Organizing Chairs:

Dilek Hakkani-Tür, Microsoft

Mari Ostendorf, U. Washington

Finance Chair:

Gokhan Tur, Microsoft

Advisory Board:

Mazin Gilbert, AT&T Labs - Research

Srinivas Bangalore, AT&T Labs - Research

Giuseppe Riccardi, U. Trento

Technical Chairs:

Isabel Trancoso, INESC-ID, Portugal

Tim Paek, Microsoft Research

Area Chairs:

Julia Hirschberg, Columbia Univ.

Hermann Ney, RWTH Aachen

Andreas Stolcke, SRI International/ICSI

Ye-Yi Wang, Microsoft Research

Demo Chairs:

Alex Potamianos, Tech. U. of Crete

Mikko Kurimo, Helsinki U. of Tech.

Publicity Chair:

Bhuvana Ramabhadran, IBM

Benoit Favre, U. Le Mans

Panel Chairs:

Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Inst. Of Tech.

Eric Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State U.

Publication Chair:

Yang Liu, U. Texas, Dallas

Local Organizers:

Dimitra Vergryi, SRI International

Murat Akbacak, SRI International

Arindam Mandal, SRI International

Sibel Yaman, IBM Research

Europe Liaisons:

Frederic Bechet, U. Marseille

Philipp Koehn, U. Edinburgh

Asia Liaisons:

Helen Meng, C. U. Hong Kong

Gary Geunbae Lee, POSTECH

Invitation for System Demonstation Submissions

The SLT 2010 invites proposals for the Demonstrations Program. Areas of interest include all topics listed for the conference paper submission:

Submission Process for Demo Session

There are two alternative ways to propose a demo:

1. Authors can click on the "will present a demo" button when they are submitting a workshop paper by July 16. If the paper is accepted, they agree to present a demo with their poster. They don't need to submit an abstract if the paper is accepted, but information on equipment requirements should be sent to the Demo Chairs (email below) by September 17, 2010. (SLT will provide a table, poster board, and power)

2. Authors can submit a 1-2 page abstract for demo presentations by September 17, 2010. These will be reviewed by the demo chairs and accepted/rejected for presentation. The abstracts should briefly outline the demonstration, including application, system design. Additionally, information should be provided onInformation on equipment requirements (SLT will provide a table, poster board, and power).

Note: Demonstration applications may optionally include a single video file that exemplifies the results of the work.

Important Dates

Deadline for demos associated with papersJuly 16, 2010
Paper acceptance notificationSeptember 1, 2010
Deadline for submitting abstracts for demos that have no papersSeptember 17, 2010
Deadline for submitting equipment requirementsSeptember 17, 2010
Notification of acceptance of Demo AbstractsOctober 1, 2010


There are no fees for demos, but all demo presenters will have to register for SLT 2010.

Demo Chairs

Alex Potamianos, Tech. U. of Crete (email:
Mikko Kurimo, Aalto University, Finland (email: