Current ASA Meeting

Acoustics in Focus

Upcoming Meetings

    187th Meeting – Virtual Meeting, 18-22 November 2024

    188th Meeting – joint with the International Congress on Acoustics, New Orleans, Louisiana 18-23 May 2025

    189th Meeting – joint with the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1-5 December 2025

    190th Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 11-15 May 2026

Acoustics in Focus

The 180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

8-10 June 2021

Key Dates  
 24-hours before sessions Lightning Round Submission Deadline
10 May  Presentation Recording Upload Deadline
10 May Early Bird Registration Deadline
4 June (Fri), 3:00 p.m. EDT Plenary Session and Awards Ceremony
8 June, 9:30 a.m. EDT Acoustics in Focus Opening Day
8 June, 4:00 p.m. EDT Keynote Lecture


Acoustics in Focus (AIF) plans continue to be developed rapidly with many new features to ensure that AIF will be an exciting forum for acoustics researchers, practitioners, educators, and students to learn from each other.

The Technical Program  has been scheduled with sessions encompassing the new formats that were created especially for Acoustics in Focus. In addition, Keynote Lectures have been added as special features.

Focused Presentation sessions consist of pre-recorded talks within a specific topic or focus which will be followed by live discussion and interaction.

Tutorial sessions consist of an invited speaker giving a (live) feature-length presentation, answering questions, and live leading discussions.

Panel Discussion sessions feature up to seven invited discussion leaders who may give live short presentations, answer questions, and lead discussions.

Lightning Round sessions that consist of a rapid sequence of brief (5-minute) live presentations.  with lively discussions following the talks.

Open Meetings of the Technical Committees will be held on Tuesday, 8 June, Thursday, 10 June after the end of the technical sessions.

The Plenary Session and Awards Ceremony and the Administrative meetings will be held outside of the three-day window of technical sessions.

Additional information about Acoustics in Focus including and registration information will be posted as details become available.

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