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Message 1: SEPLN 2003

Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 10:14:00 -0400 (EDT)
From: OESI Informa <informaoesicervantes.es>
Subject: SEPLN 2003


SEPLN 2003

19th Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing
(SEPLN)

10, 11 and 12 September, 2003
University of Alcala
Alcal� de Henares (Madrid)
Spain

Organised by the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing and
the Office for Spanish in the Information Society at Instituto
Cervantes

Introduction

The 19th Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language
Processing (SEPLN) will take place on September 10-12, 2003 in Alcal�
de Henares (Madrid, Spain). As in previous editions, the aim of SEPLN
for this Conference is to promote the dissemination of research,
development and innovation ac tivities conducted by Spanish and
foreign researchers in the field of Natural Language Processing
(NLP). The conference will provide a forum for discu ssion and
communication to facilitate an effective exchange of knowledge an d
scientific materials that are necessary for promoting the publication
of relevant work and the establishment of means of collaboration with
national and international Institutions that are active in this field.

The conference website (http://oesi.cervantes.es/sepln) offers full
information concerning the conference, the organisers, the scientific
committee, the programme, attendants, travelling, accommodation and
information about Alcal� de Henares, NLP related links, links to
previous editions of the SE PLN Conference, etc.


Programme

10 September, Wednesday

8:30 Document Delivery

9:00- 11:00
Conference Room 1: Automatic textual content analysis
Conference Room 2: Semantics, pragmatics and discourse; NLP industrial
applications

11:00-11:30
Coffee break

11:30-12:00
Opening Session

12:00-13:00
Opening Lecture: Prof. Jim Cowie. Computing Research Laboratory. New
Mexico State University

13:00-14:00
"The new web portal for Language Technologies in Spain"
Office for Spanish in the Information Society (OESI) Department of
Technology and Linguistic Projects, Academic Area, Instituto
Cervantes

14:00-15:00
Cocktail

16:00-17:30
Conference Room 1: Speech synthesis and recognition
Conference Room 2: Workshop: Looking for answers: Current state and
future of technology and applications

17:30-18:00
Coffee Break

18:00- 19:30
Conference Room 1: Speech synthesis and recognition (cont.)
Conference Room 2: Word sense disambiguation

11 September, Thursday

9:00-11:00
Conference Room 1: PROJECTS
Conference Room 3: DEMOS
All the demonstrations will be shown simultaneously and will be
available from 9:00 to 14:00 h.

11:00-11:30
Coffee Break

11:30- 12:30
Guest Lecture: Prof. Jos� B. Mari�o Acebal. Technical University of
Catalonia

12:30-14:00
Conference Room 1: PROJECTS
Conference Room 3: DEMOS

14:00-16:00
Lunch

16:00-17:30
Conference Room 1: Formalisms and grammars for morphological and
syntactical analysis
Conference Room 2: Workshop: Speech technology: past, present and
future. Technology for the Spanish Language

17:30-18:00
Coffee Break

18:00- 19:00
Conference Room 1 Formalisms and grammars for morphological and
syntactical analysis (cont.)
Conference Room 2: Workshop: Speech technology: past, present and
future. T echnology for the Spanish Language (cont.)

19:00-19:30 SEPLN Members Meeting


12 September, Friday

9:00-11:00
Conference Room 1: Corpus linguistics
Conference Room 2: Monolingual and multilingual information extraction
and retrieval

11:00-11:30
Coffee Break

11:30-12:30
Guest Lecture: Prof. Bernardo Magnini. Instituto Trentino di Cultura

12:30-13:30
Conference Room 1: Computational Lexicography
Conference Room 2: Machine translation

13:30-14:00
Closing Session


Registration form

(This form can also be completed at the conference website:
http://oesi.cervantes.es/sepln)

Last name*
First name*
ID number*
Organisation
Department
Position
Postal address
ZIP Code
Location
Province/State
Country
Telephone
Fax
E-mail*
URL
Student
SEPLN member
Non SEPLN member

*The following fields are mandatory: first name, last name, ID number
and E-mail.


Registration fees

SEPLN members: 60 euros
Non SEPLN members*: 90 euros
Students*: 30 euros

*How to become a SEPLN member:
http://www.sepln.org/textSEPLN.html#socios


Payment options

Payment should be made by bank transfer, to the following account:

Bank: Banco Santander Central Hispano
Account: 0049-5124-65-2016001478
Holder: Instituto Cervantes
Concept: Last name, first name, SEPLN
International transfers:
BIC Code: BSCHESMM
IBAN Code: ES6700495124652016001478
Holder: Instituto Cervantes
Concept: Last name, first name, SEPLN

Please, revise the following information...:

Your name, surname and ID number can be clearly understood.

You have clearly stated the concept field (last name, first name,
SEPLN) in the transfer, otherwise it will not be possible to identify
who has made the transfer.

Important information...:

Possible bank commissions will be supported by the registrant: the
Conference organisers must receive the exact amount of the
registration fee.

Students must send a copy a document proving their condition

In order to allow your registration to be processed, please send as
soon as possible a copy of the bank transfer receipt by fax (+34 91 88
8 1826) or to the following postal address:

Secretar�a de la SEPLN 2003
Oficina del Espa�ol en la Sociedad de la Informaci�n
C/ Libreros, 23
28801 Alcal� de Henares (Madrid) Spain


Important dates

Registration deadline: dates of the conference

Dates of the 19th SEPLN Conference: 10 - 12 September, 2003


Venue

Faculty of Law
University of Alcal�
Libreros, 17
Alcal� de Henares (Madrid)


Contact details

Should you need further information, please contact:

Secretar�a del XIX Congreso de la SEPLN
Conference coordinator: Isabel Bermejo Rubio
Oficina del Espa�ol en la Sociedad de la Informaci�n
C/ Libreros, 23
28801 Alcal� de Henares (Madrid)
Spain
Tel.: +34 91 888 72 94
Fax: +34 91 888 18 26
E-mail: seplncervantes.es

____________________________________________________

Oficina del Espa�ol en la Sociedad de la Informaci�n
Dpto. de Tecnolog�a y Proyectos Ling��sticos
�rea Acad�mica
Instituto Cervantes
C/ Libreros, 23
28801 Alcal� de Henares (Madrid)
Tfno.: 91 888 72 94; Fax: 91 888 18 26
informaoesicervantes.es
http://oesi.cervantes.es
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