LINGUIST List 31.196

Tue Jan 14 2020

Confs: Lang Acquisition, Phonology / Puerto Rico

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 13-Jan-2020
From: Nydia Bou <>
Subject: International Child Phonology Conference 2020
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International Child Phonology Conference 2020
Short Title: ICPC 2020

Date: 24-Jun-2020 - 26-Jun-2020
Location: Universidad Ana G Mendez Gurabo Campus, Puerto Rico
Contact: Nydia Bou
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Phonology

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

One of a kind conference where a variety of international topics about phonology will be presented. Speakers and participants from all over the world will be joining! The ICPC 2020 will be held at the Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Gurabo, Puerto Rico, from June 24 to 26, 2020.
Please complete and submit the form available below.

Facebook: Tickets are available at Eventbrite
Conference Website:

Call for Papers:

The Organizing Committee of ICPC 2020 is pleased to invite researchers, faculty and students to submit abstracts for either oral or poster presentations. The abstract submission deadline is March 1st 2020, before 11:59 pm. AST. After this date, abstracts will not be accepted for consideration. Presenters should not be permitted to modify their abstract text after the submission deadline. Abstracts should be submitted in English and will be accepted by electronic submission only. It is the author’s responsibility to follow the posted guidelines and instructions. Abstracts that do not conform to official guidelines will not be accepted.

General Instructions:

-All abstracts must be submitted electronically and in English.

-Abstracts should not contain Tables, Figures, or References.

-No changes can be made after the abstract is submitted.

-You must certify that all authors, co-authors and mentors (if applicable) have read and approved the abstract before including their names on it.

The abstract should contain:

-Introduction / Background: A brief description of the significance and importance of the research submitted. Please include the study’s aim/goal, the research questions, and hypothesis, if applicable.
-Methods: Brief description of the research study design, procedures, statistical analysis, strategies, and/or activities.
-Results: Summary of the preliminary or final results obtained.
-Conclusion: A statement about the findings reached and future directions.
-Acknowledgements: Funding source, conflict of interest disclosure, general acknowledgements, etc.

The total length of the abstract should not exceed 500 words, excluding title, authors, and affiliations. Any text longer than the specified number of characters will be rejected.

If appropriate, write the following sentence: ''Approved by IRB'' and include the protocol number of approval in the electronic abstract submission.

Evaluation Process:

A committee will evaluate the abstracts. The main criterion of evaluation will be the quality of the research, as appreciated in the abstract. Evaluations will be made according to the following criteria: general objective, consistency of the title with the content, information presented in accordance to the general guidelines.

The authors will be notified, via email, the status of their abstracts. It is a requirement for the author or co-author(s), to present their research at the assigned date and time. All presentations should be in English.

Deadline for submission: March 1, 2020

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