Minneapolis Minnesota


175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

7–11 May 2018


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 elorditc@aip.org at AIP Media 301-209-3090. For urgent requests, staff at media@aip.org can also help with setting up interviews and obtaining images, sound clips or background information.

LIVE MEDIA WEBCAST To register, please go to: http://aipwebcasting.com/webcast/registration/518asa.php

SCHEDULE OF PRESS CONFERENCES Note: All press conference times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Location: Press conferences will be held in the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Tuesday, May 8th

12:00pm – Christine Erbe (Curtin University) – How noise from swimming, diving, surfing and kayaking affects marine life (1aA05 – Underwater sound pressure and particle motion from recreational swimmers, divers, surfers, and kayakers)

12:30pm – Ruth Litovsky (University of Wisconsin – Madison) – Helping people using cochlear implants hear in stereo. (2aPP- Restoring binaural and spatial hearing in cochlear implant users)

1:30pm – Linda Polka (McGill University) – When infants encounter infant speech.  (3aSC2 – When infants encounter infant speech)

2:00pm – Jody Kreiman (UCLA)  – What does a “normal” voice sound like? (2pSC7 – What does it mean for a voice to be “normal”)

2:30pm – Michael Wilson (University of Minnesota) – What are the similarities between the vocal communications of chimpanzees and humans? (2aSC1 – Tracking chimpanzee pant-hoot changes across time and space)

TENTATIVE (Time TBA) –  Amanda Hanford (Pennsylvania State University) – Underwater acoustic ground cloak development and demonstration (4aSA6 – Underwater acoustic ground cloak development and demonstration)

MEMBERS OF THE PRESS – To search by Author, Abstract Code or Date (e.g. October 29) – simply enter the author name, abstract code or date in the search box to the right.  To search for ALL papers matching a certain Category or Meta tag, click on the appropriate link on the sidebar.

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