Conf: NODALIDA '01

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NODALIDA '01 - Uppsala, May 21-22, 2001

Call for participation - Reminder

NOTE! Deadline for registration: April 17, 2001!

March 30, 2001

NODALIDA '01, the 2001 Nordic Conference in Computational Linguistics
will be held at Uppsala, May 21-22, 2001, hosted by the Department of
Linguistics at Uppsala University. The conference starts on Monday,
May 21, in the morning and will be finished on Tuesday, May 22, in the
evening. The conference dinner will be held Monday evening, May 21,
19:30, at Gotlands Nation.

Program Committee

Anna Sågvall Hein	Uppsala University, Sweden, UU, chair
Lars Ahrenberg		Linköping University, LiU, Sweden
Rolf Carlson		Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden
Robin Cooper		Göteborg University, GU, Sweden
Kimmo Koskenniemi	Helsinki University, HU, Finland
Bente Maegaard		Centre for Language Technology, CST, Denmark
Torbjörn Nordgård	Norwegian University of Science and
			Technology, NTNU, Norway

Invited speakers

Speech technology:
Merle Horne, Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Lund University

Computer-assisted Language Learning:
Eckhard Bick, Institute of Language and Communication, University of
Southern Denmark

The conference is open for all branches of computational linguistics.
The following topics for special sections have been selected:

    * computational semantics
    * computer-assisted language learning
    * machine translation
    * speech technology.

Selected papers will be published after the conference.

The deadline for registration for all participants is
April 17, 2001. Register by e-mail to nodalida at
The registration fee will be SEK 500, including conference
proceedings, coffee, etc. Conference dinner is not included.
More detailed information will be announced later.

Home page:

Satellite Seminar

In conjunction with NODALIDA 2001, a one-day General Seminar will be
arranged on May 20th, as part of the Nordic Language Technology
Research Program 2000-2004- The program has been launched by the
Nordic Council of Ministers, see further
The seminar will include a session on Graduate Training in
Computational Linguistics/Language Engineering, chaired by Kimmo
Koskenniemi, and two panels devoted to the commercial aspects of
Language Technology:

	 * Via Prototype to Product
	 * Language Technology in Practice.

The seminar starts at 09:00 AM, on Sunday, May 20.
Other practical arrangements will be co-ordinated with NODALIDA 2001.


How to get to Uppsala

By plane to Arlanda airport, then by bus or taxi to Uppsala.
Please, refer to the homepage of nodalida'01 for more information:


NODALIDA participants have to take care of hotel reservations and
payment themselves. Refer to the conference name NODALIDA when you
contact the hotel.
Reservations have been made at the following hotels:

Radisson SAS Hotel Gillet, Dragarbrunnsgatan 23   (May 19-23)
Price:  SEK 700 single room (May 19-20)
Price:  SEK 1340 single room ( May 20-23)
Tel: +46 18 68 18 00
Fax: +46 18 68 18 18

Scandic Hotel Uplandia, Dragarbrunnsgatan 32, (May 19-23)
Price:  SEK 915  single room
Tel: +46 18 495 26 00
Fax: +46 18 495 26 11

Grand Hotel Hörnan, Bangårdsgatan 1, (May 20-23)
Price: SEK 1050 single room, SEK 1350 double room
Tel: +46 18 13 93 80
Fax: +46 18 12 03 11

The reservations must be made before April 20, and we recommend you
make the reservations as soon as possible. Please, make your
reservations  soon, Uppsala runs many conferences in May.

Conference fee

The conference fee is SEK 500 (incl. VAT  SEK 100), to be paid by
April 30, 2001
VAT-no SE202100293201.

Payment to
Postgiro Bank AB
SE-105 06 Stockholm
Account No: 95 77 07-3
Write message: NODALIDA, fee + name

The fee covers conference proceedings, coffee, etc. The participants
buy their own lunch at nearby restaurants.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held Monday evening, May 20, 19:30, at
Gotlands Nation. On registration, please notify the organizer if you
have special demands on food, etc, due to medical or other reasons.

Price: SEK  400 (incl. VAT  SEK 80), to be paid by April 30, 2001
VAT-no SE202100293201

Payment to
Postgiro Bank AB
SE-105 06 Stockholm
Account No: 95 77 07-3
Write message: NODALIDA, dinner + name

Welcome to Uppsala!

Anna-Sågvall Hein

**  Department of Linguistics          **
**  Uppsala University               tel: (018) 471 2252           **
**  S-751 20 Uppsala/SWEDEN          fax: (018) 471 1416           **
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