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Sunday, April 22, 2007

6:00-9:00pm Welcoming reception in the Galleria of the Rochester Convention Center, across St. Paul Street from the Hyatt Regency.

Monday, April 23, 2007

9:00-9:10 Opening Session
9:10-10:10 Invited talk by Franz Josef Och, Google
Machine Translation at Google
10:10-10:40 Break
10:40-12:20 Paper Sessions
Conversational speech Machine Translation 1 Coreference
2:00-3:15 Paper sesions
Information retrieval models Information extraction 1 Grammatical inference
3:45-5:05 Paper sessions
Generation Word senses Frontiers of Information Retrieval
5:30-8:00 Posters and demos

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

9:00-10:40 Plenary session
9:00-9:05 Award presentations
9:05-9:30 Combining Outputs from Multiple Machine Translation Systems
Antti-Veikko Rosti, Bing Xiang, Spyros Matsoukas, Richard Schwartz, Necip Fazil Ayan and Bonnie Dorr (Full paper)
9:30-9:55 Global, Joint Determination of Anaphoricity and Coreference Resolution using Integer Programming
Pascal Denis and Jason Baldridge (Student Paper)
9:55-10:10 Exploring Affect-Context Dependencies for Adaptive System Development
Kate Forbes-Riley, Mihai Rotaru, Diane Litman and Joel Tetreault (Late-breaking news)
10:10-10:25 Demonstration of PLOW: A Dialogue System for One-Shot Task Learning
James Allen, Nathanael Chambers, George Ferguson, Lucian Galescu, Hyuckchul Jung, Mary Swift and William Taysom
10:25-10:40 Spoken Dialogue Systems for Language Learning
Stephanie Seneff, Chao Wang and Chih-yu Chao
10:40-11:10 Break
11:10-12:25 Paper Sessions
Text classification Conversational systems Extracting sentiment
12:25-2:00 Lunch
2:00-4:00 Short paper sessions
Translation and tagging Language understanding Speech and IR
4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-5:45 Paper sessions
Information extraction 2 Words and similarity Letters and sounds
7:00 Banquet

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

9:00-10:00 Invited talk by Luis von Ahn, Carnegie Mellon University Human Computation
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 Panel: MINDS: High Impact Future Research Directions for HLT
11:15-12:00 NAACL Business Meeting
12:00-1:45 Lunch
1:45-3:25 Paper sessions
Parsing Semantics and discourse Applications
3:25-3:55 Break
3:55-5:35 Paper sessions
Machine translation 2 Question answering Semantics