Call for papers

IberSPEECH’2024 will be held in Aveiro (Portugal), from 11 to 13 November 2024. The IberSPEECH event –the seventh of its kind using this name– brings together the XIII Jornadas en Tecnologías del Habla and the IX Iberian SLTech Workshop events.

Following with the tradition of previous editions, IberSPEECH’2024 will be a three-day event, planned to promote interaction and discussion. There will be a wide variety of activities: technical papers presentations, keynote lectures, presentation of projects, laboratories activities, recent PhD thesis, entrepreneurship & discussion panels, and awards to the best thesis and papers.

Speech technology and applications


1) Spoken language generation and synthesis
2) Speech and speaker recognition
3) Speaker diarization
4) Speech enhancement
5) Speech processing and acoustic event detection
6) Spoken language understanding
7) Spoken language interfaces and dialogue systems
8) Systems for information retrieval and information extraction from speech
9) Systems for speech translation
10) Applications for aged and handicapped persons
11) Applications for learning and education
12) Emotions recognition and synthesis
13) Language and dialect identification
14) Applications for learning and education
Speech, Voice, and Hearing Disorders
15) Speech technology and applications: other topics

Human speech
production, perception
and, communication

1) Linguistic, mathematical, and psychological models of language
2) Phonetics, phonology, and morphology
3) Pragmatics, discourse, semantics, syntax, and lexicon
4) Paralinguistic and nonlinguistic cues (e.g. emotion and expression)
5) Human speech production, perception, and communication: other topics


LANGUAGE technology and applications


1) Natural language generation and understanding
2) Retrieval and categorization of natural language documents
3) Summarization mono and multi-document
4) Extraction and annotation of entities, relations, and properties
5) Creation and processing of ontologies and vocabularies
6) Machine learning for natural language processing
7) Shallow and deep semantic analysis: textual entailment, anaphora resolution, paraphrasing
8) Multi-lingual processing for information retrieval and extraction
9) Natural language processing for information retrieval and extraction
10) Natural language processing (NLP) and applications: other topics

Speech, Language and Multimodality


1) Multimodal Interaction
2) Sign Language
3) Handwriting recognition
4) Speech, Language and Multimodality: other topics


Resources, standardization, and evaluation 


1) Spoken language resources, annotation, and tools
2) Spoken language evaluation and standardization
3) NLP resources, annotation, tools
4) NLP evaluation and standarization
5) Multimodal resources, annotation and tools
6) Multimodal evaluation and standardization
7) Resources, standardization, and evaluation: other topics

Paper Submission

Regular Papers must be written in English and submission will be online. Papers must be submitted in PDF following the Interspeech 2024 format. Papers can have a maximum of 5 pages with the 5th page reserved exclusively for references and acknowledgments. There is no minimum length requirement for papers of the special sessions project review and demos. Aligned with Interspeech adoption of “Double-blind review”, IberSPEECH submissions must be blind.

Upon acceptance, at least one author per paper will be required to register (full & early) and present the paper at the conference.