Gold Sponsors
Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Managment, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society (COLIPS)


Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)


Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing (AFNLP)
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thailand
Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna (RMUTL), Thailand
Chiangmai Rajabhat University, Thailand
Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand

Call for Participants

The 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP2011)
November 8-13, 2011
Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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The 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, organized by the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand on November 8-13, 2011. The conference will cover a broad spectrum of technical areas related to natural language and computation. IJCNLP 2011 will include full papers, short papers, oral presentations, poster presentations, demonstrations, tutorials, and workshops.


IJCNLP 2011 registration fee is available at the following web page:

Early registration through Oct. 01, 2011 (UPDATE)
Late registration through Oct. 01 - Nov. 07, 2011
Online registration will not be available after Nov. 07, 2011. Please then register on-site.

While you're at the registration pages, you are encouraged to visit:

Conference Blog: We have a conference blog that will keep you up to date with the latest news with the conference! Please visit:

Travel Information and Accommodations: It's not too early to plan your trip! See: You should also book your accommodations early. Check out the accommodation information here:


November 09 - 11, 2011 Main Conference period
November 08 & 12-13, 2011 Workshops
November 08, 2011 Tutorials
November 09 - 11, 2011 Demonstrations


For details see:

WS1: Workshop on South and Southeast Asian Natural Language Processing (SANLP) - Morphology and Segmentation (November 8, 2011)
Proposer(s): M. G. Abbas Malik, (Assistant Professor), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, ([email protected])

WS2: 6th Workshop on Knowledge and Reasoning for Answering Questions (KRAQ'11) (November 12, 2011)
Proposer(s): Patrick Saint-Dizier (Main Contact), IRIT, France, ([email protected])

WS3: Named Entities Workshop (NEWS 2011) Shared Task on Machine Transliteration (3rd in the series) (November 12, 2011)
Proposer(s): Min Zhang (Workshop Co-Chair, Corresponding Organizer), Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore, ([email protected])

WS4: Language Resources, Technology and Services in the Sharing Paradigm (November 12, 2011)
Proposer(s): Nicoletta Calzolari, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale del CNR Via Moruzzi 1 56124 Pisa, Italy, ([email protected])

WS5: 9th Workshop on Asian Language Resources (November 12 - 13, 2011)
Proposer(s): Rachel Edita O. Roxas, Center for Language Technologies, College of Computer Studies, De La Salle University, Philippines, 2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila, Philippines, ([email protected])

WS6: Workshop on Advances in Text Input Methods (November 13, 2011)
Proposer(s): Hisami Suzuki, One Microsoft Way, Redmond WA 98052 USA, ([email protected])

WS7: 5th International Workshop on Cross Lingual Information Access: Computational Linguistics and the Information Need of Multilingual Societies (November 13, 2011)
Proposer(s): Dr. Asif Ekbal Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna 800 013, India, ([email protected])

WS8: Sentiment Analysis where AI meets Psychology (SAAIP) (November 13, 2011)
Proposer(s): Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, India, ([email protected])


For details see:

T1: Issues and Strategies for Interoperability among NLP Software Systems and Resources
Presenter(s): Nancy Ide, Vassar College, USA and James Pustejovsky, Brandeis University, USA

T2: Using Linguist's Assistant for Language Description and Translation
Presenter(s): Stephen Beale

T3: Modality and Negation in Natural Language Processing
Presenter(s): Roser Morante

T4: Multidimensional Dialogue Act Annotation Using ISO 24617-2
Presenter(s): Harry Bunt


For details see:

We look forward to seeing you in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Sawaddee!

General Conference Chair: Kam-Fai Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Program Co-Chair: Haifeng Wang (Baidu, China)
Program Co-Chair: David Yarowsky (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Local Organizing Chair: Virach Sornlertlamvanich (NECTEC, Thailand)

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