johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Fri Sep 13 13:07:51 UTC 2002
Forwarding a message from Steven Krauwer <steven.krauwer at let.uu.nl>:
EACL-03: 2nd Call for Workshop Proposals
Proposal submission deadline: October 1, 2002
The EACL-03 Organizing Committee invites proposals
for workshops to be held at EACL-03.
EACL-03 will take place in Budapest, Hungary, April 12-17, 2003
with workshops being held on Sunday and Monday, April 13 and 14, 2003.
* Workshop topics
EACL-03 workshops provide organizers and participants with an
opportunity to focus intensively on a specific topic within
computational linguistics. Often, workshops concentrate on specific
topics of technical interest (e.g., parsing technologies), particular
areas of application for language processing technologies (e.g., NLP
applied to IR), or community-wide issues that deserve attention (e.g.,
standardization of resources and tools).
We welcome proposals on any topic that is of interest to the EACL
community, but we particularly encourage proposals that broaden the
scope of our community through the consideration of new or
interdisciplinary techniques or applications.
We also encourage topics that are specific to the EACL community such
as resources and tools for European or Mediterranean languages.
* Workshop format
Traditionally, workshops are shaped as mini-conferences, but we
encourage proposers to consider other formats that exploit the fact
that smaller settings allow for more interaction between participants
(discussions, panels, working sessions). The default duration of a
workshop is one day, but longer or shorter durations can be proposed
(but should be justified).
Please note that capacity limitations may cause us to request the
organizers to shorten a workshop or to merge it with another workshop
in a related area.
* Financial guidelines
The workshop organisers will benefit from the standard logistic
facilities provided for the conference e.g., room, equipment, coffee,
proceedings. Any additional cost should be covered by the organisers
(especially invited speakers, PC meetings etc.).
* Registration fees
Participants pay a registration fee which is dependent on the duration
of the workshop. Participants not registered for the main conference,
pay a higher fee.
Workshop proposals should provide sufficient information to evaluate
the quality and importance of the topic, and the size of the
interested community. Proposals should be 2-4 pages and contain the
* A title and brief description of the workshop topic.
* The target audience and projected number of participants along
with support for the projected count. Supporting evidence could
include a list of potential submitters, a list of conferences that
contained papers on the proposed topic, the number of new
companies focused on this topic, or recent funding initiatives
that address this topic.
* Resource needs such as room size and number of days. Include any
special requirements for technical support (computer
* The name, postal address, phone number, e-mail address, and
webpage of each chair. In addition, indicate the chairs'
background in the workshop area.
* A preliminary programme committee
Proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, in plain ASCII text,
as soon as possible but no later than OCTOBER 1, 2002.
The subject line should be: "EACL-03 WORKSHOP PROPOSAL".
Please e-mail proposals and any inquiries to the Workshop Chair,
Steven Krauwer (steven.krauwer at let.uu.nl)
* Timetable of Important Dates:
Workshop proposals due: Oct. 1, 2002
Notification of acceptance: Oct. 7, 2002
Deadline for receipt of workshop Call for Papers and other publicity
material: Oct. 21, 2002
Send out Call for Papers: Nov. 1, 2002
Suggested deadline for workshop paper submissions: Jan. 1, 2003
Suggested deadline for notification of workshop paper acceptance: Jan.
Suggested deadline for camera-ready workshop papers: Feb. 13, 2003
Workshop Dates: Apr. 13-14, 2003
* Workshop Committee:
Steven Krauwer (ELSNET / Utrecht University), Chair
Jean-Pierre Chanod (Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble)
Ernst Buchberger (ÖFAI, Vienna)
* Additional Information:
Conference website: http://www.conferences.hu/EACL03
Workshop website: http://www.elsnet.org/workshops-eacl2003.html
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