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08:30 - 09:30 Welcome coffee


9:30 - 10:15 Session 1: Introduction and expectations

  • Welcome and Introduction to the meeting
  • Introduction of the participants and their organizations (history, core activities)
  • Revision and Adoption of the agenda


10:15 - 11:00 Session 2: Review of current initiatives, coordination & harmonization

  • Long term planning of major conferences (ACL, COLING, LREC, IJCNLP, EACL, .., .., ..) per region
    • How to work out a list of major eventsHow to avoid overlap/clashes between our conferences?
    • Mutually agreed conference discounts across associations?
    • Participation in Digital Humanities Conferences
  • Reuniting Computational Linguistics / Language Resources and Digital Humanities (because we need each other and because borders are becoming more and more obsolete / an obstacle to our work)
  • Adoption of the LRE Map (Discovery of Language Resources through a community involvement) as a regular feature in our conferences? (already happening in practice in most of them)


11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break


11:20 - 12:30 Session 3: Language Resource Identification and Citation

  • Introduction of the ISLRN (International Standard Language Resource Number) by ELRA, LDC, Oriental COCOSDA
  • Citation of Language Resources 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 16:00 Session 3: Sharing Language Resources

  • Sharing of Language Resources related to scientific papers (favoring replicability of research results), example from LREC2014
  • Legal Issues … need to move towards common licensing schemas?
  • International Copyright exception for R&D in Human Language Technologies
  • Is it possible / desirable to think of some type of “impact factor” for LRs?

16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break


16:20 - 18:00 Session 4: Wrap up, Conclusions, Common Declaration and follow-up

  • ConclusionsDrafting of a joint declaration to stress the need for cooperation and the first results (Paris Declaration)
  • Next steps