Program

Below is an overview of the program for the Seventh Swedish Language Technology Conference (SLTC 2018). There is also a detailed program of the conference. Here is the final compilation of the abstracts, as of 19 November 2018.

Registration
You can register for the workshop on Wednesday from 9.00 at level 7 in Aula Magna and for the conference on Thursday from 8.15 in the foyer of Juristernas Hus.

Wednesday, 7 November
Workshops
 17.00–19.00 Reception in the Gallery, level 5 in Aula Magna, for participants in workshops and/or conference
Thursday, 8 November
  9.00–  9.10 Opening
  9.10–10.10 Keynote: Inguna Skadiņa (Tilde and University of Latvia). Machine Translation for less resourced languages: Challenge or opportunity?
10.10–10.40 Coffee break
10.40–12.00 Session 1: Paper presentations — Dependency parsing
12.00–13.00 Lunch at the venue (included in the registration fee)
13.00–14.00 Keynote: Gabriel Skantze (KTH). Conversational Human–Robot Interaction: Speech and Language Technology Challenges. — Slides (pdf)
14.00–14.30 Coffee break
14.30–16.00 Session 2: Poster presentations
16.00–17.00 Panel: Fake news and troll detection. Leon Derczynski (IT University of Copenhagen), Maria Liakata (University of Warwick), Staffan Truvé (Recorded Future),  Georgi Karadzhov (SiteGround Company and Sofia University). Moderator: Hillevi Hägglöf (Bonnier News).
18.00– Banquet at Stora Skuggans Värdshus (included in the registration fee)
Friday, 9 November
9.00–10.00 Panel: Clinical text mining – Challenges and future visions. Goran Nenadic (University of Manchester) (Slides PDF), Aurélie Névéol (LIMSI, France) (Slides PDF), Lilja Øvrelid (University of Oslo), (Slides PDF). Moderator: Hercules Dalianis (Stockholm University).
10.00–10.40 Coffee break
10.40–12.00 Session 3: Paper presentations — Resources and methodology
12.00–13.00 Lunch at the venue (included in the registration fee)
13.00–14.00 Keynote: Anders Søgaard (University of Copenhagen). The Uphill Battles of Doing NLP without Psychology and Theoretical Machine Learning. — Slides (pdf)
14.00–14.30 Coffee break
14.30–15.30 Session 4: Paper presentations — Multilinguality
15.30–15.45 Closing