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EACL Report, June 2010

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

EACL 2012

The next EACL conference will be held at the University of Avignon, France, from April 23 to April 27, 2012. The local organizing committee is chaired by Marc El-Beze, University of Avignon, France. Walter Daelemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium, has been nominated by the EACL Board as general conference chair.

Program committee chairs and other main roles for the conference will be appointed by the EACL Board, also in dialogue with the general chair, by the Fall of 2010.

Financial report


Intermediate Report, June 2010

31/12/2009 10,899
total expenses -00,000
02/06/2010 10,899

[Mike Rosner, June 2010]

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, starting with 2010 EACL will be issuing a second newsletter per year, reporting on the regional conferences organized by these associations.

Nominations to ACL sponsorship committee for 2010

The EACL Board has nominated Stephen Pulman, Oxford University, UK, as a regional representative for the European region in the ACL sponsorship committee for 2011. (Stephen had already served in this committee for year 2010.) The board is still seeking a second representative to be in service in the same committee for years 2011-12.

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 July 1st, 2010

One of the members of the EACL student board, Nils Reiter, reaches the end of his term on June 30th, 2010. The EACL Board has now appointed Pierre Lison, University of Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany, as a new member.

The EACL Board composition from July 2010 will be 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:

Pierre Lison (University of Saarlandes, Germany)
Mattias Nilsson (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Marta Recasens (University of Barcelona, Spain)