NLP Montreal 2019 Workshop (Mila, RALI, IVADO, CRM)

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NLP Montreal 2019 Workshop (Mila, RALI, IVADO, CRM)

17 September 2019 - 18 September 2019



NLP Montreal 2019 is a workshop on natural language processing (NLP) and understanding, with the aim to facilitate interactions between our partners, students and faculty members. The intended audience is individuals who are already familiar with the subject of natural language processing.

Organizers: Alain Tapp, Will Hamilton and Gabriel Prato

Scientific program: Will Hamilton, Jackie Cheung, Philippe Langlais and Alain Tapp

*Members of the scientific committee are still accepting proposals for short seminar-style talks (contact: Students are especially encouraged to submit proposals, and note that ensuring diversity in both speakers and topics is an important objective for the final program.*

**Note that the second afternoon is reserved for Alliance research group discussions and restricted to partners and faculties.**

***First come, first served. Only applications from Mila/IVADO/RALI/CRM partners, students and researchers will be accepted. Participants must be individuals actively involved in NLP research and/or development and priority to individuals committed to the Alliance NSERC NLP project will be granted.***

PROGRAM (tentative)

  • 8h30- 9h00
    • Registration
  • 9h00 – 12h15
    • Advanced tutorial (1 hour)
    • Student talks (6 times 20 minutes)
  • 13h30 to 16h00
    • Faculty (2 times 50 minutes and 4 times 25 minutes)
  • 9h00 – 12h30
    • Alliance public talk by Prof. Alain Tapp (25 minutes)
    • Public industrial talks from any participants ( 7 times 25 minutes)
  • 13h45 – 15h45
    • Alliance grant proposal specific meetings
    • Alliance partner and administration private meeting
    • 6 working groups will have discussions in parallel (one for each theme)
    • Some partners will be given time to address the participants


17 September 2019
18 September 2019


Mila auditorium
6650 Rue Saint-Urbain
Montréal, Canada
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