[Corpora-List] LREC 2012 What’s New #3 - May 2012

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*[Apologies for cross-postings]**

*LREC 2012 What’s New**is a short bulletin meant to give you a quick overview of the latest information on the conference organization.

*Important Dates*

Conference: 23 - 24 - 25 May 2012 Pre-conference workshops and tutorials: 21 and 22 May 2012 Post-conference workshops and tutorials: 26 and 27 May 2012 EU Village: 23 - 24 - 25 May 2012


1. LREC 2012 Material

2. Registration

3. Patronage

4. My LREC Conference Programme

5. DocCollection

6. Crowdsourcing Survey

7. Social Events

8. Sponsors

9. Hospitality Desk, Travel & Accommodation


*1. Lrec 2012 Material*


In an effort to reduce the amount of printed material, the Programme Committee has decided to provide hardcopies of the following documents ONLY:

§ The Conference Programme

§ The Conference Abstracts

§ The Workshops Abstracts

The complete package of LREC 2012 documents is available online as the Virtual Participant Package <http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/?-Virtual-Participant-Package->.

For this edition, the LREC 2012 Proceedings are also available *online ONLY*.

*_Important:_*If you want to download the Proceedings, you are kindly invited *_not to do so_* at the conference site as it may alter the performance of the LREC wireless connection at the ICEC Conference Centre.


*2. Registration*


*On-site Registration to LREC 2012 can be done online from http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/?-Registration- . From May 21^st 2012, the registration can also be done at the Conference Secretariat (room Levent1).*

The Registration fees for Conference and Workshops/Tutorials are available at http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/?Registration-Fees.


*3. **Patronage*


This edition of LREC is held under the Patronage of:

Mr. Nihat Ergin, Minister of Science, Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey


Ms Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, Digital Commissioner


*4. **My LREC Conference program*


Over the years, the number of sessions and papers which compose the LREC 2012 programme have become huge. To help you select the sessions you are interested in and design your own programme, we have developed the tool MyProgram <http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/spip.php?page=program> <http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/spip.php?page=program>. With this tool, you can plan your attendance to the conference (day-by-day, or for the 3 days) and produce the corresponding PDF which you can either print or import in your calendar.


*5. DocCollection*


A collection of manuscripts and hardcopies of documents will take place at LREC 2012 in order to constitute a corpus for document analysis and structuring. If you would like to contribute, please get in touch with the DocCollection team led by Ma˙lis Bodin (bodin at elda.org <boding at elda.org>). A prize will be awarded by random drawing.



*6. Crowdsourcing Survey*

A survey on the community needs regarding the crowdsourcing approach to produce resources or conduct evaluations wil be conducted. If you would like to take part, please visit http://survey.elda.org/index.php?sid=69466&lang=en <http://survey.elda.org/index.php?sid=69466&lang=en>


*7. Social Events*


As usual, social events will beorganized this year: The Welcome Reception will be held on May 23rd, 2012 from 9pm. The Gala Dinner will take place on May 25th, 2012 from 9pm. For both events, details on the location and the exact schedule will be given on-site.


*8. Sponsors*


LREC 2012 gratefully acknowledges the following institutions for their sponsorship of this year’s conference:

*/Silver sponsors/*//

NUANCE: http://www.nuance.com/for-business/by-solution/automotive-products-and-solutions/index.htm CELI: http://www.celi.it/en/

*/Bronze sponsors/*

EML: http://www.eml-development.de/english IMMI: http://www.immi-labs.org/ KDictionaries http://kdictionaries.com/ META-NET: http://www.meta-net.eu/ QUAERO: http://www.quaero.org/

If your institution would like to support LREC, please check the opportunities: http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/?-Sponsorship-


*9. Hospitality Desk, Travel & Accommodation*


*/Hospitality Desk at the conference/**/ /*Dekon will set up a hospitality desk at the conference center (Anadolu Foyer) to help you with all the practical questions, including lunch or dinner places during the conference days, tours in Istanbul or a longer stays in Turkey.**

*/Hotels /**/ /*Special rates have been negotiated for LREC participants in a number of hotels by our local agency Dekon. The list can be found at https://www.dekon.com.tr/LREC2012/en/accommodation.asp. May is the beginning of the high season in Istanbul, *so it is highly recommended to book your room as soon as you can*. Don’t hesitate to contact Dekon <about:blanklrec2012 at dekon.com.tr>if you need support for organizing your trip.

*/Flying to Istanbul/**/ /*The Star Alliance™ Members Airlines have been appointed as the Official Airline Network for LREC 2012. LREC Participants can obtain discounts (up to 20%) on their flights to/from Istanbul. More information: http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012/?Star-Alliance-Official-Carrier

___________________________________________ *LREC 2012 in Istanbul: http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2012 Contact: lrec at lrec-conf.org <about:blanklrec at lrec-conf.org>*


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