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LINGUIST List 22.1005

Tue Mar 01 2011

Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Phonetics/Austria

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Sylvia Moosmüller , 20th IAFPA Annual Conference

Message 1: 20th IAFPA Annual Conference
Date: 01-Mar-2011
From: Sylvia Moosmüller <sylvia.moosmuelleroeaw.ac.at>
Subject: 20th IAFPA Annual Conference
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Full Title: 20th IAFPA Annual Conference

Date: 24-Jul-2011 - 28-Jul-2011
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Sylvia Moosmüller
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/iafpa2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; Phonetics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2011

Meeting Description:

The 20th celebratory Conference of the International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics will be hosted by the Acoustics Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with the Bundeskriminalamt Österreich.

On Thursday, 28th of July, a Satellite Meeting will be devoted to the Elicitation of Forensic Speech Samples.

The aims of IAFPA are to 'foster research and provide a forum for the interchange of ideas and information on practice, development and research in forensic phonetics and acoustics, and set down and enforce standards of professional conduct and procedure for those involved in forensic phonetic and acoustic casework'.

Call for Papers:

You are invited to submit an abstract of a paper for presentation at the IAFPA 2011 Annual Conference by 15 April 2011. Abstracts will be considered by the Scientific Committee and you should receive confirmation about whether the paper has been accepted by 31th May 2011. We welcome abstracts on topics such as:

- Speaker identification/comparison
- Presenting evidence in court
- Speaker profiling
- Disputed utterances
- Voice line-ups
- Speech and audio enhancement
- Authentication of recordings
- Forensic acoustics

A special session will be dedicated to the ongoing and important discussion of presenting evidence in court.

The topics listed above are not a complete list, and other topics would be welcome if they promote the aims of IAFPA.

Please note that the official language of the conference is English.

For abstract submission, please visit: http://www.kfs.oeaw.ac.at/iafpa2011/

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