22nd International Conference on Speech and Computer


Specom 2020

22nd International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM 2020

October 7-9, 2020, St. Petersburg, Russia


Due to Covid-19 pandemic in the world, SPECOM-2020 International conference, including satellite ICR-2020, will be organized as a FULLY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE via online web-service Zoom, prerecorded video presentations will be possible as well. The conference starts on Wednesday, 7th October, and it is free of charge for all listeners.

The conference

The International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM) is an interdisciplinary scientific event with a long tradition, the first SPECOM was held in St. Petersburg in 1996. Every year SPECOM attracts researchers, linguists and engineers working in the areas of speech science, speech technology, natural language processing, human-computer interaction, etc.


The conference is organized by

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

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

Submission of papers

Authors are invited to submit full papers of 8-12 pages formatted in the Springer LNCS style. Each paper will be reviewed by at least three independent reviewers (single-blind), and accepted papers will be presented either orally or as posters. Papers submitted to SPECOM 2020 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. SPECOM Proceedings are published by Springer in the LNCS (LNAI) series.

The authors are asked to submit their papers using the on-line submission system https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=specom2020.

Important dates:

June 15, 2020 .................. Submission of full papers (extended)

July 15, 2020 ................... Notification of acceptance (extended)

July 29, 2020 ................... Camera-ready papers

August 05, 2020 .............. Author registration

October 07-09, 2020 ........ Conference dates

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