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

Social Program

Welcome Reception

Sunday, December 12, 18:00-20:00, Claremont Hotel Ballroom

All SLT 2010 participants are cordially invited to the SLT 2010 Welcome Reception, which will take place in the Claremont Hotel on Sunday, December 12 between 6-8 P.M.

Wine and cheese will be served in a casual setting with a spectacular view of San Francisco Bay Area from Berkeley Hills. The reception features will start at 6 P.M. and end at 8 P.M. Come enjoy your evening with the accompaniment of your colleagues.

Your conference badge serves as your entry pass. Drink tickets will be provided at registration.

Bay View from Claremont Hotel

Workshop Banquet Dinner

Tuesday, December 14, 18:30-21:30, Lawrence Hall of Science

All SLT 2010 participants are cordially invited to the Conference Banquet to be held on Tuesday, December 14 in the Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS).

The reception features a full-course meal served in a casual seated setting with a spectacular view of San Francisco Bay Area from LHS and with live music. Buses will depart after the last session of the day. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M. and will close at 9:30 P.M.

The workshop banquet will feature several attractions. LHS organizes an exhibit Scream Machines: The Science of Roller Coasters, which is a head-spinning, stomach-churning exhibition for thrill-seekers of all ages. Interactive exhibits, artifacts and images invite visitors to explore the physics of roller coasters and the physiology and psychology of thrill-seeking.

Your conference badge serves as your entry pass. Accompanying persons are asked to purchase tickets either at the SLT registration website or at the conference front desk.

Bay View from Lawrence Hall of Science