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IWSDS 2018 : LAST Call for Workshops and Special Sessions (Singapore, April 18-20/2018)

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When Apr 18, 2018 - Apr 20, 2018
Where Singapore
Submission Deadline Sep 10, 2017
Notification Due Sep 15, 2017
Categories    conversational agents   spoken dialog systems   chatbots   human dialogue interfaces
 

Call For Papers

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LAST CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND SPECIAL SESSIONS
IWSDS 2018: International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology
Place: Singapore
Main Conference Dates: April 18-20, 2018
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The INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SPOKEN DIALOGUE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY (IWSDS) 2018 invites proposals for Workshops and Special Sessions in any topic related to the main conference theme: "Towards creating more human-like conversational agent technologies."

Authors are requested to submit PDF files (maximum three pages) of their proposal to the following email: iwsds2018@gmail.com

The proposal must indicate:

1. Whether the proposal is for a workshop or for a special session:

- Workshops are half day events collocated either before or after the IWSDS 2018 main program. Registration to workshops is not included with IWSDS registration. Participants only interested in attending the workshops do not need to register for IWSDS.
- Special sessions are 90-minute sessions that are part of the IWSDS main program. Registration to special sessions is included with IWSDS registration.

2. Workshop / Special Session title

3. Name, affiliation, e-mail and phone number of the organizers

4. Tentative program committee members (only for workshop proposals)

5. A description of the workshop / Special Session including:
- Objectives
- Topics of interest
- Justification
- Expected number submissions
- Tentative program

6. Special audio-visual, internet, computer or equipment requirements

7. Whether the workshop / special session have been run before:
- Where and when
- Number of participants

8. Any additional information that might be relevant for the proposal evaluation


Proposal submission deadline: September 10, 2017 (Extended)
Proposal submission notification: September 15, 2017

Important notice:
1. Based on the volume of submissions and other logistic constrains, accepted workshops can be converted into special sessions or vice versa.
2. IWSDS 2018 organization will not provide any kind of financial support to workshop and special session organizers. IWSDS 2018 organization will only cover expenses related to venue, audio-visual equipment and coffee breaks for workshops and special sessions.



On behalf of the organizing committee


Luis Fernando D'Haro
Human Language Technology
Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR
Singapore

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