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Call for Bids for INTERSPEECH 2018
Dear ISCA members:
before November 1, 2014. A proposal must be submitted by the interested institution, usually by the person who will act as chairman of the conference, including the basic proposed data such as:
** Name and position of the proposed General Chair and Vice Chair or Chairpersons
** Proposed period in September/October when the conference would be held
* The institution assuming financial responsibility for the conference
** The city and conference center proposed (with information on that center's capacity)
* Information on transportation and housing for conference participants
* Commercial conference organizer (if any) to be employed
* Likely support from local bodies (e.g. governmental)
* Preliminary budget and fees (not exceeding a prescribed limit)
* Other information supporting the application
If you need more time to prepare all the information above, let us know 'basic information' indicated by '**' temporarily.
Do not hesitate to ask us, if you have any questions.
A standard bid and budget template can be downloaded from http://www.isca-speech.org/iscaweb/index.php/conferences.
Keikichi Hirose, Nick Campbell (Conferences, ISCA Board)
Congratulations on a successful INTERSPEECH 2014!
[19-Sept-2014] INTERSPEECH 2014 was successfully concluded in Singapore on 18 September 2014. We embraced a theme 'celebrating the diversity of spoken languages'. The technical programs were attended by over 1100 participants from 47 countries/regions. 614 technical papers were presented. And for the first time, conference proceedings and papers were available in the ISCA online archive from conference day one. Congratulations to the new ISCA Medalist Professor Anne Cutler, and six new ISCA Fellows Jim Glass, Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Michael Picheny, Isabel Trancoso, Jacqueline Vaissière, Bayya Yegnanarayana! The next INTERSPEECH will be in Dresden, Germany on 6-10 September 2015!
Have a safe trip to INTERSPEECH Singapore!
[10-Sept-2014] Interspeech 2014 participants will soon be on their way to Singapore. The organizing team led by Professors Haizhou Li, the General Conference Chair and Pak-Chung Ching, the General Conference Co-Chair, and the local arrangements team led by Dr. Swee Lan See, are very much looking forward to welcoming all conference participants to Singapore. The technical program co-chairs, Professor Helen Meng and Dr. Bin Ma, have put together an exciting technical program comprising 614 accepted papers which will be presented in 42 oral sessions, 30 poster sessions and 6 special sessions. [URL: Interspeech-2014 homepage]
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Aims. The purpose of SLaTE is to: promote interest in the use of speech and natural language processing for education; provide members of ISCA with a special interest in speech and language technology in education with a means of exchanging news of recent research developments and other matters of interest in Speech and Language Technology in Education; sponsor meetings and workshops on that subject that appear to be timely and worthwhile, operating within the framework of ISCA's by-laws for SIGs; provide and make available resources relevant to speech and language technology in education, including text and speech corpora, analysis tools, analysis and generation software, research papers and generated data.
Board. Elections have been organised for the SIG officers in 2013:
- Chairperson: Martin Russell (University of Birmingham, UK)
- Secretary/treasurer: Helmer Strik (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
- ISCA liaison officer: Martin Russell (University of Birmingham, UK)
- SLaTE 2013, 30/8-1/9, Grenoble, France, proceedings
- SLaTE 2011, 24/8-26/8, Venice, Italy
- SLaTE 2010, 22/9-24/9, Tokyo, Japan, proceedings, archive
- SLaTE 2009, 3/9-5/9, Warwickshire, England, proceedings, archive
- SLaTE 2007, 1/10-3/10, Farmington, Pennsylvania USA, archive