acoustics (IoA). James is an acoustic consultant with 18 years’ experience and is a co-author of the national guidance document: 'Acoustics, Ventilation and Overheating'. For the last 8 years James has been at the forefront of overheating assessment in the industry and has promoted the need for a holistic approach accounting for all indoor environmental qualities within buildings. James has also led the committee in producing the ANC/IoA document: 'Guide to Noise Assessment for Approved Document O'. He has an in-depth knowledge of how the new regulation works and how we should be adapting our dwellings to overcome the challenges of climate change.

John Pointing

John Pointing, Barrister and Legal Partner of Statutory Nuisance Solutions. John specialises in environmental health law and has for many years provided training for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and local authorities. His publications include Statutory Nuisance Law and Practice 2011, Oxford University Press, co-authored with Rosalind Malcolm; Food Safety Enforcement 2005, Chadwick House, co-authored with Rosalind Malcolm; and Statutory Nuisance and Residential Property 2019, Routledge, co-authored with Stephen Battersby.

Jennifer Clayton, Area Intervention Manager at Blackpool Council. Jennifer has worked in local authority government for seventeen years, as a service manager for environmental protection, dog enforcement and, more recently, as manager of the area intervention team within Blackpool Council. This entails working across those three services within a local authority public protection (environmental health) team and having responsibility for a sizeable group of people. Prior to this role, she worked as a senior housing enforcement officer. Specialisms that include managing anti-social behaviour, noise and illegal traveller encampment enforcement make Jennifer ideally placed to explain how her council has used anti-social behaviour (ASB) powers to tackle what may have previously been seen as traditional statutory nuisance problems.

Dr Matthew Aylott

Dr Matthew Aylott, Electrification of Heat Lead at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). In this role, Matthew is responsible for leading the Government's work to remove barriers to the deployment of 600,000 heat pumps a year by 2028. Prior to joining the Civil Service, Matthew was a Senior Energy Policy Advisor at the Consumers’ Association Which? and Policy Manager at the UK Energy Research Centre.


Tim Everett LLB LLM FCIEH CMCIH FRSPH CEnvH, Trainer and Researcher in Environmental Health Law. Tim is currently studying for a PhD at De Montfort University, Leicester. He has postgraduate business qualifications and in addition has completed postgraduate work on air and water pollution control. In his career, Tim has worked for four London Boroughs, the City of Swansea, and two District Councils and has also served as a national adviser on Environmental Protection issues to the Local Government Association (LGA) for over ten years. As a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner, Tim was elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) in 2000 and served as CIEH President 2015 - 2017. He was a CIEH Trustee between 1994 - 2000 and 2012 - 2017. Tim is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Housing, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health and an active member of the Public Health Working Party at the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA).

Stephen Turner

Stephen Turner, Independent Acoustics Consultant at Stephen Turner Acoustics Limited. Stephen has been working in the field of acoustics and noise control for over 45 years. His career has spanned both the public and private sector. He was a technical adviser to noise policy officials at the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for over 15 years, including 4 years as a civil servant, during which he was closely involved in the development and implementation of noise management policy in England. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Acoustics (IoA), an individual member of the European Commission’s Noise Expert Group and Chair of the British Standards Committee that deals with transportation noise. He has just completed his two-year term as President of the IoA and is now the Institute’s Immediate Past President.

Trevor Ford

Trevor Ford MCIEH CEnvH MIOA, Environmental Protection and Licensing Team Leader at Ashford Borough Council. An experienced Environmental Health Practitioner (EHP) specialising in noise and nuisance, Trevor has worked across a range of environmental protection roles from youth trainee, technical officer, EHP, Lead EHP, and manager in authorities within Kent and South East London. Currently managing the Environmental Protection and Licensing team at Ashford Borough Council, he has also conducted work for the leisure and entertainment sector and retains a keen interest in statutory nuisance.

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