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EACL Report, January 2010

Giorgio Satta, Chair
Sien Moens, Chair-Elect
Joakim Nivre, Secretary
Mike Rosner, Treasurer

EACL 2012

In answer to the Call for Bid issued on March 2009, the EACL board has received 3 bids for hosting the EACL 2012 conference. All of the three bids have been added to the short list and feedback on the drafts has been sent out on November 2009. The board is now waiting for the final bids, which are due on January 22, 2010. Deadline for notification to bidders is March 26, 2010.

Financial report


Final Report, December 2009

31/12/2008 12,642
Surplus from EACL2009 3,280
EACL09 student grants -3,000
ESSLII 2009 student grants -2,000
eacl.org.mt domain -23
total expenses 2009 -5,023
31/12/2009 10,899

[Mike Rosner January 2010]

Policy on EACL conference schedule

Upon a request from the ACL exececutive committee, through the Sudoku committee, the EACL board has decided to adopt a new policy for the schedule of the EACL conferences. Accordingly, starting with year 2014, the stand-alone EACL conferences will be held in those years in which the ACL conference takes place in the American Region. This policy will contribute to equalizing the number of CL conferences held each year.

EACL newsletter

Since 2006 EACL has been issuing one newsletter per year, reporting on main CL events taking place in Europe and geographically related areas. With the main goal of reviving its relationships with the several regional CL organizations in Europe, the EACL board has now decided to add a second newsletter per year, reporting on the regional conferences organized by these associations. This will start with year 2010.

Nominations to ACL sponsorship committee for 2010

The EACL board has nominated the following people as regional representatives for the European region in the ACL sponsorship committee for 2010:

Stephen Pulman Oxford University, UK
Frederique Segond Xerox Research Centre Europe, France

EACL Sponsorships

EACL has decided that it will provide support for the Student Research Workshop at ACL 2010 in Uppsala, in the form of student grants, with an amount of 2000 Euros.

EACL Officers per January, 1st, 2010

The actual EACL Board composition is as follows:

Chair: Giorgio Satta (University of Padua, Italy)
Chair-elect: Sien Moens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Secretary: Joakim Nivre (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Treasurer: Mike Rosner (University of Malta)

Advisory Board members:

Eric Gaussier (Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France)
Josef van Genabith (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Toni Martí (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Kiril Simov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria)

Nominating Committee:

Anette Frank (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
Alex Lascarides (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Gertjan van Noord (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
Felisa Verdejo (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain)

Student Board Members:

Mattias Nilsson (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Marta Recasens (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Nils Reiter (University of Heidelberg, Germany)