Organizing Committees

Chairs

Organizers

Local Organiser: David Griol

Universidad de Granada, Spain

Special Sessions Chair: María Inés Torres (UPV/EHU)

Universidad del País Vasco, Spain

Student Organizer: Manuel Gil Martín

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

Social Activities: Ricardo Kleinlein

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

Webmaster: Kheng Hui Yeoh

Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore)


IWSDS Steering Committee members

Maxine Eskenazi

Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Laurence Devillers

LIMSI-CNRS & Univ. Paris-Sorbonne 4, France

Rafael E. Banchs

Nanyang Technological University of Singapore

Sabato Marco Siniscalchi

Kore University of Enna, Italy

Senior Steering Committee

Kristiina Jokinen

AIST Tokyo Waterfront, Japan

Joseph Mariani

LIMSI-CNRS, France

Haizhou Li

National University of Singapore, Singapore

David Traum

University of Southern California, USA

Satoshi Nakamura

Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Scientific Program Committee

  • Adi Gurram Apple Inc., USA
  • Alessandro Valitutti University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Anders Johannsen Apple Inc., USA
  • Andreea Niculescu Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Anna Esposito University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
  • Anne Vilnat LIMSI-CNRS, France
  • Anselmo Peñas NLP & IR Group, UNED, Spain
  • Antoine Raux Facebook Inc., USA
  • Anton Nijholt University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • Arantxa Otegi University of the Basque Country, Spain
  • Axel Buendia CNAM, France
  • Bayan Abushawar Arab Open University, Kuwait
  • Carl Vogel Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Carlos Segura Perales Telefónica I+D, Spain
  • Catherine Pelachaud CNRS - ISIR, Sorbonne Universite, France
  • Costanza Navarretta University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • David Griol University of Granada, Spain
  • Dávid Sztahó Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • David Camilo Corrales INRA, France
  • Dhivya Piraviperumal Apple Inc., USA
  • Dijana Petrovska-Delacretaz TELECOM SudParis, France
  • Doaa Samy Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Edouard Geoffrois European Commission
  • Elnaz Nouri University of Southern California, USA
  • Emer Gilmartin Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Etsuo Mizukami National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
  • Fabrice Lefèvre Avignon Université, France
  • Felix Burkhardt audEERING, Germany
  • Fernando Fernández-Martínez Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Frederic Bechet Aix Marseille Université - LIF, France
  • Gabriel Skantze KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Gennaro Cordasco Universita' della Campania "L. Vanvitelli", Italy
  • Giampiero Salvi Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • Girish Kumar Stanford University, USA
  • Haizhou Li National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Harksoo Kim Kangwon National University, South Korea
  • Helen Meng The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Heriberto Cuayahuitl University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • Hong Yu Apple Inc., USA
  • Hong Kook Kim Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
  • Hsin-Min Wang Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Huiru Zheng University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Hung-Yi Lee National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Ikram Chairi Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
  • Jan Alexandersson DFKI GmbH, Germany
  • Jerome Bellegarda Apple, Inc., USA
  • Joakim Gustafson KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Jonathan Ginzburg Université Paris-Diderot (Paris 7), France
  • José David Lopes Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom
  • José Francisco Quesada Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • José Luis Pro Lekta.ai, Spain
  • Joseph Mariani LIMSI-CNRS, France
  • Justin Dauwels Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Justine Cassell Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Kallirroi Georgila University of Southern California, USA
  • Kheng Hui Yeo Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Koichiro Yoshino Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Kotaro Funakoshi Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd., Japan
  • Kristiina Jokinen University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Lasguido Nio Rakuten Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Leila Ben Letaifa Universidad del País Vasco UPV/EHU, Spain
  • Leonardo Campillos Llanos Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Luis Fernando D'Haro Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Luísa Coheur IST/INESC-ID Lisboa, Portugal
  • Maria Koutsombogera Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Maria Teresa Riviello Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
  • Mariet Theune University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • Mark Cieliebak Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • Marta R. Costa-Jussà Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain
  • Martin Heckmann Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Japan
  • Masahiro Araki Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Matthew Henderson Google Inc., USA
  • Maurice Mulvenna University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Michael Mctear University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Mikio Nakano Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd., Japan
  • Milan Gnjatovic University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
  • Ming Sun Facebook Inc., USA
  • Nancy Chen Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Nigel Ward The University of Texas at El Paso, USA
  • Norbert Reithinger DFKI GmbH, Germany
  • Olivier Galibert Laboratoire National de Métrologie et d'Essais, France
  • Pablo Sierra Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • Patrick Paroubek LIMSI-CNRS, France
  • Paul Heisterkamp formerly Daimler AG, Germany
  • Pierre Lison Norwegian Computing Center, Norway
  • Rafael Banchs Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Ramon Lopez-Cozar Delgado Universidad de Granada, Spain
  • Raquel Justo Universidad del Pais Vasco UPV/EHU, Spain
  • Raymond Bond University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Ridong Jiang Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Ron Artstein University of Southern California, USA
  • Ryuichiro Higashinaka Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, Japan
  • Sabato Marco Siniscalchi University of Enna Kore, Italy
  • Sakriani Sakti Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
  • Satoshi Nakamura Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan
  • Sebastian Stüker Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Seokhwan Kim Amazon Alexa AI, USA
  • Shuyan Dong Amazon Alexa AI, USA
  • Sophie Rosset LIMSI, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, France
  • Stefan Ultes Daimler AG, Germany
  • Susanne Burger Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Tatsuya Kawahara Kyoto University, Japan
  • Tiancheng Zhao Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Tobias Bocklet Intel Inc., USA
  • Tomoki Toda Nagoya University, Japan
  • Valerio Mario Salerno Università degli Studi di Enna "Kore", Italy
  • Zahra Rahimi University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Zoraida Callejas Universidad de Granada, Spain


Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Endorsements

Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue

Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society

International Speech and Communication Association

Information Processing and Telecommunicacions Center, UPM