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Message 1: HPSG99: Programme and Registration Information

Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 00:18:55 +0100
From: grover <grovercogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: HPSG99: Programme and Registration Information




 PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

			 HPSG99
		 6th International Conference on
		 Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
 University of Edinburgh

			 August 4-6, 1999


The 6th International Conference on HPSG will be held at the
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 4th to 6th 1999, hosted
by the Human Communication Research Centre and the Department of
Linguistics.

The following is the provisional conference programme. For further
information, see http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~hpsg99/ or email
hpsg99cogsci.ed.ac.uk.

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 HPSG99 PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 Wednesday, August 4, 1999
 Special Session on Grammatical Interfaces

09:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:00 Invited Speaker
 Ewan Klein (Edinburgh)
 TBA
11:00-11:30 BREAK
11:30-12:00 Valia Kordoni (Tuebingen)
 Agentivity vs. Causation: at the Syntax-Semantics Interface
12:00-12:30 Dimitra Kolliakou (Newcastle and Jerusalem) and Theodora
 Alexopoulou (Edinburgh)
 On Linkhood and Clitic Left Dislocation
12:30-13:00 Jong-Bok Kim and Byung-Soo Park (Kyung Hee University)
 Grammatical Interfaces in Korean Relatives
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-15:30 Invited Speaker
 Georgia Green (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 The Nature of Pragmatic Information
15:30-16:00 Ash Asudeh (Stanford) and Line Hove Mikkelsen (Santa Cruz)
 Danish Syntactic Noun Incorporation: A Case Study in
 Grammatical Interfaces
16:00-16:30 BREAK
16:30-17:30 Invited Speaker
 Gosse Bouma (Groningen)
 TBA

 Thursday, August 5, 1999

09:30-10:00 Andreas Kathol (UC Berkeley)
 Internally and Externally Headed Relative Clauses: The Case of
 Lai
10:00-10:30 Robert Levine (OSU), Tom Hukari (University of Victoria) and
 Mike Calcagno (Tuebingen)
 Parasitic Gaps in English: non-nominal, non-pronominal and
 case-consistent
10:30-11:00 Kordula De Kuthy (Saarbruecken) and Detmar Meurers (Tuebingen)
 Argument raising meets adjuncts-as-dependents and traceless
 extraction
11:00-11:30 BREAK
11:30-12:30 Invited Speakers
 Anne Abeill\233 (Paris) and Dani\232le Godard (Lille)
 Some Remarks on French Interrogatives
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-14:30 Bob Borsley (Bangor) and Bob Morris Jones (Aberystwyth)
 Negation in Welsh
14:30-15:00 Frank Richter and Manfred Sailer (Tuebingen)
 Sentential Negation in French and Conditions on Logical Form in
 HPSG
15:00-15:30 Kook-Hee Gill (Edinburgh)
 Topicalisation, Scrambling and Anaphor Binding
15:30-16:00 BREAK
16:00-17:00 Invited Speaker
 Jonathan Ginzburg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
 Describing Conversational Interaction: Some Implications for
 HPSG
19:00-00:00 Conference Party

 Friday, August 6, 1999

09:30-10:00 Theodora Alexopoulou (Edinburgh)
 A unified treatment of A/A-bar dependencies
10:00-10:30 Anna Kupsc (Polish Academy of Sciences and Universit\233 Paris7)
 Syntactic Analysis of Clitic Climbing in Polish
10:30-11:00 Stefan Mueller (Saarbruecken)
 Separable Prefix Verbs in German
11:00-11:30 BREAK
11:30-12:00 Robert Malouf (Stanford and UC Berkeley)
 A head-driven account of long-distance case assignment
12:00-12:30 Cathryn Donohue and Ivan Sag (Stanford)
 Domains in Warlpiri
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-14:30 Frank Van Eynde (Leuven)
 On the semantics of the auxiliaries
14:30-15:00 Emily Bender and Ivan A. Sag (Stanford)
 Incorporating Contracted Auxiliaries in English
15:00-15:30 BREAK
15:30-16:30 Invited Speaker
 Stephen Wechsler (Texas)
 Four Agreement Puzzles


Alternates:
Berthold Crysmann (Saarbruecken)
 Clitics and Coordination in Phenogrammatical Structure
Jesse Tseng (Edinburgh)
 A Three-Way Classification of Prepositions
Shalom Lappin (King's College London) and David Johnson (IBM T.J. Watson
Research Center)
 Wh-questions in a multiple inheritance constructional type hierarchy



 REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

			 HPSG99
		 6th International Conference on
		 Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
 University of Edinburgh

			 August 4-6, 1999


The 6th International Conference on HPSG will be held at the
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 4th to 6th 1999, hosted
by the Human Communication Research Centre and the Department of
Linguistics.

The following message contains information about registration and
accommodation. The same information and an online booking form can be
accessed from our website at http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~hpsg99/.

** PLEASE NOTE THAT EDINBURGH IS EXTREMELY BUSY IN AUGUST AND YOU ARE
STRONGLY ADVISED TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. **


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 REGISTRATION FEES

 Full Student
Early registration (before June 23rd 1999) \16345 \16325
Late and on-site registration \16355 \16335

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The registration fee covers the cost of the conference, the conference
party and coffee and tea at breaks. It does not include lunch. (But
there are plenty of restaurants and sandwich bars close to the
conference venue).

Please assist us by registering before June 23rd, especially if you
wish to book accommmodation through us. You can register and book
accommodation by filling out the online registration form which can be
accessed from our website at http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~hpsg99/. (If
you do not have web access, please email us directly at
hpsg99cogsci.ed.ac.uk.) We will process late registrations up until
21st July although we may not be able to assist with accommodation at
such a late date. There will be on-site registration on Wednesday
August 4th at the conference venue: 

Newhaven Lecture Theatre
University Conference and Training Centre
15 South College Street
Edinburgh EH8 9AA


ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
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Edinburgh will be at the height of the tourist season in August with the
Edinburgh Fringe starting on August 8th and the Edinburgh International
Festival starting on August 15th. Accommodation will be very scarce and we
therefore urge participants to register early and arrange accommodation as
soon as possible. We have managed to reserve limited numbers of rooms of the
following kinds for the nights of 3rd, 4th and 5th August:

 * Pollock Halls of Residence
 Holyrood Park Road (University of Edinburgh student accommodation).
 \16323.00 per night including breakfast.
 These are single study/bedrooms with a wash-hand basin, with an
 adequate ratio of shared WCs and showers in each corridor/wing. The
 Pollock Halls are in landscaped gardens close to Arthur's Seat,
 Holyrood Park and the Commonwealth Pool and fitness centre. It is a
 brief (15 minutes) walk from the conference venue, and frequent buses
 to and from the city centre pass close by. Breakfast is served in the
 refectory in the John MacIntyre Building where there is also a cash
 machine, shop and bar.
 * Fleming House
 7 Richmond Place
 Single \16329.50 per night, Double \16355.00 per night for room and
 breakfast.
 Fleming House is located 5 minutes from the conference venue and the
 central university campus, with lots of shops and restaurants nearby.
 All rooms are double-bedded and en-suite with TV, mini-fridge and
 phone. The complex is run by the University Accommodation Services and
 is designed for use during term-time by visiting lecturers, examiners
 etc. Please note that all rooms in Fleming House are non-smoking.
 * Jury's Inn Hotel
 43 Jeffrey Street
 Edinburgh EH1 1DG
 Tel +44 131 200 3300, Fax +131 200 0400
 3-star, Single \16355.00 per night, Double \16362.00 per night for room and
 breakfast.
 These rooms are ensuite with modem socket, TV, radio, hairdryers etc.
 The hotel is in the centre of the city, 10 minutes from the conference
 venue and close to the main railway and bus stations, Princes Street,
 High Street and the castle.

If you wish to reserve a room please indicate your choice(s) on the
accommodation section of the online registration form at our website
at http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~hpsg99/. We will email you to
confirm availability/discuss alternatives. When we make a reservation we
will add a deposit of one night's accommodation to your registration
invoice.

OTHER ACCOMMODATION: The registration page at our website contains
information about other accommodation including hotels, guest houses
and hostels. Certain hotels can be booked through HPSG99 at special
rates though availability cannot be guaranteed.
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