[Elsnet-list] EAMT 2008: Call for Participation

vertan at informatik.uni-hamburg.de vertan at informatik.uni-hamburg.de
Mon Jul 28 11:09:36 CEST 2008



                            CALL FOR PARTICIPATION


                      The 12th Annual Conference of the

                 European Association for Machine Translation

                              September  22 - 23, 2008

                                 Hamburg, Germany


The European Association for Machine Translation will hold its annual
conference in Hamburg, Germany, on September, 22 & 23, 2008.  The meeting is
the twelfth in a series of regular events which provide a forum for the
exchange of ideas concerning all aspects of Machine Translation and
computer-aids and tools for translators.  The purpose of the EAMT conference
is to bring together users, developers, and researchers to discuss the
latest developments in the field.

This year the main  focus of the conference  will be on

"Hybrid MT methods in practice: their use in multilingual extraction,  
cross-language information retrieval, multilingual summarization, and  
applications in hand-held devices"

The programme committee is currently completing its selection of papers.  We
are pleased to announce two invited speakers:

     * Nicola Cancedda, from the Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble; and

     * Uwe Reinke, Institute for Translation and Multilingual Technologies,
Köln (Cologne)

A preliminary programme with a list of accepted papers and posters will be
available on the conference website from August 1st.

Please visit the conference web pages at


for a preliminary programme, details of the venue, and further travel and
registration information.  Local organization is provided by the University
of Hamburg, Department of Computer Science, Natural Language Systems

Early registration closes on 23rd August 2008. Discount arrangements for
hotels are guaranteed until August 15th. We strongly advise you to book
rooms as indicated on the web page of the conference.

Please follow the link from the conference web pages for secure, on-line

                   Willkommen in Hamburg!

On behalf of the local organizers

Cristina Vertan

Walther v. Hahn

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