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Announce conferences, workshops, deadlines, ... that are of interest to the AfLaT community

Cancelled: AnLoc Localization and Language Conference 2011 - Call for Papers

Please note that this workshop has been cancelled. A new call will be launched soon


The African Network for Localization (ANLoc) (www.africanlocalisation.net) has a vision to empower Africans to participate in the digital age by removing the last inch limitations imposed on language usage by the limitation of technology.

ANLoc will host an international conference in Nairobi, Kenya to bring together Localization stakeholders in Africa. These include linguist, translators, language policy makers, researchers, media, national ICT Boards, language technology experts, software localizers, software companies, etc. It will be place to also share localization work, tools and experiences.

Important Dates
25th September 2010 Paper and Poster Abstracts due
9th October 2010 Abstract acceptance notification
6th November 2010 Paper and Poster submission (deadline is 11:59pm EAT)
4th December 2010 Notification of paper Acceptance
7th January 2011 Camera-ready copy due
24th-26th January 2011 Conference

For more information visit http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/conferences/anloc/
Conference email: loclanconf2011 [at] uonbi [dot] ac [dot] ke

Workshop on Spoken Languages Technologies for Under-Resourced Languages (SLTU’10)

*Workshop on Spoken Languages Technologies for Under-Resourced Languages
(SLTU’10)*

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*The second International Workshop on Spoken Languages Technologies for
Under-resourced languages (SLTU’10) will be held at Universiti Sains Malaysia
(USM), Penang, Malaysia, May 3 to May 5, 2010.* Workshop
supported by ISCA, AFCP and CNRS.

Language Technology Talks at WOCAL6

The World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL-6) takes place between the August 17th and the 21st 2009 at the University of Cologne, Germany.

There are two sessions on language technology, featuring the following talks:

LREC 2008 - 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Call for Papers

LREC 2008 - 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

Palais des Congrès Mansour Eddahbi, MARRAKECH - MOROCCO

MAIN CONFERENCE: 28th, 29th and 30th MAY 2008

WORKSHOPS and TUTORIALS: 26th -27th MAY and 31st MAY- 1st JUNE 2008

Conference web site: http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2008/

The New Empiricism in Linguistics - Texas Linguistics Society 11 (TLS XI)

Here's an upcoming conference that plenty of the folks in the AFLAT community might find interesting.

Please check the attached flyer for the call. Also, feel free to distribute the flyer as you see fit.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KISWAHILI & EMERGENT ISSUES

Venue: Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.
Dates: 1st - 3rd August 2007

You are invited to submit an ABSTRACT not exceeding 350 words in any of the sub-themes as listed below:

Theme: KISWAHILI AND EMERGING ISSUES
Sub-themes:
1. Kiswahili & the Millennium Development Goals
2. Kiswahili & politics, culture and the economy
3. Kiswahili & policy implementation in education

38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (University of Florida)

It doesn't seem like the folks over at UFL know about AFLAT yet, so I suppose I'll post this up here for them. This conference is going to be focusing broadly on African language, but does have a four-talk parallel session of computational interest on the Saturday session.

LINGO7 CONFERENCE: Theme session: Computational linguistics, including CALL and Machine Translation

LINGO7 CONFERENCE
Linguistics Society of South Africa (LSSA), the South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT) and the South African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA)
4-6 July 2007

Potchefstroom Campus of the North West University, South Africa
Theme session: Computational linguistics, including CALL and Machine Translation

14th International Conference of the African Language Association Of Southern Africa (ALASA)

14th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (ALASA)
9 - 11 JULY 2007

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth Special Track for HLT: HLT research in South Africa - towards sustainable development

Deadline for abstracts: 30 March 2007
Summary: 100 words
Length of abstracts: 500-800 words

Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages (ACL2007 workshop)

CALL FOR PAPERS

ACL 2007 Workshop on
Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages:

Common Issues and Resources

28th June, 2007, Prague, Czech Republic

Submission deadline: 11 March 2007

 

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