Activities

These activities are listed in reversed chronological order.
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Planned or Ongoing

  • Attend BSNLP 2017, Valencia, Spain, April 4, 2017.
  • Attend EACL 2017, Valencia, Spain, April 5-7, 2017.

2017

  • Performed science comedy at Kraak de Mic, Antwerp, Belgium, February 22, 2017.
  • Attend CLIN 27, Leuven, Belgium, February 10, 2017.

2016

  • Member of programme committee of PEOPLES, Osaka, Japan, December 12, 2016.
  • Dag van de Wetenschap, Antwerp, Belgium, November 27, 2016.
  • Presentation at JOTA Lectures, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 22, 2016.
  • Research stay at Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November, 2016.
  • Lecture for teenagers at Science Week, University of Antwerp, Belgium, October 25, 2016.
  • Attend ATILA 2016, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, October 20-21, 2016.
  • Co-organisation of PAN Shared Task on Author Profiling at CLEF 2016, Évora, Portugal, September 5-8, 2016.
  • Attend ACL & CoNLL, Berlin, Germany, August, 2016.
  • Participated in Let's Talk Science, Ghent, Belgium, July 2-4, 2016.
  • Presentation at DHBenelux 2016, Belval, Luxembourg, June 9-10, 2016.
  • Presentation of paper LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, May 25-27, 2016.
  • Co-organisation of TA-COS workshop at LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, May 23, 2016.
  • Invited talk at Werkgroep Over Taal, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, April 28, 2016.
  • Present poster at TextLink Second Action Conference, Budapest, Hungary, April 11-13, 2016.
  • Presentation at University of Groningen, The Netherlands, April 1, 2016.
  • Attended TEDxUHasselt, Hasselt, Belgium, March 26, 2016.
  • Kinderuniversiteit, Antwerp, Belgium, March 6, 2016.
  • Present at Masterclass Science Communication, University of Antwerp, Belgium, February 18, 2016

2015

  • Presentation at CLIN 26, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 18, 2015.
  • Guest lecture on stylometry in 'Interdisciplinaire Linguïstiek' at University of Antwerp, Belgium. December 16, 2015.
  • Dag van de Wetenschap, Antwerp, Belgium, November 22, 2015.
  • Guest co-editor of CLIN Journal, Volume 5, Published November 2015.
  • Presentation at Ghent Symposium on Afrikaans, Ghent, Belgium, October 22-24, 2015.
  • Presentation at ATILA 2015, Antwerp, Belgium, October 15-16, 2015.
  • Organisation of ATILA Research Meeting, Antwerp, Belgium, October 15-16, 2015.
  • Performed at Bright Club BXL - Science Comedy Night, Brussels, Belgium, October 13, 2015.
  • Attended Taal in Bedrijf 2015, Brussels, Belgium, October 13, 2015.
  • Co-organisation of PAN Shared Task on Authorship Attribution at CLEF 2015, Toulouse, France, September 9-10, 2015.
  • Participated in LxMLS, Lisbon, Portugal, July 16-23, 2015.
  • Participated in Let's Talk Science, Leuven, Belgium, July 1-3, 2015.
  • Invited talk at VivA Haatspraaksimposium, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 17, 2015.
  • Participated in Antwerp Spring Academy in DH - Data Visualisation, Antwerp, Belgium. June 10-12, 2015.
  • Presentation at DHBenelux, Antwerp, Belgium, June 8-9, 2015.
  • Co-organisation of DHBenelux, Antwerp, Belgium, June 8-9, 2015.
  • Assistant teacher in class on Computational Models of Language Understanding at University of Antwerp, February-June, 2015
  • Third place at FameLab Belgium - National Final, Leuven, Belgium, May 12, 2015.
  • Guest lecture on computational stylometry in 'Current trends in AI' at ULB, Belgium, May 8, 2015.
  • Masterclass Science Communication - FameLab (by Timandra Harkness), Leuven, Belgium, April 25-26, 2015.
  • Compete in FameLab Belgium - Regional Heat in Ghent, Belgium, April 23, 2015.
  • Guest lecture on author profiling in 'Digital Humanities' at University of Antwerp, Belgium, March 23, 2015.
  • Attended CLIN, Antwerp, Belgium, February 5-6, 2015.
  • Co-organisation of CLIN, Antwerp, Belgium, February 5-6, 2015.
  • Participated in Code Camp on Computational Creativity, Coimbra, Portugal, January 12-15, 2015.

2014

  • Became associated member of the Ghent centre for Afrikaans and the study of South Africa, December 2014.
  • Attended Colloquium Afrikaans 'Die taal se stiltes', Ghent University, Belgium, December 4, 2014.
  • Invited talk at Language and Speech Colloquium, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 26, 2014.
  • Presentation at ATILA 2014, Belgium, November 20-21, 2014.
  • Member of programma committee of WCPR14, Orlando (FL), USA, November 7, 2014.
  • Participation in shared task on personality recognition at WCPR14, Orlando (FL), USA, November 7, 2014.
  • Invited talk at KZM Herfstvergadering, Ghent, Belgium, October 24, 2014.
  • Lecture for teenagers at Science Week, University of Antwerp, Belgium, October 21, 2014.
  • Start of PhD Fellowship of FWO (Research Foundation - Flanders), October 1, 2014.
  • Guest lecture on stylometry in 'Social Intelligence' at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, October 1, 2014.
  • Co-organisation of PAN Shared Task on Authorship Attribution at CLEF 2014, Sheffield, UK, September 15-18, 2014.
  • Student information session at Verkenningsdagen, University of Antwerp, Belgium, September 10, 2014.
  • Became member of Departmental Council of Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp, September, 2014.
  • Co-organisation of ComAComA Workshop at COLING 2014, Dublin, Ireland, August 23-29, 2014.
  • Presentation at DHBenelux, Den Haag, The Netherlands, June 12-13, 2014.
  • Assistant teacher in class on Computational Models of Language Understanding at University of Antwerp, February-June, 2014.
  • Attended TEDxGhent, Ghent, Belgium, June 7, 2014.
  • Attended Benelearn, Brussels, Belgium, June 6, 2014.
  • Presentation of paper at LREC, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 26-31, 2014.
  • Attended TEDxUHasselt, Diepenbeek, The Netherlands, March 29, 2014.
  • Attended Bits of Help (cyberbullying seminar), Antwerp, Belgium, February 27, 2014.
  • Presented poster at CLIN, Leiden, The Netherlands, January 17, 2014.

2013

  • Article in CLIN Journal (Volume 3), December, 2013.
  • Presentation at AfLaT 2013, Ghent, Belgium, December 6, 2013.
  • Presentation at Graduate Conference of the Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp, Belgium. October 2, 2013.
  • Presentation at ATILA, Corsendonck, Belgium, September 26-27, 2013.
  • Attended Digital Humanities Summer School, Leuven, Belgium, September 20, 2013.
  • Presentation at Internationaal Seminarie Afrikaans, Ghent, Belgium, September 9-11, 2013.
  • Poster presentation at WCPR workshop, Cambridge (MA), USA, July 11, 2013.
  • Attended ICWSM, Cambridge (MA), USA, July 8-10, 2013.
  • Attended Topic Modelling course day by Vlaamse Werkgroep Mediëvistiek at University of Antwerp, Belgium. 31 May 2013.
  • Student practicals supervision for class on Digital Humanities at University of Antwerp, May, 2013.
  • Assistant teacher in class on Computational Models of Language Understanding at University of Antwerp, February-June, 2013.
  • Attended IWCS13, Potsdam, Germany, March 20-22, 2013.
  • Presentation of paper at workshop ISA-9, Potsdam, Germany, March 19-20, 2013.
  • Presentation at CLIN, Enschede, The Netherlands, January 18, 2013.
  • Start of PhD fellowship on AMiCA project, January 15, 2013.

2012

  • Interim Project Coordinator of AuCoPro, July-December, 2012.
  • Presentation of paper at PRASA, Pretoria, South Africa, November 29-30, 2012.
  • Presentation at ATILA, Groesbeek, The Netherlands, November 22-23, 2012.
  • Co-supervision of four bachelor dissertations at North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, July-October, 2012.
  • Followed class Afrikaans by Quinta Banghart, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, July-September, 2012.
  • Research stay with CTexT at North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, July-September, 2012.
  • Attended EACL, Avignon, France, April 25-27, 2012.
  • Attended Workshop on Computational Approaches to Deception Detection, Avignon, France, April 23, 2012.

2011