Gold Sponsor: CMIC_logo Medar Conference

Silver Sponsor: ITIDA_LOGO

Media Sponsor: MI logo

The conference is held under the auspices of the
Egyptian minister of CIT, His Excellence, Dr. Tarek Kamel


Time No. Tutorial By
8.30 - 9.00   Registration
9.00 - 11.00 T1 Introduction to Arabic NLP Nizar Habash
Columbia University, USA
11.00 - 11.15   Break
11.15 - 13.15 T2 Arabic Dialect Processing Mona Diab and Nizar Habash
Columbia University, USA
13.15 - 14.15   Lunch
14.15 - 16.15 T3 Machine Translation:
challenges and trends
Hany Hassan
IBM Cairo HLT group, IBM Egypt
and Prof. Andy Way (DCU)
16.15 - 16.30   Break
16.30 - 18.30 T3 Machine Translation:
challenges and trends - continued

The tutorials will take place April 21 2009, in the "Seminar Room 1" at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University (FCI-CU).

See a map bellow where Grand Hyatt Hotel and Cairo University (neighbouring FCI-CU) are spotted

Note that the tutorials are free of charge when registered to the main conference.
but the number of participants is limited

FCI-CU is close to the main campus of Cairo University but outside it.
It's adjacent to the famous Faculty of Applied Arts from one side and to the Czeck Republic embassy from the other side.
The exact address is 5 Ahmed Zeweil St., Dokki, 12613, Giza.

Cairo Citadel