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International Honorary Advisory Committee

Confirmed as of July 31, 2019 - To be completed

 

Ahmed Boukous

Rector

Institut Royal de la Culture Amazighe (IRCAM)

Morocco

António Branco

Professor

President

University of Lisbon

European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Portugal

Nicoletta Calzolari

Research Fellow

Honorary President and LREC General Chair

Institute for Computational Linguistics "A. Zampolli"- CNR

European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Italy

Myrna Cunnningham

President
 

Former Chair

Fund for development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
and the Caribbean (FILAC)

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issue

Nicaragua

Lang Fafa Dampha

Executive Secretary

African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), African Union Commission

 Mali

Attie de Lange

Director

South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR)

South Africa

Véronique Delvaux

FNRS Research Associate

President

University of Mons

Association Francophone de la Communication Parlée (AFCP)

Belgium

Jill Evans

European MP for Wales

 

UK

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

Former President of the Republic of Iceland

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Language Diversity

The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of foreign Languages, University of Iceland

Iceland

Dorothy Gordon

Chair

Intergovernmental Council, UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP)

Ghana

John Hansen

Professor

President

University of Texas at Dallas

International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)

USA

Aili Keskitalo

President

Sámi Parliament

Norway

Mark Liberman

Professor

Director

University of Pennsylvania

Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC)

USA

Sixto Molina

Head of Secretariat

Directorate of Anti-Discrimination

European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages DGII

Council of Europe

France

Makoto Nagao

Professor Emeritus

Kyoto University, Member of the Japan Academy

Japan

Satoshi Nakamura

Professor

General Convenor

Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)

Cocosda & Oriental Cocosda

Japan

Patrick Paroubek

Senior Research Engineer

President

LIMSI-CNRS

Association pour le Traitement Automatique des Langues (ATALA)

France

Adama Samassekou

Founding Executive Secretary

President

President

Former Minister of Education

AU/ACALAN

WSIS PrepCom for the Geneva Phase

MAAYA the World Network for Linguistic Diversity

 

Mali

Algirdas Saugardas

Former European Deputy & former Minister of Foreign Affairs

 

Lithuania

Paul de Sinety

Délégué Général à la Langue Française et aux Langues de France

DGLFLF

France

Ming Zhou

Principal researcher

President

Microsoft Research Asia

Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL)

China

Chengqing Zong

Research Fellow

President

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP)

China

Important dates
  • October 2019: Tentative Programme available
  • 5-6 December 2019: LT4All Conference

Please note: The conference is LT4All is an invitation-only conference and there is no Call for Paper. Please use the Contact form to express your interest in the conference.