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177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Louisville, Kentucky — 13-17 May 2019


Louisville, Kentucky


13-17 May 2019


ASA meetings bring together students, researchers, and professionals to share knowledge and exchange ideas on acoustics both in the USA and worldwide. Students are welcome to attend the entire meeting, or just spend a day attending sessions or social events. Key events are advertised below!


Attending an ASA meeting is a great way to jump-start or advance your acoustics career, interact with professional acousticians, and to learn more about acoustics in general.


You can register for the meeting ahead of time or onsite, but pre-registration (see below) will get you a discounted registration fee! Being a student member further discounts your fees. Student transportation subsidies are also offered to offset travel costs. You can register for the meeting online.


ASA Members $550 $650
Undergraduate Students (with current Student ID) $25 $25
ASA Student Members (with current Student ID) $100 $150
Nonmember Students (with current Student ID) $150 $250


December 17, 2018 – Abstract submission: See the meeting website for details, submit here!

April 1, 2019 – ASA Young Investigator Travel Grant Application:  Those who have completed their doctorate in the past five years, are not currently students, plan to present at ASA Louisville, and have not previously received the award are eligible to apply. See the meeting website for details.

April 1, 2019 – Room share registration: ASA coordinates a room sharing program for meeting attendees. Sign up by sending your name, telephone number, e-mail address, gender, and smoker or nonsmoker preference to

April 8, 2019 – Preregistration:  A discount is given to students who register before the preregistration deadline. See the meeting website for more details.

April 8, 2019 – ASA Student Transportation Subsidy Application: For students who need help defraying the cost of attending ASA Louisville, a student travel subsidy is available. See the meeting website for more details.

April 11, 2019 – Hotel reservations at discounted rate: Hotel reservations must be made by this date to receive the discounted rate for ASA Louisville attendees.

Student Orientation

Learn more about the student-oriented activities and opportunities available at ASA Louisville and get oriented to the who, what, and where of the ASA.

Mon, May 13 @ 5:00 – 5:30 PM

Room: Willis

More info here!

Ultrasound Modeling Workshop

Attend a free workshop on modeling ultrasound!

Mon, May 13 @ 8:30 AM

Room: Nuun

More info here!

Student Meet and Greet

Meet fellow students from a variety of acoustics-related disciplines. Light snacks included! Join us afterward for the Student Outing at 8:00 PM at Troll Pub Under the Bridge.

Mon, May 13 @ 5:30 – 6:45 PM

Room: Wilkinson

More info here!

Promoting Student Publishing Success (Special Session)

Learn about strategies for writing and publishing as a student, from the perspective of both students and mentors. Includes a panel discussion from 2:40 – 4:10 PM.

Tues, May 14 @ 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Room: Breathitt

Students' Reception

A laid-back opportunity to meet with fellow students in the ASA — free food and a drink included! Sponsored by the ASA and supported by the National Council of Acoustical Consultants, it’s a great networking opportunity!

Wed, November 7th @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Room: Wilkinson

More info here!

Gallery of Acoustics

The Gallery of Acoustics displays the scientific artwork of entrants at ASA meetings. It seeks to highlight the diverse, interdisciplinary, and artistic nature of acoustics. More information can be found at the Gallery of Acoustics webpage. To be considered for this year’s Gallery of Acoustics, submissions are due by April 8th, 2019,