SIGDIAL 2017

Date: 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Thursday, August 17, 2017

Colocated with: 

SEMDIAL 2017

Location: 

Saarbrucken, Germany

Website: 

http://www.sigdial.org/workshops/conference18/

Proceedings: 

http://sigdial.org/workshops/conference18/proceedings/index.html

General chairs: 

Kristiina Jokinen
Manfred Stede

Program chairs: 

David DeVault
Annie Louis

Local chairs: 

Ivana Kruijff-Korbayova
Volha Petukhova

Mentoring chairs: 

Pierre Lison

Sponsorships chairs: 

Ethan Selfridge

Invited speakers: 

Elisabeth Andre
Oliver Lemon
Andrew Kehler

Special topic: 

SIGDIAL/SEMDIAL 2017 Joint Special Session on Negotiation Dialog
Second WOCHAT Special Session on Chatbots and Conversational Agents
Natural Language Generation for Dialogue Systems

Best paper awards: 

Beyond On-hold Messages: Conversational Time-buying in Task-oriented Dialogue, by Soledad López Gambino, Sina Zarrieß and David Schlangen
The Role of Conversation Context for Sarcasm Detection in Online Interactions, by Debanjan Ghosh, Alexander Richard Fabbri and Smaranda Muresan