St. Petersburg, Russia, 17-19 October 2018
AINL: Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Conference
The AINL conference series has been organised since 2012
and has developed a set of distinctive features
Strong practical focus
Industrial talks and product demonstrations is an essential part of the conference program
Interactive component
The conference programs includes a number of workshops and panel discussions, as well as poster session and other interactive forms
Student's support
An encouraging attitude towards students and researchers on the early stage of career
important dates
Short & Full Paper Submission deadline
May 25
July 15
Camera-ready submission
September 15
Industrial submissions, demo and poster deadline
October 1
Notification for industrial submissions, demo and posters
June 22
Notification of long and short paper acceptance
KEYNOTE
Professor Shalom Lappin FBA
University of Gothenburg
Shalom Lappin received his BA in Philosophy at York University, Toronto Canada (1970), and his MA (1973) and PhD (1976) in Philosophy at Brandeis University. He taught philosophy at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (1974-1980), Linguistics at the University of Ottawa (1980-84), where he was Chair of the Linguistics Department (1981-84), and linguistics at the University of Haifa (1984-88) and Tel Aviv University (1988-89).

He was a Research Staff Member in the Natural Language Group of the Computer Science Department at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (1989-93). He then took up a position in the Linguistics Department at SOAS, University of London (1993-99).

He was a Professor of Computational Linguistics at King's College, London (1999-2015). In 2010 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA).

Since 2015 he is a Professor of Computational Linguistics at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a Director of Centre for Linguistic Theory and Studies in Probability.
More speakers to be announced.
organizers
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Lidia Pivovarova, University of Helsinki
Andrey Filchenkov, ITMO University
Anastasia Bodrova, Just AI
Irina Krylova, Yandex
Aleksandr Bugrovsky, ITMO University
Kseniya Buraya, ITMO University
Natalia Khanzhina, ITMO University
Dmitry Ustalov, University of Mannheim
Ask questions at ainlevent@gmail.com
Conference Venue
ITMO
Lomonosova street, 9