6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies

ACL Special Interest Group on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies


This year's invited speaker is Jonas Beskow from KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. He will give a talk with the title: "Talking Heads, Signing Avatars and Social Robots: Exploring multimodality in assistive applications"

All sessions consist of short 10-minute talks. After each talk session there is a poster session where people can discuss in more detail.

Time Friday 11 September
08:15-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Opening
09:00-10:15 Session 1: Sign language
Chair: Jonas Beskow
10:15-11:15 Session 1 posters + Coffee
11:15-13:00 Session 2: Signal enhancement and speech recognition
Chair: Phil Green
13:00-14:15 Session 2 posters + Lunch
14:15-15:00 Invited talk: Jonas Beskow
Chair: Peter Ljunglöf
15:00-16:45 Session 3: Communication aids, speech synthesis and other topics
Chair: Monika Podsiadlo
16:45-17:45 Session 3 posters + Coffee
17:45-18:00 Closing
18:00-18:30 SIG-SLPAT business meeting