TUE    13 May 2014
15.00 Paul Boersma
write me a speech: What to do and what not to do; how to handle difficult cases; the difference between linguistic tone and micropitch; how to analyse corpora; how to create stimuli; pitch synthesis and manipulation.
17.00 Clinic: Consultation on cases presented by participants; questions.
18.00 End
WED  14 May 2014
8.30 Registration open
9.25 Opening
9.30 K1 Keynote 1: Christian DiCanio (Haskins Laboratories, Yale University)
Phonetic patterns in Oto-Manguean tonal systems
10.20 O1 Timothy Mathes (New York University)
Extreme tonal depressor effects in Khoisan: Evidence from Tsua 
10.45 Break
11.15 O2 Bert Remijsen & Otto Gwado Ayoker (University of Edinburgh)
Evidence for contrastive tonal alignment in Shilluk
11.40 O3 Amalesh Gope & Shakuntala Mahanta (IIT Guwahati)
Lexical tones in Sylheti
12.05 O4 Inga McKendry (SIL International)
Evidence for tone shift in South-Eastern Nochixtlán Mixtec
12.30 LUNCH (Gymnasion, North entrance)
14.00 O5 Savio Megolhuto Meyase (English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad)
Four versus five: The number of tones in Tenyidie
14.25 O6 Virpi Ouattara (University of Turku) & Maija S. Peltola (SIL International)
Tone neutralization and tone spreading in the verb system of Samue (Niger-Congo, Gur)
14.50 O7 Fatima Hamlaoui, Siri Gjersøe & Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso
Phonological phrases in Basàá
15.15 Break
 P1 Irina Shport (Louisiana State University)
Variation in prosodic phonology: individual differences in production of the pitch-accent contrast
 P2 Daise Ribeiro Carpes (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina), Juan Manuel Sosa (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Simon Fraser University) & Izabel Christine Seara (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)
Perception of tonal contrasts of non-exhaustivity in Brazilian Portuguese: an experimental study
 P3 Jeremy Perkins (University of Aizu)
Non-local consonant-tone interaction in Thai
 P4 Zhongmin Chen (Fudan University)
On the relationship between tones and initials of the dialects in the Shànghăi area
 P5 Li-chiung Yang (Tunghai University)
Tonal ambiguity in Mandarin
 P6 Shao-ren Lyu & Ho-hsien Pan (National Chiao Tung University)
Tone merging in Hailu Hakka: A production study
 P7 Yuan Jia (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
Tonal and sandhi patterns of Shandong dialects
 P8 Matthijs Westera (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Grounding topic and focus in biological codes
 P9 Gilbert Ambrazaitis & Johan Frid (Lund University)
F­­0 peak timing, height, and shape as independent features
 P10 Suki Yiu (University of Hong Kong)
Tone spans of Cantonese English
 16.45  O8 Xinlu Yang (Tongji University, Xinjiang Normal University), Jie Liang (Tongji University) & Marjoleine Sloos (Aarhus University)
Tone and intonation production in the Urumqi dialect of Chinese
 17.10  K2 Keynote 2: Haruo Kubozono (National Institute of Japanese Language and linguistics, Tokyo)
Japanese Pitch Accent in a Typological Perspective
 18.00 End of day programme
THU    15 May 2014
 9.30  K3 Keynote 3: Patrick Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)The neurophysiology of tone: Four decades of research
 10.20  O9 Chierh Cheng, Jenn-Yeu Chen (National Taiwan Normal University) & Yi Xu (University College London)
An acoustic analysis of Mandarin Tone 3 Sandhi elicited from an implicit priming experiment
 10.45 Break
 11.15  O10 Alan Yu, Hyunjung Lee, Jackson Lee (University of Chicago)
Variability in perceived duration: pitch dynamics and vowel quality
 11.40  O11 Christian Hoffmann,  Makiko Sadakata (Radboud University Nijmegen), Ao Chen (Utrecht University), Peter Desain (Radboud University Nijmegen) & James McQueen (Radboud University, MPI Nijmegen)
Within-category variance and lexical tone discrimination in native and non-native speakers
 12.05  O12  Jinghua Ou, Sam Po Law (University of Hong Kong), Roxana Fung (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) & Sabrina Ho (University of Hong Kong)
The role of individual differences in cognitive ability in tone processing in Cantonese: Preliminary findings
 12.30  LUNCH (Gymnasion, North entrance)
 14.00 O13 Anqi Yang (Utrecht University) & Aoju Chen (Utrecht University, MPI Nijmegen)
Prosodic focus marking in child and adult Mandarin Chinese
 14.25  O14 Mechtild Tronnier (Lund University) & Elisabeth Zetterholm (Linnaeus University)
Swedish word accent production by L2-speakers with different tonal L1s
 14.50  O15  Wencui Zhou (MPI Nijmegen) & Mirjam Broersma (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Perception of birth language tone contrasts by adopted Chinese children
 15.15  O18  Break
 P11 Jingwen Li, Robert Bo Xu & Peggy Pik Ki Mok (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Effect of orthography on L2 production of Mandarin tones
 P12 Junru Wu & Yiya Chen (Leiden University)
Tonal variants in the bilingual mental lexicon
 P13 Shao Jing & Bin Li (City University of Hong Kong)
Development of sensitivity to tone correlates by learners of Mandarin
 P14 Constantijn Kaland & Marie Postma-Nilsenová (Tilburg University)
Sound symbolic effects of intrinsic pitch and intrinsic intensity in Dutch vowels
 P15 Albert Lee, Yi Xu (University College London) & Santitham Prom-on (King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi)
Modeling Japanese F0 contours using the PENTAtrainers and AMtrainer
 P16 Marie Postma-Nilsenová, Eric Postma & Yu Gu (Tilburg University)
No effect of language experience on spectral/fundamental listener type distribution: A comparison of Chinese and Dutch
 P17 Priscila Marques Toneli (State University of Campinas), Marina Vigário (University of Lisbon) & Maria Bernadete Abaurre (State University of Campinas)
Distinguishing empathic and PW initial stresses: Evidence from Brazilian Portuguese
 P18 Björn Köhnlein (Leiden University)
Pitch accents in Uspanteko: A metrical approach
 P19 Yizhou Lan & Sunyoung Oh (City University of Hong Kong)
The effect of tone on Mandarin English learners´ perception and production of English consonant clusters
 P20 Wentao Gu (Nanjing Normal University), Keikichi Hirose, Hiroya Fujisaki (University of Tokyo)
Prosodic patterns of Mandarin disyllabic words by Japanese learners
 P21 Bei Yang & Nuoyi Yang (University of Wisconsin)
A pilot study of tonal influence on weak syllables in Mandarin
 16.45  O16  Yen-Chen Hao (University of Tennessee)
The application of the Speech Learning Model to the L2 acquisition of Mandarin tones
 17.10  K4  Keynote 4: Karen Mattock (University of Western Sydney)
The perception of tone in early language acquisition: Insights from infants, toddlers, and the role of experience
 18.00 End of day programme
 19.00 Drinks and conference dinner at Restaurant Beau
FRI  16 May 2014
 9.30  O17 Frank Kügler & Susanne Genzel (Potsdam University)
On the elicitation of focus: Prosodic differences as a function of sentence mode of the context?
 9.55  O18 Robert Bo Xu, Jingwen Li & Peggy Mok (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The effect of orthography on L2 perception
 10.20  O19 Qingrong Chen & Wentao Gu (Nanjing Normal University)
Effects of text segmentation on silent reading of Chinese regulated poems
 10.45 Break
 11.15  O20 Seunghun Lee (Central Connecticut State University) & Siri Gjersøe (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Segmental effects on tone: An acoustic analysis of tonal polarity in Xitsonga
 11.40  O21 Ao Chen (Utrecht University), Aoju Chen (Utrecht University, MPI Nijmegen) René Kager (Utrecht University) & Patrick Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Rises and Falls in Dutch and Mandarin Chinese
12.05  O22 Liquan Liu & René Kager (Utrecht University)
The discrimination of tonal contrasts by monolingual and bilingual adults
12.30 LUNCH  (Gymnasion, North entrance)
14.00  O23 Rabea Landgraf (Kiel University)
Are you serious? Irony and the perception of emphatic intensification
14.25  O24 Niamh Kelly & Rajka Smiljanić (University of Texas at Austin)
The effects of pragmatic focus on Norwegian tonal accent
14.50 O25 Francisco Torreira, Seán Roberts & Harald Hammarström (MPI Nijmegen)
Functional trade-off between lexical tone and intonation: Typological evidence from polar-question marking
15.15 Break
15.45 K5 Keynote 5: Vincent van Heuven (Leiden University)
Word and sentence stress: Acoustic correlates and perceptual cues
16.25 Closing session