International Conference on Speech and Computer


Specom 2017

19th International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM 2017

12-16 September, 2017, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK


SPECOM 2017 will be held September 12-16, 2017 in Hatfield, England, UK at the campus of the University of Hertfordshire.


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

- the University of Hertfordshire, UK

in cooperation with

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

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

- St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia)


The conference will be organized at the College Lane Campus of the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK ( Hatfield is located at the North part of Greater London, just 20 minutes by train from Central London. It is easily accessible from the Kings Cross/St. Pancras London stations as well as from several airports (Heathrow, Stansted, Luton).


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.
Papers submitted to SPECOM 2017 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 ( 

Important dates


April 15, 2017 ......... Submission of full papers (final deadline)

May 22, 2017 .......... Notification of acceptance (extended)

June 02, 2017 ......... Camera-ready papers (extended)

June 09, 2017 ......... Early registration (extended)

Sept. 12-16, 2017 … Conference dates


SPECOM Proceedings are included in the Springer list of forthcoming proceedings for September 2017.

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