April 9-11, 2018 | Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

David L Thomson

David L Thomson
VP Speech Technology
CaptionCall

For 33 years, David Thomson has developed and managed software and algorithm creation for speech recognition, speech synthesis, speech compression, and voice biometrics.  He has managed speech R&D for voice interface systems that have handled over 20 billion calls. He recently joined CaptionCall, a company that uses speech recognition to provide communication services for the hard of hearing.  He previously served as Vice President of Speech Research at Interactions, LLC, Speech Research Director at AT&T Labs, Lucent Speech Solutions CTO, Fonix Corp. CTO, SpeechPhone Inc. CTO, and SpinVox Inc. (now Nuance) Speech Technology SVP.  He has 11 patents and 30 published speech technology papers.

SpeechTEK 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. C105: Innovative Applications of Speech Technology From Academia

SpeechTEK 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. SD202: Tuesday Knowledge CafĂ©
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. B204: PANEL: Innovative Applications of Speech Technology From Academia

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. STKU-6: Recent Deep Neural Net (DNN) Advances in Speech

SpeechTEK 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. STKU-5: Deep Neural Networks in Speech Recognition

SpeechTEK 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. STKU-4: Deep Neural Networks in Speech Recognition

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. D201: How Statistical Language Models Work

SpeechTEK 2015

Monday, August 17, 2015

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. C101: Humans as Speech Recognizers
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. D103: Recent Deep Neural Net Techniques for Speech Recognition

SpeechTEK 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. SD101: Pitfalls in measuring speech recognition accuracy

SpeechTEK 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. D105: Dynamically Reconfigurable Statistical Language Models

SpeechTEK 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. D203: New Approaches to Dialogue Management
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. D205: Case Study 4: Managing Call Center Changes

SpeechTEK 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. D301: Innovative Uses of Speech Technology
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. D302: Improving Speech Input

SpeechTEK 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. C304: Toward Anthropomorphic Systems

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. C205: Testing Strategies

SpeechTEK 2009

Monday, August 24 2009

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. C102: Models of Dialog Management

Tuesday, August 25 2009

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A202: Balancing Automation and Agent Interactions
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. D203: Multimedia in the Call Center

SpeechTEK 2008

Monday, August 18

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. C104: Advanced Dialogue's Growing Sophistication

Tuesday, August 19

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. D204: Speech in Government/Utilities

SpeechTek 2007

Monday, August 20

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. E103: New Language Specifications
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. E104: Which Tools Are Right for You?

Tuesday, August 21

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. B204: Watch Your Grammar

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