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Memo for AFNLP Board Meeting at ACL/IJCNLP-09, Singapore

Date: 12:20-14:40, August 4, 2009
Location: M205 Suntec Conference Room

Participants

(A) International Conference Members (3):

  • 1. AIRS: Wong, Kam-Fai
  • 2. ICCPOL: Lee, Jong-Hyeok (Absent)
  • 3. PACLIC: Tsou, Benjamin
  • 4. PACLING: Ishizaki, Shun (Absent)

(B) Regional Association Members (5):

  • 1. Australasian Language Technology Association, Australia: Dale, Robert
  • 2. NLP Assoc. of India (NLPAI), India: Sangal, Rajeev
  • 3. Indonesian Language Technology - Research Community (ILT-RC), Indonesia: Riza, Hammam
  • 4. The Association for Natural Language Processing, Japan: Ikehara, Satoru (Absent)
  • 5. SIG-HLT (Special Interest Group of Human Language Technology) of KISS (Korea Information Science Society), Korea: Gary Geunbae Lee
  • 6. Singapore Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society: Li, Haizhou
  • 7. The Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, Taiwan: Chen, Hsin-His (Absent)

(C) Regional Representative and Expert Members (0):

  • 1. Sornlertlamvanich, Virach (Thailand): (Absent)
  • 2. Yusoff, Zaharin (Malaysia): (Absent)
  • 3. Sun, Maosung (China): (Absent)

(D) Participants from Executive Committee

  • 1. President: Choi, Key-Sun
  • 2. Vice President: Su, Keh-Yih
  • 3. Secretary General: Isahara, Hitoshi
  • 4. Hon Treasurer: Huang, Chu-Ren
  • 5. CCC Chair: Matsumoto, Yuji
  • 6. ALRC Chair: Sornlertlamvanich, Virach (Absent)
  • 7. CLC Chair: Li, Haizhou
  • 8. Immediate past President: Tsujii, Juní»ichi
(E) Observers
  • 1. Ming, Zhou (China)
  • 2. Hussain, Sarmad (Pakistan)
  • 3. Chengqing Zong (China)

Agenda and Conclusions

AFNLP Officer Reports

  • 1. President: Choi, Key-Sun (Slide2-1)
    Conclusion: Prof. Choi will organize taskforce for AFNLP action items.
  • 2. Vice President: Su, Keh-Yih
  • 3. Secretary General: Isahara, Hitoshi
  • 4. Hon Treasurer: Huang, Chu-Ren (Slide2-2)
    Conclusion: We will discuss AFNLP best paper award.

Subcommittee Reports

  • 1. CCC Chair: Matsumoto, Yuji
    Conclusion: The venue of AFNLP/LREC 2011 will be fixed by early next year. Matsumoto, Virach and Huang (and President and Vice President of AFNLP) will negotiate the issues with ELRA people. Indonesia is interested in hosting it, especially IJCNLP.

  • 2. ALRC Chair: Virach Sornlertlamvanich (Absent, Slide2-3)

  • 3. CLC Chair: Li, Haizhou
    Conclusion: Each AFNLP member should send information on its activities to CLC chair, so that he can put it on the AFNLP newsletter.

ACL-IJCNLP 2009 Reports (Slide2-4)

Conclusion: Haizhou did really excellent work as the local organizer of ACL-IJCNLP 2009.

International Conference Member Activities Reports
  • 1. AIRS: Wong, Kam-Fai
    AIRS will be held in Sapporo in October.
    ICCPOL was held in Hong kong in last Spring.
  • 2. PACLIC: Tsou, Benjamin
    will be held in Hong Kong.
  • 3. PACLING: Ishizaki, Shun (Absent, Slide2-5)
Regional Association Member Activities Reports
  • 1. Australasian Language Technology Association, Australia: Dale, Robert (Slide2-6)
  • 2. NLP Assoc. of India (NLPAI), India: Sangal, Rajeev (Slide2-7)
  • 3. Indonesian Language Technology - Research Community (ILT-RC), Indonesia: Riza, Hammam (Slide2-8)
  • 4. SIG-HLT (Special Interest Group of Human Language Technology) of KISS (Korea Information Science Society), Korea: Gary Geunbae Lee (Slide2-9)
  • 5. Singapore Chinese and Oriental Languages Information Processing Society: Li, Haizhou
    IALP2009 will be held in Singapore in the end of the year.
  • 6. The Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, Taiwan: Chen, Hsin-His (Absent, Slide2-10)

Regional Representative Reports

  • 1. Sornlertlamvanich, Virach (Thailand): (Absent, Slide2-11)
  • 2. Chengqing Zong (China): (Slide2-12)
    Conclusion: As for COLING2010, AFNLP would like to cooperate it with local hosts.
New Member

Society of Natural Language processing in Pakistan openly aspired to join AFNLP. (Slide2-13)
The AFNLP Board will decide it by voting.

 
 
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