SLaTE 2023

9th Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education

18-20 August, 2023

Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland

Satellite Workshop of INTERSPEECH


The 9th Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE 2023) will be held in Dublin, Ireland, on 18-20th August 2023 as a satellite workshop of Interspeech 2023. 

SLaTE 2023 will run for two days with a third day for social activities for those who wish. This year, the second day of the workshop will be jointly run with the 2nd  Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Under-resourced Languages (SIGUL) satellite workshop.

Core SLaTE Areas:

- Speech technology for education
- Natural language processing for education
- Spoken dialogue systems for education
- Applications using speech and/or natural language processing for education
- Intelligent tutoring systems using speech and natural language
- Development of language resources for SLaTE applications
- Assessment of SLaTE methods and applications

Workshop Program

Day 1 (Aug 18): Core SLaTE Sessions

Papers are invited on all the core SLaTE topics listed above. We especially welcome contributions on the future of Speech and Language Technology in Education, e.g. mobile learning, serious gaming, virtual reality, social media (networks), etc. In addition, we would like to invite demonstrations of systems.

Day 2 (Aug 19): Joint session with SIGUL 2023

Papers are invited on the same core topics, but focusing specifically on the following two themes:

1. Educational Technologies and minority/endangered languages

2. Educational Technologies, Disability and Inclusion in the minority language context

Presentations illustrating tried and tested approaches are particularly welcomed, as are demonstrations of particular systems related to the two special themes.

Questions which might additionally feature in discussion:

Day 3 (Aug 20 - optional): Social outing and dinner near Dublin - details to be announced

Important Dates

Paper Submission

Initial Paper Submission - 23 May, 2023 (24:00 GMT)

Final Paper Submission - 30 May, 2023 (24:00 GMT)

Paper Notifications Sent - 27 June, 2023 (24:00 GMT)

Camera Ready Paper Due - 11 July, 2023 (24:00 GMT)

Registration and Workshop

Workshop Dates - 18-20 August, 2023

You can co-register together with Interspeech 2023 OR, use one of the following links that apply to you.

Online attendance is welcome. Please register and contact 

IMPORTANT: Payment systems are back up now. Confirmation of payment is sent a few days after finishing payment. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

For students:

€115, Student ISCA member;{37AA9103-38FA-ED11-918E-005056AC4B59}/

€125, Student non-ISCA member;{A0339C8B-39FA-ED11-918E-005056AC4B59}/

For others [non-students]:

€230, Regular ISCA member;{12F130A9-32FA-ED11-918E-005056AC4B59}/
€250, Regular non-ISCA member;{4AC70241-ACD3-ED11-918C-005056AC4B59}/

Page Lengths and Formats:

Both tracks will have proceedings

Also see the FAQ list that can be found  here.

Although the same template as Interspeech 2023 is used, the papers should NOT be anonymous.
Therefore, please comment out \interspeechcameraready from the template.

At least one author from a paper must register and present at the workshop.

All papers submitted to SLaTE 2023 must be original contributions that are not currently submitted to any other conference, workshop, or journal, nor will be submitted to any other conference, workshop, or journal during the review process of SLaTE 2023. In all such paper submissions, any use of prior material should be cited by a reference to the source of that prior material, including one’s own work, i.e., if an author uses earlier existing material, whether from one’s own work or that of others, that work should be cited in the paper’s list of references.  (Same as Interspeech)

Paper Submission Portal:

Please submit your papers at -

About SLaTE and ISCA

SLaTE 2023 will be organized by the ISCA's Special Interest Group on Speech and Language Technology in Education (SIG-SLATE). The main aim of SIG-SLaTE is to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry working on the use of speech and natural language processing for educational purposes. Further information about SIG-SLATE is available here.

If you have questions, remarks, want to sponsor, etc.; please contact the organizers:

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