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LINGUIST List 18.1327

Wed May 02 2007

Calls: Psycholinguistics/Finland; Translation/UK

Editor for this issue: Ania Kubisz <anialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Jussi Niemi, The First Nordic Conference of Clinical Linguistics
        2.    Nicole Adamides, Translating and the Computer 29


Message 1: The First Nordic Conference of Clinical Linguistics
Date: 02-May-2007
From: Jussi Niemi <jussi.niemijoensuu.fi>
Subject: The First Nordic Conference of Clinical Linguistics


Full Title: The First Nordic Conference of Clinical Linguistics
Short Title: NorConfClinLing2008

Date: 09-Feb-2008 - 10-Feb-2008
Location: Joensuu, Finland
Contact Person: Jussi Niemi
Meeting Email: NorClinLing2008joensuu.fi
Web Site: http://cc.joensuu.fi/linguistics/NorConfClinLing2008/

Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 03-Dec-2007

Meeting Description:

The conference is aimed to be a theoretically and linguistically oriented
meeting dealing with language pathology and/or language in clinical populations,
e.g., acquired and childhood aphasia, specific/familial language impairment,
autism spectrum disorder, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's dementia.

The conference will include plenary presentations by internationally
distinguished scholars as well as 30-minute section papers and posters. We also
welcome closed workshops and open-to-all special sessions to be held in
conjunction with the conference.

A general abstract submission deadline of December 3, 2007 is valid for:

- abstracts (1 page) for section papers and posters,

- abstracts for workshop/special session proposals (1-page abstract for the
description of the workshop/special session, plus 1-page abstract for each
contribution within the workshop/special session).

Submission mode: by mid-May 2007 the conference web page will carry a link to a
web form that is to be used in abstract submission.

Notification of acceptance: December 10, 2007.

The proceedings will be published as a volume/volumes in Studies in Languages,
University of Joensuu, following a peer-review of each submission (see
http://cc.joensuu.fi/linguistics/studiesinlanguages.shtml for the list of the 40
titles published in this series).

Further information

(a) will be posted on the web site at:
http://cc.joensuu.fi/linguistics/NorConfClinLing2008/

(b) or you may write to us at: NorClinLing2008joensuu.fi

In due time, the conference web page will contain, e.g., information on
conference fee, travel, accommodation and other practical matters as well as the
program.
Message 2: Translating and the Computer 29
Date: 02-May-2007
From: Nicole Adamides <tc29aslib.com>
Subject: Translating and the Computer 29



Full Title: Translating and the Computer 29
Short Title: TC29

Date: 29-Nov-2007 - 30-Nov-2007
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Nicole Adamides
Meeting Email: tc29aslib.com
Web Site: http://www.aslib.com/conferences

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2007

Meeting Description:

This conference focuses on the user's perspective of how computers/software is
used in translation. The conference series attracts a wide audience which
includes translators, business managers, researchers and language experts.
Once again, this year the conference will address the latest developments in
translation (and translation-related) software. It will address the needs of the
following conference attendees: industry, public administration, agencies,
freelancers and development.

Supported by: BCS Natural Language Translation Specialist Group, EAMT, IAMT,
IoL, ITI, LISA and TILP

This call for papers invites abstracts of papers to be presented at the
conference. The papers (and the presentations) should focus on the user aspects
of translation or translation-related software rather than on theoretical
issues. Presentations accompanied by demonstrations are especially welcome.

Topics
The range of topics includes (but is not limited to):
-- use of MT systems
-- CAT tools including TM and various translation aids
-- controlled languages and their use in MT
-- speech translation
-- terminology
-- localisation
-- multilingual document management/workflow
-- case studies of technology-based solutions
-- the Internet and translation aids/services
-- Application of XML tools and XML standards
-- Project Management
-- quality assurance tools
-- workflow systems
-- resources for translation including corpora
-- Integrated MT TM and terminology systems
-- Standardization / normalization in the industry
-- Corpus -based translation studies investigations
-- Voice recognition systems
-- Training possibilities for Translators
-- Translation/Localisation in emerging markets/ non-European/ US context
-- Open Source Software/ Workflow and implications
-- TM Copyright Issues
-- Practical experiences in transfer of terminology data from one format to
another (MultiTerm, NTRF, etc)
-- Language Services of International Organisations
-- Exchange between terminology, lexicography and MT-lexicons
-- Term extractions - tools and technologies
-- Statistical MT with case studies on cost savings
-- Hybrid solutions in practice including post-editing

Submission Guidelines
Authors are required to submit an abstract of a minimum of 500 words of the
paper they would like to present, together with an outline of the structure of
the paper and short biography.
Abstracts should be sent by post or email by 1st July 2007 to: Nicole Adamides,
Conference Organiser, Aslib, The Holywell Centre, 1 Phipp Street, London EC2A 4PS.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7613 3031/ Fax: +44 (0) 20 7613 5080/ Email: tc29aslib.com
The abstracts will be considered by the Programme Chairs, namely: Chris Pyne and
Daniel Grasmick, SAP; Professor Ruslan Mitkov, University of Wolverhampton and
Olaf-Michael Stefanov, Vienna.
The authors of abstracts will be notified of acceptance or rejection of their
submissions by 1 August 2007. The full length versions of the accepted papers
will be included in the conference proceedings and must be submitted by 20th
October 2007. Speakers' presentations must be submitted by 14th November 2007.
In brief, the deadlines are:
-1 July 2007 - deadline for abstracts
-1 August 2007 - all authors will be notified of decisions
-20 October 2007 - full length versions of the accepted papers to Aslib
-14 November 2007 - speakers' presentations to be submitted



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