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176th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America

Victoria, British Columbia — 5-9 November 2018


Victoria, British Columbia


5-9 November 2018


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.


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) $200 $250


May 29, 2018 – Abstract submission: See the meeting website for details, submit here!

September 7, 2018 – 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 Victoria, and have not previously received the award are eligible to apply. See the meeting website for details.

October 1, 2018 – 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

October 8, 2018 – Preregistration:  A discount is given to students who register before the preregistration deadline. See the meeting website for more details.

October 8, 2018 – ASA Student Transportation Subsidy Application: For students who need help defraying the cost of attending ASA Victoria 2018, a student travel subsidy is available. See the meeting website for more details.

October 10, 2018 – Hotel reservations at discounted rate: Hotel reservations must be made by this date to receive the discounted rate for ASA Victoria attendees.

Student Orientation

Learn more about the student-oriented activities and opportunities available at ASA Victoria 2018 and get oriented to the who, what, and where of the ASA.

Monday, November 5th @ 5:00 – 5:30 PM

Room: Rattenbury A/B

More info here!

Student Meet and Greet

Meet fellow students from a variety of acoustics-related disciplines. Heavy hors d’oeuvres included.

Monday, November 5th @ 5:30 – 6:45 PM

Room: Palm Court

More info here!

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!

Wednesday, November 7th @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Room: Shaughnessy Ballroom

More info here!