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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   CLASS Workshop on MM Dialogue Systems
From:   Jan van Kuppevelt
Email:   kuppevel_(on)_ims.uni-stuttgart.de
Date received:   20 Jun 2002
Start date:   28 Jun 2002

------------------------------------------------------ *** F I N A L C A L L F O R P A R T I C I P A T I O N *** ------------------------------------------------------ and -------------------------------- W O R K S H O P P R O G R A M -------------------------------- International CLASS Workshop on Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction in Multimodal Dialogue Systems Copenhagen, Denmark 28-29 June 2002 Information on workshop topics, special workshop format and panel session can be found at the workshop webpage: http://www.cl ass-tech.org/events/NMI_workshop2.html GENERAL DESCRIPTION Following up on the CLASS workshop in Verona (Italy, 14-15 December 2001), this workshop will concentrate on innovative and challenging approaches on natural, intelligent and effective interaction in multimodal dialogue systems. The aim of the workshop is to bring together theoretically and practically oriented researchers from both academia and industry with the purpose of having a thorough, fruitful and representative discussion of the topic area in an international setting. CLASS SPONSORSHIP The workshop is sponsored by the European CLASS project (http://www.class-tech.org/) which was initiated on the request of the European Commission with the purpose of supporting and stimulating collaboration within and among Human Language Technology (HLT) projects, as well as between HLT projects and relevant projects outside Europe. REGISTRATION Registration is possible via our online registration form to be found at the workshop webpage: http://www.class-tech.org/events/NMI_workshop2/registration.html Please remember that registration for non-presenters is limited and organized on a first come - first serve basis. ACCOMMODATION Workshop attendees are responsible themselves for finding and booking accommodation. The venue is Copenhagen Admiral Hotel Toldbodgade 24-28 DK-1253 Kbenhavn K Denmark Tel.: +45 33 74 14 14 Fax: +45 33 74 14 16 E-mail: admiral_(on)_admiralhotel.dk Information on hotels in the Copenhagen area can be found at the workshop webpage. INVITED SPEAKERS * Tim Bickmore (MIT Media Lab) * Phil Cohen (Oregon Graduate Institute) * Bjoern Granstroem (KTH, Stockholm) * Ron Cole (University of Colorado at Boulder) * Dominic Massaro (UCSC) * Candy Sidner (MERL, Cambridge, MA) * Oliviero Stock (ITC-IRST) PROGRAM COMMITTEE Co-Chairs Niels Ole Bernsen (NISLab, Odense University) Jan van Kuppevelt (IMS, University of Stuttgart) Reviewers * Elisabeth Andre (University of Augsburg) * Tim Bickmore (MIT Media Lab) * Louis Boves (Nijmegen University) * Justine Cassell (MIT Media Lab) * Phil Cohen (Oregon Graduate Institute) * Ronald Cole (University of Colorado at Boulder) * John Dowding (RIACS) * Laila Dybkjaer (NISLab, Odense University) * Bjoern Granstroem (KTH, Stockholm) * Jean-Claude Martin (CNRS/LIMSI, Paris) * Dominic Massaro (UCSC) * Catherine Pelachaud (University of Rome "La Sapienza") * Thomas Rist (DFKI) * Candy Sidner (MERL, Cambridge, MA) * Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh) * William Swartout (ICT, USC) * Oliviero Stock (ITC-IRST) * Wolfgang Wahlster (DFKI) * Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield) ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Niels Ole Bernsen, Laila Dybkjaer, Jan van Kuppevelt Contact information: classworkshop2002_(on)_i ms.uni-stuttgart.de WORKSHOP PROGRAM Both the workshop program and the papers are available now at the workshop webpage: http://www .class-tech.org/events/NMI_workshop2/papers/

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