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Current Meeting

5th Joint Meeting
Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan
Honolulu, Hawaii
28 Nov. – 2 Dec. 2017

PRESS REGISTRATION: We will grant free registration to credentialed journalists and professional freelance journalists. If you are a reporter and would like to attend, contact Emilie Lorditch (, 301-209-3029) who can also help with setting up interviews and obtaining images, sound clips, or background information.

The press conference/wbcast is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 30 10-11am HAST in room Iolani I (on the second floor of the Tapa Tower).

1.John Allen from the University of Hawaii will explain the chirp of the coconut beetle
2. Ashlee Lillis from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute will describe the sound made by snapping shrimp.
3. Emily Blamire from the University of Toronto will discuss vocal attractiveness in females

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