23 May 2014

Call for papers: Acoustical Society of America

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the fall 2014 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America is Monday, 23 June 2014.

The meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, 27-31 October 2014, at the Indianapolis Marriott Hotel. Please refer to the call for papers for information and instructions for submitting abstracts and making hotel reservations. Full details can be found on the Indianapolis meeting website

The call for papers describes the special sessions that are being organized by the ASA Technical Committees as well as other events such as a tutorial lecture on musical acoustics, a short course on electroacoustic transducers, hot topics papers, a gallery of acoustics, and an undergraduate student research exposition. Technical tours are being planned to the Center for the Performing Arts, Indiana University School of Medicine, and the 3M Acoustics Facilities. The tutorial lecture will also be preceded by a tour of the Hilbert Circle Theatre. Social events will include two socials, the Women in Acoustics Luncheon, the Society Luncheon and Lecture, and the Jam Session.

Student events will be organized by the Student Council including the Student Orientation, Student Meet and Greet, and the Student Reception. An International Student Challenge Problem in Acoustic Signal Processing is also offered.  First and second place awards of USD$500 and USD$250 will be made and the winners will be invited (but not obligated) to present a poster at the Indianapolis meeting.

Limited travel support to attend the meeting will be available to the winning entrants. Full details are described at acousticalsociety.org.

Accompanying persons are welcome at the meeting and a program of activities will be organized.

Student Transportation Subsidies and Young Investigator Travel Grants are offered as well as Best Paper Awards for Students and Early Career Acousticians. See Meeting Information for details about applying for these subsidies and awards.

A new meeting feature, the ASA Resume Help Desk, will be organized for this meeting.  The desk will be staffed by ASA members who are experienced in hiring and who will be available to look at your CV, cover letter, and research and teaching statements to provide suggestions.

We hope that you will consider presenting a paper or attending the meeting to participate in the exchange of ideas and the latest research developments in acoustics and to meet with your colleagues.