New Orleans, Louisiana


174th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

4–8 December 2017


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 or Julia Majors at AIP Media 301-209-3090. For urgent requests, staff at can also help with setting up interviews and obtaining images, sound clips or background information. LIVE MEDIA WEBCAST To register, please go to:

SCHEDULE OF PRESS CONFERENCES Note: All press conference times are in Central Standard Time (CST)
Location: Press conferences will be held in Studio 1 of the New Orleans Marriott

Tuesday, December 5

-10am CST:

  • Rosario Signorello, Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie — The influence of vocal disorder on the perception of charisma in political speech
  • Kyle Spratt, Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin  — Champagne bubble acoustics
  • Ilene Busch-Vishniac, BeoGrin Consulting — Hospital noise: how bad is it?

-3pm CST

  • Joshua Veillon, The University of New Orleans — New Orleans Jazz Clarinet sounds
  • Anthony Nash, Charles M. Salter Associates, Inc. — Sound pressures generated by exploding eggs

Lay Language Papers

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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