17th ICPhS held in Hong Kong

The 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences was held in Hong Kong, China from
17 August to 21 August 2011. It was jointly organized by the City University of Hong Kong,
the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, and the Academia Sinica, Taipei. In total,
579 papers were presented covering a wide variety of topics in phonetic sciences. These
included seven plenary sessions, eight special sessions where thirty papers were presented,
and 542 papers in regular sessions consisting of 311 oral presentations and 231 poster
presentations. In total, 682 delegates attended the Congress. Contributions came from 43
countries. 175 reviewers took part in the double-blind review of the congress papers. Two
satellite meetings were also held.