Konvens 2008

September 30, 2008 - October 02, 2008

The Konferenz zur Verarbeitung natürlicher Sprache ("conference on natural language processing", KONVENS), held in a two year rotation since 1992, is organized by the scientific societies DEGA, DGfS, GI, GLDV, ITG and ÖGAI.

Konvens 2008 ist hosted by the Society for Computational Linguistics & Language Technology (Gesellschaft für linguistische Datenverarbeitung, GLDV) in collaboration with the Center of Language (Zentrum Sprache) of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, BBAW).

The 9th Konvens has the central theme text resources and lexical knowledge with the following topics of interest:

Talks, posters, and demonstrations should explore the potential and perspectives of speech and text technology for the development of lexical knowledge. Also of interest are works focusing on the comparative evaluation of diverse resources, techniques, and tools.

The conference languages are German and English

Send questions via mail to the Organization Committee.


July 15, 2008
Deadline for camera ready versions of papers

June 20, 2008
Notification of acceptance

May 09, 2008
Submission Deadline

Host Organisations