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.

More information in this flyer!

Application Deadline is May 29, 2017 !!



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.


Nominations are now open for 2017 ISCA Fellows to be awarded at INTERSPEECH 2017.

Nominations should be sent to fellows_nomination AT by February 10, 2017. Those who plan to nominate are strongly advised to send brief information on candidates (candidate's name and affiliation) to Kate Knill, the ISCA Board Member for Fellows, at the above email address before January 10 with your name and contact email address. You should receive an acknowledgement within a week. Forms and further information can be found here: