ISCA Medalist Nominations for 2019

Nominations are open for the ISCA Medalist 2019.

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. Any ISCA member, except ISCA Board members, can make a nomination. All nominations for ISCA Medal of the year should be submitted to ISCA Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 15 January 2019.  The ISCA Board will select and announce the winner of the year on 1 March.  The Medalist nomination form can be downloaded from Unsuccessful candidates of the previous year(s) must be re-nominated to qualify for candidacy.  

More information can be found on the ISCA Honors webpage.

Applications are open for the Tenth Christian Benoît Award

The Christian Benoît Award is given biannually to a promising young scientist in the domain of SPEECH COMMUNICATION to further their career in the field. The focus of the award's research topic may emphasise basic science or applied research projects.

The Award provides the elected scientist with financial support for the development of a personal short-term research project that:
(1) illustrates concretely the achievements of her/his research work;
(2) could help promoting this work in the scientific community, institutions and grant agencies in their geographical region/country;
(3) gives an overall view of the state of the art in the research domain.

The award is valued at 7,500 Euros and conferred by the International Speech Communication Association and the Association Francophone de la Communication Parlée.

Application Deadline is May 15, 2019 !!  More information in this flyer

ISCA Fellow Nominations for 2019

The ISCA Fellows Program recognizes and honors outstanding members who have made significant contributions to the science and technology of speech communication. 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.  A nomination should be supported by 4 references from ISCA Fellows or ISCA Board members. Current ISCA Board members are not eligible for nomination. The Fellows nomination form can be downloaded from and the reference form from Nominations should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 10 2019. Those who plan to make a nomination are strongly advised to send a brief email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. giving their candidate's name and affiliation.


INTERSPEECH 2017 Keynote Talks

Videos of the keynote talks from Interspeech 2017 and Opening and Closing Ceremonies are now available online:

More videos of keynote talks from conferences and workshops, and video lectures on speech communication can be found in the ISCA Video Archive


Thank you for joining us at INTERSPEECH 2018.

Safe travels home from Hyderabad to all our participants.

Proceedings are available from the ISCA Online Archive.