The purpose of the ICA is to promote international development and collaboration in all fields of acoustics including research, development, education, and standardisation.


 The The 22nd International Congress on Acoustics is almost here. ICA 2016 will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016 September 5-9.


 Scholarships are available for the International Symposium on Musical and Room Acoustics (ISMRA 2016) to be held in La Plata, Argentina, 11-13 September 2016. Click here for more information.


 The winner of the 2016 ICA Early Career Award is Frank Russo. Professor Russo works in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, and is the current President of the Canadian Acoustical Association.

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 The ICA is working hard to have the year 2019 declared the International Year of Sound. The International Year of Sound 2019 will be a global initiative to highlight the importance of sound and related technologies as well as the need for quietness and peace in the lives for all in society. The International Year of Sound (IYS) will consist of coordinated activities on regional, national and international levels.



 Planning a future international conference on an acoustics-related topic? Check with ICA on dates for other international events to avoid major conflicts.

 Financial support for small Specialty Symposia on Acoustics is available

 Grants are available to assist in the formation of new national acoustical societies. See Joining the ICA for more information.

Previous announcements can be found in the Announcement Archive.



Last updated July 2016 by Michael Stinson.

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