Submission information


Submissions are now closed and authors have been notified regarding the status of their abstracts. Look here in May for the preliminary schedule for the meeting.

Deadline November 30, 2015

The deadline is approaching for proposal submissions to the 16th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA) Conference to be held in Halifax, Canada on June 15–18, 2016. You are invited to submit proposals for oral or poster presentations.  Please note that the deadline for submissions is November 30, 2015.

  1. Oral Presentations
    Presentations will last 20 minutes, including discussion time.

  2. Poster Presentations
    Posters will be set up for a whole day with a specific time period during which presenters are expected to be present at their poster.


Guidelines for submissions

Abstracts should be based on research that is completed or clearly in progress, with a well-formulated research question(s), the theoretical or methodological approach, description of the data (if the work is empirical), and results/conclusions. The word limit is 500 words (excluding title and references—optional, limit of 5). These are due November 30, 2015.

The official language of the conference is English; all posters, presentations, and abstracts must be in English.

All proposals should be submitted via EasyAbs.
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Abstract Submission (including individual panel contributions) Deadline: November 30, 2015
Notification to Authors:
February 15, 2016

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Halifax in 2016!
—    The ICPLA 2016 Organizing Committee
        Hosted by the School of Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University