Acoustics Week in Canada 2024

Shaw Convention Centre

May 13, 2024 – May 17, 2024

The joint 186th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and 2024 Acoustics Week in Canada conference (AWC2024) will be held from May 13-17, 2024, in downtown Ottawa, Ontario.

Shaw Center

You are invited to be part of this five days international conference featuring the latest developments in acoustics and vibration. Ottawa is Canada’s capital, a city that reflects the country’s beauty, celebrates its diversity, embodies its spirit, and tells its stories like no other. Located at the confluence of three rivers at the foot of the rugged Canadian shield, Ottawa is home to over one million residents who are proud of their hometown and welcome people in English, French, Indigenous languages, and many more from around the world. The city’s urban landscape reveals Canada around every corner, at historic and national sites, monuments, and cultural institutions.

Venue and Accommodation

The conference will be held at the new Shaw Convention Centre, featuring a sweeping glass façade encasing four floors of state-of-the-art meeting space. Please refer to the conference websites for further registration details:

Plenary, technical sessions

Plenary, technical, and workshop sessions are planned throughout the conference. Each day will begin with a keynote talk of broader interest and relevance to the acoustics community. Technical sessions are planned to cover all areas of acoustics including.

CAA Awards Ceremony

A Plenary Session and Awards Ceremony will be scheduled jointly by ASA and CAA. ASA and CAA ceremonies will be held consecutively.

Registration Fees

There will be identical discounted registration fees for members of ASA and CAA. All registration and ticket fees will be advertised and paid in USD.

Abstract submission

All abstracts will be submitted via the ASA submission site :

Social Events

There will be a Social on Wednesday evening. A joint reception for ASA and CAA board members will be held Sunday evening, 12 May 2024.

ASA and AWC Conference Proceedings

Attendees of the joint conference are invited to submit their conference proceedings to both ASA and CAA through the Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA) and the Canadian Acoustics journal (JCAA). For the Acoustics Week in Canada conference proceeding, the manuscript is a two-page article (see English and French preview) that can be formatted using the available Microsoft Word or Latex templates and that can be submitted directly, before May 1st 2024, to the Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada section. Per the agreement in place between ASA and CAA, the title of the proceeding paper must be different in both system for proper indexing and citation.

For any question about the AWC proceedings, feel free to contact the Editor-in-Chief.


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