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ALTA 2017 Shared Task

The eighth ALTA shared task is open for participation.

ALTA 2017 Workshop

The 2017 Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA 2017) will be held from the 6th–8th of December at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia, co-located with the Australasian Document Computing Symposium.

ALTA 2017-2018 Election

Following the latest election, we are pleased to announce the positions for the executive committee:

  • Stephen Wan (president), DATA61|CSIRO
  • Ben Hachey (secretary, outgoing President), Hugo.AI
  • Andrew MacKinlay (treasurer), IBM Research
  • Yitong Li (student representative), University of Melbourne
  • Diego Molla (regular member), Macquarie University
  • Sarvnaz Karimi (regular member), DATA61|CSIRO
  • Trevor Cohn (regular member), University of Melbourne
ALTA 2016 Shared Task

The seventh ALTA shared task has concluded. Thank you to all participants, and congratulations to the winning team, EOF.

ALTA 2016 Workshop

The 2016 Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA 2016) was held on the 5th - 7th of December at the Caulfield Campus of Monash University in Melbourne Australia, co-located with the Australasian Document Computing Symposium.

OzCLO's best ever results at ILO

OzCLO, the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad, has had its best performance at International Linguistics Olympiad, Mysore, India!

Australia was represented by our Gold winning team from Melbourne Grammar and our Silver winning team from Baulkham Hill. Here are the final results:

  • Team Contest: Australia won silver.
  • Individual contest: 1 Gold (Max Zhang-MG), 1 Silver (Henry Wu-BH), an honorable mention (Tom Ryan - MG) and winner of best solutions for a problem (Max Zhang - MG).

Congratulations to all! For more details about OzCLO and IOL, visit:

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