About us
Dear Members of the ILSA
History of ILSA

ILSA (the International Lung Sounds Association) provides a forum for researchers who study respiratory acoustics. We present information about developments and scientific progress in this area.

Our members are physicians, engineers and other scientists. If you are planning to be involved in any aspect of research dealing with audible acoustics of the respiratory system, or if you are already investigating respiratory sounds, please explore our web site and learn more about our Association.

Our Annual Conferences have been a successful part of ILSA for many years.

• 2012 37th Annual Conference - held in Mayo (Dr. Rasanen) on Oct. 4-5
• 2013 38th Annual Conference - held in Kyoto (Dr. Nagasaka) on Nov. 14-15
• 2014 39th Annual Conference - held in Boston (Dr. Ishikawa) on Oct. 10-11
• 2015 40th Annual Conference - held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia (Dr. Dyachenko and Dr. Korenbaum) on September 24-25
• 2016 41st Annual Conference - held in Tokyo, Japan (Dr.Takase and Dr.Kudoh) on October 7th to 8th
• 2017 42nd Annual Conference - held in Tromso, Norway, on Sep. 15-16 (Dr. Hasse Melbye)
• 2018 43rd Annual Conference - held in Los Angeles, U.S.A. (Dr. Thomas Talbot)

Please click HERE for the information regarding the 2019 conference.

• 2019 44th Annual Conference - held in Nagoya, Japan

We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Download ILSA conference proceedings: all years in one zipped file 70MB