AMTA 2018 | Call for Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

Event Notification Type: 
Call for Proposals
Location: 
Aloft Hotel
Saturday, 17 March 2018 to Wednesday, 21 March 2018
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
USA
City: 
Boston
Contact: 
Steve Richardson
Steve Richardson
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, 4 December 2017

AMTA 2018 | Call for Workshop Proposals
Contact: Steve Richardson (workshops@amtaweb.org)

AMTA workshops are intended to provide the opportunity for MT-related communities of interest to spend time together advancing the state of the art, both in ideas and practices, in their area of endeavor. We are particularly interested in submissions related to commercialization of MT and/or its use by professional translators. However, any themes connected to MT research, development, deployment, use, and evaluation are welcome. Topics for past workshops have included MT post-editing, CAT tools, treatment of Semitic languages, translation of patents and scientific literature, collaborative translation, lexical resources, quality metrics for MT, and the impact of MT research on the translation industry.

Important dates:
Proposal deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 Notification of workshop acceptance: Ongoing Camera-ready deadline for workshops with proceedings: Friday, February 16, 2018 Workshop days: Saturday, March 17, 2018 or Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

NOTE: It is possible that workshops scheduled for March 17 may be organized jointly with the GALA 2018 conference, which ends on March 16.

How to submit:
Workshop proposals must be submitted to workshops@amtaweb.org. They should include: Workshop title Dates for important milestones (call for papers, recruitment of speakers, etc.) Description of the workshop content, technical requirements Expected number of participants Whether this is an ongoing or new workshop, and A signed copy of the AMTA2018_Workshop_Proposal_Form.

 
AMTA 2018 | Call for Tutorial Proposals
Contact: Steve Richardson (tutorials@amtaweb.org)

AMTA 2018 is seeking proposals for tutorials on all topics related to MT. We are interested in tutorials presented by experts from the following categories:  MT Researchers and Developers  Commercial MT Users  Government MT Users  Translators using MT Any themes connected to MT research, development, deployment, use, and evaluation are welcome. Past tutorials have included: Introduction to MT, Statistical MT, Advances in Neural MT, Interactive and Adaptive MT, Advances in Computer-Aided Translation, and using specific systems such as MateCat, ModernMT, and the Microsoft Translator Hub.

Important dates:
Proposal submission deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017  Notification: Friday, January 5, 2018  Tutorial materials due date: Friday, March 2, 2018.
Tutorial days: Saturday, March 17, 2018 or Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

NOTE: AMTA will not print out materials for tutorial organizers if the organizers plan to distribute such materials, they should bring them to AMTA.

Guidelines:
Tutorials are a forum for experts in MT and MT-related areas to deliver concentrated training on a topic of interest in half-day (or occasionally full-day) teaching sessions. Please consult the accompanying AMTA2018_Tutorial_Proposal_Form  for a detailed description of appropriate formats, appropriate supporting material, and compensation for AMTA 2018 tutorials.

How to submit a tutorial proposal:
To submit your proposal, fill in the AMTA2018_Tutorial_Proposal_Form  and send it to the Tutorials Chair: Steve Richardson (tutorials@amtaweb.org) with the subject line: AMTA 2018 tutorial proposal.
After you have submitted your proposal, you can continue to edit your proposal submission until the submission deadline. If you have any questions about the Tutorials proposal submission process please contact the Tutorials Chair: Steve Richardson (tutorials@amtaweb.org) with the subject line: AMTA 2018 tutorial proposal.