Danish Sound Day 2021

November 17 - 8:30 -18:00

Aalborg University Copenhagen
A. C. Meyers Vænge 15
2450 København


Join this event together with professionals and enthusiasts from all fields of the audio tech landscape. Expect interesting talks from research, business, tech and art perspectives, as well as panel discussions, pitches, demos, exhibitions and sound performances. Meet new people and strengthen your network with colleagues from all corners of the sound industry. 

We invite entrepreneurs, researchers, directors, investors, teachers, tech people, students, artists and actors from the innovation sector to participate in meaningful discussions on challenges that require cross-functional solutions. 


DKK 900 (inc. 25% VAT)
Member ticket

DKK 700 (inc. 25% VAT)
Exhibition stand

DKK 2500 (inc. 25% VAT)
Exhibition stand - members

DKK 1250 (inc. 25% VAT)

Note: Your order confirmation is your entry ticket!   Member? Check our memberlist here

More info about the exhibition stand: here



Welcome to Danish Sound Day from our host Paul Tyler, our director Torben Vilsgaard, and the chairman of the board, Birger Schneider. 

We welcome back our favourite host Paul Tyler to announce, moderate and entertain. 


Key Note

With technology comes power – with power comes responsibility. A view to the past and why the importance of responsible use of technology in the future should be an ever increasing demand in securing society at large and mankind in particular.


Track 1

Building bridges between clinicians and engineers within audiology – Abigail Anne KressnerDTU & Rigshospitalet 

Abigail Anne Kressner, Assistant Professor DTU, Rigshospitalet


Track 2

Oliver will speak about his experience of personalization of needs for hearing-aid users. 

Oliver Townend, Senior Audiologist, Widex 




Track 1

Neighbour noise annoyance in multi-storey housing – Why does it happen? How does it affect our health and what are the implications for home life? Are there solutions?

Birgit Rasmussen, Senior Researcher, Aalborg Univeristy, BUILD


Track 2

During video game production there is often so much content to be made and so little time – even before an actual game is playable, prototyping and efficiency becomes key. The understanding of working blindly is crucial.

Bjørn Jacobsen, Sound Supervisor at Cujo Sound


Track 1

Using AI in audio signal processing to reduce cognitive load and improve the user experience.

Torben Christiansen, Director of Technology, EPOS


Track 2


Speaker TBC




Startup Pitch Battle

Listen in as 3 of the most innovative Danish startups compete in this pitch battle.

Our panel of judges is made up of experienced entrepreneurs, investors and business strategy advisors.


Entrepreneur Story

Hear the story of SOUNDBOKS that wasn’t told in the media – how the company almost died for 18 months – and what did they learn from it?

Jesper Theil Thomsen, CEO & Cofounder Soundboks



Jan Skoglund will speak about audio quality, speech intelligibility and evaluation methods. His background as a software engineer, manager, researcher, and rock’n’roll musician makes him a perfect fit for today’s program. 

Jan Skoglund, Google




Research Pitch Battle

Hear from the most promising Masters and PhD researchers at Danish Universities.

There is still time to submit your pitch! Click here to enter. 



Mikkel and Nicolas will speak about their process and experience working on the Oscar-winning film “The Sound of Metal” 

Mikkel will join us in person and Nicolas will attend virtually.

Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, Film editor

Nicolas Becker, Sound Designer




Prize Ceremony

Winners of the research pitch battle and the startup pitch battle will be awarded a prize.

This year’s prizes have been sponsored by Jabra and EPOS.


Årets Lydpris

The “Annual Sound Prize” will be awarded. There is still time to vote. Click here for more info and write to us with your nomination. 


The Danish Sound Cluster will wrap up the day’s programme and you will be welcome to stay for cocktails, music, sound installations and product demonstrations. 

All Day

There will be a host of other activities happening during the day and we have intentionally added a number of longer breaks so that you have time to catch up with old contacts and make some new ones. 

There will be a sound installation by sound artist and research Yann Coppier.

Take a moment to visit the company booths.

Make your vote in the research and startup battles. 

Enjoy the live music with a cold beer at the end of the day. 


Yann Coppier, sound artist

When you participate in this event, your time will be used as co-financing for the project Innovationskraft, which is funded by Danmarks Erhvervsfremmebestyrelse and Uddannelses- og Forskningsstyrelsen at a standard rate. Read more about Innovationskraft 

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