Haizhou Li elected ISCA new President

[6 Sept 2015] The International Speech Communication Association (ISCA) elected Professor Haizhou Li as its new President (2015-2017) on 6 September 2015. He will succeed Professor Tanja Schultz, who ends her term in the ISCA Board in 2015. Professor Li is currently the Research Director of the Institute for Infocomm Research, and an Adjunct Professor of the National University of Singapore.

Interspeech 2015 program

[15 Aug 2015] The final detailed conference program of Interspeech 2015 is now accessible online at the conference website.

[29 July 2015] The provisional detailed conference program of Interspeech 2015 is now accessible online at the conference website.

General Assembly 2015

[24 July 2015] The ISCA General Assembly will take place in Dresden, Germany in conjunction with INTERSPEECH 2015. The Assembly will begin at 17.30 (5.30 pm) on Tuesday, September 8 and will be held in the main auditorium (Grosser Saal). The General Assembly is open to all members of ISCA and provides an excellent opportunity to actively participate in the meeting and propose suggestions to help make our association even better.

ISCA Medalists: Mary Beckman and Hiroya Fujisaki

[15 July 2015] During INTERSPEECH 2015, the community will honor ISCA members for their technical merits and service to our association. We are delighted to share with you the great news that Professor Mary E. Beckman will be awarded the 2015 ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement (see this page for details). She will be the first keynote speaker on Monday 7th September right after the opening ceremony. We are also very happy to let you know that Professor Hiroya Fujisaki will be awarded the 2015 ISCA Special Service Medal. Furthermore, we will honor five members of our community who will be elected as ISCA Fellows.

Review process for Interspeech 2015 completed

[2 June 2015] The paper review process for Interspeech 2015 is completed. A total of 1458 submissions were assessed by 911  reviewers. Each submission received at least three reviews, and the Technical Program Committee thoroughly analyzed the scores and comments of the reviewers to determine the outcome for every paper. The final decisions were made at the TPC meeting in Berlin (May 19-20), where each scientific area was represented by at least one area chair. The overall acceptance rate is around 51%.

Notifications of acceptance or rejection were sent to the authors on June 1, and the deadline for the camera-ready version is June 10. This is also the deadline for the registration by at least one author of the paper. One full registration can cover a maximum of  four papers. The form of presentation (oral or poster) will be communicated by the end of June.

The Interspeech 2015 conference will be held in Dresden on September 6-10, 2015. Please visit the conference homepage at for further details.

If you are a student or young scientist (below age 34) who needs financial support, please consider applying for an ISCA grant. For  more information: