[Elsnet-list] Joint Call for Workshops: EACL/ACL/NAACL-HLT 2012

Alessandro Moschitti moschitti at disi.unitn.it
Sat Aug 20 00:17:55 CEST 2011


		        CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS
		     EACL 2012 - NAACL-HLT 2012 - ACL 2012
	      (http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/~kjokinen/WorkshopCFP/)

The European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics
(EACL), The North American Chapter of the Association for Computational
Linguistics (NAACL), and The Association for Computational Linguistics
(ACL) invite proposals for workshops to be held in conjunction with the
EACL, NAACL, or ACL conferences in the spring and summer of 2012. We
solicit proposals on any topic of interest to the ACL communities.
Workshops will be held at one of the following conference venues:

  * EACL 2012 is the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the
  	Association for Computational Linguistics. It will be held in
  	Avignon, April 23 - 27, 2012. The dates for the EACL workshops
  	will be April 23-24. The webpage for EACL 2012 is:
  	http://eacl2012.org/.

  * NAACL-HLT 2012 is the 13th Annual Meeting of the North American
	Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. It will
	be held Montreal, Canada, June 3 - 8, 2012. The dates for the
	NAACL-HLT workshops will be June 7 - 8. The webpage for NAACL-HLT
	2012 is: http://www.naaclhlt2012.org/.

  * ACL 2012 is the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for
	Computational Linguistics (ACL). It will be held in Jeju, Republic
	of Korea, July 8 - 14, 2012. The ACL workshops will be held July
	12 - 13. The webpage for ACL 2012 is: http://www.acl2012.org/.

Proposals will be jointly reviewed by the workshop organizers for all
three conferences.

    			SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Similarly to previous conferences, the submission and reviewing of
workshop proposals for EACL, NAACL-HLT, and ACL will be coordinated.

Proposals for workshops should contain:

   1. A title and brief (2-page max) description of the workshop topic
      and content.
   2. The desired workshop length (one or two days), and an estimate of
      the number of attendees.
   3. The names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of
      the organizers, with one-paragraph statements of their research
      interests and areas of expertise.
   4. A list of potential members of the program committee, with an
      indication of which members have already agreed.
   5. A description of any shared tasks associated with the workshop.
   6. A description of special requirements for technical needs.
   7. A note specifying which venue(s) (EACL versus NAACL-HLT versus
      ACL) would be acceptable to you; if all are acceptable, you may
      express preference for one or the other.

There will be a single workshop committee, coordinated by the three sets
of workshop chairs. This single committee will review the quality of the
workshop proposals. Once the reviews are complete, the workshop chairs
will work together to assign workshops to each of the three conferences,
taking into account the location preferences given by the proposers.

The ACL has a set of policies on workshops. You can find the ACL's
general policies on workshops at
http://www.cis.udel.edu/~carberry/ACL/Workshops/workshop-support-general-policy.html 
,
the financial policy for workshops at
http://www.cis.udel.edu/~carberry/ACL/Workshops/workshop-conf-financial-policy.html 
,
and the financial policy for SIG workshops at
http://www.cis.udel.edu/~carberry/ACL/Workshops/workshops-Sig-financial-policy.html 
.

   * Please submit proposals in plain text in the body of an email to  
the
     workshop organizers:
     eacl.naacl.acl.workshops.2012_AT_helsinki_DOT_fi
     no later than *October 28, 2011, 23:59:59 UTC/GMT*
     (which is 18:59:59 EST, 15:59:59 PST, and 08:59:59 JST on Oct 29).

   * Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals will occur no  
later
     than *November 11, 2011*.

Since the three conferences will occur at different times, the
timescales for the submission and reviewing of workshop papers, and the
preparation of camera-ready copies, will be different for each
conference. Suggested timescales for each of the conferences are given
below. Workshop organizers should not deviate from this schedule unless
absolutely necessary.

Workshop organisers are also requested to pay attention to the fact that
there will be only a week between the notification of the workshop
acceptance and sending out the first CFPs for the workshop (in case of  
EACL).
Thus it is important that the workshop proposals are already well  
structured
and organised at the time of the submission, to allow quick launch of  
the
first CFP.


			TIMELINES FOR 2012 WORKSHOPS

  * SHARED DATES
  	Oct 28, 2011		Workshop proposal deadline
  	Nov 11, 2011		Notification of acceptance

	
  * EACL 2012
  	Nov 18, 2011 		Proposed 1st workshop CFP
  	Jan 27, 2012 		Proposed paper due date
  	Feb 24, 2012 		Proposed notification of acceptance
  	Mar 09, 2012 		Camera-ready deadline
  	Apr 23-24, 2012 	Workshops

	
  * NAACL-HLT 2012
  	Dec 16, 2011 		Proposed 1st workshop CFP
  	Mar 02, 2012 		Proposed paper due date
  	Mar 30, 2012 		Proposed notification of acceptance
  	Apr 13, 2012 		Camera-ready deadline
  	Jun 7-8, 2012 		Workshops

	
  * ACL 2012
  	Nov 21, 2011 		Proposed 1st workshop CFP
  	Mar 18, 2012 		Proposed paper due date
  	Apr 15, 2012 		Proposed notification of acceptance
  	Apr 30, 2012 		Camera-ready deadline
  	Jul 12-13, 2012 	Workshops


			WORKSHOP CO-CHAIRS

  * EACL 2012
	Kristiina Jokinen, University of Helsinki - http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/~kjokinen/
	Alessandro Moschitti, University of Trento - http://disi.unitn.it/moschitti/

  * NAACL-HLT 2012
	Colin Cherry, National Research Council Canada - https://sites.google.com/site/colinacherry/
	Mona Diab, Columbia University - http://www1.ccls.columbia.edu/~mdiab/

  * ACL 2012
	Massimo Poesio, University of Essex - http://cswww.essex.ac.uk/staff/poesio/
	Satoshi Sekine, New York University - http://nlp.cs.nyu.edu/sekine/

For inquiries, send email to the workshop organizers:
    eacl.naacl.acl.workshops.2012_AT_helsinki_DOT_fi
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