Eighth Christian Benoît Award

supported by the International Speech Communication Association, the Association Francophone de la Communication Parlée and GIPSA-lab

It is given to promising young scientists in the domain of SPEECH and FACE-TO-FACE
COMMUNICATION. It can concern basic or applied research projects.
The Award provides the elected scientist with financial support for the development of a 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 and to Grant Agencies
(3) gives an overall view of the state of the art in the research domain.

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Application Deadline is May 29, 2017 !!

 Deadline is June 18th!

Call for Votes - ISCA Board Election 2017 -- APRIL 30 DEADLINE!!!!

Dear ISCA Members,


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This is a call for you to vote in the 2017 ISCA Board Election.

We are pleased to announce 16 qualified nominations for vacant seats on the ISCA board. According to the ISCA by-laws, you are invited to vote for any number of candidates from 0 to 16 in the 2017 ISCA Board Election. Each vote has equal weight.

Please visit to cast your vote using your ISCA userID and password.

After voting, you can still revise your vote at any time before 30-Apr-2017.

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Thank you for your participation!

Best regards,

ISCA Board


Dear ISCA Members,

Elections to the Board will take place starting in mid-March 2017. We welcome nominations from the ISCA membership. Deadline is February 28th. Send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. the nomination form below. Each nomination must be supported by 3 ISCA members. If elected, each Board member must serve in one or more of these areas:

  • Communication
  • Distinguished Lectures
  • Election
  • Electronic Access
  • Fellows
  • Grants and Awards
  • Publications
  • Archive
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Student Advisory
  • ISCA Web
  • Technical Committee
  • Workshops

In the election, each active ISCA member may cast an anonymous ballot, via a survey website. Each active member will receive an email invitation. If you wish to participate, please make sure that you have ACTIVE membership status. Verify your status here .

If you renewed your ISCA membership for 2016 via a registration for Interspeech-2016, you are still a member through June 30th and can vote in the election. Otherwise, renew your membership here.


Form (self-nominations allowed):
Full Name and Title of candidate:
Position and Institution:
Indication of willingness to serve if elected: yes/no
- Short biography (one paragraph)
- Short statement (one paragraph, acknowledging the willingness to serve the duty assigned by the Board, and the preference of area(s) one would intend to serve.)
- Names and emails of three proposers (ISCA members):

If possible, attach a photo.