Conference Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Hervé Bourlard
    Idiap Research Institute and EPFL, Switzerland
    Deep Learning for Automatic Speech Recognition - Early Years and Current Trends
  • Dr. Niko Brummer
    Nuance Communications, South Africa
    Meta-Embeddings for Speaker Recognition

Special Talk by

  • Dr. Ivan J. Tashev
    Microsoft Research Labs, Redmond
    Sound Capture and Speech Enhancement for the Needs of Distant Speech Recognition

Satellite Event Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Maya Ackerman
    Santa Clara University & CEO of WaveAI Inc
    Cluster Analysis: Bridging Theory and Practice
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About the Afeka Conference for Speech Processing

As part of its role as a leading institute of higher education training the next generation of engineers with an emphasis on maintaining social involvement, The Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering encourages active dialog between the academia and the industry. In line with this goal, the Afeka Academic College of Engineering and the Afeka Center for Language Processing (ACLP), organize and host the annual Afeka Conference for Speech Processing. The conference offers the Israeli academic and industrial speech communities a unique forum for coming together, raising relevant issues, sharing accomplishments and establishing collaborations. The conference attracts researchers from the academia and marketing and R&D professionals from various industry companies, such as; technology and application developers, platform providers, system integrators and end-customers.

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Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of EngineeringACLP - Afeka Center for Language Processing