Media are invited to the Acoustical Society of America meeting in Nashville, Dec. 5-9

Newswise – NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 10, 2022 – The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will hold its 183rd meeting December 5-9 at the Grand Hyatt Nashville Hotel. ASA183 will be an in-person meeting with several hybrid sessions where remote participation will also be possible.

The scientific conference brings together acoustic experts and researchers from around the world to share experiences and applications on topics as diverse as dust devils on Mars, therapeutic music applications, 3D printed violins and the use of machine learning to detect diarrhea and prevent cholera outbreaks – just to name a few. Conference highlights can be found on social media by searching the hashtag #ASA183.

Journalists are invited to attend the meeting free of charge (registration details below) and to participate in a series of press conferences featuring a selection of newsworthy sessions. Journalists can also register to participate in press conferences virtually. Times and topics will be announced in the coming weeks, and journalists can pre-register here:


  • 1pMU6 – Emotion equalization application: A first study and results.
  • 2aSA4 – Old meets new: 3D printing and the art of violin making
  • 3aPAa6 – Automated detection of dust devil-induced pressure signatures
  • 5aAB2 – Vocal learning, baby seal chorus and rhythm evolution.
  • 3pAA1 – Modern film sound: reality and simulated reality.
  • 1pCA9 – The faeces thesis: Using machine learning to detect diarrhea.
  • 1pCA8 – Pneumonia diagnostic algorithm based on chamber impulse responses using cough sounds
  • 2aAAa7 – Noise from above: Summary of studies on perceived annoyance due to impact noise

More information about these and all other sessions is available via the ASA meeting page and in the technical program:

Main meeting site:

Technical program:



In the coming weeks, the ASA press room will be updated with newsworthy articles and the press conference schedule at


The ASA will also share dozens of articles in layman’s language on the topics discussed at the conference. Lay language articles are 300-500 word summaries of presentations written by scientists for a general audience. They will be accompanied by photos, audio and video. Learn more at


The ASA will grant free registration to accredited and professional freelance journalists. If you are a journalist and wish to attend the meeting or the virtual press conferences, contact AIP Media Services at [email protected]. For urgent requests, AIP staff can also help arrange interviews and obtain images, sound clips or background information.


The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is the premier international acoustics scientific society devoted to the science and technology of sound. Its 7,000 members worldwide represent a broad spectrum of the study of acoustics. ASA publications include The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (the world’s leading journal on acoustics), JASA Express Letters, Proceedings of Acoustics Meetings, Acoustics Today magazine, books and standards on acoustics. ‘acoustic. The society also organizes two major scientific meetings each year. See

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