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Closing of SIG-CSLP Nomination

Dear registered SIG-CSLP members,

On behalf of the Special Interest Group on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (SIG-CSLP), ISCA, we are writing to announce that the nomination of SIG-CSLP officers, effective from 19 May 2010 to 31 July 2010, is closed. We would like to call your attention for the upcoming vote by ballot.  

Three offices were open for nomination: Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary. The SIG-CSLP constitution states that all candidates must be nominated by at least two other members and must agree to be candidates.

The candidates who met the nomination requirements are:

Chairperson: Haizhou Li, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vice Chairperson: Aijun Li, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary: Hsin-Min Wang, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On-line ballot collection will start from 20 September 2010 and close on 31 October 2010. The election outcome will be announced by 30 November 2010. The newly elected officers will begin their two-year term from January 1st, 2011.

Details of ballot will be available soon on the official SIG-CSLP website http://www.sig-cslp.org/, and you will be informed again for the start of on-line ballot. We expect your supports to cast your ballots in due time.

In the meantime, please check out the SIG-CSLP website for the flagship event ISCSLP2010. We look forward very much to your participation.

Chiu-yu Tseng, Jianhua Tao, Bin Ma
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SIG-CSLP Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Secretary

ISCA Fellow Nomination

Greetings! As many of you have also been active ISCA members who contributed to the speech science and speech technology communities, I’m writing to you in the capacity of an ISCA Advisory Council Member to solicit your help in the nomination of ISCA fellows, due on 1 April, 2011.

The ISCA (International Speech Communication Association) Fellow Program recognizes and honors outstanding members who have made significant contributions to the field of speech communication science and technology. To qualify for this distinction, a candidate must have been an ISCA member for five years or more with a minimum of ten years experience in the field. Nominations may be made by any ISCA member. For details, please visit the Fellow Section at the ISCA web page: http://www.isca-speech.org/iscaweb/

If you are not yet an ISCA member, please send your nomination(s) to me and I would be more than happy to continue the nomination processes on your behalf.

Please find below a list of ISCA Fellows from 2008-2010 for your reference. Thank you very much for your help.

ISCA Fellows (*: Fellow Selection Committee Member)
2008
Rolf Carlson                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Paul Dalsgaard               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hiroya Fujisaki*             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sadaoki Furui*              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bjorn Granstrom*           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Julia Hirschberg*           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fred Jelinek                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Roger Moore*                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mari Ostendorf              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Louis Pols*                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Steve Young                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Victor Zue                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2009
Ann Cutler                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wolfgang Hess               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Joseph Mariani               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hermann Ney                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Roberto Pieraccini*        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Elizabeth Shriberg*        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2010
Alex Acero                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Janet Baker                 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
John Hansen                This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lin-Shan Lee*              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Nelson Morgan              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Philip Woodland            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

From Taipei,
Chiu-yu Tseng
Member, ISCA Advisory Council
Research Fellow
Institute of Linguistics
Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Sec. 2
Taipei, Taiwan 115
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