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LINGUIST List 25.1458

Wed Mar 26 2014

Calls: Forensic Linguistics, Phonetics/Switzerland

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 26-Mar-2014
From: Adrian Leemann <adrian.leemannpholab.uzh.ch>
Subject: International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics 2014
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Full Title: International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics 2014
Short Title: IAFPA 2014

Date: 31-Aug-2014 - 03-Sep-2014
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Contact Person: Volker Dellwo
Meeting Email: iafpa2014gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.pholab.uzh.ch/iafpa2014.html

Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics; Phonetics

Call Deadline: 14-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

IAFPA's 2014 Annual Conference will be hosted by Volker Dellwo and Stefan
Schmid and their team, University of Zürich, Switzerland. The meeting is
planned for 31 August - 3 September 2014. More information will follow on the
conference website: www.pholab.uzh.ch/iafpa2014.html


Abstracts are invited for the 23rd annual conference of the International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) in Zurich/Switzerland in 2014. We welcome abstracts on topics such as:

Speaker identification/comparison
Speaker profiling
Disputed utterances
Voice line-ups
Speech and audio enhancement
Authentication of recordings
Forensic acoustics
Automatic speaker identification/verification
Retrieval of speaker population data
Interesting case reports
Transcriptions
LADO (Language analysis for the determination of origin)
This is not a complete list and other topics would be welcome if they promote the aims of IAFPA (cf. www.iafpa.net).

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 15. April 2014
Notification of acceptance: 15. June 2014
Conference date: 1.-3. September 2014 (with warm-up on 31. Aug)
Abstract Format:

Download the template with formatting instructions at http://www.pholab.uzh.ch/static/downloads/IAFPA_template_2014.rtf
Abstracts must not be longer than 1 page (excluding references).
Abstracts must be in English.
Abstract submission:

Save your file in word or Rich Text Format (doc, docx or rtf).
Use the surname of the first (or sole) author in upper case characters followed by his/her first name in lower case letters as a file name; no spaces; no special characters, e.g. 'EINSTEINalbert.doc'.
If the same author (first author) submits more than one manuscript use a number after the name, e.g. 'EINSTEINalbert1.doc', 'EINSTEINalbert2.doc'.
Send your abstract(s) to iafpa2014gmail.com by 15 April 2014.
Use only the words 'IAFPA abstract submission' as a subject.
Contrary to some previous conferences, abstracts do not need to be anonymous.
Please indicate on your abstract whether you prefer to do a poster presentation or a talk (see template).
Best Student Paper award:

There will be a best student paper award. Please indicate on your abstract whether your paper is eligible for the student paper award (see template). The criteria for participation are:

The first author is a student, i.e. registered as a (master/PhD) student.
The first author presents his/her presentation or poster in person at the conference.
The work presented has been done by the student.
Note: being a student member of IAFPA is not a requirement.
The winner of this Prize wins free registration for next year's IAFPA conference.
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