Since coming to Australia,
I have been involved in the organization of several other NLP events, in
- Workshop on Multi-lingual Text Processing. PRICAI'96, Cairns. 27 August
- Seminar on Natural
Language Processing. University
of Melbourne. 8
- Australian International Natural Language Processing
Fortnight: All Around Australia, 11-24 January 1998; in particular, I
organised ANLPW, the
Post-Graduate Workshop hosted by the University of Melbourne on 19 and 20
January 1998, and I taught a tutorial on Grammar Formalisms and
Language Engineering in the Blue Mountains.
- I taught Grammar
Formalisms and Language Engineering, as part of the Computational
Linguistics course jointly organised with Chris Manning and Robert Dale, at the Australian Linguistics
of Queensland, July
co-taught with Robert Dale the
course on Dialog Systems at the ALTA Summer
am a founding member of ALTA, the
Australasian Language Technology Association, and was co-chair of ALTW2003, the
2003 Australasian Language Technology Workshop, as well as sponsorship
chair for several of the workshops. I have been a member of the ALTA
Executive Committee for the past 4 years.
have been a member of HCSNet since
the network was established in 2004.
organised the First Australian Computation and Linguistics Olympiads (OzCLO
2008) and am now chairing the Steering Committee for the organisation of OzCLO 2009.
I have been a member of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) since 1983 and of the Association pour
le Traitement Automatique du Langage (ATALA)
since 1989 and I am on the editorial board of T.A.L. (Traitement Automatique
du Langage), the journal of ATALA. I have been a reviewer for
several ACL and COLING conferences and have been on the program committee of a
number of other international workshops and conferences. I have also served as
Sponsorship Chair for Coling/ACL 2006, which took place in Sydney.
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