The 2015 Jelinek Summer Workshop will be held from Monday June 22 to Friday August 14, 2015 at the University of Washington at Seattle, WA. The first two weeks of the workshop, from June 22 to July 2, 2015, is a summer school that provides general introductions to the major areas of study within the field of Human Language Technology as well as sessions on specialized research topics of current interest in the field. NAACL is again offering scholarships for a limited number of undergraduate students to participate in the two-week summer school. Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
The goal of the NAACL Emerging Regions fund is to assist the creation of a larger and more cohesive Computational Linguistics community in Latin America, and to enhance more regional interactions among students and researchers anywhere in the Americas. Deadline: 15 April 2015 (midnight PST) for events to take place between May 2015 and May 2016.
The results of the NAACL Board elections are in. The newly elected Board members for 2015 are:
Also returning to the Board in 2015 is our current Treasurer:
Thanks to Katrin Erk and Julia Hirschberg, who have finished their service on the NAACL executive board, and to the nominating committee, chaired by Kristina Toutanova. Thanks also to everyone who voted in this year’s NAACL Board elections.
NAACL is pleased to endorse a Workshop on Natural Language Processing to be held on October 21, 2014, as part of the 5th Information Systems Research Working Days (JISIC 2014), hosted by the Department of Informatics and Computer Science of the National Polytechnic School of Ecuador.
Teams from USA and Canada recently won 10 medals including the team gold at the 2014 International Linguistics Olympiad in Beijing (press release). The teams were selected through the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad competition, sponsored in part by NAACL. There will also be a Francophone competition for the first time in 2015 (hosted in Canada).