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Monday, August 04, 2014 by Chris Wellekens

3-3-26 (2016-00-00) Bids invitation for the conference Speech Prosody 2016 (SProSIG)
The Advisory Board of SProSIG, the Speech Prosody Special Interest Group, invites bids from sites interested in hosting
 its flagship conference Speech Prosody in 2016.  

The bid process will proceed as follows:

(1) Optional: Groups interested in hosting a bid are invited to express interest in an e-mail to the current SProSIG Secretary
 and/or President (e.g., by replying to this e-mail).

(2) Optional: Each group interested in hosting the conference is invited to give a presentation on May 23, 2014 at the Speech 
Prosody 2014 conference in Dublin.

(3) Required: Each bid should then be formalized in a written document, mailed to the secretary of SProSIG by June 15, 2014.  
These documents will be posted at for all SProSIG members to read.

(4) Selection of the site for Speech Prosody 2016 will then be conducted using an on-line ballot at  
Each current member of SProSIG will be allowed to vote.

Bids to host Speech Prosody 2016 should include the following information:

(a) Names and affiliations of members of the organizing committee.

(b) Information about institutional support for the conference if any.

(c) Tentative location of the conference (city and, if possible, venue).  Oral and written presentation of the bid should highlight 
attributes that make both city and site suitable for hosting an international conference, including transportation to/from and
 within the city, lodging and dining options near the proposed venue, facilities in the proposed venue for a 300-person oral
 session and a 40-poster poster session, and any other attributes likely to be of interest to the members of SProSIG.

(d) Tentative dates of the proposed conference (typically four days in late May 2016)

(e) Proposed theme of the conference and/or proposed new session topics that will be included, along with existing session
 topics of the Speech Prosody conference, in the Conference Call for Papers.

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