Conference time: 16.–17. September, 2006

Location: University of Zadar, Croatia

The University of Zadar, the Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, The Croatian Language Technologies Society (HDJT), in cooperation with the German Linguistics Society (DGfS), and the University of Potsdam, are pleased to sponsor the inaugural meeting of the Workshop on Empirical and Computational Linguistics, related to the Jadertina Summer School in Empirical and Computational Linguistics held in Zadar, Croatia.

We will build on the topics in formal and computational linguistics, in particular on issues in learning, evolution, and computational aspects of language.

This workshop is especially intended to provide a forum for the presentation of unique and original research.

Abstract Deadline: 30th of May, 2006
Acceptance Information: 1st of June, 2006

Draft paper submission deadline: 30th of June 2006
Final paper submission deadline: 1st of October 2006

Organizing Committee:

Dunja Brozović Rončević (
IHJJ, Croatia)
Miriam Butt (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Damir Ćavar (University of Zadar, Croatia)
Malgorzata Ćavar (University of Zadar, Croatia)
Alexander Geyken (BBAW, Germany)
Thomas Hanneforth (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Ivo-Pavao Jazbec (
IHJJ, Croatia)
Ralf Klabunde (University of Bochum, Germany)
Marcus Kracht (UCLA, USA)
Jonas Kuhn (University of Texas, USA)
William G. Sakas (CUNY, USA)
Tomislav Stojanov (
IHJJ, Croatia)
Marko Tadić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Registration and accommodation:

For accommodation reservation please contact the organizing committee asap, at: XYZ

Sponsoring Institutions:

University of Zadar
Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje, Zagreb
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Sektion CL (DGfS)
Croatian Language Technologies Association (HDJT)