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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Symposium in Santiago de Cuba, 2003
From:   Leonel Ruiz Miyares
Email:   leonel_(on)_lingapli.ciges.inf.cu
Date received:   13 May 2002
Deadline:   15 Sep 2002
Start date:   20 Jan 2003

EIGHT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATION CENTER OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS SANTIAGO DE CUBA JANUARY 20-24, 2003 The Center of Applied Linguistics of the Santiago de Cuba’s branch of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, is pleased to announce the Eight International Symposium on Social Communication. The event will be held in Santiago de Cuba January 20th through the 24th, 2003. This interdisciplinary event will focus on social communication processes from the points of view of Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Medicine, Voice Processing, Mass Media, and Ethnology and Folklore. The Symposium will be also sponsored by: . University of Oriente, Cuba . Higher Institute for Medical Sciences Santiago de Cuba, Cuba . Pedagogical University "Frank Pais Garcia" Santiago de Cuba, Cuba . Information for Development Agency Havana, Cuba . African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz" Santiago de Cuba, Cuba . University of Twente Enschede, The Netherlands . National Council of Scientific Research, Italy . University of Malaga, Spain . University of Alcala, Spain . University of Los Lagos, Chile . Institute of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics, Lisbon, Portugal Authors will be allowed to present only one paper pertaining to the following disciplines: 1. Linguistics: - Spanish and foreign language teaching - Spanish as a second language - Phonetics and Phonology - Lexicology and Lexicography - Morphology and Syntax - Anthropology Linguistics - Textual Linguistics and Pragmalinguistics - Terminology - Translations 2. Computational Linguistics: - Software related to linguistic research - Automated grammatical tagging of texts - Electronic dictionaries - Software related to the teaching of mother tongues and foreign languages - Related issues 3. Voice Processing: - Applications of analysis, synthesis and voice-recognition - Artificial intelligence and voice processing 4. Medical specialties related to speech and voice and with Social Communication in general: - Logopedy and Phoniatry - Neurology - Otorhinolaringology - Stomatology 5. Mass Media: - Linguistic research related to the speech of journalists, actors and radio and television announcers - Textual Analysis of radio and television programs, and of print and electronic media articles 6. Ethnology and Folklore: - Research related to Social Communication Activities that will take place within the event are: - Pre-Symposium seminars - Discussion of papers in commissions - Master conferences - Round Table PRE-SYMPOSIUM SEMINARS The Symposium will be preceded by two seminars that will be taught by prestigious specialists to be announced. The seminars will take place Monday, January 20th of 2003 and will focus on the following subjects: - Corpus Linguistics: current studies - Construction of Electronics Dictionaries Participants should say in advance what pre-symposium seminars they want to take part in. An additional fee of 20.00 USD will be charged for each seminar. Participation certificates will be available. ROUND TABLE A round table entitled Current Researches in Applied Linguistics will be held on the occasion of the VIII International Symposium on Social Communication. MASTER LECTURES During the symposium four master lectures will be delivered by: - Prof. Dr. Nicoletta Calzolari, Professor and Researcher, Institute for Computational Linguistics, Pisa, Italy - Prof. Dr. Yorick Wilks, Professor and Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK - Prof. Dr. Robert Berwick, Professor and Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA - Prof. Dr. Jens Allwood, Professor and Researcher, Linguistics Department, University of Goeteborg, Sweden ABSTRACTS The deadline of submission of paper abstracts is July 1st, 2002. They should not exceed 250 words. Notification of acceptance of a paper by the Symposium’s Scientific Committee will be sent before July 30th, 2002. PAPERS To enable the Organizing Committee to include the Proceedings as part of the Symposium’s documentation -as we did in the 5th ('97), 6th ('99) and 7th (2001) Symposiums-, accepted papers must be sent before September 15, 2002, with the following requirements: 1. The paper will not exceed 5 pages including graphics, footnotes and bibliography. 2. It should be written using Word 6.0 or Word 7.0 for Windows and sent to the Symposium’s Executive Secretary either via e-mail (attachment) or by mailing a 3½-inch diskette. 3. Each page must be written in an A4 (mail type) format with left, right, top, and bottom margin of 2.5 cm. 4. The paper must be written in one of the event’s official languages: Spanish, English, French or Portuguese. Instructions for paper submission: 1. Write down the authors' names, one under the other, at the left top of the first page, all in Arial bold capital letters, 9 points (Word 6.0 or 7.0). Under the authors' names should appear in bold (only initials capital letters) the institution, city, country and e-mail address if available. 2. In a separate line, at the center, the title of the paper must be written in Arial bold, Italics, 10 points size letters. 3. The text will follow -not in bold- with the same Arial letter, 9 points size and leaving one space between lines. 4. Paragraphs will have no indentation. Spaces between paragraphs will be of 3 points. 5. Section titles will be written in Arial bold, 9 points size and sub-sections titles will be written in Arial Italic, 8 points size. 6. Footnotes will appear at the end of each page in Arial 8 points size letters. Presentation time will be 15 minutes and 5 minutes for discussion. Authors must advise in advance if they will need a tape recorder, video set, computer or other kind of equipment for presentation. All mail or inquiries should be addressed to: Dr. Eloina Miyares Bermudez Secretaria Ejecutiva Comite Organizador VIII Simposio Internacional Comunicacion Social Centro de Linguistica Aplicada Apartado Postal 4067, Vista Alegre Santiago de Cuba 4, Cuba 90400 Telephone: (53-22) 642760 E-mail: leonel_(on)_lingapli.ciges.inf.cu< /a> http://parlevink.cs.utwente.n l/Cuba OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French and Portuguese REGISTRATION FEE Speakers and Delegates 160.00 USD Companions 80.00 USD Payment must be in cash during registration and it covers a copy of the Proceedings where your paper is printed, all other documentation related to the event, speaker’s certificate, welcome cocktail and other cultural activities. Companions will have access to all of the above, except copies of the Proceedings. ACCOMODATION The Organizing Committee guarantees accommodation in 3, 4, and 5 star hotels with preferential prices for participants in the event. IMPORTANT REMINDERS - Abstract Submission deadline: July 1st, 2002 - Notification on paper’s approval by Scientific Committee: by July 30, 2002 - Delivery of papers either by e-mail or by mail using 3½-inch diskette: September 15, 2002 - Pre-Symposium seminars: January 20th, 2003 - 8th International Symposium on Social Communication: January 21st through 24th, 2003 OTHER ASPECTS OF INTEREST Santiago de Cuba, located at some 900 kms from Havana, is Cuba's second largest city. Its economic, cultural and social importance in Cuban history is unquestionable. Santiago is also the capital of the province with the same name. Surrounded by the green mountains of the Sierra Maestra range and the Caribbean Sea, Santiago is unique in its geography and beautiful landscape. Its surroundings make the city one of the most important tourist attractions on the entire island. The Organizing Committee, in coordination with the city's tourist agencies will offer visiting delegates a host of options allowing participants to enjoy the city's beauty and charm. SCIENTIFIC AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEE President of Honor: Dr. Rosa Elena Simeon Negrin Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment Republic of Cuba Aida Almaguer Furnaguera Representative of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment Santiago de Cuba Cuba Gerardo Garcia Cabrera President of Information for Development Agency Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment Havana Cuba Eloina Miyares Bermudez Executive Secretary Eight International Symposium on Social Communication Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Vitelio Ruiz Hernandez Academic of the Academy of Science of Cuba Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Leonel Ruiz Miyares Director of Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Marcos Cortina Vega Rector University of Oriente Ministry of Higher Education Santiago de Cuba Cuba Nayra Pujals Victoria Rector Higher Institute for Medical Sciences Ministry of Public Health Santiago de Cuba Cuba Ena Elsa Velazquez Cobiella Rector Pedagogical University "Frank Pais" Ministry of Education Santiago de Cuba Cuba Anton Nijholt Professor and Researcher Twente University Enschede, Holland Daniela Ratti Researcher National Council of Scientific Research Genoa, Italy Lucia Marconi Researcher National Council of Scientific Research Genoa, Italy Claudia Rolando Researcher National Council of Scientific Research Genoa, Italy Gloria Corpas Pastor Professor and Researcher University of Malaga Spain Luis Beltran Vice-Rector of International Relations University of Alcala Alcala de Henares Spain Minerva Rosas Villarroel Professor and Researcher University of Los Lagos, Chile Margarita Correia Professor and Researcher Institute of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics Lisbon, Portugal Nancy Alamo Suarez Researcher Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Celia Maria Perez Marques Researcher Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Celia Esther Alvarez Moreno Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Mercedes Cathcart Roca Professor and Researcher Faculty of Humanities University of Oriente Santiago de Cuba, Cuba Ercilia Estrada Estrada Scientific Council Center of Applied Linguistics Santiago de Cuba Cuba Miladys Diodene Adame Ministry of Education Santiago de Cuba Cuba Martha Cordies Jackson Researcher African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz" Santiago de Cuba, Cuba EIGHT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATION REGISTRATION FORM Mr./Ms. ___________________________ Organization: ________________________ Title: _________________________________________ Business address: __________________________________ City: ______________ Telefax: ____________ Phone: _______________ E-Mail:____________________ Home address: _________________________ City: ___________ Telephone: __________ I wish to participate in Pre-Symposium seminars (optional) ___Corpus Linguistics: current studies ___Construction of Electronics Dictionaries Paper title: __________________________ Date: ________________ Signature: ___________
 

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