A gentle reminder about (virtual) SSNLP beginning in fifteen minutes (7.10pm EST), with a host of distinguished speakers. Please do forward this invitation to your circles, colleagues, and students because it's free, and anyone can join from anywhere on the planet -- just make sure you're registered at https://www.ssnlp.org/
Sending on behalf of Jing Jiang, Gangeshwar Krishnamurthy, and Wenqiang Lei.
DECEMBER 11, 2020 (SGT) DECEMBER 11, 2020 (SGT) 08:10 - 08:25 Welcome and Opening Remarks 08:25 - 09:00 Knowledge-Robust and Multimodally-Grounded NLP speaker: Mohit Bansal :: chaired by: Soujanya Poria 09:00 - 09:35 Low resourced but long tailed spoken dialogue system building speaker: Eric Fosler-Lussier :: chaired by: Li Haizhou 09:35 - 10:10 Advances in Question Answering Research for Personal Assistants speaker: Alessandro Moschitti :: chaired by: Gao Wei 10:10 - 10:45 A Typology of Ethical Risks in Language Technology with an Eye Towards Where Transparent Documentation Can Help speaker: Emily M. Bender :: chaired by: Kokil Jaidka 10:45 - 11:20 Do pretraining language models really understand language? speaker: Minlie Huang :: chaired by: Lei Wenqiang 11:20 - 11:55 Low Resource Machine Translation speaker: Pushpak Bhattacharyya :: chaired by: Soujanya Poria 11:55 - 15:00 Lunch break 15:00 - 16:00 Panel discussion: On Low-Resource NLP
chaired by: Nancy Chen 16:00 - 16:35 Understanding Product Reviews: Topic-Specific Word Embedding Learning and Question-Answering speaker: Yulan He :: chaired by: Jing Jiang 16:30 - 16:50 Closing Remarks
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