[Elsnet-list] Cambridge, MA: AMTA 2006 Call for Participation - Pre-Conference Registration Ends August 1st!

Priscilla Rasmussen rasmusse at cs.rutgers.edu
Wed Jul 26 21:47:30 CEST 2006


Call for Participation - Pre-Conference Registration Rates 
End August 1!

Please visit the conference website at
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http://amta2006.amtaweb.org/index.htm
NEW!
. Research and User Program Tracks posted
. Updated Workshop and Tutorial Descriptions
. Showcase Technology Developers Listed
* Thursday Keynote presentation by Dr. Joseph Olive of DARPA

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW
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Tuesday, August 8
- Preconference Tutorials and Workshop
- Evening Welcome Reception

Wednesday, August 9 
- Invited Keynote: Daniel Marcu (USC/ISI and Language Weaver) and Alan
Melby
(Brigham Young University, Translation Research Group) - will give
back to
back presentations on the potential and limits of machine translation
paradigms.
- Panel Discussion: Machine Translation for Social Impact
- Full schedule of research and user presentations!

Thursday, August 10
- Invited Keynote: Dr. Joseph Olive (DARPA) will talk about MT
research
directions
- A.m. research and user presentations
- Machine Translation Technology Showcase: The afternoon is dedicated
to a
live, hands-on exhibition of machine translation technology, products,
and
systems that incorporate machine translation to solve real world
problems.
Open to the public!
- Evening Conference Banquet - Summer Shack - Clams, lobster, and
something
for everyone! 

Friday, August 11
- Research program track
- Panel Discussion: Hybrid Machine Translation: Why and How?

Saturday, August 12
- Postconference Workshops



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