Event title: Frankfurt Workshop on Multi-word Expressions, co-hosting the PARSEME 3rd general meeting relocated from Haifa

Location: Goethe Universität, Grüneburgplatz 1, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Dates: from 8 to 9 September 2014

Hosting Institution: Goethe Universit√§t Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Local Organizers: Manfred Sailer & Gert Webelhuth, Institut für England- und Amerikastudien, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main


NEW! The group photo annotated with names, countries and links to personal profiles is available here (4 MB). Some other group photos in high resolution are downlodable here (28 MB).  Photos: Eduard Bejƒçek, annotations: Carlos Ramisch.

Preliminary schedule

Monday, 8 September

Tuesday, 9 September

9:00-9:30 (room NG 2.701) registration and poster hanging 9:00-10:30 (session 9, chairs: Manfred Sailer & Mike Rosner ) WG1 (room IG 454) and WG3 (room NG 2.701) parallel working sessions
9:30-10:00  (session 1, chair: Agata Savary, room NG 2.701) opening plenary session 
10:00-10:30 (session 2, chair: Adam Przepi√≥rkowski, room NG 2.701) plenary poster presentations A (2 minutes per poster)  
10:30-11:00 coffee break 10:30-11:00 coffee break
11:00-11:30   (session 3, chair: Adam Przepi√≥rkowski, room NG 2.701 ) plenary poster presentations B (2 minutes per poster)

(session 10, chairs: Yannick Parmentier & Petya Osenova) WG2 (room IG 454) and WG4  (room NG 2.701) parallel working sessions
11:30-12:15 (session 4, chair: Veronika Vincze, room NG 2.701) Early-Stage Researchers meeting
12:15-13:45 lunch  12:30-14:00 lunch
13:45-14:45 (session 5, chair: Adam Przepiórkowski, room NG 2.701) poster session A
(session 11, chairs: Yannick Parmentier & Petya Osenova) WG2 (room IG 454) and WG4 (room NG 2.701) parallel working sessions
14:45-15:45 (session 6, chair: Agata Savary, room NG 2.701) Management Committee meeting
15:45-16:15 coffee break  15:30-16:00 coffee break
16:15-17:15 (session 7, chair: Adam Przepi√≥rkowski, room NG 2.701) poster session B    16:00-17:00 (session 12, chair: Agata Savary, room NG 2.701) plenary closing session (summary of WG sessions)
17:15-18:45 (session 8, chairs: Manfred Sailer & Mike Rosner) WG1 (room NG 701) and WG3 (room NG 2.701) parallel working sessions  17:00-18:30 (session 13, chair: Agata Savary, room NG 2.701) Steering Committee meeting
19:30 dinner (Anbau Casino, Speisesaal Ost)    


Directions: The workshop will be held on the new campus of the University of Frankfurt, the Campus Westend. On the first day we will meet in room NG 2.701 in (an appendix to) the main building of the campus, called the IG-Farben-Haus -- see a picture of the building from the front. The official address of the IG-Farben-Haus is: Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main. When one enters that address into Google Maps, it appears as “Grüneburgweg 1”. Don’t worry, it is the same place!

Accommodation: list of recommended hotels (due to the short-notice arrangements, no pre-booking is available):

Warming up: Sunday evening, 7 September, join the local organizers for a warming up in Caf√© Extrablatt, Bockenheimer Landstra√üe 141, right next to the underground station Bockenheimer Warte (lines 4, 5, 6, 7). 

Reimbursement: In order to apply for the reimbursement for this meeting, please accept the invitation that will be sent to you via e-COST before the meeting. After the meeting, fill in the reimbursement form that will be available online via the COST system and send all relevant signed documents to the Grant Holder, as indicated in the reimbursement form. External members can also participate freely but will not be reimbursed for their travel and stay. They should contact the local organizers before 3 September.

Call for poster proposals: We welcome poster proposals related to the scientific program of any of the four Working Groups.
Submission format: PDF, up to 2 pages (12pt font, 1in margins), following the EACL 2014 styles is recommended.  Please, include your name and affiliation, the title of the poster, and the Working Group concerned. The submissions should be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
You may refer to results published previously in another venue or journal. Submissions are not anonymous and are open to all researchers and language technology experts from the Action's member countries.

The final acceptance decisions will be made by the PARSEME Steering Committee.

The presentation of the posters based on selected proposals will be twofold:
- a brief presentation (of about 2 minutes) of each poster will be done in a dedicated plenary session,
- posters will be displayed in the meeting rooms and a classical poster sessions will allow for parallel discussions.

Important dates:

  • 15 June 2014: poster submission deadline
  • 23 June 2014: notifications sent out
  • 25 August 2014: the final version of the poster abstract due (the same instructions for authors apply as for the Haifa meeting)
  • 1 September 2014: the name of the poster presenter and 1 slide (in .pdf) for a 2-minute presentation due
  • 8-9 September 2014 : poster sessions and WG sessions
  • 15 September: posters in A4 resolution due (for the website)