Preliminary Program

Tentative Conference Schedule

Wednesday July 5th

18:00 – 18:30 Conference Registration
18.30 - 18.35 Conference Opening and Welcome
18:35 – 19:35 Keynote: Willem Levelt - The Genetic Stance in Studying the Evolution of Speech. Some Historical Remarks
19:35 – 20:35 Keynote: John L. Locke - The Evolution of Vocal Control
20:35 – 22:00 Welcome Reception

Thursday July 6th

09:00 – 12:00 Thought – Action – Perception - Sensorimotor
Keynote: David Ostry - The Boundary Between Perceptual and Motor Learning
Invited speaker: Friedemann Pulvermüller - The Motor System's Role in Cognition and Understanding
Invited speaker: John Houde - Advances in Modeling Speech Production as State Feedback Control

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 15:00 Poster Session 1: Thought - Action - Perception

15:00 – 18:20 Evolution of Speech
Invited speaker: Louis-Jean Boë - Monkey Vocalizations: New Data, New Tools, and New Hypotheses
Invited speaker: Adriano Lameira - New Advances in our Understanding of Speech Evolution
Invited speaker: Bart de Boer; Free University Brussel, Belgium

Friday July 7th

09:00 – 10:15 Modelling of Speech and Speech Technology
Invited speaker: Sam Tilsen - A Model of the Emergence of Coordinative Control

10:35 - 12:00 Speech Development
Keynote: Carol Stoel-Gammon - Learning to Talk: Relationships Between Speech Motor Control and Phonological Development

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 15:00 Poster Session 2: Modelling; Development; Evolution; History; Disorders I

15:00 – 17:45 Speech Disorders
Invited speaker: Soo-Eun Chang - Neural Signatures of Childhood Stuttering Persistence and Recovery

18:00 – 19:15 Workshop EMMA by Carstens
19:45 Conference dinner

Saturday July 8th

09:00 - 11:00 Windows on the Brain
Keynote: Martin Sommer, MD; Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Invited speaker: Edward Chang - The Ventral Sensorimotor Cortex in Speech Articulation

11:00 - 13:00 Poster Session 3: Disorders II; Windows on the Brain

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30 Windows on the Brain & Speech Disorders

16:30 Conference closing & farewell