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Sat Jun 8 2002

Confs: Phonetics, Barcelona, Spain

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Message 1: ICPhS 2003 in Barcelona

Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2002 09:46:52 +0200
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Subject: ICPhS 2003 in Barcelona



The 15th ICPhS will be held at the Palau de Congressos, Pla�a d'Espanya,
Barcelona, between Sunday 3 and Saturday 9 August 2003. The deadline for
abstract submission is September, 15, 2002. Please visit our website

The Barcelona Congress, which is officially sponsored for the first time by
the International Phonetic Association, will provide an interdisciplinary
forum for the exchange of ideas and basic research in the phonetic sciences.
The congress will also address how phonetic theory, engineering and
linguistics can provide answers to real-world problems in speech processing
and transmission, voice identification, man-machine communication, speech
deficits, and language teaching.

IPA members will have a discount fee. If you are not an IPA member when
ICPhS 2003 takes place, your registration will automatically give you a
complimentary IPA membership for one year.

The scientific program will include 5 plenary lectures, a number of symposia
and oral and poster sessions totaling around 700 papers. There will also be
exhibitions, association meetings, a banquet, day-trip excursions,
receptions, social events, satellite meetings before and after the Congress,
and other special features.

Plenary lectures:

- Speaker, community, identity: empirical and theoretical perspectives on
sociophonetic variation

 Gerry Docherty (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)

- Interarticulator programming in speech production

 Anders L�fqvist (Lund University Hospital)

-Control modeling and perception of temporal characteristics of speech

 Yoshinori Sagisaka (GITI Waseda University)

-Acoustic and perceptual evidence for universal phonological features

 Kenneth N. Stevens (Massachusetts Institute of

-The acquisition of language-specific phonetic categories in infancy

 Janet F. Werker (University of British Columbia)

Confirmed symposia:

-Articulatory synthesis. Advances and prospects

Coordinator: Doug Whalen (Haskins Laboratories)

-Models of connected-speech perception and word recognition

 Coordinator: No�l Nguyen (Aix-en-Provence)

-Sound change in Romance

 Coordinator: Daniel Recasens (Universitat Aut�noma de

-Linking behavior and the brain in neurological speech disorders

 Coordinator: Ray Kent (Waisman Center, Madison)

-The phonetics-phonology interface

 Coordinator: John J. Ohala (University of California,

Accommodation in various price categories, including University dorms, will
be offered. The list will be made available in the near future at

Barcelona offers a wide range of cultural, scenic and leisure activities.
>From sandy beaches to one of the world's largest football stadium (Barcelona
FC); from street musicians, through open-air theatre and concerts, to the
Opera House (el Liceu); from Roman Buildings, through Art Nouveau, to
Contemporary Art museums.

For further information, please write to us at

We expect to welcome you in Barcelona!

The Organizing Committee,

Daniel Recasens, Chair

Maria Josep Sol�, Co-chair

Joaqu�n Romero, Secretary
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