Satellite Workshops and Events at Interspeech 2017

(ordered chronologically by dates)

 

Young researchers roundtable on spoken dialogue systems (YRRSDS 2017)

Dates: 13–14 August 2017

Location: Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany

Website: www.yrrsds.org

Names and affiliation of organizers:

  • Adriana Camacho, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Iona Gessinger, Saarland University
  • Ivan Gris, University of Texas at El Paso
  • José David Lopes, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Ramesh Manuvinakurike, University of Southern California
  • Maike Paetzel, Uppsala University
  • Eran Raveh, Saarland University
  • Zahra Razavi, University of Rochester
  • Maria Schmidt, KIT Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Tiancheng Zhao, Carnegie Mellon University

18th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGDIAL 2017)

Dates: 15–17 August 2017

Location: Saarland University, Saarbrücken Campus

Website: http://www.sigdial.org/workshops/conference18/

Names and affiliation of organizers:

  • Kristiina Jokinen, University of Helsinki, Finland and University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Manfred Stede, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • David DeVault, University of Southern California, USA
  • Annie Louis, University of Essex, UK
  • Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova, University of Saarland and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany
  • Volha Petukhova, University of Saarland, Germany
  • Pierre Lison, Norwegian Computing Center, Norway
  • Ethan Selfridge, Interactions Corporation, USA
  • Amanda Stent, Bloomberg LP, USA
  • Jason Williams, Microsoft Research, USA

 

HSCR 2017: Second International Workshop on the HISTORY OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION RESEARCH

Dates: 18–19 August 2017

Location: University Main Building in the City Center Campus, Helsinki, Finland

Website: https://hscr2017.org/

Names and affiliation of organizers:

  • Martti Vainio, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Reijo Aulanko, Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Juraj Šimko, Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Mona Lehtinen, Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland

 

Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech, DiSS 2017

Dates: 18–19 August 2017

Location: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://diss2017.org/

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Robert Eklund, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Robin Lickley, Queen Margaret University, Edinburg, UK

 

MMC 2017: The 12th Workshop on Multimodal Corpora

Dates: 19 August 2017

Location: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://www.multimodalcorpora2017.org

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Jens Edlund, Chair, Speech, Music and Hearing, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dirk Heylen, Human Media Interaction, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Patricia Paggio, Center for Sprogteknologi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

1st International Workshop on Challenges in Hearing Assistive Technology (CHAT-2017)

Dates: 19 August 2017

Location: Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://spandh.dcs.shef.ac.uk/chat2017

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Jon Barker, University of Sheffeld, UK
  • John Culling, University of Cardiff, UK
  • John Hansen, University of Texas, Dallas, US
  • Amir Hussain, University of Stirling, UK
  • Peter Nordqvist (local contact), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

 

The 3rd International Workshop on Affective Social Multimedia Computing ASMMC 2017

Dates: 25 August 2017

Location: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://www.nwpu-aslp.org/asmmc2017

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Dong-Yan Huang, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Björn Schuller, University of Passau, Germany
  • Jianhua Tao, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Lei Xie, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
  • Jie Yang, National Science Foundation, Arlington, USA
  • Sven Bölte (local contact), Karolinska Institutet, KIND, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dongmei Jiang, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
  • Haizhou Li, National University of Singapore.

 

Grounding Language Understanding GLU2017

Dates: 25 August 2017

Location: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://www.speech.kth.se/glu2017

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Giampiero Salvi, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jean Rouat, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

And supported by the CHIST-ERA IGLU consortium

 

AVSP 2017: International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing

Dates: 25–26 August 2017

Location: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

Website: http://avsp2017.loria.fr/

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Christopher Davis, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Jonas Beskow, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Slim Ouni , University of Lorraine, France
  • Alexandra Jesse, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

 

SLaTE 2017: The seventh ISCA workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education

Dates: 25–26 August 2017

Location: Stockholm archipelago, Sweden

Website: http://www.slate2017.org

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Olov Engwall, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Iolanda Leite, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (from January 2017, presently Disney Research)
  • Helmer Strik, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

 

Vocal Interactivity in-and-between Humans, Animals and Robots (VIHAR-2017)

Dates: 25–26 August 2017

Location: University of Skövde, Sweden

Website: http://vihar-2017.vihar.org

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Robert Eklund, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Angela Dassow, Carthage College, Kenosha, USA
  • Ricard Marxer, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Roger K. Moore, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Bhiksha Raj, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Rita Singh, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Serge Thill (local contact), University of Skövde, Sweden
  • Benjamin Weiss, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

 

GESPIN 2017: 5th Gesture and Speech in Interaction conference

Dates: 25–27 August 2017

Location: Collegium Novum, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Website: http://www.gespin.amu.edu.pl

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Maciej Karpiński, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • Małgorzata Fabiszak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • Ewa Jarmołowicz-Nowikow, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • Anna Jelec, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • Konrad Juszczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
  • Katarzyna Klessa, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

 

20th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue / TSD 2017

Dates: 27–31 August 2017

Location: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Website: http://www.kiv.zcu.cz/tsd2017/

Names and affiliation of organizers: 

  • Václav Matoušek, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Kamil Ekštein, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Miloslav Konopík, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Roman Mouček, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Tomáš Hercig, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Eva Hajičová, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Markéta Lopatková, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Anna Kotěšovcová, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic