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Urgent appeal: Reviewers wanted for INTERSPEECH 2020

 

Thanks to a good set of submissions, we need more reviewers for INTERSPEECH. If you're a registered reviewer and previously said you couldn't help out but can now please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you'd like to register to be a reviewer or want to register others please do the following:

Either: have a previously registeredreviewer nominate new reviewers through their reviewer account on the ISCA reviewer portal
 
Or: sign-up for an account at isca-speech.org/iscareviewers/ and self-nominate
 
All reviewers must have completed their PhD or have over 7 years of research experience and not be enrolled in a PhD programme.
The following information is required: 
Username (email address)
Last name, First name
Gender (M/F/Prefer not to say)
Affiliation
Website
City
Country
Degree #1 
Degree #2 (if applicable)
Degree #3 (if applicable)
Comments: Any additional information to allow the Technical Committee to assess if the nominee meets the requirements to be a reviewer for Interspeech
 
All nominations will be reviewed by the Technical Committee.
 
Thank you for your support.
ISCA Board and INTERSPEECH 2020 Organising Committee

 


We send our best wishes to all our members and the Speech Communication community at this difficult time

 

We thank those who have submitted papers to INTERSPEECH 2020. Paper submission for the main conference has now closed. Reviewing will begin shortly and we are very grateful as ever to the reviewers, Area Chairs and INTERSPEECH Technical Chairs. 

If you missed out on submitting a paper to the main conference, there's still a chance to submit a Show and Tell paper. Submissions are due 6 June. 

The Interspeech Organisers continue to monitor the situation. Proceedings of accepted papers will be published. Visit the INTERSPEECH2020 website for the latest information.


We send our best wishes to all our members and the Speech Communication community at this difficult time

 

Paper submission is open for Interspeech 2020! Submission deadline 8th May. 

The Interspeech Organisers continue to monitor the situation. Proceedings of accepted papers will be published.


ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement 2020

Over the past few months, the ISCA Board has sought out nominations for the ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement. We received a large number of nominations and went through an extensive review process by the ISCA Awards Committee and all ISCA Board members (several rounds of voting to narrow to three finalists and then additional discussions). I am pleased to announce that this year's recipient of the 2020 ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement is Prof. Janet Pierrehumbert (Oxford e-Research Centre, Oxford University).

 


 

 

This is the highest ISCA award for scientific and technical achievement, and certainly well deserved for the remarkable contributions Prof. Pierrehumbert has made to the field of speech communication, and in particular to phonology. The text below highlights the medal:

The ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement recognizes and honors an individual each year who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of speech communication science and technology. The award of this ISCA Medal has been established since 1989. The ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement is presented to the recipient by the ISCA President at the INTERSPEECH opening ceremony, where the Medalist also delivers a keynote speech.

Please join me in congratulating our 2020 ISCA MEDAL FOR SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENT recipient! Prof. Pierrehumbert will be giving the opening keynote address at INTERSPEECH-2020 this fall.

John H.L. Hansen (ISCA President)


 

INTERSPEECH 2020 - date changes (updated 5th March 2020)

The ISCA board has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Shanghai and considering its ramifications for Interspeech 2020. After discussion with the organizers, we have determined to keep the location in Shanghai, but to shift the dates of the conference and the associated deadlines, in order to allow more time for the situation to settle down, as well as providing the organizers with additional time to make their preparations.

Interspeech will now take place on 26-29 October 2020 at the Shanghai International Convention Center, with tutorials on 25 October. The submission and review process has also been updated as follows:

May 8, 2020 Paper submission deadline

June 6, 2020 Show and tell submission due

July 24, 2020 Paper acceptance/rejection notification

Aug 10, 2020 Notification about ISCA Travel Grants

Aug 24, 2020 Early-bird registration deadline

Sep 23, 2020 Standard registration deadline

Authors who have a paper accepted to Interspeech 2020 will have the option either to attend physically, or to attend remotely. Remote attendance would also be associated with a reduced registration fee. More information will be provided soon.

The change in dates is likely to have an effect on Satellite Workshops as well as Challenges associated with Interspeech. We will be working with the organizers of these events and will let you know of any updates to key dates ASAP.

Further details regarding the conference will be forthcoming. The board and the organizers will continue to monitor the situation and will communicate any further changes as soon as possible.

Best regards,

John H.L. Hansen, ISCA President