ITG Conference on Speech Communication | 29.09.2021 - 01.10.2021 | Kiel


Call for Papers


The 14th ITG Conference on Speech Communication (29.09.-01.10.21) will not be taking place locally in Kiel but it will be held virtually.



The 14th ITG conference on Speech Communication solicits contributions on theory, algorithms, and applications in the following areas of speech, audio, and spoken language processing:

  • Speech Enhancement and Separation
  • Source Localization and Tracking
  • Automatic Speech and Speaker Recognition
  • Spoken Dialogue, Diarization, and Spoken Document Retrieval Systems
  • Speech Synthesis
  • Speech Modeling, Coding, and Transmission
  • Speech Production and Perception
  • Speech and Audio Quality Assessment
  • Speech Intelligibility Assessment
  • Paralinguistics, Speech Diagnostics and Speech-related Biosignals
  • Speech in Automotive, Mobile, and Multimodal Applications
  • Acoustic Interfaces, Assistive Devices, and Hearing Aids
  • Hardware and Software Tools
  • Emerging Topics and Applications


Paper Submission and Deadlines

Submission of full paper:   May 23, 2021
Update of first submission:   Until May 30, 2021
Notification of acceptance:   July 2, 2021
Submission of final print version:   July 25, 2021
Submission of posters:   September 22, 2021


Papers will be published with IEEE Xplore, and are expected to be written in English. They must not exceed four pages plus one additional page containing only references.

Contributions should be submitted as a PDF file via the EasyChair portal. Please use our paper template and the information contained therein for preparing your paper.


Technical Program Committee

  • G. Schmidt (Chair), Kiel University
  • P. Jax (Co-Chair), RWTH Aachen
  • G. Enzner, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • S. Doclo, Universität Oldenburg
  • T. Fingscheidt, TU Braunschweig
  • T. Gerkmann, Universität Hamburg
  • H.-W. Gierlich, HEAD acoustics GmbH
  • E. Habets, Int. Audio Laboratories Erlangen
  • R. Häb-Umbach, Universität Paderborn
  • W. Kellermann, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • D. Klakow, Universität des Saarlandes
  • D. Kolossa, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • G. Kubin, TU Graz
  • H. Löllmann, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • R. Martin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • B. Meyer, Universität Oldenburg
  • S. Möller, TU Berlin
  • H. Puder, Sivantos GmbH
  • R. Schlüter, RWTH Aachen
  • B. Schuller, Universität Augsburg
  • T. Schultz, Universität Bremen
  • P. Vary, RWTH Aachen