The De Luca Foundation is Pleased to Announce the Symposium on Motor Control in Speech, Voice, and Swallowing

Date 2019 July 2
Time 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue Beijing Tongren Hospital Capital Medical University,
Beijing, China


Dr. Jing Yang

Capital Medical University

Prof. Edwin Yiu

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Prof. Wen Xu

Capital Medical University

Mr. Fei-fan Wang

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Ms. Jenny Vojtech

Boston University & Delsys/Altec Inc.

Dr. Wei Pengxu

National Research Center for Rehabilitation Technical Aids

Featured Talks

  • “Surface EMG measurements for different voice tasks: A preliminary study” by Mr. Fei-fan Wang and Prof. Edwin Yiu
  • “Surface EMG characteristics of patients with functional dysphonia” by Dr. Jing Yang and Prof. Wen Xu
  • “dEMG analysis in speech and voice” by Dr. Wei Pengxu
  • “Predicting optimal facial EMG control of communication devices for individuals with motor speech disorders” and “Multi-modal control and predictive communication interfaces” by Ms. Jenny Vojtech


Who Should Attend: Researchers and students with an interest in Motor Control, Speech Research, Voice and Swallowing Disorders should attend. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the latest developments in these fields and discuss with experienced investigators.

Registration and Fee: Participation is free. Register below.

With the support of MCG: The Motor Control Group was founded in 2013 to provide a forum to highlight and foster the increased interest in scientific work that bridges the fields of Motor Control and Biomechanics.