ISCA International Virtual Seminars

A seminar programme is an important part of the life of a research lab, especially for its research students, but it's difficult for scientists to travel to give talks at the moment. However,  presentations may be given online and, paradoxically, it is thus possible for labs to engage international speakers who they wouldn't normally be able to afford

ISCA has set up a pool of speakers prepared to give online talks. In this way we can enhance the experience of students working in our field, often in difficult conditions. To find details of the speakers:

  1. Click Distinguished Lecturers in the left panel
  2. Online Seminars then appears beneath Distinguished Lecturers: click that.

Speakers may pre-record their talks if they wish, but they don't have to. It is up to the host lab to contact speakers and make the arrangements. Talks can be state-of-the-art, or tutorials.

If you make use of this scheme and arrange a seminar, please send brief details (lab, speaker, date) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to join the scheme as a speaker, we need is a title, a short abstract, a 1 paragraph biopic and contact details. Please send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

INTERSPEECH 2021 Call for Papers and Special Sessions


See the INTERSPEECH 2021 website for the Call for Papers and Call for Special Sessions and Challenges

  • Proposals of special sessions/challenges due: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
  • Notification of pre-selection: Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  • Final list of special sessions: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

INTERSPEECH 2020 Proceedings Available Online


The INTERSPEECH 2020 Proceedings are now available in the ISCA Online Archive

We are very grateful to Prof Martin Cooke for his help with this. A number of requests have been made for the ability to download the full set of proceedings in one go, the INTERSPEECH 2020 organisers are working on this.