LINGUIST List 26.5058

Thu Nov 12 2015

Calls: Cognitive Sci, Neuroling, Phonetics, Psycholing/Canada

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 11-Nov-2015
From: Michael Kiefte <>
Subject: 16th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 16th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Conference
Short Title: ICPLA

Date: 15-Jun-2016 - 18-Jun-2016
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Contact Person: Michael Kiefte
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Phonetics; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2015

Meeting Description:

Basic and clinical scientists in the field of language, speech and communication will join us on Canada’s scenic East Coast for four days of plenary lectures, panels, and scientific presentations. In addition to clinical phonetics and linguistics (phonology, semantics, grammar, pragmatics), conference topics will include voice, prosody, resonance, stuttering, reading & writing, AAC, sign language, multilingualism, psycho- and neurolinguistics, language revitalization, and speech science and technology. Assessment and treatment methodologies in speech-language pathology and audiology will also be included.

Plenary Speakers:

We are delighted to have the following speakers for the conference in 2016:

Ellen Bialystok, PhD (York University)
Ingrid Johnsrude, PhD (Western University)
Sally Rice, PhD (University of Alberta)
Janet F. Werker, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Pre-Conference Workshops:

The 16th ICPLA conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada will include preconference tutorials on June 14, 2016. The aim of the tutorials is to give participants the opportunity to familiarize themselves with particular methodological developments in the field and/or to gain more advanced insights.
Each tutorial will offer both introductory and more advanced sessions, to take place during the morning and afternoon, respectively.

CHILDES tutorials (Brian MacWhinney):

- Morning: Introduction to CLAN and the CHILDES database
- Afternoon: Advanced CLAN tutorial

PhonBank tutorials (Yvan Rose):
- Morning: Introduction to Phon
- Afternoon: Advanced Phon functions

For more information, see the Registration & Workshops page at

For more information on the conference or pre-conference workshops, contact If you would like to receive updates on the ICPLA conference or pre-conference workshops, send a message with the subject “Subscribe” to

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Halifax in 2016!
--The ICPLA 2016 Organizing Committee

Hosted by the School of Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University

Final Call for Proposals:

ICPLA 2016
Deadline extended to November 30, 2015

The deadline has been extended for abstract submissions to the 16th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA) Conference to be held in Halifax, Canada on June 15–18, 2016. You are invited to submit proposals for oral or poster presentations. Please note that the deadline for submissions is now November 30, 2015.

1) Oral Presentations
Presentations will last 20 minutes, including discussion time.

2) Poster Presentations
Posters will be set up for a whole day with a specific time period during which presenters are expected to be present at their poster.
Guidelines for Submission

Abstracts should be based on research that is completed or clearly in progress, with a well-formulated research question(s), the theoretical or methodological approach, description of the data (if the work is empirical), and results/conclusions. The word limit is 500 words (excluding title and references—optional, limit of 5). These are due November 30, 2015.

The official language of the conference is English; all posters, presentations, and abstracts must be in English.

All proposals should be submitted via

For more information regarding submissions, contact
For more information about the conference, see or email

Abstract submissions: November 30, 2015
Notification to authors: February 15, 2016

Page Updated: 12-Nov-2015