Conferences (ICPhS) and Permanent Council for the Organisation of ICPhS
The International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) takes place every four years. To date, seventeen congresses have been held at the following locations:
The 18th ICPhS will be held in Glasgow in 2015.
Call for proposals for the organization of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
The call for proposals for the organization of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (19th ICPhS) is now open. The 19th ICPhS will take place in 2019, four years after the 18th ICPhS to be held in Glasgow in August 2015. Bids for the 19th ICPhS organisation need to be prepared before the 18th ICPhS Congress and defended at the 18th ICPhS venue before the Permanent Council for the Organisation of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. The deadline for the submission of bids is 30 May 2015.
Scholars interested in submitting a proposal for the organization of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences are asked to consult the guidelines available here. They can also contact the President of the Permanent Council of the ICPhS, Katerina Nicolaidis, for further information.
The International Congress of Phonetic Sciences is held under the auspices of the International Phonetic Association and provides an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of basic and applied research in the phonetic sciences. The main areas covered by the Congress are speech production, speech acoustics, speech perception, speech prosody, sound change, phonology, sociophonetics, language typology, first and second language acquisition, forensic phonetics, speaking styles, voice quality, clinical phonetics and speech technology. The last three Congresses were held in Barcelona (15th, 2003), Saarbrücken (16th, 2007), and Hong Kong (17th, 2011) and each was attended by 800 - 1000 participants from all over the world.
President of the Permanent Council of the
International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
Permanent Council for the Organisation of the International Congress of Phonetic Science
It is the function of the Permanent Council to safeguard the highest scientific standards in
Phonetic Science. In fulfilling this goal it carries out two main tasks:
- it arranges for International Congresses of Phonetic Science by deciding the place,
and appointing for each Congress an organization capable of assuming complete
responsibility for that Congress in cooperation with the Permanent Council;
- it provides continuity between Congresses in an advisory capacity to the organizers of
each Congress and in establishing relations with other scientific organizations in the
News items from the Permanent Council for the Organisation of ICPhS
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The Executive of the Permanent Council for the Organisation of the International
Congress of Phonetic Science, who will serve from 2011 to 2015, comprises:-
tel: + 30 2310 997429
fax: + 30 2310 997432
|Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
tel: + 852 3442 7594
fax: + 852 3442 0359
|Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
City University of Hong Kong
B7704, 7/F, Blue Zone, Lift 3, Academic 1
83, Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
tel: + 34 93 2048444
fax: + 34 93 581 2001
|Department of English Philology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
The full list of Permanent Council members for 2011-2015 is:
(click on the name to contact the member)
(click on the place to get to the member's page)
|Michael G. Ashby
||Columbus, OH, US
||Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
|John H. Esling
|William J. Hardcastle
|John D. M. H. Laver
||Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
|João Antônio de Moraes
||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Ailbhe Ni Chasaide
|Francis J. Nolan
|John J. Ohala
||Amsterdam, The Netherlands
||Potchefstroom, South Africa
|Jane Stuart Smith
|John C. Wells
Inquiries may be addressed to the Secretary of the Permanent Council for the Organisation of ICPhS.
For the By-Laws of the Permanent Council for the Organization of ICPhS, click here.