2023 Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention

The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). Each year's symposium has a specific research theme. Find out more about the Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention and its associated travel award.

Symposium Topic

Artificial Intelligence in CSD

Coordinated by Jordan Green, PhD (MGH Institute of Health Professions)

Symposium Presentations

Breaking Barriers with AI: Google's Programs for Advancing Accessibility, Communication, and Social Inclusion
Speaker: Philip Nelson (Google Research), Jordan Green (MGH Institute of Health Professions)

Community-supported Shared Infrastructure in Support of Speech Accessibility
Speaker: Mark Hasegawa-Johnson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Working Towards a Measurement Model for Clinical Speech Analytics
Speakers: Julie Liss & Visar Berisha (Arizona State University)

Multimodal Conversational AI for Neurological and Mental Health Assessment
Speaker: Vikram Ramanarayanan (Modality.ai)

Automatic Speech Modeling for the Detection and Measurement of Disease Severity
Speaker: Emily Provost (University of Michigan)

Longitudinal Study of People With ALS Using Personalized Recognition to Support Communication
Speaker: Richard Cave (MND Association)

Implications of Modern Speech Synthesis on Clinical Standards and Outcomes
Speaker: Rupal Patel (Northeastern University)

Brain-Computer Interfaces for the Restoration of Communication
Speaker: Leigh Hochberg (Mass General Research Institute/Harvard Medical School/Providence VA Medical Center)

Decoding Speech from Neuromagnetic Signals
Speaker: Jun Wang (The University of Texas at Austin)

Symposium Publications

Papers based on the 2023 Research Symposium will be published in Fall 2024 in a Forum in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR).

The Research Symposium at ASHA Convention is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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