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LINGUIST List 23.4258

Fri Oct 12 2012

Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Phonetics/Canada

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

Date: 07-Oct-2012
From: Ewald Enzinger <ewald.enzingeroeaw.ac.at>
Subject: Special Session on Forensic Acoustics
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Full Title: Special Session on Forensic Acoustics

Date: 02-Jun-2013 - 07-Jun-2013
Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Contact Person: Geoffrey Stewart Morrison
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://montreal2013.forensic-acoustics.net/

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; Phonetics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2012

Meeting Description:

Special Session on Forensic Acoustics
ICA 2013: 21st International Congress on Acoustics
165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
52nd Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Association

Montréal, Québec, 2-7 June 2013

The session will include presentations on distinguishing between science and pseudoscience in forensic acoustics.

Speaker: Prof Francisco Lacerda, Professor in Phonetics, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University
Topic: Voice-based lie detectors

Speaker: Dr James D Harnsberger, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Florida
Topic: Voice-based lie detectors

Speaker: Mr R Brent Ostrum, Senior Document Examiner, Science & Engineering Directorate, Canada Border Services Agency
Topic: A Canadian perspective on forensic science and pseudoscience

For more information see: http://montreal2013.forensic-acoustics.net/.

Call for Papers:

This special session will accept submissions for presentations on all aspects of forensic acoustics.

Abstracts and manuscripts should be submitted via the ASA website:

Select SC - Speech Communication as Technical Committee
Select Forensic Acoustics as Special Session
Select 43.72.Uv as PACS Code

An abstract of not more than 200 words is required for each paper, whether invited or contributed. Abstracts longer than 200 words will be edited or truncated. Authors must submit abstracts online. Complete instructions for the preparation and submission of abstracts are provided online at http://acousticalsociety.org/content/ica-2013-abstract-submission-info.

Important: Please also send a copy of your abstract (plus title authors and affiliations, and URLs to authors' websites), and later a copy of your manuscript, to asaforensic-acoustics.net.

To be included in the technical program, authors need to complete three steps for each presentation: (a) submit the abstract, (b) prepare and submit a Proceedings manuscript, and (c) pay the preregistration fee and extra paper fee if applicable. Please note that without both submission of the manuscript and payment of the preregistration fee, the abstract will not be scheduled for presentation nor included in the meeting program

We can designate additional presentations as invited. This gives us more control over the scheduling of the Special Session. To be considered for invited presentation slot, please send us asaforensic-acoustics.net your abstract by 10 November 2012, then do not submit your abstract via the ASA website until you hear back from us.

Important Dates:

Deadline for consideration for invited-presentation slot: 10 November 2012
Deadline for submission of abstract: 15 November 2012
Acceptance notices sent out: 1 December 2012
Deadline for mandatory submission of manuscripts: 22 January 2013

Manuscripts will be published in Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA).

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