Coling 2008

Manchester, 18-22 August, 2008

The 22nd International Conference on Computational Linguistics
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Tutorials: 16-17 August

Call for Proposals

Proposals for tutorials on all topics of computational linguistics and its applications are sought. Especially encouraged are cross-disciplinary tutorials that educate the community about recent technical advancements in semantic processing, machine learning, statistics, or data mining technology that are of interest to computational linguistics, or introduce relevant algorithms and theory that may be "old hat" to specialists in these areas but are still unfamiliar to part of the natural language processing community.


Proposals for tutorials should contain: Proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, in plain ASCII text no later than 19 March, 2008 to Philipp Koehn (pkoehn at
The subject line should be: "COLING'08 TUTORIAL PROPOSAL".

Please note: Proposals by regular mail or fax will NOT be accepted.


Accepted tutorial speakers will be notified by 18 April, 2008, and must then provide descriptions of their tutorials for inclusion in the conference registration material by 16 May, 2008. The description should be in three formats: a LaTeX version that fits onto a half page; an ASCII version that can be included with the email announcement; and an HTML version that can be included on the conference web site.
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, by 14 July, 2008.


Submission deadline for Tutorial proposals19 March
Notification of acceptance of proposal18 April
Tutorial descriptions due16 May
Tutorial materials due14 July
Tutorials16-17 August


Philipp Koehn, University of Edinburgh

Please send inquiries concerning Coling 2008 tutorials to pkoehn at

Last updated: 6.12.07