The International Conference on Spoken Language Translation ACL - 17th IWSLT 2020

July 9-10, 2020 – Virtual Event

Call for Workshop Sessions and Papers
The International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) is an annual scientific conference for the study, development and evaluation of spoken language translation technology: speech-to-text, speech-to-speech translation, simultaneous and consecutive translation, speech dubbing, cross-lingual communication including all multimodal, emotional, para-linguistic, and stylistic aspects and their applications in the field. The conference organizes evaluations and workshop sessions around challenge areas, and presents scientific work and system descriptions.

IWSLT invites submissions of workshop sessions for focused presentations and discussions, as well as scientific papers to be published in the proceedings and presented either in oral or poster format. The conference selects high quality, original contributions on theoretical and practical issues of automatic speech recognition (ASR), machine translation (MT), speech synthesis (TTS), and pertaining to spoken language translation (SLT). More specific topics include:

  • Approaches and performance
  • End-to-end models
  • Evaluation, metrics, benchmarks, usability
  • Paralinguistic aspects in interpretation
  • Language resources
  • Open source software
  • Multilingual approaches
  • Sign language translation
  • Under-resourced languages
  • Multimodal Interfaces
  • Architectures
  • Adaptation
  • Post- and pre-processing
  • Efficiency, speed, latency
  • Applications
  • Discourse and context aware translation