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Ahlem BEN HASSINE <[log in to unmask]>
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We apologize if you received multiple copies of this Call for Papers.
Please feel free to distribute it to those who might be interested.

                                 CALL for PAPER
        The First International Workshop on Intercultural Collaboration
                                        IWIC 2007
                                January 25-26, 2007
  Kyoto University Clock Tower International Conference Hall, Japan

# We already received 80 abstracts from 20 countries, but we still 
# think this workshop is not well-known in research communities. 
# We encourage researchers to submit papers by September 22nd 
# regardless of whether abstracts were submitted.

Program Co-Chairs
Toru Ishida (Kyoto University, Japan)
Susan R. Fussell (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) Piek TJM Vossen(Vrije
Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

The main theme of this workshop is intercultural collaboration, from both
technical and socio-cultural perspectives. Topics will include collaboration
support (such as natural language processing, Web, and Internet
technologies), social psychological analyses of intercultural interaction,
and case studies from activists working to increase mutual understanding in
our multicultural world.
Submissions will be considered for papers, panels, demonstrations, and
posters. Send all submissions to [log in to unmask]

This is a unique workshop in a world where physical borders disappear
rapidly and people and cultures are more and more on the move and in
contact. The workshop will feature four prominent invited speakers:

Christiane D. Fellbaum (Department of Psychology, Princeton University)
Yumiko Mori (NPO Pangaea) Gary Olson (School of Information, University of
Michigan) Wolfgang Wahlster (German Research Center for Artificial

Important Dates: Deadline Extended
Deadline for papers, panels, posters and demos: September 22nd, 2006 Author
notification: November 6th, 2006 Deadline for camera ready papers: December
1st, 2006

For further information, please contact [log in to unmask]

Ahlem Ben Hassine, Research Fellow
Computational Linguistics Group, Language Grid Project, Knowledge Creating
Communication Research Center (NICT),
3-5 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0289, JAPAN
TEL: +81-774-98-6906 FAX: +81-774-98--6960

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