<html> <head> <meta name=Title content="Professional Activities and Organizations Eduard Hovy"> <title>Professional Activities and Organizations Eduard Hovy</title> </head> <body bgcolor=white lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=blue style='tab-interval:.5in'> <p> <h2 style='margin-top:.2in;margin-bottom:0.1in;margin-left:.5in'>Eduard Hovy </h2> <h3 style='margin-bottom:0.1in;margin-left:.5in'>Professional Activities and Organizations</h3> </p> <hr style='margin-left:.5in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-left:.5in;margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Professional affiliations</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Association for Computational Linguistics (<a href="http://www.aclweb.org/">ACL</a>), member since 1987. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> American Association of Artificial Intelligence (<a href="http://www.aaai.org/">AAAI</a>), member since 1984. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Association for Digital Government in North America (<a href="http://www.dgsociety.org"> DGSNA</a>), member since 2006. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (<a href="http://www.amtaweb.org/"> AMTA</a>), member since 1991. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Association for Computing Machinery (<a href="http://www.acm.org/">ACM</a>), member 1991--1993. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Cognitive Science Society (<a href="http://www.cognitivesciencesociety.org/">CogSci</a>), member 1987--2003. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> International Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (<a href="http://www.isfla.org/"> ISFLA</a>), member 1987--1994. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> International Pragmatics Association (<a href="http://webhost.ua.ac.be/ipra/"> IPrA</a>), member 1986--2001. </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Service: Professional organizations</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Board (2017--19), <b>Special Interest Group in Semantics (SIGSEM)</b> of the Association of Computational Linguistics (<a href="http://www.sigsem.org/w/">ACL SIGSEM</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Nominating Committee (2018--20), <b>Association of Computational Linguistics</b> (<a href="http://aclweb.org/">ACL</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-founder and Director on the Board (2011--16), <b>Future of Research Communications for E-Scholarship (FORCE11)</b> (<a href="http://www.force11.org">FORCE11</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Executive Committee (2013--15), <b>North American Association of Computational Linguistics</b> (<a href="http://naacl.org/">NAACL</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Councilor (2012--15), <b>Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence</b> (<a href="http://www.aaai.org">AAAI</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> President (2008--09), President-Elect (2006--08), and Past President (2010--11), <b>Digital Government Society of North America</b> (<a href="http://www.dgsociety.org">DGSNA</a>) (now called Digital Government Society) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Chair of committee (2005--06) tasked with creating the constitutions to form the <b>North American Digital Government Society (DGSNA)</b> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> President (2001--03), President-Elect (1999--01), and Treasurer (2003--09), member of Council (1996--99), <b>International Association of Machine Translation</b> <a href="http://www.eamt.org/iamt.php">(IAMT</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Past President (2002), President (2001), Vice President (2000), member of Executive Committee, 1994--97, <b>Association of Computational Linguistics</b> (<a href="http://www.aclweb.org/">ACL</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Executive Committee (2000), <b>North American Chapter of the Association of Computational Linguistics</b> (<a href="http://naacl.org">NAACL</a>). One of three people tasked with establishing this chapter for the ACL <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Chair of committee (2002--03) tasked with establishing <b>HLT-NAACL joint conference series</b>, and first coverall conference chair. Appointed by agreement between US funding agencies (DARPA, NSF, ARDA) and ACL <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> President (1996--2000), Vice President (1994--96), and Wise Counselor (2002--05), <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Association of Machine Translation in the Americas</b> (<a href="http://www.amtaweb.org/">AMTA</a>) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Executive Committee (1992--93) <b>SIGMEDIA</b> </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Research: Advisory Boards, review boards, and other standing committees</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of CINA Science Committee oversight board, Center for Criminal Investigation and Network Analysis (<a href https://cina.gmu.edu/>CINA</a>). George Mason University heading a consortium of about 10 universities (2017 22). Funded under Department of Homeland Security University Affiliates Center program <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of the AI Steering Committee, <a href="https://www.cmu.edu/risk-reg-center/"> CMU Risk & Regulatory Services Innovation Center</a> sponsored by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) at Carnegie Mellon University (2017--19) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Chair of three linked International Assessment Committees (2018), three institutes of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW): Meertens Institute, International Institute of Social History, and Huygens ING. Netherlands <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Scientific Advisory Board for <a href="http://www.clarin.eu"> CLARIN</a> (2012--2018). European Research Infrastructure Consortium <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board (2017) for Singapore Agency for Science, Technology, and Research <a href="https://www.a-star.edu.sg/">A*STAR</a>. Singapore <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board of <a href="https://www.adaptcentre.ie/">ADAPT Centre</a> (2017) for Science Foundation Ireland. Dublin, Ireland <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Board of Advisors, <a href="http://www.clc.hcmus.edu.vn/?page_id=423&lang=en"> Computational Linguistics Center</a> (2012 ) at the University of Science Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Board of Directors of the Future of Research Communications in E-Scholarship movement <a href="http://www.force11.org">FORCE11</a> (2012--17), funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, USA <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Scientific Advisory Board for <a href="http://www.mmci.uni-saarland.de">Saarland Excellence Cluster on Multimodal Computing and Interaction</a> (2008--16). University of the Saarland, Saarbrcken, Germany <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> International Review Board for Continuous Access To Cultural Heritage research program <a href="http://www.nwo.nl/en/research-and-results/programmes/Continuous+Access+To+Cultural+Heritage+%28CATCH%29"> CATCH</a> (2004--16). Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Technical Advisory Board of the research infrastructure projects <a href="http://www.clarin-d.de">CLARIN-D</a> and <a href="http://de.dariah.eu"> DARIAH-DE</a> (2012--2015). Funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of the Human Language Technology Team (<a href="https://www.greyc.fr/hultech">HULTECH</a>) of the GREYC CNRS UMR 6072 Laboratory (Groupe de Recherche en Informatique, Image, Automatique et Instrumentation de Caen) (2012--15). Caen, France <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board for <a href="http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/research/institutes-and-research-groups/ticc/research-programs/lcc/"> Tilburg University Center for Cognition and Communication</a> (2012--14). Tilburg, Netherlands <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Scientific Advisory Board for Fondazione Bruno Kessler -- Center for Information Technology <a href="http://www.fbk.eu/">FBK-irst</a> (2009--14). Trento, Italy <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board for <a href="http://www.esciencecenter.nl">Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC)</a> (2013). Amsterdam, Netherlands <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Advisory Committee for Text Analysis Conference <a href="http://www.nist.gov/tac/">TAC</a> (2007--). Organized by US National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) to support advancement and evaluation of NLP (including DUC and RTE) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Chair, Panel of Judges for <a href="http://www.elseviergrandchallenge.com">Elsevier Grand Challenge: Knowledge Enhancement in the Life Sciences</a> (2008 09). Established by Elsevier publisher <li style='margin-left:0.7in;margin-top:.1in'> Regular High-Level Visiting Scientist, International Guest Academic Talents (IGAT) Program for the Development of University Disciplines in China (111 Program), China (2008--17) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board for Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie research program <a href="http://www.nwo.nl/subsidiewijzer.nsf/pages/NWOP_5FSCXS_Eng?Opendocument"> IMIX</a> (2000--08). Dutch National Science Foundation (NWO) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Review Board for Multi-lingual Intelligence Science and Technology research program W-MIST (2004--08). University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of US Expert Board for ISO TC37 SC4 committee developing standards for natural language resource management (2003--06) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Committee for US funding agency ARDA s Northeastern Region Research Center NRRC (2001 02) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of DARPA funding agency Written Language Coordinating Committee (1992--94) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of IFIP Committee on Natural Language (1990--94) </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Publications: Journal and book series editorial boards</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Book series co-Editor-in-Chief. <i><a href="http://www.springer.com/series/8899">Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing</a></i> (2010--). Springer Verlag <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Book series editorial board. <i><a href="http://langsci-press.org/catalog/series/TMNLP">Translation and Multilingual NLP.</a></i> (2013--). Language Science Press <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Book series editorial board. <i><a href="http://www.benjamins.nl/cgi-bin/t_seriesview.cgi?series=NLP">Natural Language Processing</a></i> (1999--). John Benjamins Publishers <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal advisory board. <i><a href="http://portal.acm.org/browse_dl.cfm?idx=J820"> Italian Journal of Computational Linguistics</a></i> (2015--) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i><a href="http://portal.acm.org/browse_dl.cfm?idx=J820"> Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL)</a></i> (2012--14) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i><a href="http://www.jitp.net/">Journal of Information Technology &amp; Politics</a></i> (2006--13) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i><a href="http://www.periodicals.com/stock_e/m/ttl09997.html"> Machine Translation</a></i> (1999--) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board</span>. <i><a href="http://www.buptjournal.cn/xben">Journal of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications</a></i> (2008--) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i> <a href="http://www.springeronline.com/sgw/cda/frontpage/0,11855,5-40369-70-35554703-0,00.html"> Language Resources and Evaluation (LRE)</a>)</i> (2005--10) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i><a href="http://portal.acm.org/browse_dl.cfm?idx=J820">ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing (TALIP)</a></i> (2003--07) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i>Journal of the Society of Natural Language Processing of Japan</i> (1997--99) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board. <i><a href="http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=4&amp;tid=10"> Computational Linguistics</a></i> (1991--93) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Journal editorial board (Technical Area on the Semantics of Web Information) <i><a href="http://www.ida.liu.se/ext/etai/">Electronic Transactions of Artificial Intelligence</a></i> (2000--01) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor, <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00043702">Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence, Wikipedia, and Semi-Structured Resources</a> of the <i> Artificial Intelligence Journal</i> (vol 194, January 2013) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor, <a href="http://iospress.metapress.com/content/300389/?p=ede4d8799be745888c8960570fcd1c8a&pi=0"> Special Issue on Government 2.0: Making Connections between Citizens, Data and Government</a> of <i>Information Polity</i> (2010) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor, <a href="http://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-electronic-government-research/1091"> Special Issue on Digital Government</a> of the <i>International Journal of Electronic Government Research</i> (vol 1(2), 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor, Special Issue on Text Summarization <i><a href="http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=4&amp;tid=10"> Computational Linguistics</a></i> (2002) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor, Special Issue on Multi-lingual Information Management. <i>Computers and the Humanities</i> (vol 35(4), November 2001) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Guest co-editor, Special Issue of <i> Machine Translation</i> (October 1998) </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Commercial: Relationships with small companies</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://texifter.com/">Textifter</a>: Chair of Scientific Board (2009-). Analysis of employee and user feedback <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Rhetoritech Persuasive Technologies: Co-founder and Chief Scientist (2009 12). Personalized automated generation of documents <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://www.wisewindow.com/">WiseWindow</a>: Technical Advisor (2007 10). Measures relevant consumer insights about corporation products <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://www.boorah.com/">Boorah</a>: Technical Advisor (2006 09). Software that extracts sentiment from user reviews <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://www.appliedsemantics.com/">Applied Semantics</a>: Member of Board of Advisors (2001-03, until company was acquired by Google). Web and enterprise search <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> MaximOne: Technical Advisor (2001 03). Semantics-based text search and summarization <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://home.transclick.com/">TransClick</a>: Technical Advisor (2000 04) Machine translation and translator support <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> <a href="http://www.infosqueeze.com/">Infosqueeze</a>: Co-founder and first CEO (2000 05). Automated text summarization <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Inkpot Software Systems: Co-founder and CTO (1999 02). Personalized production of documents </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Research: Ad hoc study panels</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Participant in workshop on <b>Data-Centric Workflows</b>, commissioned by NSF (Washington, DC, May 2009) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Participant, MINDS study group developing report on <b>Future Directions for Research in Machine Translation, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Data Resources, and Speech</b>, funded by ARDA/DTO (Marina del Rey, CA, January 2007) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Participant in workshop to outline <b>current state and research problems in Information Integration (II)</b>, funded by several government agencies (AFRL, AHRQ, EPA, NARA, NSF, ONR, with support from the NCO/NITRD) (Philadelphia, PA, October 2006) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Session chair (invited), special joint meeting of funders and national research community representatives called <b>Workshop on Future of Semantic Text Annotation Research</b> (College Park, MD, April 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Chair of joint NSF-EU researcher meeting to plan collaboration program between US and EU in Digital Government / eGovernment research (Delft, The Netherlands, November 2004) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Participant and session chair in NSF meeting to outline Digital Government collaboration program between US and Organization of American States (OAS) (Washington, DC, November 2004) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Participant and member of editorial reporting team, <b>Workshop on Exploring International Collaborations for Research on eGovernment and Digital Government</b>, commissioned by the EU and National Science Foundation, at the dg.o 2004 conference (Seattle, WA, May 2004) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member, <b>Expert Meeting on the Building of an International Research Institute on e-Science Studies (IRISS)</b>, convened by the Royal Dutch Academy of Science (KNAW) (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2003) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member and session leader, <b>Workshop on Developing a Basic Research Program on e-Rulemaking for Digital Government</b>, commissioned by National Science Foundation (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, January 2003) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member and session leader, <b>Workshop on Developing a Basic Research Program on Policy and Governance for Digital Government</b>, commissioned by the National Science Foundation (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, May 2002) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Session co-leader, <b>Workshop on Responding to the Unexpected</b>, commissioned by the National Science Foundation (New York, NY, February 2002) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-editor of report on <b>Multilingual Information Management</b> (MLIM), commissioned by the National Science Foundation (Washington, DC). Co-chair of information collection workshops held in Granada, Spain (May 1998) and Montreal, Canada (August 1998). See <a href="http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~ref/mlim/">MLIM study report</a> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of working group on <b>Multilingual Information Retrieval</b>, study panel for NSF and DARPA (meetings held at Columbia University, New York, and ETH, Zrich, in November 1997 and March 1998. Report published in 1998) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of NSF Workshop on <b>R&amp;D Opportunities in Federal Information Services</b>, section on Information Integration. Study published in 1997 <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of AAAI-NSF Workshop on <b>National Information Infrastructure</b> (AAAI-94 conference, Seattle, WA, 1994) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Contributor to <b>Survey of the State of the Art in Human Language Technology</b>. Responsible for overview section on Natural Language Generation. Report commissioned jointly by the National Science Foundation and the European Commission's LRE directorate in January 1994; see <a href="http://www.cse.ogi.edu/CSLU/HLTsurvey/">HLT Survey Report</a> (1996) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of study group on <b>Natural Language Research in the U.S.</b>, commissioned by ISATc (MIT, Cambridge, MA, August 1991) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of study group on <b>Multimedia Communication Research in the U.S.</b>, commissioned by ISAT (USC Information Sciences Institute, Marina del Rey, CA, August 1990) </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Service: Carnegie Mellon University </span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of CMU Faculty Senate, 2013 17. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Hiring Committee, Language Technologies Institute, CMU. 2015. <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Education Committee, Language Technologies Institute, CMU. 2015 . <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Admissions Committee, Language Technologies Institute, CMU. 2013 . <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Co-organizer of Language Technologies Institute retreat, 2013. </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Service: Selected conference and large event organizing committees</span> </b> </p> <list> <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> General Co-Chair, <b><a href="http://tcci.ccf.org.cn/conference/2016">International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing (NLPCC 2016)</a></b> (Kunming, China, December 2016) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Organizing Committee, <b><a href="http://www.force11.org/beyondthepdf2"> Beyond the PDF 2 conference</a></b> (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 2013) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Organizing Committee, <b><a href="http://www.dagstuhl.de/en/program/calendar/semhp/?semnr=12452">Dagstuhl Workshop on the Future of Research Communication for E-Scholarship (FORCE)</a></b> (Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, August 2011) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Organizing Committee, <b><a href="https://sites.google.com/site/beyondthepdf/">Beyond the PDF 1 conference </a></b> (San Diego, CA, January 2011) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program Committee Honorary Chair, <b><a href="http://caai.cn:8080/nlpke10/index.html">IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE NLP-KE 10)</a></b>, Beijing, China (2010) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program Committee Honorary Chair, <b><a href="http://caai.cn:8080/nlpke08/index.html">IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE NLP-KE 08)</a></b>, Beijing, China, 2008) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Convenor and liaison to DGSNA Board, <b><a href="http://www.dgo2008.org"> Ninth Conference on Digital Government</a></b> (Montreal, Canada, May 2008) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program Committee Honorary Chair, <b><a href="http://caai.cn:8086/nlpke07/">IEEE International Conference on Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Engineering (IEEE NLP-KE 07)</a></b> (Beijing, China, 2007) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Senior Program Committee (co-responsible for Natural Language track), <b>AAAI conference</b> (July 2007) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Advisory Committee, <b>5<sup>th</sup> International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2007)</b> (IIIT Hyderabad, India, January 2007) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Scientific Committee, <b><a href="http://www.lrec-conf.org/lrec2006/"> Fifth Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2006)</a></b> (Genoa, Italy, May 2006) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Advisory Board, <b>International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-05)</b> (Hyderabad, India, December 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b>Joint Conference of Human Language Technologies and Empirical Methods in NLP (HLT-EMNLP 2005)</b> (Vancouver, Canada, October 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b>International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2005)</b> (Edinburgh, Scotland, August 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Conference Co-Chair, <b><a href="http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2004/">Fifth Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2004)</a></b> (Seattle, WA, May 2004) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b><a href="http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~ml/HLT-EMNLP05/"> Joint Conference of Human Language Technologies and Empirical Methods in NLP (HLT-EMNLP 2005)</a></b> (Vancouver, Canada, October 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b><a href="http://www.kcap05.org/">Third International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP)</a></b> (Banff, Canada, October 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b><a href="http://www2.nict.go.jp/jt/a132/newtcllab/Pages/mtsummit.html">Machine Translation Summit X</a></b> (Phuket, Thailand, September 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b><a href="http://ijcai05.csd.abdn.ac.uk/">International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2005)</a></b> (Edinburgh, Scotland, August 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b>International Conference on Computational Linguistics (ACL 2005)</b> (Ann Arbor, MI, June 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b><a href="http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2005/">Sixth National Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2005)</a></b> (Atlanta, GA, May 2005) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Conference Chair, <b><a href="http://www.mt-summit.org">Machine Translation Summit IX</a>)</b> (New Orleans, LA, September 2003) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Conference Chair, <b><a href="http://www.hlt-naacl03.org">Human Language Technology Conference of the North American Association of the ACL (HLT-NAACL03)</a></b> (Edmonton, Canada, May 2003) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program Chair, <b><a href="http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2002/">Second National Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2002)</a></b> (Los Angeles, CA, May 2002) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program Chair, <b><a href="http://www.dgrc.org/dgo2001">First National Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2001)</a></b> (Los Angeles, CA, May 2001) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of Program Committee, <b>International Joint Conference of Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2001)</b> (Seattle, WA, August 2001) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member, Executive Program Committee, <b>DARPA Human Language Technology (HLT) Conference</b> (San Diego, CA, March 2001) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Member of International Advisory Board, <b>Machine Translation Summit VII</b> (Singapore, September 1999) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> General conference chair, <b>Third Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA)</b> (Philadelphia, PA, October 1998) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program chair, <b>Ninth International Workshop on Natural Language Generation (INLGW) </b> (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada, July 1998) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program co-chair, <b>AAAI Spring Symposium on Text Summarization</b> (Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA March 1998) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program chair, <b>Second Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA)</b> (Montreal, Quebec, October 1996) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Program co-chair, <b>First Conference of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA)</b> (Columbia, MD, October 1994) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Event co-chair, <b>AAAI-94 Machine Translation Showcase</b> at Annual Conference of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) (Seattle, WA, August 1994) <li style='margin-left:0.7in'> Workshop co-chair, <b>International Workshop on Burning Issues in Discourse</b> (funded by NATO) (Maratea, Italy, April 1993) </list> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p style='margin-bottom:6pt'> <b> <span style='margin-left:-.2in;font-size:12.0pt;color:#B33932'> Invited presentations</span> </b> </p> Please see <a href="./invited.html">invited presentations</a> <hr style='margin-left:-.2in;margin-top:.2in' size=2 width="100%" align=left> <p align=center style='margin-top:0in;margin-right:.5in;margin-bottom:0in; margin-left:-.2in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:center'> <b> <a href="./bio.html">Biography</a> | <a href="./education.html">Education</a> | <a href="./publications.html">Publications</a> | <a href="./research-grants.html">Research Grants 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