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Mon Feb 02 2009

Confs: Applied Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics/Poland

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        1.    Maciej Karpinski, Gesture and Speech in Interaction

Message 1: Gesture and Speech in Interaction
Date: 02-Feb-2009
From: Maciej Karpinski <maciej.karpinskiamu.edu.pl>
Subject: Gesture and Speech in Interaction
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Gesture and Speech in Interaction
Short Title: GESPIN 2009

Date: 24-Sep-2009 - 26-Sep-2009
Location: Poznan, Poland
Contact: Maciej Karpinski
Contact Email: maciej.karpinskiamu.edu.pl
Meeting URL: http://www.ifa.amu.edu.pl/~gespin/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

Gesture and Speech in Interaction
Poznan, 24-26 September 2009

The Center for Speech and Language Processing at the Adam Mickiewicz University,
Poznan, Poland in collaboration with the School of English (AMU), the Institute
of Linguistics (AMU) and the Institute of Polish Philology (AMU) is organizing
an international conference on gesture and speech interaction.

A preliminary list of invited speakers:

Jolanta Antas (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Harry Bunt (Tilburg University, Holland)
Anna Esposito (Second University of Naples & International Institute of Advanced
Scientific Studies, Vietri sul Mare)
(further names will be added soon)

Proposed Tutorials:
Time-aligned annotation and analysis of multimodal recordings (free for
conference participants!)

Conference Fee:
The conference fee will cover the publication costs of the proceedings,
conference package, snacks and drinks during breaks, the conference dinner and
social events, as well as other organizing costs.
Regular fee: 120 euro (early), 140 euro (late)
Student fee: 85 euro (early), 100 euro (late)

A map of the neighborhood of the conference venue showing a number of hostels
and hotels is available on our web site. We will not be directly involved in
booking. Nevertheless, we have pre-booked a limited number of rooms in a
''budget'' academic hotel. Please visit GESPIN 2009 web page: we will publish
more information soon.

Social events:
We are planning to offer organized sight-seeing and a concert for the
participants of the conference. Other suggestions are welcome!

Important dates:
Call for special sessions and tutorials: February 28th, 2009
Deadline for special sessions and tutorials: April, 30th, 2009
Deadline for full papers: May 1st, 2009
Acceptance/rejection: June 1st, 2009
Early registration: June 15th, 2009
Conference: September 24th - 26th, 2009

Venue: Adam Mickiewicz University (www.amu.edu.pl) in Poznan (Poland;
Collegium Minus, Collegium Maius, Collegium Novum

Scientific Committee:
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Ko?aczyk - Chair of the Committee (the Head of The Centre
for Speech and Language Processing, AMU)
Jolanta Antas (Faculty of Polish Philology, Jagiellonian University)
Harry Bunt (Department of Communication and Information Sciences, Tilburg
Nick Campbell (ATR, Japan)
Ronald Cole (Boulder Language Technologies)
Gra?yna Demenko (Institute of Linguistics, AMU)
Waldemar Domachowski (Institute of Psychology, AMU)
Susan Duncan (Psychology Department, University of Chicago)
Anna Esposito (Second University of Naples, Dept of Psychology, and IIASS, Italy)
Dafydd Gibbon (Faculty of Languages and Literature, University of Bielefeld)
Susan Goldin-Meadow (Department of Psychology, University of Chicago)
Katharina Rohlfing (Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld)
Steven Small (Faculty of Psychology, University of Chicago)

Organising Committee:
Maciej Karpi?ski (Institute of Linguistics, AMU) - Chair of the Committee
Ewa Jarmo?owicz-Nowikow (Institute of Linguistics, AMU)
Konrad Juszczyk (Institute of Linguistics, AMU)
Zofia Malisz (School of English, AMU)
Dawid Pietrala (School of English, AMU)
Micha? Szczyszek (Institute of Polish Philology, AMU)

Contact e-mail: gespin2009gmail.com

Media Support: Radio Merkury Poznan
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