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QUESPA 2023 : Quechua to Spanish Dialectal and Low-resource track at IWSLT 2023


When Jul 13, 2023 - Jul 14, 2023
Where Toronto, Canada @ ACL-IWSLT
Submission Deadline Apr 24, 2023
Final Version Due May 31, 2023
Categories    translation   machine translation   speech   ASR

Call For Papers

We need your help to preserve indigenous languages!

Due to the overwhelming success in previous workshops like LoResMT and AmericasNLP we have decided to continue to push the needle for Quechua to Spanish translations. Please participate in the first edition of the QUE-SPA speech translation shared task being held at IWSLT 2023. This low-resource task will help increase language preservation for low-resource languages. We invite advanced research and approaches of all types so bring your rule-based, statistical, neural, and more!


Dialectal and Low-resource webpage:

Data webpage:

Google Group:

IWSLT conference webpage:


Please join the IWSLT Evaluation Campaign Google Group and access the registration using the following link:

The QUE-SPA data set can be downloaded here:

Task submissions can be uploaded to GitHub, please email the organizers below for more details.

Evaluation scripts based on BLEU are made available via the IWSLT 2023 website.


Jan 14, 2023 Release of shared task training and dev data
Apr 1-15, 2023 Evaluation period
Apr 24, 2023 Paper submission deadline (all papers)
Apr 30, 2023 System papers update deadline
May 22, 2023 Notification of acceptance
May 31, 2023 Camera ready paper due
July 12, 2023 Pre-recorded video due
July 13-14, 2023 IWSLT conference


John E. Ortega (Northeastern University)
William Chen (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rodolfo Zevallos (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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