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ISCA Medals and Fellows Nominations 2022

Nominations are open for the following ISCA Awards:

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 can make a nomination. All nominations for ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement should be submitted to the ISCA Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5 January 2021 using the nomination form.  The ISCA Board will select the winner by 1 February and announce the winner in the March 2020 ISCApad. Unsuccessful candidates of the previous year(s) must be re-nominated to qualify for candidacy.  

The ISCA Service Medal recognizes an ISCA member who has provided extraordinary service to ISCA and/or the Speech Communication community. Any ISCA Board or Advisory Council member can make a nomination. All nominations for ISCA Service Medal should be submitted to the ISCA Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5 January 2021 using the nomination form. Unsuccessful candidates of the previous year(s) must be re-nominated to qualify for candidacy.  

The ISCA Fellows Program recognises and honours 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 except for those on the Felows Selection Committee.. Fellows may be recognized by their outstanding scientific and/or technical contributions and/or continued significant service to ISCA. The supporting case for the candidate's nomination should include up to 3 major contributions which have had impact on the speech community and/or society in general. A nomination should be supported by 3 references from senior scientists/technologists in the Speech Communication community, for instance ISCA Fellows and ISCA Board members. Current ISCA Board members are not eligible for nomination. Members of the Fellows Seection Committee may not nominate candidates or provide references. All nominations for ISCA Fellow should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 10 February using the nomination form. Those who plan to nominate are strongly advised to send brief information on candidates (candidate's name and affiliation) to the above email address before January 10 with your name and contact email address. 

More information can be found on the ISCA Honors webpage.


   2021 ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement awarded to Prof. Dr Hermann Ney

Slides from Prof Ney's keynote address 

'Forty Years of Speech and Language Processing: From Bayes Decision Rule to Deep Learning

 

We have a new Board

[9 Sep 2021] Following the ISCA GA at Interspeech the new ISCA Board for 2021-23 is in place. Please take a look here to see who is who on the Board. Congratulations to Sebastian Möller, ISCA President and Odette Scharenborg, ISCA Vice-President.


 

Would you like to host INTERSPEECH 2025?

Bids are invited for 2025, the submission date has been set to December 15, 2021. A set of guidelines and a bidding and budget template are available. For enquiries email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

INTERSPEECH 2021 has finished.

 

INTERSPEECH 2021 has finished. Congratulations to the organising committee for putting on the first ever hybrid INTERSPEECH. Thank you to all the paper authors, presenters, reviewers, attendees, PCO.

The proceedings are available on the ISCA Online Archive.