First VariAMU Workshop – March 9-11, 2014 (Programme)

The first VariAMU Workshop will be held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Here is the programme

March 9 (Sunday)

9:30am – 12:30pm (venue: M1603, 16/F, Core M, PolyU)
Conference Workshop
Chair: Chu-ren Huang & Laurent Prévot

Coffee Break

1:00pm (venue: Regal Court, Regal Kowloon Hotel)

  • Project lunch

March 10 (Monday)

9:30am – 12:30pm (venue: GH803, 8/F, Core G, PolyU)
Big-group session on Project Introduction, Variation and Complexity
Chair: Chu-ren Huang

12:45pm (venue: Bistro Restaurant, Hotel ICON)

  • Project lunch

2:30pm – 5:30pm (venue: GH803, 8/F, Core G, PolyU)
Small-group session on Computational Tools and NLP
Chair: Philippe Blache

6:45pm (venue: the Green Restaurant)

  • Project diner, w/ the scientific attaché of French consulate

March 11 (Tuesday)

9:30am – 12:00pm

  • Free time for small group informal meetings

12:00 – 2:30pm (venue: GH615, 6/F, Core G, PolyU)
Small-group session (w/ working lunch) on Corpora: Data and Methodologies
Chair: Yao Yao

1:30pm – 4:00pm (venue: GH803, 8/F, Core G, PolyU)
Small-group session on Language Pathology
Chair: Angel Chan

4:00pm – 6:30pm (venue: GH803, 8/F, Core G, PolyU)
Big-group meeting on Summary, Agreement, Future Plans*
Chair: Chu-ren Huang, Laurent Prévot

Session 1

  • Sum-up of scientific discussions on the previous days

Session 2 – Organization

  • Consortium Agreement – Planning of the activities
  • Planning of the summer school
  • Planning of joint grant applications (ANR, RGC, etc.)
  • Brainstorming for actions strengthening the institutional collaboration

* Open to VariAMU project members only


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