We are running a new IAFPA webinar series. These short events will offer a chance for members to communicate more regularly about their research and casework practice. These sessions will be more informal than conference presentations, where members can discuss problems around a certain theme or type of work. These might be casework problems or insights, new software developments, collections of talks around a theme, or any type of session that members want.

If you have a suggestion for a theme or a talk, please get in touch with Andrea – IAFPA@protonmail.com – we encourage innovative and collaborative talk formats, so please come forward with your most creative suggestions.

Next Webinar Session:

Project presentation: the interaction of linguistic context and speaker information in speech

When: Coming soon – early 2023

Brief description: Over the past 5 years, we have been studying the interaction of linguistic context and speaker information in speech (2017-2022, NWO VIDI project 276-75-010). Through this online meeting we would like to summarize some of our main project results obtained on existing research databases and show how findings are relevant for forensic speaker comparisons and translate to forensically-realistic speech data.

– Speaker(s): Meike de Boer, Laura Smorenburg & Willemijn Heeren (all three members of the research team)

Previous webinar sessions:

Webinar 5 – November 2022 – Forensic Phonetics in Egypt: between teaching and research

Webinar 4 – June 2022 – Student Webinar: [phitch your phoster]

Webinar 3 – May 2022: Oxford Wave Research – Using automatic speaker recognition in forensic casework

Webinar 2 – February 2022: ‘Propositions’: Richard Rhodes and Vince Hughes – discussion about how propositions should be formed, assessed and reported on

Webinar 1 – December 2021: Tonight Show with Gea – Interview with Prof Peter French