Welcome to Belgrade! You will meet hospitable people who live their lives in accordance with the old Latin adage "Carpe diem!". You will take a walk through the streets of an ancient city with a turbulent history on the crossroads of East and West and North and South. You will feel the spirit of freedom and openess.
We the scientists in bioacoustics will meet again to exchange ideas and the results of our investigations. The health of humans and all living beings on Earth we protect from noise. Friendly environment in soundscapes we promote. Our science is in the service of Nature.
We wish and will do our best to make your stay in Belgrade pleasant and memorable!
Organizing Committee of the 14th ICBEN Congress.
Belgrade is the capital of Serbia located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. With a 7,000 year history, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The first urban settlement was built here in the 3rd century BC by the Celts. Not far from Belgrade, is Vinca, a settlement older than the Mesopotamia.
ICBEN 2023 is exceptional in all aspects. During your stay make sure to visit the Kalemegdan Fortress overlooking the Danube and Sava rivers, to have our traditional dinner with rakija (local brandy) at the Bohemian quarter of Skadarlija, make an early morning run around Ada Lake Resort – one of Europe`s top ten city islands (Virtual Tourist), enjoy coffee and fancy food in our industrial design district, or just relax and let the Belgrade do the rest. Belgrade is a perfect starting point of an adventure-filled pre and post tours in Serbia. Discover magnificent nature, monasteries, archaeological sites, wineries, ethno villages and Spa’s.