Symposium on the Acoustics of Poro-Elastic Materials

Nov. 7-10, 2023


Conference delegates will be able to attend at either site at their convenience. The conference sessions at both sites will be timed so that delegates at both locations can participate simultaneously.

Sorrento, Italy
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Acoustic Valley Institute, Changshu, China

Agenda & important dates

September 1st, 2023 : Abstract submission deadline.
September 18, 2023 : Notification of acceptance of abstract.
October 9th, 2023 : Early registrations deadline.
November 7th to 10th, 2023 : the conference !


8 Non-parallel sessions with 20-min talks are planned.

The topics of this 2023's edition are:

Special attention will be paid to reserving time for discussion.

A poster exhibition will also be organized. Participants to this poster session will be requested to send a numeric copy (as a PDF file) of their poster to so that their works will be available from this website.

Featured speakers

Keynote lectures are scheduled at the beginning of the sessions.
Here are the confirmed speakers and topics :

Mathieu Gaborit

(University of Le Mans, France)
3D printing poroelastic media: features, artifacts and the bigger picture

Xue (Tony) Yutong

(WanDong Medical - Midea Group, China)
System level applications of porous media

Philipe Glé

(Cerema, France)
Bio and geobased materials

Fabien Chevillotte

(Matelys, France)
From the micro-structure to condensed meta-material models

Li Cheng

(HKU, China)
Micro-perforated Panel Sound Absorption under Complex Acoustic Environment


Sorrento, Italy

On or before September 10th 2023 (early bird registrations), the fees are 630 euros per participant.
Fees are reduced to 350 euros for students (on presentation of a valid student card).

After September 10th 2023 (late bird registrations), the fees are 730 euros per participant and 400 euros for students.

Refund policy in case of conference and/or hotel cancellation (email and "New Congress" secretariat at
- Before September 30 2023, no penalty due.
- From October 1 to 31 2023, you will be refunded of 50% of the SAPEM registration fees and hotel accommodation paid.
- From October 31 2023, no refund will be possible.

Any refund will be done after the Symposium.


the fees are 5 000 ¥ (CNY) per participant.
Fees are reduced to 3 000 ¥ (CNY) for students (on presentation of a valid student card).

Note that there is no early or late bird registrations for the Chinese location.

Sponsors & Partners

SAPEM 2023 is sponsored by :

Contact us at if you are interested in sponsoring SAPEM 2023.

Scientific and organization committee

  • Raffaele Dragonetti (University of Naples)
  • Rosario Aniello Romano (University of Naples)
  • Stuart Bolton (Purdue university)
  • Luc Jaouen (Matelys)
  • François-Xavier Bécot (Matelys)
  • Weichun Huang (Nanjing university)
  • Heavy Zhang (Prosynx)
  • Yutong Tony Xue
         (WanDong Medical, Midea Group)
  • Tongyang Shi (Institue of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Science)
Contact us at if you have any questions or comments.