First Joint Meeting

Acoustical Society of America
Iberoamerican Federation of Acoustics
Mexican Institute of Acoustics

2--6 December 2002
Hotel Fiesta Americana Coral Beach
Cancun, Mexico


Table of Contents

Information in English
Information in Portuguese
Information in Spanish
Technical Fields Covered at Meeting
Special Sessions Planned for the Meeting
Organizing Committee
Cosponsoring Organizations
Add Your Name to Mailing List for Meeting


144th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
3rd Iberoamerican Congress of Acoustics
9th Mexican Congress on Acoustics

The first joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), the Iberoamerican Federation of Acoustics (FIA) and the Mexican Institute of Acoustics (IMA) will be held along the beautiful coastline of Cancun, Mexico at the Hotel Fiesta Americana Coral Beach. This five star hotel is located on a lovely beach, and is also nearby the main shopping mall. Cancun is located on the Yucatán Peninsula and lies in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean Sea. It is the gateway to the ancient Mayan sacred cities of Cichén-Itzá, Tulum, Uxmal and Cobá, and to the marvelous natural sites of Mujeres Isle, Cozumel and Xel-há www.yucatan.gob.mx. Tours of the Yucatán Peninsula will occur after the conference. The Hotel is about 30 minutes from the Cancun airport which is served by direct flights on many major airlines.

JOINT MEETING

As a joint meeting of the ASA, FIA and IMA, this conference will bring together experts from all fields of acoustics, including topics and short courses of special importance to Mexico, South America, Spain and Portugal.

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

The meeting will consist of plenary lectures, invited and contributed papers, poster sessions, exhibits, tutorials and short courses. The official language will be English, although there will be short courses and sessions in Spanish and Portuguese at the beginning of the meeting. There will also be numerous meetings on standards.


Reunión 144 de la Sociedad Americana de Acústica
III Congresso Iberoamericano de Acústica
9th Congresso Mexicano de Acústica

La primera reunión conjunta entre la Sociedad Americana de Acústica (ASA), la Federación Iberoamericana de Acústica (FIA) y el Instituto Mexicano de Acústica (IMA), se efectuará en la bellísima costa de Cancún, México, en el Hotel de Gran Turismo Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, ubicado en una majestuosa playa y justo enfrente del principal centro comercial. Cancún está ubicada en la Península de Yucatán, en el corazón del Caribe Mexicano, y es la puerta de las Ciudades Sagradas Mayas de Chichén-Itzá, Tulum, Uxmal, Cobá, y las maravillas naturales de Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Xel-há, Xcaret e isla Contoy www.yucatan.gob.mx Habrá recorridos organizados en la península después del congreso. El hotel está a sólo 30 min. del aero-puerto de Cancún, al cual llegan vuelos directos desde múltiples ciudades de América y Europa.

REUNIÓN CONJUNTA

Por tratarse de una reunión conjunta de ASA, FIA e IMA, la conferencia reunirá expertos de todos los campos de la acústica, incluyendo temas y cursos cortos de especial importancia para México, Sudamérica, España y Portugal.

PRESENTACIONES TÉCNICAS

La reunión incluirá sesiones plenarias, conferencias invitadas, sesiones temáticas, posters, exhibición, tutoriales y cursos. El lenguaje oficial es Inglés, y habrá además de ademáa de cursos and sesiones en español y portugués. También habr numerosas reuniones de normas.


144a Reunião da Sociedade Americana de Acústica
III Congresso Iberoamericao de Acustica
9th Congresso Mexicano de Acústica

A primeira reunião conjunta da Sociedade Americana de Acústica, da Federação Iberamericana de Acústica e do Instituto Mexicano de Acústica será realizada na belíssima costa de Cancun - Mèxico, no Hotel Fiesta Americana Coral Beach. Este hotel è 5 estrelas e está localizado numa bela praia em frente ao principal shopping center. A cidade mexicana de Cancun está localizada na Península de Yucatàn, no coração do Mar do Caribe. Ela è a porta das cidades sagradas Mayas de Chichèn-Itzá, Tulum, Uxmal, Cobá e das maravilhosas ilhas naturais de Mujeres, Cozumel, Xel-há, Xcaret e ilha de Contay www.yucatan.gob.mx. Após o evento Haverá tours para a Península de Yucatán. O hotel está cerca de 30 minutos do aeroprto de Cancun, que tem vôos diretos das maiores cidades no mundo.

REUNIÃO CONJUNTA

Por se tratar de uma reunião conjunta de ASA, FIA e IMA, esta conferência reunirá especialistas de todas as áreas de acústica, incluindo temas e cursos intensivos especiais para o Mèxico, Amèrica do Sul, Espanha e Portugal.

APRESENTAÇÕES TÉCNICAS

A reunião é composta de sessões plenárias, palestrantes convidados, sessões temáticas, posters, cursos, tutorias e exposição. A língua oficial do evento é o Inglês, porém serão organizadas cursos intensivos e sessões em Espanhol e Português. Também serão realizadas reuniões sobre normas técnicas.


TECHNICAL FIELDS

  1. Acoustical Oceanography
  2. Animal Bioacoustics
  3. Architectural Acoustics
  4. Biomedical Ultrasound
  5. Bioresponse to Vibration
  6. Engineering Acoustics
  7. Musical Acoustics
  8. Noise
  9. Physical Acoustics
  10. Psychological Acoustics
  11. Physiological Acoustics
  12. Speech Communication
  13. Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  14. Underwater Acoustics
  15. Signal Processing in Acoustics
  16. Education in Acoustics


SPECIAL SESSIONS PLANNED FOR THE MEETING


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

James West (ASA), Co-Chair
Sergio Beristain (IMA), Co-Chair
Samir Gerges (FIA), President, FIA
Kevin Shepherd, Technical Program Chair
Charles Schmid (ASA), Vice Chair


COSPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS

Acoustical Society of America
Suite 1NO1, 2 Huntington Quadrangle
Melville, NY 11747-4502, USA
Telephone: +516-576-2360
Fax: +516-576-2377
E-mail: asa@aip.org
Web Page: asa.aip.org

Iberoamerican Federation of Acoustics
Federal Univ. of Santa Catarina
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Laboratory of Vibration & Acoustics
Cx. Postal 476
Florianópolis, SC 88040900 Brazil
Telephone: 55-48-234-4074
Fax: 55-48-331-9677
E-mail: fia@mbox1.ufsc.br
Web Page: www.fia.ufsc.br

Institute Mexicano de Acustica AC
P.O. Box 75805
Mexico City 07300, Mexico
Telephone: 52-5-682-5525
Fax: 52-5-523-4742
E-mail: sberista@hotmail.com
Web Page: fime.unal.mx/acustica/ima.html


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