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Conference Program


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 Sunday July 28Monday July 29Tuesday July 30Wednesday July 31 
9:00 Welcome & housekeepingOSAC plenary (David Marks) 9:00
9:30 Voice analysis in UK immigration cases : voice comparison evidence in the 'ETS TOEIC scandal' (Rhodes)Poster Session 29:30
10:00 Method validation of phonetic forensic voice comparison (Hughes)break10:00
10:30 break(S) Methodological approaches to analysis of breathy and whispery voice: a systematic review (Patman, McDougall, & Foulkes)break10:30
11:00 Voice Parades and Voice Comparison – a Case Study (Bartle & Rhodes)(S) When speech intelligibility is the goal, voice recognisability is sacrificed (Bradshaw & Dellwo)Interchangeability of audio sets for LR calculation (van der Vloed)11:00
11:30 Accuracy and Reliability in Earwitness Testimony: a Case Study (Leonard, Hurt, & Dickenson)(S) Voice memory and the role of pitch distribution in a population (Paver, Nolan, & McDougall)Testing Phonexia under real-world conditions (Braun & Kudera)11:30
12:00 Communicating Expert Evidence (Earnshaw, Nuttall, & Rhodes)(S) Anything you sing… may be used in evidence. A forensic study on the identification of singers. (Möller & de Jong-Lendle)Awards & Closing12:00
12:30 lunchlunch 12:30
13:00  13:00
13:30 Poster Session 1Workshop 2: The construction of a speaker profile (Gea de Jong-Lendle) 13:30
14:00  14:00
14:30 Forensic Audio Casework under a Quality Management Framework (Bartle & Webb) 14:30
15:00 The role of prosody for natural and deepfake voice classification (Pellegrino, Kathiresan, Roswandowitz, De Luca, Fruholz, & Dellwo)break (15 mins) 15:00
AGM (15:15 start)
15:30 break 15:30
16:00 Workshop 1 & panel discussion: Audio deepfakes (Anil Alexander & Finnian Kelly) 16:00
16:30  16:30
17:00Welcome Reception 5 à 7 @ Chaufferie  17:00
17:30   17:30
18:00Free guided walking tour of Old Montreal (meeting at front doors of 200 Sherbrooke West)  18:00
18:30  18:30
19:00 Conference Dinner @ Jardin Botanique Chapiteau (19:00-23:00) 19:00