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3-3-30 (2021-01-19) CfP 2021 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology, Shenzhen, China

Call for Papers | IEEE SLT 2021

2021 IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology

19-22 January 2021 | Shenzhen, China


The SLT Workshop is a biennial flagship event of IEEE Speech and Language Processing Technical Committee. The 8th IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT) will be held on January 19-22, 2021 in Shenzhen, China. The theme for this year will be ?Spoken language technologies: deep learning and beyond?. The workshop will feature the most recent and exciting advances in speech and language processing through invited talks/keynotes, as well as special and regular single-track sessions.


The special theme for this year will be 'Spoken language technologies: deep learning and beyond'. All papers related to spoken language technology are welcome. Topics of interest include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Speech recognition and synthesis
  • Spoken language understanding
  • Spoken document retrieval
  • Question answering from speech
  • Assistive technologies
  • Natural language processing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Spoken dialog systems
  • Speech data mining
  • Emotion recognition from speech
  • Spoken document summarization
  • Spoken language corpora
  • Speaker/language recognition
  • Evaluation methodologies


Shenzhen is a tourist attractive modern city centered in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The emblematic city of prosperous provides for best living quality, world-class transport infrastructure and comfortable climate. You can browse all conference information on the website:

Important Dates

Challenge session submission:
Challenge session notification:
Special session proposal due:
Special session notification:
Paper submission due:
Paper notification:
Demo submission due:
Author and early registration due:
Demo selection notification:
Workshop Date:
May 22, 2020
May 29, 2020
June 12, 2020
July 13, 2020
August 14, 2020
November 2, 2020
November 20, 2020
November 23, 2020
December 13, 2020
January 19-22, 2021

Submission Details

Authors are invited to prepare a full-length, 4-6 page papers, including figures, plus 1-2 additional pages for references only, to the SLT 2021 website:

Organizing Committee  

General Chairs
Zhijian Ou, Tsinghua University
Lei Xie, NW Polytech University

Technical Program Chairs
Jinyu Li, Microsoft
Xiaodong Cui, IBM
Dilek Hakkani-Tur, Amazon
Chiori Hori, MERL
Masami Akamine, Tohoku University
Kong-Aik Lee, NEC

Finance Chairs
Xunying Liu, CUHK
Zheng-Hua Tan, Aalborg University

Sponsorship Chair
Jen-Tzung Chien, NCTU

Publication Chair
Hsin-Min Wang, Academia Sinica

Panel and Invited Speaker Chair
Brian Mak, HKUST
Asli Celikyilmaz, Microsoft

Special Session and Demo Chairs
Yang Liu, Amazon
Thomas Fang Zheng, Tsinghua University

Regional Publicity Chairs
Ozlem Kalinli, Apple
Jianhua Tao, China Academy of Sciences
Zhehuai Chen, Google

Local Arrangements Chairs
Zhiyong Wu, Tsinghua-Shenzhen
Yuexian Zou, PKU-Shenzhen

Advisory Board
Helen Meng, CUHK
Haizhou Li, NUS
Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, UIUC
Sadaoki Furui, TTIC

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