[Elsnet-list] Final Call for Tutorial Proposals NAACL HLT 2012 (deadline: December 15, 2011)
smuresan at rci.rutgers.edu
Fri Dec 9 15:43:29 CET 2011
Proposals are invited for the Tutorial Program of the 2012 Annual
Meeting of the North American Association for Computational
Linguistics (NAACL 2012) (http://www.naaclhlt2012.org/). The
conference is to be held in Montreal, Canada, June 3-8, 2012. The
tutorials will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2012.
NAACL 2012 seeks proposals for tutorials on all topics of
computational linguistics, broadly conceived to include areas such as
psycholinguistics, speech, information retrieval, multimodal language
processing, and language issues in emerging domains such as
bioinformatics. Especially encouraged are tutorials that educate the
community about advancements in cross-disciplinary areas such as
machine learning and cognitive approaches as they relate to
computational linguistics, as well as tutorials that span multiple
areas of human language processing.
Information on the tutorial instructor payment policy can be found at http://aclweb.org/adminwiki/index.php?title=Tutorial_teacher_payment_policy
Note: Remuneration for Tutorial presenters is fixed according to the
above policy and does not cover registration fees for the main
Proposals for tutorials should contain:
A title and brief description of the tutorial content and its
relevance to the ACL community (not more than 2 pages).
A brief outline of the tutorial structure showing that the tutorial's
core content can be covered in a three-hour slot (including a coffee
break). In exceptional cases six-hour tutorial slots are available as
The names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of the
tutorial instructors, including a one-paragraph statement of their
research interests and areas of expertise.
A list of previous venues and approximate audience sizes, if the same
or a similar tutorial has been given elsewhere; otherwise an estimate
of the audience size.
A description of special requirements for technical equipment (e.g.,
Proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, in plain ASCII text
no later than December 15, 2011 to naacl2012.tutorials-AT-gmail.com.
The subject line should be: "NAACL 2012: Tutorial Proposal".
Proposals will not be accepted by regular mail or fax.
You will receive an email confirmation from us that your proposal has
been received. If you do not receive this confirmation 24 hours after
sending the proposal, please contact us personally using both emails
jacobe-AT-gmail.com and raduf-AT-us.ibm.com.
Tutorial Speaker Responsibilities
Accepted tutorial speakers will be notified by February 15, 2012, and
must then provide abstracts of their tutorials for inclusion in the
conference registration material by March 15, 2012. The description
should be in two formats: an ASCII version that can be included in
email announcements and published on the conference web site, and a
PDF version for inclusion in the electronic proceedings (detailed
instructions will be given). Tutorial speakers must provide tutorial
materials, at least containing copies of the course slides as well as
a bibliography for the material covered in the tutorial, April 9, 2012.
Submission deadline for tutorial proposals December 15, 2011
Notification of acceptance February 15, 2012
Tutorial descriptions due March 15, 2012
Tutorial course material due April 9, 2012
Tutorial date June 3, 2012
Jacob Eisenstein, Georgia Tech
Radu Florian, IBM Research
Library and Information Science Department
School of Communication and Information
4 Hungtington St
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
smuresan at rci.rutgers.edu
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