LINGUIST List 8.687

Thu May 8 1997

Calls: Lang processing, Applied ling

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  1. Matt Crocker, AMLaP-97
  2. Peter White, ALAA 97: Revised Closing Date

Message 1: AMLaP-97

Date: Wed, 07 May 1997 17:11:54 +0100
From: Matt Crocker <mwccogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: AMLaP-97

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			 AMLaP-97 Conference
	"ARCHITECTURES AND MECHANISMS FOR LANGUAGE PROCESSING"

		 http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~amlap/

		First Call for Paper/Poster Abstracts
			Call for Participation


			 11-13 SEPTEMBER 1997
			 APEX HOTEL
			 EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

			 Sponsored by:

		 HUMAN COMMUNICATION RESEARCH CENTRE
		UNIVERSITIES OF EDINBURGH AND GLASGOW

		 CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE
		 UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH


We are calling for submissions for the 3rd Conference on Architectures
and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-97), which will be held
in Edinburgh, from the afternoon of Thursday, September 11 until
Saturday, September 13, 1997. The aim of this conference is to bring
psychological, computational and theoretical perspectives to the
cognitive architectures and mechanisms which underly any aspect of
human language processing. Submissions which integrate experimental
findings, formal and computational models of psychological processes
are especially encouraged.

Deadline for submissions is 20 June 1997. E-mail submissions (in
plain text) are greatly preferred. Please send a 400 word abstract to
amlapcogsci.ed.ac.uk, or if necessary, by post to Matt Crocker,
AMLAP, Centre for Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh, 2
Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9LW, or by fax to +44 131 650 4587.
Summaries of data and references can be additional to the main
abstract. Please indicate if you would rather give a 30 minute talk
or a poster presentation, or either.

Abstracts will be considered by the programme committee: Gerry
Altmann, Martin Corley, Barbara Hemforth, Gerard Kempen, Wayne Murray,
Suzanne Stevenson, Patrick Sturt and the Conference Chairs.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 July. It is our
intention that selected contributions will be published either in the
special issue of a journal or as an edited book.

Conference Chairs:
 Matt Crocker (HCRC, Edinburgh)
 Martin Pickering (HCRC, Glasgow)

A updated call for papers, including a list of invited speakers, will
be issued within a few weeks, or you can keep an eye on:

		 http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/~amlap/


		 *** REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION ***

REGISTRATION

The conference will be held at the Apex Hotel in the heart of
Edinburgh's Old Town. Registrations fees are shown below and include
attendance of the conference, lunch on the 12th and 13th, all coffee
breaks, and a copy of all abstracts being presented.

 | by 15 Aug | after 15 Aug
- ----------------------------------
Regular: | 65.00 | 80.00
Student: | 35.00 | 50.00

To register, please send your payment (as outlined below), and a cover
letter stating that you wish to register for the AMLaP-97 conference,
and include your full name, affiliation, address, phone, fax, and
e-mail. Students must also include proof of student status. This
should be sent to:

 AMLaP-97
 Human Communication Research Centre
 2 Buccleuch Place
 Edinburgh, EH8 9LW
 United Kingdom

PAYMENT:

1. Cheques should be drawn on a British bank in pounds sterling, and
 made payable to "The University of Edinburgh". 

2. Direct Transfers should be sent to:

 Edinburgh University Account - 00919680
 Bank of Scotland
 32a Chambers Street
 Edinburgh
 Sort Code 80-02-24

 Transfers must mention Amlap A/c 265000 G40183

3 We are able to accept payment from a variety of credit cards (Visa,
 Mastercard, Switch, and Delta). Payments made by credit card will
 incur an additional charge of 2% of the total amount due. If you
 wish to pay by credit card please complete the following form, and
 send it to us by post (we need a real signature):

- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
 Name:

 Address to which the card is registered:

 Card type: (Visa, MC, Switch, Delta):

 Card number:

 Valid from: Expiry date:

 Amount due:
 Administration charge (2%):

 Total amount to be charged to card:

 Signature:


 Date:


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ACCOMMODATION

1 Accommodation is available at the Apex Hotel, the conference 
 venue. This is one of Edinburgh's top hotels, and we have 
 arranged a special conference rate of #55 single/per night, #60 
 double/per night, B&B. To book a room contact the hotel directly, 
 and mention the AMLaP conference:

 The Apex Hotel
 31-35 Grassmarket
 Edinburgh, EH1 2HS
 Scotland

 Phone: +44 131 300 3456
 Fax: +44 131 220 5345

2 Finally, there are numerous B&Bs in Edinburgh, for those seeking less
 expensive accommodation. Please check the web page first for
 details if possible.

A further call for participation and announcement of the programme
will appear in a subsequent announcement. 
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Message 2: ALAA 97: Revised Closing Date

Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 09:02:36 +1000 (EST)
From: Peter White <peterwlingua.cltr.uq.oz.au>
Subject: ALAA 97: Revised Closing Date

			## SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS ##

 Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
 1997 Congress: "From Practice to Theory to Practice"
 University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
			1 -4 October 1997

- --------------------------------------------------------------
	 *Call for papers, colloquia, poster sessions
	 *Revised Closing date 30th May 1997
- --------------------------------------------------------------

Plenary and Keynote Speakers:

	* Professor Roland Sussex
		Director, Centre for Language Teaching and Research,
		The University of Queensland
		"Technology and Language Learning"

	* Professor Jill Burton
		Director, Centre for Applied Linguistics
		University of South Australia
		"Discourse in the classroom"

	* Professor Patricia Carrell,
		Professor of Applied Linguistics/ESL, and Special
		Assistant to the Provise, George State University
		"Reading"

	* Professor Jack Richards,
		Institute of Language Teaching and Learning
		University of Auckland, New Zealand
		"Teacher Education"

Additional information on ALAA '97 will be posted in due course.

For further details, please contact
	Professor Francis Mangubhai, email: mangubhausq.edu.au
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