Workshops

LDC hosts and participates in various workshops and has also provided coordination and support for NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) technology evaluation workshops.

As part of a larger goal to extend collaborative research in the languages of the Americas, LDC organized two workshops in 2018: (1) Planning Workshop on Data Archives and Languages of the Americas (Philadelphia, February 2018), supported by a Penn University Research Foundation grant and a School of Arts and Sciences Conference Support Grant; and (2) International Workshop on Data Intensive Research on Languages of the Americas (Mexico City, May 2018) supported by the Penn Global Engagement Fund.

In November 2017, LDC co-organized with Peking University the International Workshop on Language Resource Construction: Theory, Methodology and Applications which was supported by the Penn China Research and Engagement Fund.  

In October 2016, LDC organized and hosted the NIEUW (Novel Incentives and Engineering Unique Workflows) Workshop which was supported by National Science Foundation CISE CRI planning grant (#1629923).

LDC was an organizer and participant in the LREC 2016 Workshop, Novel Incentives for Collecting Data and Annotation from People: types, implementation, tasking requirements, workflow and results, held in May 2016.

LDC co-organized and participated in the LSA 2016 Workshop, Preparing your Corpus for Archival Storage and the LSA 2012 Workshop, Coding for Sociolinguistic Archive Preparation. In 2012 LDC hosted a workshop at Penn to celebrate the Consortium's first 20 years - "The Future of Language Resources: LDC 20th Anniversary Workshop."