WFAE Conference: Listening Pasts, Listening Futures

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WFAE Conference: Listening Pasts, Listening Futures

Listening Pasts - Listening Futures. The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology's first conference since 2011. Hybrid. Annual Meeting March 26.

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Atlantic Center for the Arts 1414 Art Center Avenue New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

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  • 2 days 12 hours
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The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology is excited to announce Listening Pasts - Listening Futures, its first hybrid virtual and in-person international conference since 2011, to be held in March 2023.

The 2023 conference coincides with the 30th anniversary of the WFAE, founded in 1993, during 'Tuning of the World: The First International Conference on Acoustic Ecology' at the Banff Centre for the Arts. ​ Conference events will occur Thursday, March 23 - Saturday, March 25. WAFE Members only are invited to attend the organization's annual conference on Sunday, March 26, 2022 before departing or by live stream.

Featured guest speakers include Amanda Gutiérrez (Mexico/Canada), Claude Schryer (Canada) and David George Haskell (UK/USA).

A robust program of pre-conference events has been planned by the Atlantic Center for the Arts and Stetson University. Full details can be found here.



  • Leah Barclay - Papers Co-Chair
  • Jesse Budel - Communications Lead & Artistic Programming Co-Chair
  • Milena Droumeva - Papers Co-Chair
  • Lindsey French - Artistic Programming Co-Chair
  • Eric Leonardson - Papers Co-Chair
  • Tristan Louth-Robins - Artistic Programming Co-Chair
  • Tae-Hong Park - Submission Portal Lead and Papers Co-Chair
  • Nathan Wolek - Papers Co-Chair


Registration, with lodging at the Atlantic Centre for the Arts by invitation only

  • Full fee (3-day attendance, accommodation & meals inclusive) – $650.00 USD
  • Early Bird / WFAE Member Rate – $550.00 USD
  • Verified Student/Need-based Rate – $400.00 USD

Day Pass Registration includes vegan lunch at ACA (accommodation to be sought be delegate)

  • Full fee (3-day attendance + lunch) – $275.00 USD
  • Early Bird (3-day attendance + lunch) – $210.00 USD
  • Full fee (single day attendance + lunch) – $125.00 USD
  • Student fee (3-day attendance + lunch) – $100.00 USD
  • Student fee (single day attendance + lunch) – $50.00 USD

**Please note that recommendations for accommodation close to the conference site will be provided upon registrations open.