Providence Edition

Last Updated: May 6, 2014

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167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Providence, Rhode Island
May 5-9, 2014

Lay Language Papers
Live Media Webcast on Wednesday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Registration at http://www.aipwebcasting.com
Meeting Press Release I: Save the Date: Listening for Arctic Oil Spills, Putting Dolphin Whistles to Work, and More From a Major Meeting on the Science of Sound
Meeting Press Release II: What Frog Courtship Can Tell Us About Human Small Talk:Robotic Frog Helps Maryland Researchers Improve Understanding of How Human Brain Integrates Sensory Information for Speech Perception at Noisy Parties
Meeting Press Release III: Stop Shouting at Me - Why Clear Speech Can Sound Angry : Listeners Perceive Negative Emotions in the Over-pronounced Style of Speech Intended for People with Hearing Loss, According to Research to be Presented at Acoustical Meeting in Providence
Meeting Press Release IV: Dolphin Whistle Warnings: Remotely Monitoring Acoustical Changes in Dolphin Whistles May Be Powerful, Low-Cost New Tool for Conservation Efforts
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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 Jenny Lee (jlee@aip.org, 301-209-3099), who can also help with setting up interviews and obtaining images, sound clips, or background information.
ASA Science Writers Award
The ASA sponsors a biennial Science Writers Awards for popular articles about acoustics by both acoustics professionals and journalists. These awards have $2000 cash prize attached to them, which is presented to the Awinners the year following the years of the competition. (Note: Prior to 2010, a prize of $1000 was awarded annually.)
2013 Science Writing Awards Call for Entries
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Archives of Previous Meetings of the ASA
164th Meeting: Kansas City, Missouri
163rd Meeting: Hong Kong, China
162nd Meeting: San Diego, California
161st Meeting: Seattle, Washington
160th Meeting: Cancun, Mexico
159th Meeting: Baltimore, Maryland
158th Meeting: San Antonio, Texas
157th Meeting: Portland, Oregon
156th Meeting: Miami, Florida
155th Meeting: Paris, France
154th Meeting: New Orleans, Louisiana
153rd Meeting: Salt Lake City, Utah
152nd Meeting: Honolulu, Hawaii
151st Meeting: Providence, Rhode Island
150th Meeting: Minneapolis, Minnesota
149th Meeting: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
148th Meeting: San Diego, California
147th Meeting: New York, New York
146th Meeting: Austin, Texas
145th Meeting: Nashville, Tennessee
144th Meeting: Cancun, Mexico
143rd Meeting: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
142nd Meeting: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
141st Meeting: Chicago, Illinois
140th Meeting: Newport Beach, California
139th Meeting: Atlanta, Georgia
138th Meeting: Columbus, Ohio
137th Meeting: Berlin, Germany
136th Meeting: Norfolk, Virginia
135th Meeting: Seattle, Washington (ICA/ASA '98)
134th Meeting: San Diego, California
133rd Meeting: State College, Pennsylvania
132nd Meeting: Honolulu, Hawaii
131st Meeting: Indianapolis, Indiana
130th Meeting: St. Louis Missouri

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Charles Blue (cblue@aip.org), Media and Government Relations, American Institute of Physics
Paul Baxley (paul.baxley@navy.mil), Public Relations Committee, Electronic Communications Subcommittee