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LINGUIST List 18.634

Wed Feb 28 2007

Calls: Language Acquisition/Spain; General Linguistics/Egypt

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

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        1.    Aránzazu Antón-Pérez, 5th International Conference on Language Acquisition
        2.    Salwa Elramly, Seventh Conference on Language Engineering

Message 1: 5th International Conference on Language Acquisition
Date: 27-Feb-2007
From: Aránzazu Antón-Pérez <aantonuniovi.es>
Subject: 5th International Conference on Language Acquisition

Full Title: 5th International Conference on Language Acquisition

Date: 26-Sep-2007 - 28-Sep-2007
Location: University of Oviedo, Spain
Contact Person: Eliseo Diez-Itza
Meeting Email: congresoaealuniovi.es
Web Site: http://www.aeal.eu/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 10-Apr-2007

Meeting Description

5th International Conference on Language Acquisition

Call for Papers

The 5th International Conference on Language Acquisition will take place from
26-28 September 2007 at the University of Oviedo (Spain). It is promoted by the
Asociación para el Estudio de la Adquisición del Lenguaje (A.E.A.L., Association
for the Study of Language Acquisition) and it provides a forum to disseminate
research on language acquisition and to become acquainted with current research

This year the generic theme proposed for this tri-annual conference will be
"Language Development and Education". Authors are encouraged to send proposals
for presentations on topics related to this theme.

A.E.A.L is pleased to invite you to participate in the 5th International
Conference on Language Acquisition with proposals for symposia, 20-minute papers
(15-minute presentation + 5 minutes for discussion) and posters on different
areas of language acquisition.

Submissions will consist of an abstract (400 words maximum) specifying the type
of presentation and including the title, the author/s' name, affiliation, postal
address and e-mail.

Abstracts must be received by April 10, 2007 and should be submitted using the
online submission system at http://www.aeal.eu/Comunicaciones.html

Abstracts are welcome in the following areas

- Phonological development
- Lexical-semantic development
- Morphological development
- Syntactic development
- Pragmatic development
- Discourse
- Bilingualism
- Child language disorders
- Alternative Communication Systems
- Intervention Techniques
- Language Assessment
- Written Language
- Pre-linguistic Communication
- Others

Keynote Speakers

Gina Conti-Ramsden (University of Manchester)
Jürgen Meisel (Universität Hamburg)
Miguel Siguán (Universidad de Barcelona)
Catherine Snow (Harvard University)

Scientific Committee

Miguel Siguán (Honorary Chairman) (Universidad de Barcelona)

Andoni Barreña (Universidad de Salamanca)
Rosa Ana Clemente (Universidad de Castellón)
Gina Conti-Ramsden (University of Manchester)
Fernando Cuetos Vega (Universidad de Oviedo)
Miguel Galeote (Universidad de Málaga)
Itziar Idiazabal (Universidad del País Vasco)
Donna Jackson-Maldonado (Universidad de Querétaro, México)
Susana López Ornat (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Mª Ángeles Mayor Cinca (Universidad de Salamanca)
Jürgen Meisel (Universität Hamburg)
José Carlos Núñez Pérez (Universidad de Oviedo)
Miguel Pérez Pereira (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)
Cecilia Rojas (UAM, México)
Emilio Sánchez (Universidad de Salamanca)
Miquel Serra (Universidad de Barcelona)
Marta Shiro (Universidad Central de Venezuela)
Catherine Snow (Harvard University)
Rosa Solé (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)
Carmen Triadó (Universidad de Barcelona)

Local Organization

Eliseo Diez Itza
Facultad de Psicología/ICE
Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
ICE Tel. +34 985105008 Fax +34 985105020
Departamento de Psicología Tel. +34 985 103260

E-mail: congresoaealuniovi.es
Message 2: Seventh Conference on Language Engineering
Date: 26-Feb-2007
From: Salwa Elramly <sramlyenetscape.net>
Subject: Seventh Conference on Language Engineering

Full Title: Seventh Conference on Language Engineering
Short Title: SOLE'07

Date: 05-Dec-2007 - 06-Dec-2007
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Contact Person: Salwa Elramly
Meeting Email: sramlyenetscape.net
Web Site: http://www.esole.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
English (eng)

Call Deadline: 04-Aug-2007

Meeting Description:
The Seventh Conference on Language Engineering is organized by the Egyptian
Society of Language Engineering (ESOLE).Original research papers written in both
Arabic and English languages treating Language Engineering topics in the scope
of the conference (treating any language) are accepted for presentation. The
papers are subject to deep technical review to guarantee the high level of the

Scope of the Conference:
1. Language analysis and comprehension
2. Language generation
3. Spoken language understanding
4. Discourse & dialogue systems
5. Evaluation of natural language processing systems
6. Large corpora
7. Speech processing recognition and synthesis
8. Natural language processing for information retrieval
9. Machine translation
10. Language engineering frameworks & methodologies
11. Language engineering & artificial intelligence
12. Automatic character recognition
13. Semantic Web and Ontology Languages

Conference Chairman: Prof. Dr. M.A.Gonaimy

Conference Secretary General: Prof. Dr. Salwa Elramly

Place of the conference: Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University

Full papers are to be emailed to conf07esole.org and also to Sramlyenetscape.net
Please indicate the scope of the paper by giving the appropriate number
indicated above. Also indicate the complete mailing address, email address,
phone number. The instructions for writing are given on the web site.

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