Wed 14th

Wed 14th
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:30 Welcome to Country (Aunty Caroline Hughes), Opening
9:30-10:30 Keynote: Paul Foulkes Dead clade walking? On the survival prospects of the forensic phonetician
10:30-11:00 Morning tea
11:00-12:30 Special Session: Multi-disciplinary approaches to forensic speech science: from different starting points to a shared goal
Addressing Sampling-Frequency Mismatch between Speech Data Sets in a Forensic Voice Comparison (Hanie Mehdinezhad, Bernard Guillemin and Balamurali B T)
Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Semi-automatic Speaker Identification with Alveolar Fricative Spectra in a Real-world Case (Phil Rose)
Effects of mobile phone transmission on formant measurements: a large-scale examination based on 306 Japanese male speakers (Yuko Kinoshita and Takashi Osanai)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Declination-adjusted Normalisation of Cantonese Citation Tones (Phil Rose) A Machine Learning Ensemble to Automatically Classify Tongue Ultrasound Contours based on Displacement Measurements (Simon Gonzalez)
14:00-14:30 Tonal effects on vowel duration in Bangkok Thai (Francesco Burroni and Teerawee Sukanchanon) Training forced aligners on (mis)matched data: the effect of dialect and age (Tünde Szalay, Mostafa Shahin, Beena Ahmed and Kirrie Ballard)
14:30-15:00 Tone and Vowel Interaction in Northern Lisu (Rael Stanley, Marija Tabain and Defen Yu) A Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms and Human Listeners in the Identification of Phonemic Contrasts (Paul Reid, Ksenia Gnevsheva and Hanna Suominen)
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30-17:00 Special Session: Sociophonetic explorations of ethnic and ethnolectal variation
15:30 Welcome and introduction
15:35 Rhoticity and hiatus breaking in Australian English: Associations with community diversity (Andy Gibson, Joshua Penney and Felicity Cox)
15:50 Longevity of an ethnolectal marker in Australian English: word-final (er) and the Greek-Australian community (Elena Sheard)
16:05 Ethnicity and social class in pre-vocalic ‘the’ in Australian English (Gan Qiao and Catherine Travis)
16:20 Variation in /t/ in Aboriginal and Mainstream Australian Englishes (Debbie Loakes, Adele Gregory and Kirsty McDougall)
16:35 Discussion
17:00-18:00 ASSTA AGM
18:00 Student/ECR network social event