20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences

Prague, 7-11 August 2023


The 20th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences was held in Prague, Czech Republic from 7th to 11th August 2023. This was the second time that the ICPhS was organized by the Institute of Phonetics of Prague’s Charles University, returning to Prague after 56 years (the 6th congress was held in Prague in 1967). The congress was held under the auspices of the International Phonetic Association, and the venue was at the Prague Congress Centre.

In total, 869 papers were presented at the Congress covering a wide variety of topics in speech sciences which comprised 29 scientific areas. Specifically, the programme consisted of 5 plenary talks, 1 featured talk at the occasion of the 30th Praat anniversary, 266 oral presentations and 603 poster presentations. The programme also included nine special sessions. Contributions came from 55 countries. 420 reviewers took part in the double-blind review of the congress papers, and the selection of papers for the programme was facilitated by the chairs of the 29 scientific areas, as well as the scientific programme committee. In total, 1127 delegates attended the Congress.




The online version of the series of the ICPhS Proceedings has the ISSN 2412-0669 (the publisher is the International Phonetic Association: London).