[Elsnet-list] ACL 2010 Call for Exhibits

Koenraad De Smedt desmedt at uib.no
Wed Jan 20 09:54:28 CET 2010

                  ACL 2010 Call for Exhibits

The Annual Meeting of the ACL is the primary event for computational
linguistics (CL) and natural language processing (NLP) in the calendar
year. The 48th Meeting will be held in Uppsala, Sweden, July 11–16,
2010. The conference will be organised by the Department of
Linguistics and Philology at Uppsala University. The number and
calibre of participants, from academia and industry, provides an
unrivalled opportunity to share ideas and catch up on the latest
advances in the field.

If you have a commercial product or service of interest to the CL and
NLP community, the ACL 2010 exhibits program is the perfect way to
introduce it to potential customers. Possible application areas
include: mobile communications, machine translation, the semantic web,
language interfaces to robots, dialogue systems, CL publications and

The ACL 2010 exhibits space will be located in the hall of the
historic main building of Uppsala University which will be used for
both presentations and coffee/lunch breaks, assuring excellent "foot

We will provide exhibitors with sufficient space for their information
material and internet connectivity if required. We will support manned
and unmanned exhibitions for a small fee (500 USD and 250 USD per day,
respectively). For further information, please, contact the local
organisation committee (exhibits at acl2010.org). Note that ACL sponsors
at a certain level will have the opportunity to arrange an exhibition
free of charge. Please, contact the sponsorship committee
(sponsorship at acl2010.org).

We hope to feature a wide range of products in the exhibits program,

  * NLP technologies, including machine translation, natural language
    understanding, dialogue processing and natural language generation

  * Next-generation web services based on NLP technologies

  * Natural language processing components, such as lexicons and parsers

  * Speech recognition and understanding systems

  * Speech translation and spoken dialogue systems

  * Tools and software used in NLP research, such as tools for corpora

  * Tools and software for developing natural language applications, for
    example, dialogue design tools, and tools for customising NLP and
    speech recognition systems

  * Tools and software for teaching NLP

  * Corpora

  * Technical books and publications related to NLP/CL

Note that the exhibits program is targeted primarily at commercial
products, but we also hope to present many Publishers' exhibits.

On behalf of the ACL 2010 organising committee, we would like to
invite you to be part of the ACL 2010 exhibits program. If you are
interested, please contact the Exhibition Chair (see below). The presence
of your organisation will greatly enhance the event, and facilitate the
further advancement of the field of CL/NLP.

Jörg Tiedemann: exhibits at acl2010.org
ACL 2010 Exhibition Chair

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