The 13th International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Larynogology, Voice and Speech Researc

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Location: Montreal, Canada
Begin: June 3, 2019
End: June 4, 2019
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2018
Abbreviation: AQL Montreal 2019

The International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice and Speech Research (AQL) provides a unique opportunity for partnership
and collaboration in the advancement of quantitative methods for the measurement and modelling of voice and speech. The AQL accomplishes this mandate by facilitating interprofessional scientific conference and training intended for an international community of otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists and voice scientists. With a continued drive toward advancements in translational and clinical voice science, the AQL has rapidly expanded  over the past 20 years, from a forum of 15 European member-laboratories to a globally recognized symposium, connecting over 100 delegates from across the world.


Submission Guidelines


We will continue accepting submissions for podium or poster presentations until December 31, 2018. We will also accept submissions considered for poster only presentation until February 15, 2019. Arrangements will be made for the submission of full length papers for authors wishing to have their paper published in archival form.  The paper will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Applies Sciences (details will be provided in January 2019).


List of Topics



  • Acoustic, aerodynamic, imaging and kinematic measurements of vocal mechanisms

  • Computer modeling and simulation of vocal physiology and biology

  • Laryngeal biology, immunology and engineering

  • Machine learning and artifi cial intelligence in voice processing, recognition and synthesis

  • Neural control of phonation and singing

  • Tissue biomechanics of vocal folds and laryngeal musculature

  • Wearable devices, mobile apps and human-computer interaction for vocal health


Committees


Organizing committee



  • Nicole Li-Jessen (co-Chair), PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University

  • Luc Mongeau (co-Chair), PhD, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

  • Isabelle Cossette, PhD, The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology, McGill University

  • Denise Klein, PhD, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

  • Karen Kost, MD, Department of Otolaryngology, McGill University

  • Lucie Ménard, PhD, Department of Linguistics, Université du Québec à Montréal

  • Isabelle Peretz, PhD, Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal

  • Pascale Tremblay, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Université Laval

  • Ingrid Verduyckt, PhD, Department of Speech and Language Pathology, Université de Montréal


Invited Speakers



  • ADELA BEN-YAKAR, PhD, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, United States

  • HANSPETER HERZEL, PhD, Professor, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin & Humboldt University of Berlin,  Germany

  • SEONG KEUN KWON, M.D., Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Republic of Korea

  • JENNIFER L. LONG, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Head & Neck Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, United States

  • RUPAL PATEL, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders & College of Computer & Information Science, Northeastern University, United States

  • ROBERT J. ZATORRE, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Canada


Venue


The conference will be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (Neuro), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  The Neuro is located on the campus of McGill University, in downtown Montreal.


Contact


All questions about submissions should be emailed to aql2019-office.scsd@mcgill.ca


Sponsors



  • Center for Research on Brain, Language and Music (CRBLM)


  • School of Speech Sciences and Disorders (SCSD), McGill University


  • Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation du Montréal métropolitain (CRIR)



 

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