Appel: eLexicography in the 21st century: New applications, new challenges

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Sep 30 17:55:51 UTC 2008

Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 14:11:43 +0200
From: "Magali Paquot" <magali.paquot at>
Message-ID: <E95895D53B1E429A9B9CF2507623A0E1 at MAGALI01>


eLexicography in the 21st century: New challenges, new applications

Organized by the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics (CECL) under
the aegis of the European Association for Lexicography (EURALEX).

Conference website:

Venue: University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 

Date: 22-24 October, 2009

Organizers: Prof. Sylviane Granger and Dr Magali Paquot

Conference theme: Innovative developments in the field of electronic

Papers on the following topics are particularly welcome: 

- New technological environments (web-based dictionaries, mobile
  devices, etc.)

- Exploitation of language resources: monolingual and multilingual
  corpora, learner corpora, lexical databases (e.g. WordNet).

- Integration of NLP tools (grammatical annotation, speech synthesis,

- Dictionary writing systems and other software available to the

- Changes to the dictionary macro- and microstructure afforded by the
  electronic medium (multiple access routes, efficient integration of
  phraseology, etc.)

- Automated customisation of dictionaries in function of users’ needs
  (proficiency level, receptive vs. productive mode, register)

- Integration of electronic dictionaries into language learning and
  teaching (CALL, translator training, etc.)

Keynote speakers

We are pleased to announce that the following speakers have accepted
our invitation to give a keynote presentation at the conference:

Ulrich Heid (Universität Stuttgart, Germany)
Marie-Claude L’Homme (Université de Montréal, Canada)
Hilary Nesi (Coventry University, Great-Britain)
Michael Rundell (Lexicography MasterClass Ltd, Great-Britain)
Piek Vossen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Organising committee

De Cock Sylvie (Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis & CECL, Université
catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Granger Sylviane (CECL, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Paquot Magali (CECL, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium) 
Rayson Paul (UCREL, Lancaster University, Great-Britain)
Tutin Agnes (LIDILEM, Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3, France) 

Scientific committee

Bogaards Paul (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
Bouillon Pierrette (ISSCO, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Cowie Anthony (University of Leeds, Great-Britain)
Campoy Cubillo, Maria Carmen (Universitat Jaume I, Spain)
de Schryver Gilles-Maurice (Ghent University, Belgium) 
Drouin Patrick (Oservatoire de Linguistique Sens-Texte, Université de
Montréal, Canada)
Fairon Cédrick (CENTAL, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium) 
Fellbaum Christiane (Princeton University, United States)
Fontenelle Thierry (Microsoft Natural Language Group, United States)
Glaros Nikos (Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Greece)
Grefenstette Gregory (EXALEAD, France)
Hanks Patrick (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Kilgarriff Adam (Lexical Computing Ltd, Great-Britain) 
Korhonen Anna (University of Cambridge, Great-Britain)
Herbst Thomas (Universität Erlangen, Germany)
Lemnitzer Lothar (Universität Tübingen, Germany)
Moon Rosamund (University of Birmingham, Great-Britain)
Ooi Vincent (National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore)
Pecman Mojca (Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7, France)
Piao Scott (The University of Manchester, Great-Britain)
Rayson Paul (UCREL, Lancaster University, Great-Britain)
Ronald Jim (Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan)
Sierra Martinez Gerardo (GIL, Universidad Autónoma de México, México)
Smrz Pavel (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Sobkowiak Wlodzimierz (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
Tarp Sven (Centre for Lexicography, Aarhus School of Business,
Tutin Agnes (LIDILEM, Université Stendhal-Grenoble 3, France)
Verlinde Serge (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Yihua Zhang (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China)
Zock Michael (CNRS - Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale, France)

The conference aims to be a showcase for the latest developments in
the field and will feature both software demos and a book
exhibition. A selection of papers will be invited for expansion into
chapters for a book arising from the conference.

Language of the conference: English

Key dates

-           Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15 December 2008
-           Notification of acceptance / rejection: 27 February 2009

Contact: elexicography at ; for sponsoring options, please
contact sylviane.granger at

Professor Sylviane Granger
Université catholique de Louvain
Centre for English Corpus Linguistics
Place Blaise Pascal 1
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

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