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Ongoing memberships

Committees and Memberships

2018

  • Chair and member of the organizing, scientific and program committee of the 9th Global WordNet Conference (GWC2018), January 2018.

2017

  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the NIAS-Lorentz workshop “Language, Knowledge and People in Perspective”.
  • Invited member of the jury (as a member of the KHMW) of the Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2017 of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW).

2016

  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the workshop Open Knowledge Base and Question Answering Workshop (OKBQA 2016) at the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING2016), December 11-16, 2016, Osaka, Japan.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 2nd Workshop on Computing News Storylines (CNewsStory-2016), co-located with EMNLP 2016, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. November 2-6, 2016.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the Unshared task on “Perspective Based Local Agreement and Disagreement in Online Debate” at 3rd Workshop on Argument Mining in conjunction with the Annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2016), Berlin, August 12, 2016.
  • Section editor of the theme “Language and information in the world” of the Summerschool 2016 by Language in Interaction, July 2016.
  • Member of the jury of Ammodo KNAW Award 2017, domain Humanities
  • Invited member of the annual meeting of ISO TC 37/SC4 – Terminology and other language and content resources / WorkGroup 5, Copenhagen, June 29-July 1, 2016
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 2nd Spinoza-workshop “Looking at the Long Tail”, Amsterdam, June 24, 2016
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 7th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis (WASSA-2016), co-located with the NAACL-HLT 2016 Conference, San Diego, California, June 12-17, 2016
  • Member of the scientific committee of the 10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2016), Portoroz, Slovenia, May 23-28, 2016
  • Member of the program committee of the twelfth Joint ACL – ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-12), LREC 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia, May 28, 20016
  • Member of the program committee of the 5th Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics: Managing, Building and Using Linked Language Resources (LDL-2016), co-located with LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, 24th May 2016.
  • Chair and member of the organizing, scientific and program committee of the 8th Global WordNet Conference (GWC2016), Bucharest, Romania, January 27-30, 2016.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the NewsReader Hackathon “Car Wars Revisited”, January 8, 2015.

2015

  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 26th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN26), Hotel Casa 400, Amsterdam, December 17-18, 2015.
  • Member of the program committee of the 7th Language & Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics (LTC2015), Poznań, Poland, November 27-29, 2015.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the NewsReader Conference, Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, November 24, 2015.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the NewsReader Hackathon, Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, November 25, 2015.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 6th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA 2015), co-located with with the EMNLP 2015 Conference, Lissabon, Portugal, September 17, 2015.
  • Member of the program committee of RANLP 2015, Hissar, Bulgaria, September 5-11, 2015
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of Computing News Storylines 2015, collocated with ACL-IJCNLP 2015, Beijing, Chine, July 26-31, 2015.
  • Member of the program committee of ACL/IJCNLP2015, July 26-31, 2015, Beijing, China
  • Member of the program committee of the RUMOUR 2015 Workshop at Eurolan 2015,Sibiu, Romania, July 18, 2015.
  • Member of the program committee of the NLDB 2015, June 24-26, 2015, Passau, Germany
  • Member of the program committee of the 3rd Workshop on EVENTS: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation (Events), in conjuntion with NAACH HLT 2015, June 4, 2015, Denver, USA Colora
  • Member of the program committee of 9th TOTh International Conference, June 4-5, 2015, Chambéry, France
  • Member of the program committee of the 4th Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web co-located with the 12th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2015), Portoroz, Slovenia, June 1, 2015
  • Member of the program committee of the 11th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (isa-11), in conjunction with IWCS 2015, the 11th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, London, UK, April 14, 2015.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the workshop on the theme of “Biographical Data in a Digital World, Rockstart, Amsterdam, April 9, 2015
  • Member of the program committee of MAPLEX 2015, February 9-10 2015, Yamagata, Japan

2014

  • Member of the committee alfa/gamma-cluster take-off STW / NWO 2014.
  • Member of the committee on the 2014 theme Big Data of the Stichting Nationale Denktank.
  • Jury member Finale Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award 2014, June 5, 2014
  • Expert reviewer for the European Union in the area of Language Technology and Machine Translation for the project Organic.Lingua: Demonstrating the potential of a multilingual web portal for Sustainable Agricultural & Environmental Education.
  • Member of the program committee of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics  (ACL2014), June 23 – 27, 2014, Baltimore, USA.
  • Member of the program committee of the 5th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment & Social Media Analysis (WASSA2014), to be held in conjuntion with the ACL 2014 Conference, June 23 – 27, 2014, Baltimore, USA
  • Member of the program committee of 5th International Workshop on Emotions, Social Signal, Sentiment & Linked Open Data (ES³LOD 2014),  May 26-27, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Member of the program committee of Terminology & Ontology: Theories and applications (TOTh2014), June 12-13, 2014, Chambery, France.
  • Member of the scientific committee of  LREC 2014, May 26-31, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Member of the program committee of the Collaboration and Computing for Under Resourced Languages in the Linked Open Data Era (CCURL 2014), May 26, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Member of the program committee of the workshop Come Hack with OpeNER, Monday, 26th May 2014 organised in conjunction with LREC 2014, May 26-31, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Member of the program committee of  the EACL-2014 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Causality in Language (CLANG 2014), April 26, 2014, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Chair and member of the organizing, scientific and program committee of the 7th Global WordNet Conference (GWC2014), January 25-29, 2014, Tartu, Estonia

2013

  • Expert reviewer for the European Union in the area of Language Technology and Machine Translation for the project Organic.Lingua: Demonstrating the potential of a multilingual web portal for Sustainable Agricultural & Environmental Education.
  • Member of the program committee of the 6th international Conference on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon (GL2013), Pisa, Italy, September 24-25, 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the Conference on Technology, Culture and Memory (CTCM 2013).
  • Member of the program committee of the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, (RANLP2013), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 7-13, 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the workshop on the Lexicon in Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG2013), Vienna, Austria, September 5-6, 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the workshop on Semantic Web and Information Extraction (RANLP2013), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 7-13, 2013.>
  • Member of the program committee of the workshop on Natural Language Processing and Linked Open Data (NLP&LOD), collocated with the Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing,(RANLP2013), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 7-13, 2013.
  • Area Chair and member of the program committee of 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013) in the area “Language Resources”, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013) in the area “Semantics”, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the conference Terminology & Ontology: Theories and applications TOTh2013, Chambéry, France, June 4-7, 2013
  • Member of the program committee of the  European Semantic Web Symposium on Semantics and Big Data (ESWC 2013), Montpellier, France,  May 26-30, 2013.
  • Member of the program committee of the Ninth Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-9) in conjunction with IWCS 2013, Potsdam, Germany, March 19-20, 2013.

2012

  • Expert reviewer for the European Union for the ICT Call 9, Objective 8.2, ICT for access to Cultural Heritage, 2012
  • Expert reviewer for the European Union in the area of Language Technology and Machine Translation for the project Organic.Lingua: Demonstrating the potential of a multilingual web portal for Sustainable Agricultural & Environmental Education.
  • Member of the National Advisory Panel of CLARIN-NL.
  • Member of the Management Team in charge of scientific research of CAMeRA: the Interfaculty research institute of the VU University Amsterdam. CAMeRA consists of 4 participating faculties and research groups i.e. Sociology, Computer Science, Clininal Psychology and Language & Communcation.

2011

  • Expert reviewer for the European Union for the SME-DCL call 2011.
  • Member of FLaReNet.
  • Member of the National Advisory Panel of CLARIN-NL.
  • Member of the Management Team in charge of scientific research of CAMeRA: the Interfaculty research institute of the VU University Amsterdam. CAMeRA consists of 4 participating faculties and research groups i.e. Sociology, Computer Science, Clininal Psychology and Language & Communcation.
  • Reviewer for a special issue of “Language Resources and Evaluation” on Wordnets and Relations, ed. B. Sandford Pedersen, M. Piasecki, S. Szpakowicz, Ch. Fellbaum.
  • Reviewer on “What do Dictionary Definitions Say about the Concreteness of Concepts” for International Journal of Lexicography: A Survey on Short Text Analysis in Web 2.0, for Language Resources and Evaluation Persian WordNet Construction Using Unsupervised Approach, for Artificial Intelligence Journal ARTINT-D-10-00268.
  • Member of the program commitee of the Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon-workshops (CogALex2012) collocated with COLING 2012, Mumbai, India, 15 december 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012) in the area “”Ontologies and Terminology”, Mumbai, India, 8-15 december 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2012) in the area “Semantics”, Mumbai, India, 8-15 december 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of the 3rd Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web collocated with the 11th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2012), Boston, USA, November 11-15, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the 8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (JapTAL2012), Kanazawa, Japan, October 22-24, 2012
  • Member of the program committee of the 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2012/SWAIE2012), Galway City, Ireland, 8-12 October 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the workshop Semantic Web and Information Extraction (SWAIE2012), collocated with the international conference ‘on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2012), Galway, Ireland, October 8-12, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the Eighth Joint ISO-ACL/SIGSEM Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation (ISA-8), Pisa, Italy, October 3-5, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the track “Lexicon and ontology track” of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2012), Jeju Island, Korea, July 8-14, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the track “Multilinguality Track” of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL2012), Jeju Island, Korea, July 8-14, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the 3rd Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity and Sentiment Analysis (WASSA2012)in conjuntion with the ACL2012 Conference, Jeju Island, Korea, July 12, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the 17th conference on ‘Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems’ (NLDB 2012), Groningen, the Netherlands, June 26-28,2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the Symposium on Languages, Applications and Technologies (SLATe 2012), Braga, Portugal, June 21-22, 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of workshop “Challenges to Knowledge Representation in Multilingual Contexts” of the Terminology and Knowledge Engineering Conference (TKE2012), Madrid, Spain, 19-22 June 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of *SEM First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (STARSEM2012) on the task “Semantic Resources and Annotation” collocated with NAACL-HLT2012, Montreal, Canada, June 7-8, 2012.
  • Member of the program commitee of *SEM First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics ((STARSEM2012) on the task “Semantic Tools” collocated with NAACL-HLT2012, Montreal, Canada, June 7-8, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference 2012 (ESWC2012), Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 27-31 mei 2012.
  • Member of the scientific and program committee of the 8th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2012), Istanbul, May 23-25, 2012
  • Area chair and member of the organizing and program committee of the EACL track “Language Resources” of the 13th conference of the European chapter (EACL2012) of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Avignon, France, April 23-27, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of the track “Demo Session” of the 13th conference of the European chapter (EACL2012) of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Avignon, France, April 23-27, 2012.
  • Member of the program committee of Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH2012) collocated with EACL 2012 Avignon, France, April 24, 2012
  • Chair and member of the scientific, organizing and program committee of the 6th Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2012), Matsue, Japan, January 9-13, 2012.
  • Member of the scientific committee for the special issue on Free Language Resources of the journal “Traitement Automatique des Langues” (TAL).
  • Member of the program committee of the 22nd Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN2012) Tilburg University, January 20, 2012.

2011

  • Member of the program committee for the Cross-language Indian Text Reuse task at the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE 2011), Bombay, India, December 2-4, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the 5th Language & Technology Conference on Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics (LTC2011), Poznan, Poland, November 25-27, 2011.
  • Member of the scientific program committee of Electronic Lexicography in the 21st century: New Applications for new users (eLEX2011), Bled, Slovenia, November 10-12, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee for the Semantics Track of International Joint Conference on NLP, 2011 (IJCNLP 2011), Chiang Mai,Thailand, November 8-13, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the Resources Track of International Joint Conference on NLP, 2011 (IJCNLP 2011), Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 8-13, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the 2nd Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web, collocated with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2011) Bonn, Germany, October 23-27, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2011 (RANLP2011), Hissar, Bulgaria, September 12-14, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the ESSLLI 2011 workshop on Lexical Resources (WoLeR 2011), Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 1-5, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011) Portland, Oregon, USA, June 19-24, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (ACL-HLT 2011) in the area of lexical semantics, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 19-24, 2011.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 2nd KYOTO Workshop on “Advanced Information Systems for Sharing Information and Knowledge about the Environment”, Gifu, Japan, January 26-28, 2011.
  • Member of the program committee of the 6th Joint ACL-ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation, (ISA-6) in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2011), Oxford, UK, January 12-14, 2011.

2010

  • Member of the NWO National committee for the NWO-Veni-fund Humanities.
  • Member of the NWO national committee for the NWO-AiO-fund Humanities.2010.
  • Member of the VU-Humanities committee (Arts, Theology & Philosophy) for the NWO-AiO-fund Humanities.
  • Chair of the Advisory Committee for the ERC Grantsof the VU University Amsterdam.
  • Member of FLaReNet.
  • Member of the National Advisory Panel of CLARIN-NL.
  • Member of the Management Team in charge of scientific research of CAMeRA: the Interfaculty research institute of the VU University Amsterdam. CAMeRA consists of 4 participating faculties and research groups i.e. Sociology, Computer Science, Clininal Psychology and Language & Communcation.
  • Referent for Springer book on the IMIX conference: Extraction of Hypernymy Information from Text, Erik Tjong Kim Sang and Katja Hofmann.
  • Referent for the Nederlandse Taalkunde on Grégoire, N.: “Untangling multiword expressions. A study on the representaion and variation of Dutch multiword expressions”, Utrecht: LOT, 2009. XII + 193 blz. 978 94 6093 010 2.
  • Member of the program committee of COLING 2010, Beijing, China, August 23-27, 2010.
  • Member of the program committee of the 2nd SIGLEX endorsed COLING Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon (CogALex2010), pre-conference workshop COLING 2010, Beijing, China, August 22, 2010.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the OntoLex 2010: 6th Workshop on “Ontologies and Lexical Resources”, COLING, Beijing, China, August 21-22, 2010.
  • Member of the program committee of ACL2010, July 11-16, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Member of the organizing and scientific program committee of the SemEval-2010: 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluations on Kyoto‘s subtask WSD17: All-words Word Sense Disambiguation on a Specific Domain, the workshop collocation: ACL2010, July 11-16, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Member of the program committee of the 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistic (NAACL-HLT 2010) in the area: “Machine Learning for Semantics”, June 1-6, 2010, Los Angeles, USA.
  • Member of the scientific committee of LREC 2010, Malta, May 19-21, 2010.
  • Member of the program committee of the 1st Workshop on the Multilingual Semantic Web, at the 19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2010), Raleigh, USA, April 26-27, 2010
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the CAMeRA-project “From Text to Political Positions (T2PP)” Workshop “Mining for Meaning”, VU University Amsterdam, April 9-10, 2010.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 5th Global Wordnet Conference (GWC2010), Mumbai, India, January 31-February 4, 2010.
  • Member of the program committee of the Second International Conference on Global Interoperability for Language Resources (ICGL 10), Hong Kong, January 15-17, 2010.

2009

  • Member of FLaReNet.
  • Member of the National Advisory Panel of CLARIN-NL.
  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT.
  • Member of the Management Team in charge of scientific research of CAMeRA: the Interfaculty research institute of the VU University Amsterdam. CAMeRA consists of 4 participating faculties and research groups i.e. Sociology, Computer Science, Clininal Psychology and Language & Communcation.
  • Member of the program committee of the 4th Language and Technology Conference, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009.
  • Member of the scientific committee of the Third International Workshop on Distributed Agent-based Retrieval Tools (DART’09), co-located with WI’09 and IAT’09, Milan, Italy, September 15, 2009.
  • Member of the program committee of the joint ACL-IJCNLP 2009 conference in the area “Semantics”, sub-area “Word Sense Disambiguation”, Singapore, August 2-7, 2009.
  • Member of the program committee of the Conference on Empirical Methods in NLP (EMNLP 2009) in the area: “Multilinguality”, Singapore, August 6-7, 2009.
  • Member of the program committee of the Conference on Empirical Methods in NLP (EMNLP 2009) in the area: “NLP Applications”, Singapore, August 6-7, 2009.
  • Member of the program commitee of EACL 2009 in the area: “Lexicon, lexical databases, language resources, ontologies”, Athens, Greece, March 30 – April 3, 2009.
  • Member of the program commitee of EACL 2009 in the area: “Compositional semantics and textual entailment”, Athens, Greece, March 30 – April 3, 2009.
  • Member of the program and organizing committee of the 1st Workshop of Kyoto, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, February 2-3, 2009.

2008

  • Member of the Management Team in charge of scientific research of CAMeRA: the Interfaculty research institute of the VU University Amsterdam. CAMeRA consists of 4 participating faculties and research groups i.e. Sociology, Computer Science, Clininal Psychology and Language & Communcation.
  • Member of FLaReNet.
  • Member of the National Advisory Panel of CLARIN-NL.
  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT.
  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Referent for Literator, Tydskrif vir besondere en vergelykende taal en literatuurstudie, ed. H. Viljoen. Potchefstroom, Zuid-Afrika.
  • Member of the program committee of the Fifth International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems FOIS 2008, Saarbrucken, Germany, October 31 – November 3, 2008.
  • Member of the program committee of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing EMNLP08, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, from October 25-27, 2008.
  • Member of the program committee of COLING 2008, Manchester, August 18-22, 2008.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the Workshop on “Linguistic Studies of Ontology: From Lexical Semantics to Formal Ontologies and Back” at the 18th International Congress of Linguists (CIL18), Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 21-26, 2008.
  • Member of the program Committee of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, (ACL-08), Columbus, Ohio, USA, June 15-20, 2008.
  • Member of the scientific committee of LREC 2008, Marrakech, Turkey, May 26-June 1, 2008.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the Ontolex workshop at LREC 2008, Marrakech, Turkey, May 31, 2008.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the DutchSemCor Workshop, Vrije University Amsterdam, May 16, 2008.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 4th Global Wordnet Conference, Szeged, Hungary, January 22-25, 2008
  • Member of the program commitee of ICGL 2008, the First International Conference on Global Interoperability for Language Resources, Hong Kong, January 9-12, 2008

2007

  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT.
  • Expert consultant for Arabic WordNet Constructing Arabic Wordnet in Parallel with an Ontology. This project aimed at the development of wordnets for the Arabic languages and was sponsored by the American government and headed by Princeton University. Vossen will be responsible for the European development and coordination.
  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the L&TC WordNet Special Track at the 3rd Language & Technology Conference LTC’07: Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, Poznan, Poland, October 5-7, 2007.
  • Member of the program committee of the RANLP 2007, Borovets, Bulgaria, 27-29 September 2007.
  • Member of the program committee of the Workshop Acquisition and Management of Multilingual Lexicons (AMML’2007) held at RANLP 2007. Borovets, Bulgaria, 26 September 2007.
  • Member of the program committee of the ACL 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, June 23-30, 2007.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the workshop on Evaluating WSD on Cross-Language Information Retrieval on Sem-Eval 2007, the 4th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluations, during the ACL 2007, Prague, Czech Republic, June 23-30, 2007.
  • Member of the program committee of the EMNLP-CoNLL 2007, Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning (joint meeting following ACL 2007), Prague, Czech Republic, June 28-30, 2007.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the Cornetto workshop, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, June 7, 2007.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the “African Languages WordNet Workshop/Training” of the Department of African Languages of the University of South Africa, Unisa), Pretoria, South Africa, March 19-23, 2007.
  • Member of the organizing and program Committee of the The First International Workshop on Intercultural Collaboration (IWIC 2007), Kyoto, Japan, January 25-26, 2007.

2006

  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT
  • Expert consultant for Arabic WordNet Constructing Arabic Wordnet in Parallel with an Ontology. This project aimed at the development of wordnets for the Arabic languages and was sponsored by the American government and headed by Princeton University. Vossen will be responsible for the European development and coordination.
  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Member of the program committee for the COLING/ACL 2006 Conference, Sydney, Australia, July 17-21, 2006.
  • Member of the scientific committee for the 5th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation LREC2006, Genoa, Italy, May 22-28, 2006.
  • Member of the program committee of the Workshop “Lexicon, lexical databases, ontologies, language resources” at the 11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), April 3-7, 2006, Trento, Italy.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 3rd Global Wordnet Conference, Jeju Island, Korea, January, 22-26, 2006

2005

  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT.
  • Expert consultant for Arabic WordNet Constructing Arabic Wordnet in Parallel with an Ontology. This project aimed at the development of wordnets for the Arabic languages and was sponsored by the American government and headed by Princeton University. Vossen will be responsible for the European development and coordination.
  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • 2005: Reviewer for “Journal of Logic, Language and Information”, Volume 14, Number 4, 457-487, DOI: 10.1007/s10849-005-2990-8 of the “Handbook of Formal Languages”, Vols. 1-3, (eds.) Grzegorz Rozenberg, Arto Salomaa, 1997, LXVIII 2051, p. 272 illus. Hardcover, ISBN 3-540-61486-9, Springer.
  • Referent for the International Journal of Lexicography, “Semantic Frames”.
  • Member of the program committee of RANLP 2005, September 21-23, 2005, Borovets, Bulgaria.
  • Member of the program committee of the 2nd Workshop organized by the MEANING Project, February 3-4, 2005, Trento, Italy

2004

  • Member of the Research Committee of STEVIN : (Spraak-en Taaltechnologische Essentiële Voorzieningen In het Nederlands); een Vlaams/Nederlands meerjarenprogramma voor Nederlandstalige taal- en spraaktechnologie door SenterNovem in samenwerking met de Nederlandse Taalunie, NWO, AWI, FWO en IWT.
  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Expert consultant for BalkaNet, an EC-project BalkaNet that aimed at the development of wordnets for the Balkan languages.
  • Referent for the Journal of Logic, Language and Information: ”Handbook for Language Engineers”, edited by Ali Farghaly, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford, California, December 2003.
  • 2004: Referent for the Journal Traitement Automatique des Langues , Special issue on “Electronic Dictionaries”.
  • Member of the program committee of Coling 2004, August 2004, Geneva.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the 2nd Global Wordnet Conference, January 2004, Brno, Czech.
  • Member of the scientific committee of LREC 2004, May 2004.
  • Member of the program committee of First Workshop on International Proofing Tools and Language Technologies in Patras, Greece, June 2004.

2003

  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Expert consultant for BalkaNet, an EC-project BalkaNet that aimed at the development of wordnets for the Balkan languages.
  • Member of the Board of EACL.
  • Expert consultantCorpus Gesproken Nederlands.
  • Referent for the Journal Computer Speech and Language, “Word Sense Disambiguation Using Untagged Corpus at Sense Level”, Authors: I Nica, M A Marti, A Montoyo, S Vasquez.
  • Referent for the Journal Computer & the Humanities, “Semantic Roles as Slots in OIL Ontologies”, Authors: Cybulka/Martinek
  • Member of the programm committee of the 1st MEANING Workshop on Word Sense Disambiguation and Lexical Acquisition, Donostia, Basque Country, April 11-12, 2003
  • Member of the program committee of GL2003: 2nd International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 May 2003.
  • Member of the program committee of International Conference RANLP03 (Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing), Borovets, Bulgaria, 10-12 September 2003.

2002

  • Member of the Program Committee of IMIX Interactieve Multimodale Informatie Extractie, NWO.
  • Expert consultant for BalkaNet, an EC-project BalkaNet that aimed at the development of wordnets for the Balkan languages.
  • Member of the Board of EACL.
  • Expert consultant for EuroTerm, an EC-project that aimed at the development of domain extension module for wordnets.
  • Expert consultantCorpus Gesproken Nederlands.
  • Expert consultant on Eagles/Isle project on standardization of multilingual resources for NLP.
  • Member of the program committee of Coling 2002, Area Computational Lexicons.
  • Member of the program and organizing committee of the 1st Global Wordnet Conference, Bangalore, India (report).
  • Member of the program committee of Coling 2002 workshop Building and Using Semantic Networks, COLING 2002, Taipei, Taiwan, 1 September 2002.
  • Member of the program committee of Workshop LREC 2002: Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases, Las Palmas, Canary Islands – Spain, 27-28 May 2002.
  • Member of the program committee of LREC 2002 Workshop on WordNet Structures and Applications for the Lesser-Studied Languages (WSA).
  • Member of the program committee of LREC 2002 Workshop on Wordnet Structures and Standardization and how these affect Wordnet Applications and Evaluation (report)
  • Member of the program committee of LREC 2002 Workshop Customizing Knowledge in NLP Applications: Strategies, Issues and Evaluation.
  • Member of the program committee of Workshop on Using semantics for information retrieval and filtering, state of the art and future research” at LREC 2002, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, 29 May – 2 June 2002.
  • Member of the program committee of OntoLex02
  • Member of the program committee of NLP symposium called SNLP-2002, as a member of the International Advisory Committee, Thailand.

2001

  • Member of the Board of EACL.
  • Expert consultant for EuroTerm, an EC-project that aimed at the development of domain extension module for wordnets.
  • Expert consultantCorpus Gesproken Nederlands.
  • Expert consultant on Eagles/Isle project on standardization of multilingual resources for NLP.
  • Referent for the Journal Traitement Automatique des Langues (TAL).
  • Member of the program committee of the ACL Panel Global Wordnet, Standardizing and Linking wordnets with particular attention to Word Sense Inventory, Representation, and Distinction, EACL/ACL Panel,July 2001.
  • Member of the Senseval-2 program committee
  • Member of the program committee for the NAACL workshop WordNet and Other Lexical Resources: Applications, Extensions and Customizations, Pittsburg, June 2001.
  • Member of the program committee ESSLLI 2001 workshop on Semantic Knowledge Acquisition and Categorization.
  • Member of the program committee FOIS-2001, International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, (http://www.fois.org), Ogunquit, Maine, 17-19 October 2001,
  • Member of the program committee of NLPRS 2001, 6th Natural Language Processing, Pacific Rim Symposium, National Center of Science, Tokyo, Japan, 27 – 29 November, 2001.
  • Member of the program committee of RANLP 2001.
  • Member of the program committee of ACL Panel: Senseval domain specific sense disambiguation, ACL 2001, Toulouse, EACL/ACL Panel, Friday, 6 July 2001.

2000

  • Expert consultantCorpus Gesproken Nederlands.
  • Expert consultant on Eagles/Isle project on standardization of multilingual resources for NLP.
  • Expert consultant Van Dale Groot Woordenboek der Nederlandse Taal, CR-ROM edition.
  • Member of the Ansi-committee on Ontology Standards that aimed to develop a world-wide standard for Ontologies and to provide the upper-level as a public Reference Ontology (c.a. 3,000 concepts).
  • Referent for NAANLP 2000.
  • Referent for ACL 2000.

1999

  • Member of the Eagles Lexicon Interest Group that developed Standards for encoding Lexical Semantic Information for Natural Language Processing products. Also Co-editor of the Preliminary Recommendations on Semantic Encodingh (report).
  • Member of the program committee of ELDA project proposals.
  • Member of the program committee of ACL Siglex workhop, University of Pittsburgh, May 1999.

1998

  • Referent for the IFOTT research school for appointing new PhD students.
  • Member of the Ansi-committee on Ontology Standards that aimed to develop a world-wide standard for Ontologies and to provide the upper-level as a public Reference Ontology (c.a. 3,000 concepts).
  • Member of the Eagles Lexicon Interest Group that developed Standards for encoding Lexical Semantic Information for Natural Language Processing products. Also Co-editor of the Preliminary Recommendations on Semantic Encodingh (report).
  • Coordinator of the Dutch-Functional Grammar group, a group of linguists from the research school IFOTT (now called ACLC), who developed a discourse grammar for Dutch based on Functional Grammar.
  • Referent for the ACL/Coling-98 workshop The Computational Treatment of Nominals. Organised by Federica Busa (Brandeis University), Inderjeet Mani (The MITRE Corporation), Patrick Saint Dizier (IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier)
  • Referent for the Journal Information Processing & Management, School of Communication, Information and Library Studies and Infoproman.

1997

  • Member of the Ansi-committee on Ontology Standards that aimed to develop a world-wide standard for Ontologies and to provide the upper-level as a public Reference Ontology (c.a. 3,000 concepts).
  • Member of the Eagles Lexicon Interest Group that developed Standards for encoding Lexical Semantic Information for Natural Language Processing products. Also Co-editor of the Preliminary Recommendations on Semantic Encodingh (report).
  • Coordinator of the Dutch-Functional Grammar group, a group of linguists from the research school IFOTT (now called ACLC), who developed a discourse grammar for Dutch based on Functional Grammar.

1996

  • Coordinator of the Dutch-Functional Grammar group, a group of linguists from the research school IFOTT (now called ACLC), who developed a discourse grammar for Dutch based on Functional Grammar.
  • Referent for the IFOTT research school for appointing new PhD students.

1995

  • Expert-consultant EU in the area of language and information-engineering for the EU (PB/EG nr. C24/10, 28193).

1994

  • Expert-consultant EU in the area of language and information-engineering for the EU (PB/EG nr. C24/10, 28193).
  • Consultant for Cambridge University Press and Van Dale on lexical semantic databases.

1993

  • Expert-consultant EU in the area of language and information-engineering for the EU (PB/EG nr. C24/10, 28193).
  • Consultant for Cambridge University Press and Van Dale on onlexical semantic databases.

1992

  • Consultant for Cambridge University Press and Van Dale on lexical semantic databases.
  • Member of Linguistic Instruments in Knowledge Engineering (LIKE): a research group studying information systems based on Linguistic modules and programs. ns.