LOC Chair Welcome Note

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Israeli Speech Hearing and Language Association (ISHLA), and in my capacity as the president of the local organizing and scientific committee, I am delighted to inform you that the 33rd conference of the International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders (IALP), themed “Innovation and Inspiration in Communication Sciences and Disorders,” will be held in Malta from August 24-28, 2025.

While our initial preference was to hold the conference in Israel, due to the circumstances, prioritizing the safety and well-being of our members compelled us to reconsider.
Therefore, we extend our invitation to join us in Malta instead.

The scientific program will consist of state-of-the-art lectures, discussions, debates, and poster presentations. International keynote speakers will give lectures on various timely topics, including, for example, “Artificial Intelligence in Communication Disorders.”

The present conference aims to share a vision of developing an international network that, in turn, facilitates the use of innovative clinical and research methods and knowledge to better support practices of clinical management.

Attending this conference in Malta is a special opportunity to combine professional development in a wonderful, welcoming Mediterranean city.

Don’t forget to mark your calendar and join us for the most exciting conference in Communication Disorders. See you in Malta in August 2025!

Best wishes,
Osnat Segal, Ph.D.
Tel-Aviv University
Chair of the Israeli organizing and scientific committees