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Programme Committee

Confirmed as of July 31, 2019 - To be completed

 

Tunde Adegbola

Executive Director, African Languages Technology Initiative (Alt-i)

Nigeria

Mirna Adriani

Dean, Computer Science Faculty, Universitas Indonesia

Indonesia

Shyam Agrawal

KIIT Group of Colleges, Gurgaon

India

Ahmed Ali

Qatar Computing Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Qatar

Fadoua Ataa Allah

Institut Royal de la Culture Amazighe (IRCAM)

Morocco

Antti Arppe

Alberta Language Technology Laboratory (ALTLab), University of Alberta

Canada

Kalika Bali

Microsoft Research

India

Nicholas Barla

Indigenous Peoples Forum Odisha (IPFO)

India

Dorothee Beermann

NTNU (Norwegian University of Science Technology)

Polytext AS

Norway

Martin Benjamin

Kamusi Project International

Switzerland

Laurent Besacier

Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG)

France

Brigittte Bigi

Laboratoire Parole et Langage (LPL)

France

Steven Bird

Charles Darwin University

Australia

Sonia Bosch

University of South Africa

South Africa

Karim Bouzoubaa

Department of computer science, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University in Rabat

Morocco

Alena Butryna

Google Research

USA

Chris Cieri

Executive Director, Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC), UPenn

USA

Franciska de Jong

Executive Director, CLARIN European Research Infrastructure for Language Resources and Technology

The Netherlands

Salwa el Ramly

President, Egyptian Society of Language Engineering (ESOLE)

Egypt

Vicent  Fenollar i Sastre

Policy and Outreach Manager, Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD)

Belgium

Colleen Fitzgerald

Former Director for Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL-NSF), University of Texas at Arlington

USA

Michael Forcada

Universitat d'Alacant

Spain

Philippe Gelin

Head of Sector Multilingualism, DG/CONNECT - European Commission

Belgium

Paul Geraghty

University of the South Pacific ,Suva,

Fiji

Dafydd Gibbon

Bielefeld University

Jinan University Guangzhou

Germany

China

Lea Gimpel

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Germany

Thibault Grouas

Délégation Générale à la Langue Française et aux Langues de France (DGLFLF)

France

Ximena Gutierrez-Vasques

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Mexico

Dieter Halwachs

Plurilingualism Research Unit, University of Graz

Austria

Thomas Hanke

University of Hamburg

Germany

Mary Harper

 

USA

Mark Hasegawa-Johnson

University of Illinois

USA

Auður Hauksdóttir

The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Iceland

Iceland

Julia Hirschberg

Columbia University NYC

USA

Misako Ito

Regional Adviser for Communication and Information, UNESCO Bangkok

Thailand

Mustafa Jarrar

Computer Science Dept Birzeit University

Palestine

Kristiina Jokinen

University of Helsinki

Finland

Alexey Karpov

St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS)

Russia

Sanjeev Khudanpur

Johns Hopkins University

USA

Sabine Kirchmeier

Vice-President, EFNIL (European federation of National Institutions for Languages), and Danish Language Council

Denmark

Kate Knill

Machine Intelligence Laboratory, Cambridge University

UK

Andras Kornai

Computer Science Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA SZTAKI)

Hungary

Simon Krek

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Terry Langendoen

University of Arizona

USA

Eirik Larsen Political Advisor, Sámi Parliament Norway

Gina-Anne Levow

University of Washington

USA

Haizhou Li

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore

Aijun Li

Institute of Linguistics Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

China

Lydia Liu

Institute for Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS), Columbia University

USA

Sjur Nørstebø Moshagen Head of Sámi language technology application development, UiT The Arctic University of Norway Norway

Shri Narayanan

University of Southern California

USA

Girish Nath Jha

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

India

Graham Neubig

Carnegie Mellon University

USA

Ailbhe Ní Chasaide

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland

Nathaniel Oco

 

The Philippines

Nicholas Ostler

Chair, Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL)

UK

Win Pa Pa

University of Computer Studies Yangon (UCSY)

Myanmar

Cecilia Piaggio

Founder, LatinoAmericaHabla

Argentina

Thierry Poibeau

Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris

France

Delyth Prys

Bangor University, Wales

UK

Georg Rehm

DFKI Berlin

Germany

Michael Rießler

University of Eastern Finland

Finland

Clara Rivera

Google Research

UK

Mike Rosner

Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Malta

Malta

Priyankoo Sarmah

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

India

Yusuf Sawaki

Center for Endangered Languages Documentation (CELD), Universitas Negeri Papua

Indonesia

Odette Scharenborg

Delft University of Technology

The Netherlands

Holger Schwenk

Facebook AI Research

France

Mandana Seyfeddinipur

SOAS Endangered Languages Documentation Programme, University of London

UK

Tanja Schultz

Cognitive Systems Lab (CSL), Universität Bremen

Germany

Claudia Soria

Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale "A. Zampolli"- CNR

Italy

Virach Sornlertlamvanich

SIIT Thammasat University

Musashino University

Thailand

Japan

Juan Steyn

South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR)

South Africa

Sebastian Stüker

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Germany

Akatsuki Takahashi

Advisor for Culture at UNESCO Office for the Pacific States

Samoa

Nick Thieberger

The Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC), University of Melbourne

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language

Australia

Charu Bikash Tripura

Regional Capacity Building Coordinator Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

Thailand

Jan Trmal

Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP), Johns Hopkins University

USA

Alexey V. Tsykarev

Chair, Center of Support of Indigenous People and Civic Diplomacy "Young Karelia"

Former Chair, UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous People

Incoming Expert Member, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Russia

Francis Tyers

Indiana University

USA

Charl van Heerden

Saigen

South Africa

Zygmunt Vetulani

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Poland

Lining Wang

Center for the Protection and Research of Language Resources of China Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU)

China

Daniel Willett Amazon Alexa R&D, Aachen Germany

Masahiro Yamada

National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)

Japan

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.