20th International Conference on Speech and Computer


Specom 2018

20th International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM 2018

18-22 September, 2018, Leipzig, Germany

Photographers: Andreas Schmidt, Juliane Wolf, Michael Bader


SPECOM 2018 will be held September 18-22, 2018 in Leipzig, Germany at the University of Telecommunications.

The conference

The International Conference on Speech and Computer, SPECOM, is a regular event organized since 1996 and attracts researchers in the area of computer speech processing, multimodal interfaces and applied systems for telecommunication, robotics, intelligent and cyberphysical environments.


The conference is organized by

- Leipzig University of Telecommunications, (HfTL, Leipzig, Germany)

in cooperation with

- St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Science (SPIIRAS, St. Petersburg, Russia)

- Moscow State Linguistic University (MSLU, Moscow, Russia)


Leipzig University of Telecommunications | Hochschule fuer Telekommunikation Leipzig (HfTL), Audimax Lecture Hall (Hoersaal C), Gustav-Freytag-Street 43, 04277 Leipzig, Germany.

Submission of papers

Authors are invited to submit a full paper not exceeding 10 pages formatted in the LNCS style (see below). The authors are asked to submit their papers using the on-line submission system https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=specom2018

Papers submitted to SPECOM 2018 must not be under review by any other conference or publication during the SPECOM review cycle, and must not be previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere.

The paper format for the review has to be the PDF file with all required fonts included. Upon notification of acceptance, speakers will receive further information on submitting their camera-ready and electronic sources (for detailed instructions on the final paper format see http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0).

Important dates

May 02, 2018 ......... Submission of full papers (final deadline)

June 08, 2018 .......... Notification of acceptance (extended!)

June 24, 2018 ......... Final papers (camera ready) and early registration (extended!)

Sept. 18-22, 2018 … Conference dates

SPECOM Proceedings are included in the Springer list of forthcoming proceedings for September 2018.

The proceedings will be available to participants at the time of the conference.