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
[] Thanks to all TSD2023 authors who submitted their papers for the review! Right now, the reviewers are working hard to go through your papers and select the best ones to be published in the conference proceedings.

You may check the current state of your submission in the My Papers section of the website.

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 will be 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.
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