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ISCA announces Interspeech 2014

[25-December-2010] ISCA has completed the review of bids to host Interspeech 2014. It is glad to announce that Interspeech 2014 will be held in Singapore, the Garden City, on 14-18 September 2014.

Conference Chair: Haizhou Li, Institute for Infocomm Research.

ISCA Announces New Advisory Council

[4-December-2010] ISCA's new Advisory Council will assume the appointment with effect from 1 January 2011. ISCA would like to thank the following members who have completed their term, Rolf Carlson, Paul Dalsgaard, Mazin Gilbert, Wolfgang Hess, Lori Lamel, Hermann Ney, Louis C.W. Pols and Victor Zue, and congratulate the following new members, Anne Cutler, Bjorn Granström, John H. L. Hansen, Chin Hui Lee, Satoshi Nakamura, Marc Swerts, Mari Ostendorf, Steve Renals, Richard Stern, Chiu-yu Tseng, Jacqueline Vaissiere, and B. Yegnanarayana.

Upgrading of ISCA Membership Portal

[2-December-2010] ISCA will be upgrading the membership portal from 10-12 December 2010. Please do not renew your membership during this period of time and any updates on the membership data will not be transferred to the new portal.

ISCA Calls for Nomination of Distinguished Lecturers 2010-2011

[1-October-2010] ISCA started its Distinguished Lecturers (DL) Program in 2006 to send Distinguished Lecturers to travel to different parts of the world to give lectures to help promote research activities on speech science and technologies. All ISCA members are invited to nominate candidates to the DL committee for the term 2010-2011. Nominations should be submitted to the committee chair, Professor Julia Hirschberg at (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by 15 November 2010. Please visit here for details.

INTERSPEECH 2014 bidding - Deadline 1 November 2010

[15-September-2010] ISCA is seeking for proposals to organize the international conference event "INTERSPEECH" for the year 2014. The deadline for proposals is 1 November 2010. ISCA intends to follow a traditional schedule of organizing INTERSPEECH in Europe for odd years and other continents for even years and therefore has a preference for proposals to host INTERSPEECH 2014 outside Europe. Groups who are interested in hosting INTERSPEECH 2014 are kindly asked to contact Tanja Schultz ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) Proposals are expected to be submitted via email to Tanja Schultz by midnight, 1st November 2010

ISCA-SAC Launches its New Portal!

[10-September-2010] The ISCA Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is proud to announce that an update of our website is now online with a new design and extended functionality. As a central part, we installed a blog that allows us to inform you directly about news and events from ISCA-SAC and topics in the field of speech, speech communication and speech technology.

Check it out at http://www.isca-students.org ! You are cordially invited to contribute.

ISCApad Gets a Complete Facelift!

[16-August-2010] ISCApad is ISCA's monthly newsletter since 1998. It goes online from August 2010, featuring a seamless integration with ISCA Web, a web-based content management system, and a new editorial layout and archiving facility for ease of access.

Visit http://www.isca-speech.org/iscapad to take a look at the new facelift of ISCApad!

ISCA announces Interspeech 2013

[13-July-2010] ISCA has completed the review of bids to host Interspeech 2013. It is glad to announce that Interspeech 2013 will be held in Lyon, France on 25-29 August 2013.

Conference Chair: Frédéric BIMBOT
Local Chair: François PELLEGRINO

ISCA Distinguished Lecturers Program Announcement for 2010

[6-July-2010] 2 Distinguished Lecturers have been selected for 2010-2011:

(1) Dr. Li Deng, Microsoft Research, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052, USA
(2) Professor Thierry DUTOIT, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium

Click here for more information.

INTERSPEECH 2009 is online

[10-May-2010] INTERSPEECH 2009 is added into the ONLINE ARCHIVE.

ISCA Calls for Nomination of 2010 Fellows

[10-Apr-2010] ISCA's Fellow Program recognizes and honors outstanding members who have made significant contributions to the field of speech communication science and technology. To qualify for this distinction, a candidate must have been an ISCA member for five years or more with a minimum of ten years experience in the field. Nominations may be made by any ISCA member. For details, please visit the Fellow Section. Nomination is due on 15 May 2010.

[31-Dec-2009] ISCA welcomes 2010 and wishes all members a fruitful year ahead.

ISCA Launches New Website

[24-Dec-2009] ISCA launches new website on 25 December 2009 to better serve its members!

INTERSPEECH 2013 bidding was closed on 30 November 2009

[01-Dec-2009] ISCA is seeking for proposals to organize the international conference event "INTERSPEECH" for the year 2013. The deadline for proposals is Monday, 30 November 2009. ISCA intends to follow a traditional schedule of organizing INTERSPEECH in Europe for odd years and other continents for even years and therefore has a preference for proposals to host INTERSPEECH 2013 in Europe. Groups who are interested in hosting INTERSPEECH 2013 are kindly asked to contact Tanja Schultz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) via email as soon as possible. Proposals are expected to be submitted via email to Tanja Schultz by midnight, 30 November 2009.

INTERSPEECH 2009

[10-Sep-2009] INTERSPEECH 2009 - the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association was held on 6-10 September 2009 at Brighton, UK.

ISCA Board Election 2009 completed

[8-Jun-2009] The following nine candidates were elected as ISCA Board members for a period of four years from September 2009:

  • Jean-Francois BONASTRE (France),
  • Nick CAMPBELL (Ireland),
  • Keikichi HIROSE (Japan),
  • David HOUSE (Sweden),
  • Haizhou LI (Singapore),
  • Douglas O'SHAUGHNESSY (Canada),
  • Michael PICHENY (USA),
  • Yannis STYLIANOU (Greece),
  • Isabel TRANCOSO (Portugal).

The Winning Poster of ISCA 10th Anniversary Design Contest
- by Jamal Issawi