Environmental noise conference “Are we ready for noise?”
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, auditorium 226

1. Day 17. Jan
10.00-17.00    Environmental noise conference “Are we ready for noise?”   
10.00-10.05    Greetings, Introduction, Presentation of the Agenda, Priit Adler member of board NGO Ökokratt ,  Timo Tarve from Estonian  the Estonian National Broadcasting Agency
10.05-10.10    Opening speech, Professor Jakob Kübarsepp Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Tallinn University of  Technology
10.10-10.15    Opening speech, Rita Annus Assistant Minister to the Ministry of the Environment

10.15-11.00    Basics of Noise Nuisance Prevention Legislations,  Reet Pruul Leading specialist Ministry of the Environment
11.00-11.30    Noise  complaints, current status in Estonia, solutions  Irina Filippova specialist The Health Protection Inspectorate
11.30-12.15    EU Noise Directive (END), strategic noise mapping, action planning  Edgar Wetzel Head of International BusinessWölfel Messysteme Software GmbH+ Co.KG International Sales Office

12.15-13.00    Noise situation in Tallinn- short overview, Tallinn strategic noise map, Pille Vals executive specialist Environment Department of Tallinn
Hendrik Puhkim head of environmental department, Ramboll Eesti AS
Olli-Matti Luhtinen project manager, Ramboll Finland Oy
13.00-14.00    Lunch    
14.00-14.45    Environmental noise  experience in Denmark,  John Klinkby Managing director,
SoundPLAN Nord ApS

14.45-15.30    Environmental noise  experience in Sweden, Mrs Lisa Maria Granå  Acoustic Consultant, WSP Acoustics

15.30-15.45    Coffee break    
15.45-16.15    Environmental noise mapping experience in Latvia and Lithuania, Valts Vilnitis Member of the Board , SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment

16.15-16.45    Noise Environmental Noise modelling within Environmental Impact Assessment,  Toomas Pallo Member of the Board, Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment OÜ
16.45-17.00    Conclusion of the first day,  Priit Adler member of board NGO Ökokratt , 
Timo Tarve from Estonian  the Estonian National Broadcasting Agency

2. Day 18. Jan
10.00-15.00    Environmental noise conference “Are we ready for noise?”   
10.00-10.45    Environmental noise experience in Finland,  Sirkka-Liisa  Paikkala environmental advisor Environmental Ministry of Finland

10.45-11.45     Noise reduction measures (noise barriers, noise berm etc.) theory    Dipl. Phys.; Dr.rer.nat Volker Mellert University Professor Applied Physics of Oldenburg and  President of European Acoustics Association (EAA)
11.45-12.15    Coffee break    
12.15-12.45    Planning and selection of  military training grounds , noise impact assessment, Kersti Ristimägi Logistic Centre of Estonian Defense Forces Estate Service Adviser of Training Areas Section
12.45-13.15    Traffic noise assessment road during reconstruction engineering, Villu Lükk head specialist
Estonian Road administration planning department 

13.15-14.00    Environmental noise assessment, theory and practice, examples, Marko Ründva head of Akukon OY Eesti Filial

14.00-14.45    Practical solutions for noise barriers, Introduction and presentation, Gerd Heltriegel Schütte Aluminium GmbH managing director examples from Schütte, 

14.45-15.00    Conclusions, Priit Adler member of board NGO Ökokratt, 
Timo Tarve from Estonian  the Estonian National Broadcasting Agency