FrameNet Masterclass and Workshop

Call for contributions

'FrameNet Masterclass and Workshop' will be held on 3 December 2009 in Milan, at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore ( and will be co-located with the TLT8 workshop.

A Masterclass given by Charles Fillmore will cover the entire morning session. For the afternoon session, we invite the submission of abstracts (up to 2,000 words) for oral presentations on research concerning FrameNet and related topics, such as the following:

  • applications of FrameNet in NLP
  • collaboration between FrameNet and annotated corpora
  • the role of linguistic theories in FrameNet
  • FrameNet as a basis for linguistic research
  • combination and comparison between FrameNet and other lexical resources
  • parallel and multilingual FrameNets
  • development of new FrameNets

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to before 11 September 2009, clearly indicating in the subject line "FrameNet submission". In the accompanying message, please include:

  • the title of the talk
  • the names of all the authors
  • the contact author name
  • contact information (e-mail is sufficient)

Notifications of acceptance will be sent before 9 October 2009. No publication of the papers of the talks is foreseen. The presentations at this event will be as long as the presentations at the TLT8 workshop (i.e. 30 minutes: 25 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussion).

Programme Committee:
Sue Atkins, USA
Hans C. Boas, USA
Katrin Erk, Germany
Charles J. Fillmore, USA
Alessandro Lenci, Italy
Kyoko Hirose Ohara, Japan
Marco Passarotti, Italy
Savina Raynaud, Italy
Carlos Subirats, Spain