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Annual Conference

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

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

For more information on these conferences, please contact sadaishi@massmed.org (cc: sadamuishi@comcast.net).

Please click HERE for the information regarding the 2018 conference.

The location has also been determined;
・The 2018 43rd Annual Conference will be held in Los Angeles, USA (Dr. Talbot) on Oct. 5th -6th

We are looking forward to seeing you there.

The 2018 International Lung Sounds Association (ILSA) Conference will be held in Los Angeles, California on October 5th-6th.

The MedVR Lab at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) will host ILSA, a special advanced media center of the University of Southern California. ICT is located in the Marina district of Los Angeles and is conveniently close to LAX Airport. The ICT will host this 1½-day event and will provide several advanced technology demonstrations to ILSA. A full day is planned on October 5th with ½ day on October 6th. Venue and lodging information will be sent to those who RSVP.
One or two page concise papers are solicited covering all topics pertinent to sounds and the respiratory system, to include clinical findings, acoustic imaging, computational analysis of lung sounds and auscultation pedagogy. Papers are due by August 25th for those who wish to present their work. Kindly RSVP to talbot@ict.usc.edu if you plan to attend the conference.

Thomas B. Talbot, MD

Principal Medical Expert
USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Associate Professor of Medical Education, USC Keck School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences