These and other questions will be addressed at the 148th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, to be held November 15-19, 2004 in San Diego at The Town and Country Hotel (500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108). Over 750 papers will be presented. The ASA is the largest scientific organization in the United States devoted to acoustics, with over 7000 members worldwide.
WORLD WIDE PRESS ROOM
We encourage you to visit ASA's "World Wide Press Room" (located at http://www.acoustics.org/press) before and during the meeting. By the week of October 27, the site will contain lay-language versions of selected meeting papers. These papers will enable you to cover the meeting, even if you can't leave your desk.
PRESS LUNCHEON AT MEETING
On Tuesday, November 16, ASA will hold a press luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., featuring speakers on numerous topics that will be presented at the meeting. The speakers and location will be announced in a subsequent release. Reporters interested in attending the luncheon should return the reply form at the end of this release or contact Ben Stein (301-209-3091, email@example.com).
ASA SCIENCE WRITING AWARD
At a plenary session on November 17, ASA will present its 2004 Science Writing Award in Acoustics for Journalists to Ian Sample for his piece "The Sound of Sunshine" published in the Guardian newspaper on July 24, 2003. Steve Thompson wins the award for acoustics professionals for his "Tutorial on Microphone Technologies for Directional Hearing Aids," published in The Hearing Journal. Information on how to ent
Contact: Ben Stein
American Institute of Physics