Plzeň: Aerial view from north-west
Aerial view of the city centre from the north-west. Photo © Kamil Ekštein
Plzeň: The Great Synagogue
The Great Synagogue in Plzeň. Photo © Ma_Frank,
Plzeň: The new theatre
In front of the new scene of the J. K. Tyl Theatre. Photo © Kamil & Filip Ekštein
Plzeň: The renaissance city hall from 1559
The renaissance city hall (1559) at the Square of the Republic. Photo © Kamil & Filip Ekštein
Plzeň: Modern architecture in the precinct of the old paper works
Modern architecture in the precinct of the old paper works. Photo © Kamil & Filip Ekštein
[] We enjoyed very much organizing the conference and we hope that those of you who came to Plzeň enjoyed the event on-site as well. You may now check the some few snaps from the event in the Photos section of the web to see how vibrant it was.

You may also scroll down this web page to get the link to the conference proceedings published by Springer in their online SpringerLink collection.

See you next time, either in Brno in 2024 or in Plzeň or even somewhere else during the next TSDs!

We are looking forward to giving you a warm welcome to the vibrant West Bohemian city of Plzeň!

TSD2023 is organized by the Plzeň crew from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia again (as every odd year). For the upcoming run, TSD gets back from Moravia to West Bohemia, namely to Plzeň (or Pilsen, in Germanic languages). That is, to the town that gave its name to the best beer in the world, to the home of wide-ranging world-renowned industries, to the home of – quite expectedly – the University of West Bohemia, one of the most favourite "young" universities in Czechia. Plzeň has a lot to offer and is eager to show you. It was founded in 1295 as a royal city by the Czech king Wenceslas II, and now it is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic and the natural centre of the western part of the country.

(To find out more about Plzeň, go to the  Venue section.)

ISCA The TSD2023 conference is supported by the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA). We hold the status of an ISCA Supported Event. ISCA is committed to a pleasant conference experience without harassment and discrimination. Our code-of-conduct can be found at:

INTERSPEECH 2023 The TSD2023 conference is officially recognized as an INTERSPEECH 2023 satellite event again and the topics and programmes will be coordinated. Both Dublin and Plzeň are on the same continent – some 1400 kms (870 mi) away and there is a frequent air connection (you may look for DUB → PRG using e.g. letuš or


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The book of TSD2023 proceedings is published by Springer in their Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series, as it used to be for the last 22 years. Thank you, Springer, we are happy that this co-operation keeps going so smoothly.

The book of TSD2023 proceedings has recently been published by Springer in both electronic and printed form and is now available either from SpringerLink web site or for direct download as a PDF/EPUB file for the registered paying participants.


The online book of TSD2023 proceedings is only available to the paying participants of the conference.
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