23rd International Conference on Speech and Computer


Specom 2021

23rd International Conference on Speech and Computer SPECOM 2021

September 27-30, 2021, St. Petersburg, Russia


Due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic both in Russia and in the whole world, the 23rd International conference SPECOM-2021, including the satellite conference ICR-2021, will be organized ONLINE using the Zoom web-service with an additional live stream on YouTube.

Final program >>

The conference

The International Conference on Speech and Computer (SPECOM) is an interdisciplinary scientific event with a long tradition, the first SPECOM was held in St. Petersburg in 1996. Every year SPECOM attracts researchers, linguists and engineers working in the areas of speech science, speech technology, natural language processing, human-computer interaction, etc.

SPECOM is included in the "Top Computer Science Conferences" list of Guide2Research.


The conference is organized by

- St. Petersburg Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPC RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia)

- Moscow State Linguistic University (MSLU, Moscow, Russia)

Submission of papers

Authors are invited to submit full papers of 8-12 pages formatted in the Springer LNCS style. Each paper will be reviewed by at least three independent reviewers (single-blind), and accepted papers will be presented either orally or as posters. Papers submitted to SPECOM 2021 must not be under review by any other conference or publication during the SPECOM review cycle, and must not be previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere. SPECOM Proceedings are published by Springer in the LNCS (LNAI) series.

The authors are asked to submit their papers using the on-line submission system https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=specom2021.


23rd International Conference SPECOM 2021 - Springer LNCS vol. 12997 >>

6th International Conference ICR 2021 - Springer LNCS vol. 12998 >>

Important dates:

June 14 June 15, 2021 ... Submission of full papers (23:59, anywhere on Earth, final deadline)

July 14, 2021 ................... Notification of acceptance

July 25, 2021 ................... Final (camera-ready) papers

July 30, 2021 ................... Early registration

September 27-30, 2021 ... Conference dates