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[ANN] SLTC 2008: First call for papers and workshop proposals



The Second Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-08)
November 20-21, 2008


FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS AND WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

The Second Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC-08) will be held 
in Stockholm, November 20-21, 2008, organized by the Human Language 
Technology Center at KTH and Uppsala University, with support from
the Swedish Graduate School of Language Technology (GSLT). The program
committee invites two types of contributions to the conference:

1. Papers (Deadline: September 15, 2008)
2. Workshops (Deadline: June 1, 2008)


PAPERS

CONTENT: Papers are invited on all aspects of language technology, including 
natural language processing, speech technology and relevant neighboring areas. 
Papers can describe completed or ongoing research, as well as practical 
applications of language technology, and may be combined with system 
demonstrations. 

FORMAT: Papers will be presented at the conference either as posters or as
oral presentations and will be published only as abstracts.

SUBMISSION: Papers should be submitted as abstracts (max 2 pages) using the style
files available on the conference website (http://www.speech.kth.se/sltc2008/). 
Submissions should be sent by e-mail to sltc08 at stp dot lingfil dot uu dot se dot  The paper 
should be included as an attachment in pdf format, and the e-mail message should 
contain the following information:

1. Title of the paper
2. Full list of authors
3. Preferred mode of presentation (poster or oral)
4. Any plans for demonstration in connection with the paper

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission is September 15, 2008.

REVIEW: Papers will be reviewed by the program committee. Authors will be notified
October 10, 2008.


WORKSHOPS

CONTENT: Workshops are invited on any theme relevant for language technology, 
including its scientific foundations as well as its practical applications. 

FORMAT: Workshops will be devoted up to two hours of the conference program,
possibly in parallel with other activities. The exact format is decided by
the workshop organizers.

SUBMISSION: Workshop proposals should be submitted by e-mail to 
sltc08 at stp dot lingfil dot uu dot se dot  The e-mail message should contain the following
information:

1. Name of the workshop
2. Full list of organizers
3. Short description of the workshop theme and intended audience
4. Short description of the workshop organization 
   - Will there be a call for papers or only invited presentations?
   - Will there be regular talks, posters, panels, discussions, or what?
   - Will there be published proceedings?
5. Duration of the workshop (normally 1 or 2 hours)

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission is June 1, 2008.

REVIEW: Workshop proposals will be reviewed by the program committee. 
Proposers will be notified June 10, 2008.


ORGANIZATION AND PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Rolf Carlson, KTH
Björn Granström, KTH
Viggo Kann, KTH
Beata Megyesi, Uppsala University
Joakim Nivre, Uppsala University
Anna Sågvall Hein, Uppsala University


WEBSITE

http://www.speech.kth.se/sltc2008/


EMAIL

sltc08 at stp dot lingfil dot uu dot se