SIGDIAL 2011

Date: 

Friday, June 17, 2011 to Saturday, June 18, 2011

Colocated with: 

ACL HLT 2011

Location: 

Portland, OR

Website: 

http://sigdial.org/workshops/conference12/

Proceedings: 

http://sigdial.org/workshops/conference12/proc/index.html

General chairs: 

Johanna Moore
David Traum

Program chairs: 

Joyce Chai
Rebecca Passonneau

Local chairs: 

Peter Heeman

Mentoring chairs: 

Ronnie Smith

Sponsorships chairs: 

Jason Williams

Invited speakers: 

Alex Lascarides
Michael Tanenhaus

Business meeting slides: 

http://www.sigdial.org/businessmeetings/portland2011/SIGDIAL2011_Business_Meeting.pptx

Business meeting minutes: 

http://www.sigdial.org/businessmeetings/portland2011/SIGDIAL2011Minutes.rtf

Special topic: 

Situated Dialogue

Best paper awards: 

A Comparison of Latent Variable Methods for Conversation Analysis, by Sourish Chaudhuri and Bhiksha Raj
Stability and Accuracy in Incremental Speech Recognition, by Ethan O. Selfridge , Iker Arizmendi , Peter A. Heeman , and Jason D. Williams (student paper)