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LINGUIST List 17.1191

Thu Apr 20 2006

Calls: General Ling/New Zealand;Translation/UK

Editor for this issue: Kevin Burrows <kevinlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Areta Charters, 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology
        2.    Iwan Davies, ITI 21st Birthday International Conference


Message 1: 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology
Date: 18-Apr-2006
From: Areta Charters <h.chartersauckland.ac.nz>
Subject: 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology



Full Title: 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology
Short Title: SST2006

Date: 06-Dec-2006 - 08-Dec-2006
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Person: Catherine Watson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.assta.org/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2006

Meeting Description:

This conference will be held at the University of Auckland, NZ.

Keynote speakers are Pat Keating, Professor of Linguistics, UCLA; Joseph Perkell, Senior Research Scientist, MIT; Michael Corballis, Professor of Psychology, University of Auckland.

Submissions should describe original contributions to spoken language research, speech science and/or technology that will be of interest to an audience including scientists, engineers, linguists, psychologists, speech and language therapists, audiologists and other professionals.

Submissions for oral and poster presentations are invited in all areas of speech science and technology, but particularly:
- Speech production
- Acoustic phonetics
- Acoustics of accent change
- Music and speech processing
- Emotional speech, voice, intonation and prosody
- Applications of speech science and technology
- Speech Processing for Forensic Applications
- Speech recognition and understanding
- Speaker recognition and classification
- Speech enhancement and noise cancellation
- Pedagogical technologies for speech and singing
- Corpus management and speech tools
- Audiology & speech language therapy

For more information about the paper submission process, please see the ASSTA web site at: http://www.assta.org/.



Message 2: ITI 21st Birthday International Conference
Date: 18-Apr-2006
From: Iwan Davies <iwan.daviestranslutions.co.uk>
Subject: ITI 21st Birthday International Conference



Full Title: ITI 21st Birthday International Conference
Short Title: ITI21

Date: 21-Apr-2007 - 22-Apr-2007
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Bill Chilcott
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.iti.org.uk/

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2006

Meeting Description:

ITI 21st Birthday International Conference
The Rembrandt Hotel, London – 21-22 April 2007

The 20th century has been described as the ‘century of translation’ as well as the ‘century of technical translation’.

What will the 21st century reveal in the worlds of translation and interpreting? To coincide with the Institute’s 21st birthday, ITI will be holding an International Conference in London between the 21st and 22nd April 2007.

Call for papers
ITI 21st Birthday International Conference
The Rembrandt Hotel, London - 21-22 April 2007

The 20th century has been described as the 'century of translation' as well as the 'century of technical translation'.

What will the 21st century reveal in the worlds of translation and interpreting? To coincide with the Institute's 21st birthday, ITI will be holding an International Conference in London between the 21st and 22nd April 2007. If you would like to submit a paper or propose a suitable topic for a poster session or conference workshop, we would like to hear from you.

Some themes you might consider are:

future developments in the industry; changes and improvements in professional training and practice; the challenges posed by the wider world; new technologies on the horizon; t/i at the heart of global business, of industry and science; communications technology and the rôle of language and translation.

There will also be scope for a brief consideration of the history of our industry and of the work of the Institute.

The Conference will be held in the prestigious Rembrandt Hotel in the heart of London.

We welcome contributions from ITI members and non-members.

Favourable consideration will be given to responses received before 15th June 2006

If you would like to submit a paper, please send a brief abstract (500 words) and a professional biography (150 words), to Bill Chilcott, Institute of Translation & Interpreting, South Fifth Street, Milton Keynes, MK9 2EU, UK; Tel: +44 (0)1908 325255; Fax: +44 (0) 1908 325259; Email: infoiti.org.uk; Website: www.iti.org.uk..



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