Membership and Services

Membership on standardization committees

  • Since 2010 : Membre de l’Association Canadienne de Normalisation (Canadian Standards Association, CSA) comité S304/SC 1 (Occupational Noise and Vibration Technical Committee/Hearing Protectors Subcommittee)
  • Since 2007 : En charge de la rédaction technique de la future norme ANSI S12.71-201X Performance Criteria and Uncertainty Determination for Individual Hearing Protector Fit Testing Systems
  • Since 2006 : Member of Working Group 11 of ANSI Accredited Standards Committee S12, Noise (ANSI S12/WG11) on Field Effectiveness and Physical Characteristics of Hearing Protectors Participation à l’élaboration des normes ANSI S12.68-2007 et ANSI S12.6-2008
  • Since 2005 : Member of Standards Council of Canada and Canadian Advisory Committees for the International Organization for Standardization ISO TC43/SC1 (Noise) Committee as well as Working Group ISO/TC43/SC1/WG 17 on Methods of Measurement of Sound Attenuation of Hearing Protectors.

Editorship and reviewing activities

  • Since 2013 – Editor in Chief of the “Canadian Acoustics” journal published by the Canadian Acoustical Assocation.
  • Since 2012 – Membre élu du comité exécutif de la National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA, USA).
  • 2010 – Participation comme “Scientist reviewer” au comité d’évaluation de la programmation NORA des activités intra-muros du National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), USA.
  •  2009 – Membre du jury de thèse de Mme Annelies Bockstael “Modelling, measurement and optimization of passive and active custom-made hearing protectors”, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Gent University (Belgique)
  •  2007 – 2008 Éditeur associé pour le Journal International sur l’Ingénierie des Risques Industriels (JI-IRI), Montréal.
  •  Depuis 2006 – Membre élu du Comité de direction de l’Association Canadienne d’Acoustique (CAA-ACA),Toronto
  •  Depuis 2005 – Arbitrage d’articles pour les revues Annals of Occupational Hygiene (Oxford University Press), Journal of Sound and Vibration (Elsevier), International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration (International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration), Canadian Acoustics (Canadian Acoustical Association), Acta Acustica united with Acustica, and International Journal of Audiology (2011), Annals of Occupational Hygiene (2011).

Conference organization and session chairing

  • 2016 – Sessions Chair of the “Hearing Protection and Occupational Noise” for “Acoustics Week in Canada” (AWC16) conference held in Vancouver (BC).
  • 2013- Local organizing committee for the  International Congress on Acoustics (ICA2013), Juin 2013, Montréal (QC), hosted by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and the Canadian Acoustical Association (CAA) under the aegis of the International Commission for Acoustics (ICA).
  • 2011 – Technical Co-Chair of the “Acoustics Week in Canada” (AWC11) conference held in Quebec (QC).
  • 2011 – Session Chair in “Hearing Protection” session of Acoustics Week in Canada conference held in Quebec (QC).
  • 2010 – Chair in the “Advanced Auditory Applications” session of the Acoustics Week in Canada (AWC10) conference held in Victoria (BC).
  • 2009 – Chair in the “Hearing Protection” session of Acoustics Week in Canada (AWC09) conference held in Niagara-on-the-lake (ON).
  • 2009 – Co-chair of the “Occupational Noise” Session during the 38th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (INTER-NOISE 2009) congress held in Ottawa (ON).
  •  2008 – Co-organizer of the symposium on “Hearing Protectors real world performance and the European directive 2003/10/EC” held on July 4, 2008 at Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité (INRS), Paris (France).
  • 2007 – Chair of the “Hearing Protection” session in the First International Bilingual Conference on Industrial Risk Engineering (CIRI) 2007, Montréal
  • 2007 – Session Chair on “Hearing Sciences I” Acoustics Week in Canada conference held in Montréal (QC).
  • 2007 – Co-chair of “Hearing protectors: efficiency measurement” Session during the European Forum on Efficient Solutions for Managing Occupational Noise Risks (NoiseAtWork2007) congress held in Lille (France) on July 2-5, 2007.