15th Speech in Noise Workshop, 11-12 January 2024, Potsdam, Germany 15th Speech in Noise Workshop, 11-12 January 2024, Potsdam, Germany

The 15th Speech in Noise Workshop (SPIN2024) took place on 11-12 January 2024 in the beautiful city of Potsdam in Germany.

SPIN was hosted in the Potsdam Museum.

See the programme overview or the full programme.

⚠️ Unfortunately the German train company — Deutches Bahn — had announced a strike this week, which affected travel options and led to cancellation from a number of attendees.

Colin Cherry Award 2024

The Colin Cherry Award 2024 was attributed to Cosima Stokar von Neuforn and Patrizia Scholz for their poster "Effects of task-irrelevant whispered speech on short-term memory". Congratulations!

Cosima Stokar von Neuforn and Patrizia Scholz received the Colin Cherry Award 2024 from Thomas Koelewijn

The Colin Cherry Award is attributed every year in appreciation of a contribution to the field of Research on Speech in Noise and Cocktail Party Sciences, with the work selected for best poster presentation by the participants of the Speech in Noise Workshop. The prize consists of a cocktail shaker, and the recipient receives an invitation to present their work at the following SPIN workshop.

Submissions are now closed

We have received a large number of submissions and decision emails were sent out on the 14th of November.

Programme overview

Check the detailled programme here.

Keynote Lecture:

“Speech technology in everyday situations – is multimodality the answer?”

Naomi Harte
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Khaled Abdel Latif
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne
    Use of eye-tracking and pupillometry to assess speech-on-speech masking in a visual world paradigm
  • Abbie Bradshaw  
    University of Cambridge, UK
    Perception of the self voice and other voices during speech motor control
  • Axelle Calcus  
    Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Neural correlates of stream segregation from childhood to adulthood
  • Anupama Chingacham  
    Saarland Informatics Campus, Saarland University, Germany
    Pi-SPIN: Paraphrase to improve Speech Perception in Noise
  • Henrik Danielsson  
    Linköping University, Sweden
    Speech in noise in the n200 study in Linköping Sweden
  • Hartmut Meister  
    University of Cologne, Germany
    Exploring mechanisms behind dynamic multi-talker listening
  • Nicola Prodi  
    Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Italy
    How the types of sound reflections influence speech intelligibility in rooms
  • Kurt Steinmetzger  
    Tinnitus Center, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Investigating speech processing in paediatric and adult CI users using combined fNIRS/EEG measurements
  • Hannah J. Stewart  
    Lancaster University, UK | Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, USA
    What about speech?


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