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HPSG 2004

The 11th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar



  • The conference takes place on August 4-6, 2004. It consists of three invited lectures and a selection of submitted papers.

  • The workshop takes place on August 3, 2004. It consists of one invited lecture and a selection of submitted papers.
  Invited Speakers

  • Ann Copestake (University of Cambridge)
  • Henriëtte de Swart (Utrecht University)
  • Jonathan Ginzburg (King's College, London)
  • Ian Marshall (University of East Anglia, Norwich)

  • An electronic registration form is available. Registration is possible till July 22, 2004.
  • The registration fee for the conference is € 40 (including the workshop). If you only attend the workshop, the fee is € 10. The fee (and if applicable, the accommodation) can be paid on the Belgian account 431-0685341-06 (NAME: ELSNET; IBAN: BE85 4310 6853 4106; BIC: KREDBEBB). Make sure if you transfer money from outside Belgium that we receive the correct amount and don't have to pay any transfer costs. Please give as remark with your transfer 'HPSG2004'.
  • These participants already registered for the workshop and/or the conference.
  Local Organizers

  • Frank Van Eynde, Ineke Schuurman, Vincent Vandeghinste, Peter Dirix.
  Programme Committee for the Conference

  • Gosse Bouma (chair)
  • Jonathan Ginzburg, Jong-Bok Kim, Tibor Kiss, Kordula de Kuthy, Bob Levine, Rob Malouf, Philip Miller, Paola Monachesi, Stefan Müller, John Nerbonne, Ivan Sag, Manfred Sailer, Frank Van Eynde, Eun-Jung Yoo, Kei Yoshimoto
  Programme Committee for the Workshop

  • Dorothee Beermann (chair)
  • Ash Asudeh, Mary Dalrymple, Markus Egg, Lars Hellan, Jean-Pierre Koenig, Valia Kordoni, Manfred Sailer

  • The results of the conference will be published on-line by CSLI publications. A call for contributions will be issued after the conference.
  • The on-line proceedings of previous HPSG conferences are available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/.

  • How to get to Leuven:
    • Leuven can easily be reached by car, since it is situated near a number of main motorways (E40 and E314).
    • There are good train connections from Brussels (cfr. below) and Liθge. For timetables and other train information: http://www.b-rail.be.
    • From Brussels International Airport (Zaventem) you can go to Leuven:
      - by taxi: A taxi takes about 25 min from Brussels Airport to Leuven. A single journey will cost about € 60.
      - by train: First, you will have to take a train to Brussels North Station, and then another one to Leuven.

  • The conference will take place in the Faculty of Arts, housed in Erasmushuis, Blijde-Inkomststraat 21, 3000 Leuven (app. 10 minutes' walk from the railway station and also 10 minutes' walk from the historical center of the town).

  • We have reserved 30 single rooms in Justus Lipsiuscollege (Minderbroedersstraat 15, 3000 Leuven), 15 minutes' walk from the conference venue. The price is € 15 per night, plus a deposit of € 15. The deposit is paid back if the key is returned and if the room is left clean. Breakfast is not included, and there is no room service. The stay includes at least three days (arrival on August 3 and departure on August 6). Extension to August 2 and/or August 7 is possible. Booking will be done by us, from March 29 onward. The rooms and the deposit have to be paid in advance (see registration). The rooms will be assigned on a first come first serve basis.

  • For a list of hotels, click here. Then click on 'toerisme' or 'tourism(e)' in the left column; choose 'staying over' and click on 'hotels' or 'bed and breakfast' in the left column. Booking is done by the hotels (not by us!).

  • We have reserved 10 single rooms in Hotel Industrie (€ 45 per night, breakfast included), located on the square in front of the railway station. If you book one of those rooms, please mention that you are coming for the HPSG conference.

  • Food (click on 'tourism' in the left column of the portal and choose 'restaurants')
  Call for papers

  Previous HPSG Conferences


  • The 16th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI-2004) takes place in Nancy (France) from August 9 till August 20.

HPSG 2004 is sponsored by:

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