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Conferences around the World

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Conferences around the World

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1-3: Graz, Austria (Messe Congress Graz). The 6th International Congress on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS) will be held concurrently with I-KNOW. I-SEMANTICS bridges the gap between research fields and related communities. Keynote speakers include Marti A. Hearst of the University of California- Berkeley and Peter A. Gloor of MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Site: Messe Congress Graz, Messeturm, Messeplatz, A-8010 Graz, Austria; contact

6-10: Brno, Czech Republic (Hotel Continental). The 13th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue (TSD 2010) will address a variety of topics of natural language processing, including texts and transcription, speech analysis, and natural language dialogue systems. The conference program includes paper presentations, poster sessions, and oral presentations.

Site: Hotel Continental, Kounicova 6, CZ-602 00 Brno, Czech Republic; contact

6-10: Glasgow, Scotland (Glasgow University). At the 14th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2010), researchers and content providers for digital libraries will present papers, talks, and tutorials on system interoperability, search design, and user-contributed material. Various developers will also present their latest projects and tools.

Site: Glasgow University, University Ave., Glasgow, Glasgow City G12 8, U.K.; contact

19-24: Vienna (Vienna University of Technology). The 7th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (IPRES2010) will explore the latest trends, innovations, and practices in preserving digital heritage. Among the keynote speakers is Tony Hey, Microsoft's corporate vice president of external research, who will discuss scientific discovery and the future role of research libraries.

Site: Vienna University of Technology- Wien, Freihaus, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10, 1040 Wien, Vienna, Austria; contact index.html.

22-24: Pittsburgh (Carnegie Mellon University). The 4th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing addresses the semantics of computational content for the research community in this new arena. Areas covered include semanticsbased analysis, semantic integration, semantic applications, and semantic interfaces.

Site: Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213; contact


1-3: San Francisco (Hotel Adagio). This year's Annual Meeting of the Association of Mental Health Librarians (AMHL 2010) will focus on the changing nature of librarianship for mental health librarians. …

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