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8:30-9:20 Registration
9:20-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:15 Opening talk – Valerie Hazan and Outi Tuomainen (G10)

Spontaneous speech production across the lifespan

10:15-11:15 Oral Session 1 (G10)
Judit Bóna & Tímea Vakula Disfluent word-repetitions across the lifespan
Elisa Pellegrino, Lei He, Nathalie Giroud, Martin Meyer, Volker Dellwo Speech rhythm and aging
Mária Gósy & Valéria Krepsz Stem and suffix durations in words of increasing length across the lifespan
11:15-11:45 COFFEE BREAK (G15)
11:45-13:00 Flash presentations and poster 1 (G10/B01)
13:00-13:45 LUNCH (G15)
13:45-14:40 Keynote 1 – Sandra Gordon-Salant

Factors influencing speech perception in older adults

14:40-15:40 Oral session 2 (G10)
Aina Casaponsa, Viktoria Vianeva, Michael Akeroyd, Johanna Barry Listening across the life span: What you have to do determines how you do it
Sarah Colby, Meghan Clayards, Shari Baum Top-down and bottom-up perceptual learning for speech is maintained in older adults
Shekeila Palmer & Sven Mattys Statistical learning for speech segmentation: Age-related changes and underlying mechanisms
15:40-16:10 TEA BREAK (G15)
16:10-17:05 Keynote 2 – Hayo Terband

Toward a model of speech  development and disorders for diagnosis and treatment planning

17:05-17:45 Oral session 3 (G10)
Laurianne Cabrera, Christian Lorenzi and Stuart Rosen The development of speech perception in noise: the contribution of temporal-processing
19:30 – 22:00 WORKSHOP DINNER (THE PEASANT,  240 St John St, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4PH)



Anita Auszmann Phonological development of vowels in Hungarian children
Gwen Brekelmans, Elizabeth Wonnacott, Bronwen G. Evans The effect of variability on phonetic training for adults and children
Kathleen McCarthy, Katharine Mair, Katrin Skoruppa, Paul Iverson Development of speech processing in infancy and its relationship with later language skills
Joan C. Mora Individual differences in L2 bimodal input processing
Leanne Nagels, Roelien Bastiaanse, Deniz Başkent, Anita Wagner The processing of lexical and contextual information in cochlear implant users
Tilda Neuberger Perception boundaries between single and geminate stops in Hungarian children and adults
Dorottya Gyarmathy Functions of silent pauses in spontaneous speech
Melissa Redford Orthogonal development of schwa coarticulation and reduction in DET+N sequences
Miriam S. Tenderini, Esther de Leeuw, Tiina M. Eilola, Marcus T. Pearce

Chadi Farah, Nuria Esteve-Gibert, Stephane Roman, Mariapaola D’Imperio

Bilingual experience of emotional meaning: priming effects between music and the first and second language

Prosodic Focus Acquisition in French Early Cochlear Implanted Children


9:15-10:10 Keynote 3: Mitchell Sommers

Listening Comprehension Across the Adult Lifespan

10:10-10:50 Oral session 4 (G10)
Chris Davis, Jeesun Kim, Outi Tuomainen, Valerie Hazan Partner-directed gaze in a communicative task: the effects of age and communication barrier
Anne Hermes Effects of ageing on articulation
10:50-11:20 COFFEE BREAK (G15)
11:20-12:00 Oral session 5 (G10)
Cecile Fougeron, Véronique Delvaux, Cedric Gentrot, Marina Laganaro, Lucie Ménard Introducing two databases of spoken French throughout adulthood
Martin Hagmüller Challenges for Automatic Speech Recognition over the Life Span
12:00-13:15 Flash presentations and poster 2 (G10/B01)
13:15-14:00 LUNCH (G15)
14:00-14:45 Panel session on challenges of lifespan studies (G10)
14:45-15:40 Keynote 4: Paul Foulkes

Sociophonetic perspectives on first language acquisition

15.40-16.10 TEA BREAK (G15)
16.10-17.10 Oral session 6 (G10)
Elizabeth Wonnacott, Anastasia Giannakopoulou, Helen Brown, Meghan Clayards High or Low? Comparing high- and low-variability phonetic training in adult and child second-language  learners
Susanne Brouwer, Simone Sprenger, Sharon Unsworth Processing grammatical gender in Dutch: Evidence from eye movements
Bronwen Evans, Lidia Martin-Alvarez, Elizabeth Wonnacott Age-related differences in second-language learning?


Final discussion and closing comments (G10)



Sarah Colby, Victoria Poulton and Meghan Clayards Inhibition predicts lexical competition in older adults’ spoken word recognition
Nikola Paillereau & Naomi Yamaguchi Acoustic treatment of vowels produced by infants and visualisation of formants in the VisuVo software
Viktória Horváth, Viola Váradi, Judit Bóna Characteristics of filled pauses across the lifespan
Ella Jeffries Developments in accent perception between the pre-school and primary school years and the effects of exposure to variation
Holly Kennard Production and perception of stress in ‘traditional’ and ‘new’ speakers of Breton
Valéria Krepsz & Mária Gósy Auditory-phonetic processing in word recognition across ages
Anabella-Gloria Niculescu-Gorpin & Monica Vasileanu Perception and Processing of Context-dependent Anglicisms across the Age Groups
Rosie Oxbury & Esther de Leeuw Style-shifting and its acoustic correlates in a cohort of 11 year old girls from East London
Stefanie Ramachers, Susanne Brouwer, Paula Fikkert Native and non-native perception of lexical pitch patterns across the lifespan
Josiane Riverin-Coutlée & Vincent Arnaud Regional variation in young adult and older speakers of Quebec French: A pilot acoustic study
Adrian P. Simpson Are ejectives on the increase in English? Evidence from a single speaker