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FYI: 5th Manchester Phonology Conf, WVLC-5


Author: Wiebke Brockhaus

FYI Body: I have just discovered that what appears as a pound sign on my
system may turn into a 3 (or something else?!) on other
systems, so I just want to let you know that the conference fee
for the 5th Manchester Phonology Meeting is *70* (seventy)
pounds sterling.

Apologies if you got a shock!

Best wishes,
Wiebke





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DEADLINE EXTENSION!! DEADLINE EXTENSION!! DEADLINE EXTENSION!!

WE APOLOGIZE IF YOU RECEIVE MULTIPLE POSTS
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The Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) and its
special interest group for linguistic data and corpus-based
approaches to NLP (SIGDAT) are organizing the

FIFTH WORKSHOP ON VERY LARGE CORPORA (WVLC-5)

WHEN: August 18-20, 1997

WHERE: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (August 18, 1997)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (August 20, 1997)

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The deadline for paper submissions has been extended two
weeks. The new set of dates are:

Submission Deadline: April 28, 1997
Notification Date: June 9, 1997
Camera ready copy due: July 11, 1997

For more info, please see the final call for paper which will be
posted soon.

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