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ALTA Workshop 2008

December 8 - 10, CSIRO ICT Centre, Tasmania

Early registration is now closed - further registration will be available on-site only



The ALTA 2008 Workshop will be held at:
CSIRO Centre for Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade
Hobart TAS 7000
Look for the Centre for Marine and Atmospheric Research building on Castray Esplanade. The auditorium door is to the left of the main building entrance.

*NEW*Online Proceedings Now Available

The online proceedings of the ALTA 2008 Workshop can now be accessed using the link in the navigation area on this page.

*NEW* Poster Presentation Formats

If you are going to be presenting a poster at the ALTA workshop, please note that the preferred format for posters is A1 paper size, portrait orientation.


A two-day workshop on Natural Language Technology will be organised by the Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA). This event will be the sixth annual installment of the workshop in its most-recent incarnation, and the continuation of an annual workshop series that has existed under various guises since the early 90s. The ALTA Workshop will be held in conjunction with the Australian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), which focuses on issues ranging from the fundamentals of document architectures and standards for markup, through various aspects of document processing. Participants are encouraged to register for both ADCS and ALTA. Pre-registration through this web site has now closed, but on-site registration will be available at the conference for $25. The intial session on the afternoon of Monday Dec 8th will be a joint session.

Invited Speakers

Our joint ALTA and ADCS keynote address will be by Dr Rosie Jones of Yahoo!, on Syntactic and Semantic Structure in Web Search Queries.


The joint conference of ALTW and ADCS will be held at the Tasmanian ICT Centre


If you're interested in sponsoring ALTA, there's some information here.

Past Summer School and Workshops


For any comments or questions about these pages please contact the ALTA 2008 organisers (workshop AT alta DOT asn DOT au).

What's New
04/12/08 Online Proceedings Now Available



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