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[eu_members at aclweb dot org] Singpore: 2009: 47th ACL and 4th IJCNLP of the AFNLP -- Call for Tutorial Proposals



ACL-IJCNLP-09: Call for Tutorial Proposals


Proposals are invited for the Tutorial Program of the 47th Annual
Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th
International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the
Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing. The conference is to be
held from August 2 to August 7, 2009. The tutorials will be held on
Sunday, August 2.

Proposals for tutorials on all topics of computational linguistics and
speech processing are sought. Especially encouraged are tutorials that
educate the community about advancements in cross-disciplinary areas
such as machine learning and cognitive approaches as they relate to 
computational linguistics, as well as tutorials that span multiple areas
of human language processing.

Information on the tutorial instructor payment policy can be found at
http://aclweb.org/aclwiki/index.php?title=Tutorial_teacher_payment_policy

PLEASE NOTE: Remuneration  for Tutorial presenters is fixed according
to  the above  policy and does not cover registration fees for the  main
conference.

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Proposals for tutorials should contain:

1. A title and brief description of the tutorial content and its
relevance to the ACL community (not more than 2 pages).

2. A brief outline of the tutorial structure showing that the tutorial's
core content can be covered in a three-hour slot (including a coffee
break). In exceptional cases six-hour tutorial slots are available as well.

3. The names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of
the tutorial instructors, including a one-paragraph statement of their
research interests and areas of expertise.

4. A list of previous venues and approximate audience sizes, if the same
or a similar tutorial has been given elsewhere; otherwise an estimate of
the audience size.

5. A description of special requirements for technical equipment (e.g.,
internet access).


Proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, in plain ASCII text no
later than February 2, 2009 to tutorials-acl09 "at" sussex "dot" ac
"dot" uk

The subject line should be: "ACL-IJCNLP 2009: TUTORIAL PROPOSAL".


PLEASE NOTE:
1) Proposals will not be accepted by regular mail or fax.

2) You will receive an email confirmation from us that your proposal has
been received. If you do not receive this confirmation 24 hours after
sending the proposal, please contact us personally using both emails
dianam "at" sussex "dot" ac "dot" uk and cqzong "at" gmail "dot" com


TUTORIAL SPEAKER RESPONSIBILITIES


Accepted tutorial speakers will be notified by March 2, 2009, and must
then provide abstracts of their tutorials for inclusion in the
conference registration material by April 24, 2009. The description
should be in two formats: an ASCII version that can be included in email
announcements and published on the conference web site, and a PDF
version for inclusion in the electronic proceedings (detailed
instructions will be given). Tutorial speakers must provide tutorial
materials, at least containing copies of the course slides as well as a
bibliography for the material covered in the tutorial, by June 7, 2009.


IMPORTANT DATES

Submission deadline for tutorial proposals: February 2, 2009

Notification of acceptance: March 2, 2009

Tutorial descriptions due: April 24, 2009

Tutorial course material due: June 7, 2009

Tutorial date: August 2, 2009


TUTORIALS CO-CHAIRS


Diana McCarthy, University of Sussex, UK

Chengqing Zong Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(CASIA), China


Please send inquiries concerning ACL-09 tutorials to tutorials-acl09
"at" sussex "dot" ac "dot" uk