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LINGUIST List 16.1875

Wed Jun 15 2005

Calls: General Ling/Canada; Phonology/South Africa

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Jo Anne Kleifgen, International Linguistic Association
        2.    Justus Roux, ISCA Workshop on Multilingual Speech and Language Processing

Message 1: International Linguistic Association
Date: 13-Jun-2005
From: Jo Anne Kleifgen <jk217columbia.edu>
Subject: International Linguistic Association

Full Title: International Linguistic Association
Short Title: ILA

Date: 31-Mar-2006 - 02-Apr-2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Sheila Embleton
Meeting Email: embletonYorkU.CA
Web Site: http://www.ilaword.org/ilacall2006prelim.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 06-Jan-2006

Meeting Description:

The Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Canada
Hotel Reservations: 800-668-6600
Conference Registration: Johanna J. Woltjer (jwoltjerearthlink.net)


Guest speakers:

While papers on the main conference theme are especially solicited, abstracts
on any subject in theoretical and applied linguistics will be welcomed.

Single-spaced, anonymous abstracts of not more than 425 words should clearly
state the problems addressed, or research questions, and some indication of
results or conclusions. Send abstracts via e-mail to the conference coordinator,
and in a separate e-mail, your name, title of paper, addresses, affiliation, and
audio-visual equipment needed. Simultaneously, send to the conference
coordinator via snail mail one hard copy of the abstract, for editing and
verification purposes.

Those wishing to propose panels or special sessions should contact the program
chair. Time allotted will be 20 minutes for delivery of the paper plus 5 minutes

Deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 6, 2006.

Local Arrangements, Conference Chair, and Conference Coordinator: Sheila
Embleton ( embletonYorkU.CA )

Registration: Johanna J. Woltjer ( jwoltjerearthlink.net )

A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference hotel at a rate of CDN$ 159
per room, single or double occupancy. Reservations may be made by calling
Reservations at 800-668-6600
Message 2: ISCA Workshop on Multilingual Speech and Language Processing
Date: 13-Jun-2005
From: Justus Roux <jcrsun.ac.za>
Subject: ISCA Workshop on Multilingual Speech and Language Processing

Full Title: ISCA Workshop on Multilingual Speech and Language Processing
Short Title: Multiling - 2006

Date: 09-Apr-2006 - 11-Apr-2008
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Contact Person: Justus Roux
Meeting Email: jcrsun.ac.za
Web Site: http://www.unistel.co.za/multiling2006

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Phonology

Call Deadline: 12-Aug-2005

Meeting Description:

Applications of speech technology that are implemented in multilingual
environments have to be robust to variations in accent. The purpose of the
workshop is to address issues related to multilingual speech and language
processing. Workshop topics include (but are not limited to):
- Accent modelling for multilingual automatic speech recognition
- Accent identification
- Pronunciation variation modelling
- Multilingual speech synthesis

Please refer to the website for submission procedures.


Deadline for submission of abstracts: 12 August 2005

Notification of acceptance: 14 October 2005

Closing date early registrations and full paper submission: 10 February 2006

Closing date late registrations: 10 March 2006

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