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ALTA Workshop 2014

The Twelfth Annual Workshop of the Australasia Language Technology Association

26–28 November 2014, Melbourne, Victoria


This year, the Australasian Language Technology Association Workshop (ALTA) will be held at RMIT, Melbourne from Wednesday 26th November to Friday 28th November. This event will be the twelfth annual installment of the ALTA Workshop in its most-recent incarnation, and the continuation of an annual workshop series that has existed under various guises since the early 90s.

ALTA 2014 will be held in conjuction with the 19th Australasian Document Computing Symposium 2014 (ADCS 2014).

There will be a shared task again this year. Please visit the ALTA 2014 Shared Task page for more details. IBM Research kindly made it possible to increase the prize to $500. The prize will be awarded to the best student team.

Contact Information

If you'd like to get in touch with the technical co-chairs for ALTA 2014, please contact Stephen Wan ( and Gabriela Ferraro ( For the local organizer please contact Lawrence Cavedon(

What's New
  • 26 Nov 2014: Conference dinner will be at the Clyde Hotel
  • 24 Nov 2014: Information about the venue is now available!
  • 24 Nov 2014: Unfortunately, the first tutorial on Machine Translation has been cancelled.
  • 6 Nov 2014: Registration is now open
  • 29 Oct 2014: List of accepted papers now available
  • 24 Oct 2014: Accept/Reject Notifications sent
  • 17 Sept 2014: Updated Registration information
  • 4 Sept 2014: Added links to the ALTA 2014 Shared Task
  • 25 August 2014: We have two great tutorials lined up!
  • 25 August 2014: We are excited to announce that Jennifer Lai (IBM) will be presenting this year's keynote.
  • 7 July 2014: Call for Papers has been released.

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