The Blizzard Challenge 2007: Workshop
in conjunction with the
Sixth ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis
Bonn, Germany / August 25, 2007

This is a draft programme - it may change

System papers will be 15mins + up to 5mins questions each. The order of presentations was chosen randomly.

   09.30 Registration
   10.00 Opening address [Simon King, on behalf of the organising committee]
         Description of this year's listening test design; listeners' feedback [Mark Fraser]
   10.20 Description of the ATR database [Shinsuke Sakai?]
   10.30 4 system papers (iFLYTEK/USTC, UPC, Edinburgh, INESC-ID)
   11.50 Break
   12.00 3 system papers (Nokia, DFKI, Cereproc)
   13.00 Lunch
   14.30 Description of the statistical analysis [Rob Clark]
   15.00 4 system papers (UCD, CMU, Voiceware, HTS)
   16.20 Break
   16.30 3 system papers (IVO, Toshiba, SVOX)
   17.30 Closing address [Simon King]
         Open discussion [Moderator: Alan Black?]
   ~18.30 Close
   19.00 Informal evening event involving food and drink (at participants' own expense).