CONF: Last days: AFLiCo 5 "Empirical approaches to multi-modality and to language variation"

Maarten Lemmens maarten.lemmens at
Fri Apr 5 17:29:52 UTC 2013

*Last days for registration*

AFLiCo 5 "Empirical approaches to multi-modality and to language variation"
Univ. Lille 3, France
15-17 May 2013

Plenary Speakers:

Dagmar DIVJAK (Université de Sheffield, UK)
Irene MITTELBERG (University Aachen [RWTH], Germany)
Gary MORGAN (City University, London, UK)
Martin HILPERT (Université de Neuchâtel, Switserland)

Last three days for registration for the conference "Empirical 
Approaches to Multi-modality and to Language Variation (AFLiCo 5)", 
which will take place from 15 to 17 May 2013 at the University of Lille, 
France. Registration closes April 8, 2013.

A Spring School on "Empirical methods in usage-based linguistics" will
take place on the two days preceding the conference, i.e. 13-14 May, 
2013. There will be five workshops in parallel: corpus-linguistics, 
categorical statistics in corpus linguistics using R, using ELAN, using 
CLAN, psycholinguistic experiments. The school is open to anyone wishing 
to learn about one of these methods.
Deadline for registration for Spring school: *April 25, 2013*
Procedure: see the special page on the AFLiCo 5 website.

*Registration AFLiCo 5: information and procedure*

To register, you need to create an account on this platform:

If you already have an account (e.g., if you have submitted an abstract 
to this conference or to another one on you can use 
that one.

Registration fees: non-members 170€ (regular) or 100€ (student); AFLiCo 
members 130€ (regular) or 80€ (student). Registration closes on April 8, 

Basic conference fee covers plenary lectures, use of conference rooms,
conference bag, name tag, book of abstracts and coffee breaks.


The registration module allows you to pre-order lunches for any or all
three conference dates (Wednesday, May 15, Thursday, May 16 and Friday,
May 17). A lunch costs 8 euro and includes a deli sandwich, a drink and 
a healthy dessert.

*Conference dinner*

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday evening in an 
exquisite restaurant located in a historic site in "Old Lille"
( The price of 48€ includes an
aperitif and amuse-bouche, a starter, a main course, a dessert and 
coffee or tea, as well as wine and water. There is a vegetarian option.

*Excursion to LaM*

On Thursday afternoon at around 4 p.m., before the conference dinner,
there will be a guided visit to the LaM, the newly refurbished and
extended Lille Metropolitan Museum of modern art, contemporary art and 
art brut in Villeneuve d’Ascq ( The price 
is 10€ (not including transport to the museum from the conference site: 
from the Pont de Bois metro station, take bus 41 to L.A.M.).


For only 12 euro, you can buy a conference souvenir T-shirt (S/M/L/XL),
containing the logo, the title and the date of the conference.


We advise you to buy a booklet of 10 metro tickets upon arrival, which
would cover the trips to and from the city centre to the university for
the whole conference, including the bus ticket for the excursion to

We are looking forward to seeing you in May in Lille!

Maarten Lemmens, Annie Risler, Dany Amiot, and Bert Cappelle

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