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CLARIN Annual Conference 2019 in Leipzig, Germany

Monday, 30 September, 2019 - 16:00 to Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 - 15:30

Photo: Swen Reichhold / Universität Leipzig, SUK  (The Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul)


Programme | Book of AbstractsPresenter GuidelinesThe CLARIN BazaarSatellite EventHow to get thereContact 


The CLARIN Annual Conference is the main annual event for those working on the construction and operation of CLARIN across Europe, as well as for representatives of the communities of use in the humanities, and social sciences.

This event is organized by CLARIN ERIC in collaboration with the University of Leipzig and InfAI - Institut für Angewandte Informatik.

CLARIN2019 is organized for the wider Humanities and Social Sciences communities in order to exchange ideas and experiences with the CLARIN infrastructure. This includes the design, construction and operation of the CLARIN infrastructure, the data, tools and services that it contains or should contain, its actual use by researchers, its relation to other infrastructures and projects, and the CLARIN Knowledge Sharing Infrastructure.

We welcome the following categories of participants to attend the event: authors of accepted papers, members of national consortia and representatives of CLARIN centres as well as representatives from partner organizations. People who have received an invitation to attend the conference receive registration information from the CLARIN Office or from the national coordinators of their country. Other registration requests can be sent to CLARIN Office (events@clarin.eu), and will be treated on a case by case basis.


Programme


The CLARIN2019 programme features keynote talks by Professor Scott Rettberg (University of Bergen, Norway) and Professor Elke Teich (University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany), along with paper, poster and demo presentations.

Details: Conference Programme / Printed programme (PDF)Call for Abstracts is now closed.


Proceedings

Conference Proceedings can be found here.


Book of Abstracts


The CLARIN2019 Book of Abstracts contains abstracts of invited talks, oral presentations and posters. 


Presenter Guidelines


Presenters (both oral and poster sesssion, PhD-students session and Bazaar) are advised to take a look at the Presenter Guidelines. Here you will find information about sending your slides to the organizers, available equipment, et cetera.


The CLARIN Bazaar


The CLARIN Bazaar is an informal space at CLARIN2019 where you can meet people from other centres and countries, find out about their work in progress, exchange ideas, and talk to people about future collaborations. The bazaar will provide an informal setting for conversations with CLARIN people, and space to show your work to colleagues on their laptop computer, and distribute handouts and leaflets.

More details and information on the possibility to register can be found here.


Satellite Event


SSHOC Workshop: Using Corpora for Implementing Validation. Workflows that combine quantity and quality

  • Monday 30 September 2019, from 09:45 to 16:00 (at the main conference venue)
  • Target audience: political and social scientists who are interested in using large text collections in their research.
  • Read more about this workshop

How to get there

BY AIR: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ) | BY AIR: Berlin airports / Frankfurt Airport | BY TRAIN 

How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz | How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche | How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Post


BY AIR: Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ)

The Leipzig Halle Airport is Germany’s 11th largest airport by passengers, and the second-busiest in Germany after Frankfurt Airport. Direct flights connect the airport to several German cities such as Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Stuttgart. Please visit Leipzig/Halle Airport website (https://www.leipzig-halle-airport.de/en/) for more information on arrival and departure times. 

Leipzig Halle Airport can be reached by public transport. The regional railway trains S 5X and S 5 travel to Leipzig main station every half hour and take about 15 minutes. These trains also stop at further stations like Leipzig Markt (the market square).


BY AIR: Berlin airports / Frankfurt Airport

It is also possible to fly to the airports of Berlin (Berlin-Tegel or Berlin Schönefeld) or Frankfurt (Main), and to take a bus (https://global.flixbus.com/) or train (https://www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml) to reach Leipzig.

Berlin-Tegel (TXL)

Bus: Flixbus directly from the airport takes ca. 3 hours to Leipzig.

Train: From Berlin main station trains take about one hour to Leipzig main station.

Berlin Schönefeld (SXF)

Bus: Flixbus directly from the airport takes ca. 2,5 hours to Leipzig.

Train: From Berlin main station trains take about one hour to Leipzig main station.

Frankfurt airport (FRA)

Trains directly from the airport to Leipzig main station take 3,5 hours.


BY TRAIN

Leipzig main station is the central railway terminus in Leipzig that has frequent trains connections with Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Dresden, Erfurt, Frankfurt, Hannover. 

Please visit https://www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml for information on arrival and departure times.

***We advise to book the train tickets as early as possible, as the price per tickets is not fixed and is lower when booked in advance.

The station is at the northern edge of the city centre, around 700 metres away from the market square (the centre of the city) and 700 metres away from the University of Leipzig, and conference accommodation hotels. The taxi rank and the tram station for urban routes can be found outside the railway building.


How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz

Motel One Leipzig-Augustusplatz
Address: Ritterstraße 4, 04109 Leipzig
Website:https://www.motel-one.com/en/hotels/leipzig/hotel-leipzig-augustusplatz/ 
Phone: +49 (341) 252 798-0

From the airport

Suburbantrain (S-Bahn) lineS5 and S5X to Leipzig main station, then follow the directions by foot as described here below. 

By foot from the main station

Leave the main station by “Osthalle” and cross the main tram station. Use the footpath between the buildings "Forum am Brühl". Go straight on and you are automatically directed to the “Ritterstraße”. After about 500 meters you will reach our hotel entrance

By car to the underground parking Augustusplatz 

Please follow the traffic signs in direction "Zentrum". Drive on height of the main station (“Willy-Brandt-Platz”) in to “Goethestraße” to access the underground parking Augustusplatz. (address for your navigation device: Augustusplatz 15, 04109 Leipzig). 

By foot from the underground parking Q-Park Augustusplatz 

Exit the underground parking and walk in the “Grimmaische Straße”. After a few meters turn right into the “Ritterstraße” and you will see the hotel entrance. 


How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche

Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche
Address: Nikolaistraße 23, 04109 Leipzig
Website:https://www.motel-one.com/en/hotels/leipzig/hotel-leipzig-nikolaikirche/
Phone: +49 (341) 337 437-0

From the airport

Suburbantrain (S-Bahn) lineS5 and S5X to Leipzig main station, then follow the directions by foot as described here below. 

By foot from the main station

You can reach the hotel within five minutes by foot. Leave the main station through main exit west (Haupthalle West). Cross the roads towards Willy-Brandt-Platz and follow the pedestrian zone Nikolaistrasse. After 350 metres you will reach Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche on the right hand side.

By car

At the main station (Willy-Brandt-Platz) turn right into Goethestrasse. Pass the Novoteland turn right into Brühl. After 250 metres turn left into Reichsstraße (the access is free for hotel guests). After 300 metres you will see the Café Riquet on your left-hand side (distinctive building with

elephant ornaments). Turn left into Schuhmachergaesschen, where you will see our parking sign on the left-hand side.

Please noteYou can reach the hotel underground carpark through the street Brühl 33, please type that address into your GPS.
Public underground parking at the hotel

There is a public underground parking garage at Motel One Leipzig-Nikolaikirche.

Depending on availability, parking is possible for 10, -€per 24 hours.  Other options are a parking area in the Reichsstraße next to the hotel and another underground parking garage underneath the Augustusplatz.

By car to the underground parking Q-Park Augustusplatz

Please follow the traffic signs in direction "Zentrum". Drive on height of the main station (“Willy-Brandt-Platz”) in to “Goethestraße” to access the underground parking Augustusplatz.(address for your navigation device: Augustusplatz 15, 04109 Leipzig). 


How to get to Motel One Leipzig-Post

Motel One Leipzig-Post
Address: Grimmaischer Steinweg 1, 04103 Leipzig
Website:https://www.motel-one.com/en/hotels/leipzig/motel-one-leipzig-post/
Phone: +49 (341) 962 105-0

From the airport 

Suburbantrain (S-Bahn) lineS5 and S5X to Leipzig main station, then follow the directions by foot as described here below. 

By foot from the main station

Leave the main station through the east hall. Afterwards, cross the Willy-Brandt-Platz at the pedestrian light and follow the Georgiring. After 600m turn left into the Grimmaischen Steinweg. You will see Motel One Leipzig-Post on the left side.

Pubic underground parking the hotel 

There is a public underground parking garage under Motel One Leipzig-Post (Q-park- Lebendiges Haus Leipzig, Querstraße 13-04103 Leipzig). The parking spaces are available for 10, - €/24h. (please present the parking ticket at the reception).

Another parking possibility near the hotel is Q-Park Augustplatz. The directions to the Q-Park are described here below.

By car to the underground parking Q-Park Augustusplatz 

Please follow the traffic signs in direction "Zentrum". Drive on height of the main station (“Willy-Brandt-Platz”) in to “Goethestraße” to access the underground parking Augustusplatz. (address for your navigation device: Augustusplatz 15, 04109 Leipzig). 


Contact


For general information on the conference please contact us via events@clarin.eu
 

Address: 
University of Leipzig
The Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul
Augustusplatz 10
Leipzig
Germany