CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

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Detailed information about the conference room equipment for presentations can be found in section 'venue'.

Sunday
(15th June)
16:00   IIS'08 Conference Registration at the DAGLEZJA Hotel starts.
19:00 - 22:00   Dinner


Monday
(16th June)
8:00 - 9:30   Breakfast
9:30 - 9:40   Conference opening speech
9:40 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:20   Break
11:20 - 12:40
12:40 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 IT1 Invited Talk:
"Mining Event and State Sequences: a Social Science Perspective" by Gilbert Ritschard,
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Session Chair: Sławomir T. Wierzchoń
15:00 - 15:20   Coffee break
15:20 - 17:00
17:00 - 17:20   Break
17:20 - 18:00
19:00   Supper


Tuesday
(17th June)
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 IT2 Invited Talk:
"Language Resources: Standardization, Interoperability, and Multi-Linguality" by Erhard Hinrichs,
University of Tübingen, Germany

Session Chair: Adam Przepi├│rkowski
9:30 - 9:40 Break
9:40 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 - 12:40
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 IT3 Invited Talk:
"Directed Graphical Models" by Marek J. Dru┼╝d┼╝el,
Białystok Technical University, Poland, and University of Pittsburgh, USA


"Searching for Intelligent Behavior" by Jarosław Arabas and Paweł Cichosz,
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland


Session Chair: Krzysztof Trojanowski
15:00 - 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 - 16:40
16:40 - 17:00 Break
17:00 - 18:20
19:00 Conference Dinner


Wednesday 
(18th June)
programme for the participants
of the main IIS'08 sessions
7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 - 11:40
11:40 - 11:50 Break
11:50 - 12:50 IT4 Invited Talk:
"Semantic Composition for Speech Understanding" by Renato De Mori,
University of Avignon, France

Session Chair: Ryszard Gubrynowicz
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:20
15:20 - 15:30 Conference closing speech


Wednesday 
(18th June)
programme for the participants
of IELRT and SLUDS workshops
8:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 - 11:50
11:50 - 12:50 IT4 Invited Talk:
"Semantic Composition for Speech Understanding" by Renato De Mori,
University of Avignon, France

Session Chair: Ryszard Gubrynowicz
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 IT5 Invited Talk:
Interactive Open-Domain Question Answering by Tomek Strzałkowski,
SUNY Albany (State University of New York), USA

Session Chair: Agnieszka Mykowiecka
15:00 - 16:15
16:15 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:45
17:45 - 18:30 Panel on methodologies for the evaluation of NLU and spoken dialogue systems