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Invited (Keynote) Talks/Interviews

My (invited keynote) talks/interviews (231), grouped by type: (Keynote) Talks (189) | Interviews (42) |

(KEYNOTE) TALKS

2017
  1. Invited keynote talk at Rotary Weesp, Weesp, the Netherlands, September 25, 2017.
  2. Invited keynote talk at CLARIN Annual Conference 2017, Budapest, Hungary, September 18-20, 2017
  3. Invited talk on “NewsReader: aggregating event-centric-knowledge graphs from massive streams of news”, Minisymposium “Proximity in Information Retrieval, “Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS), Delft University of Technology, April 26, 2017.
2016
  1. Invited keynote talk on “Dynamic modelling of provenance and perspectives of data” at Responsible Data Science Seminar Series, Amsterdam, November 17, 2016
  2. Invited keynote talk on “Granularity and identity of event descriptions” @ Abstract Concepts International Symposium 2016 (CogViM), next to the Tropenmuseum, on Linnaeustraat 2A, 1092 CK. Amsterdam on November 18, 2016.
  3. Invited keynote talk at Studiekring Wassenaar, Koninklijke Haagsche Golf- en Country Club, Wassenaar, October 11, 2016
  4. Invited panelist on “Big Data” within theme “De Digitale Samenleving” VSNU Café, Den Haag, September 27, 2016.
  5. Guest lecture master “Data Mining Techniques“, Faculty of Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, May 11, 2016
  6. Invited at round table discussion on “Reproducibility in Language Science and Technology: Ready for the Integrity Debate?” at the Workshop on Research Results Reproducibility and Resources Citation in Science and Technology of Language (4REAL Workshop), co-located co-located with LREC 2016, Portorož, Slovenia, 24th May 2016.
  7. Invited talk at Data and Knowledge Management (DKM), a research unit joining the Cognitive Computing line of the Center for Information Technology – Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento, Italy, April 27, 2016.
  8. Invited keynote talk at the 17th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLING2016), Konya, Turke, April 3–9, 2016.
  9. Invited keynote talk at the Lustrumconference of the VU Universiteit Amsterdam: “Connected World“, Amsterdam, March 18, 2016.
2015
  1. Invited talk at on NewsReader at De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 3, 2015.
  2. Invited panelist in the BIG DATA DEBAT at the EUREKA! Festival, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam, location Westerliefde, November 29, 2015.
  3. Invited keynote talk on NewsReader at the seminar on kunstmatige intelligentie en officiële statistiek, organized by CBS, Den Haag, November 23, 2015.
  4. Invited talk at Conferentie Onderzoeksjournalistiek “Beter zoeken, dieper graven”, Vereniging van Onderzoeksjournalisten (VVOJ), Nationaal Archief Den Haag, 20-21 november 2015.
  5. Invited keynote lezing at DataDonderdag, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, November 19, 2015.
  6. invited keynote talk at the 1st OpenMinTeD Interoperability Workshop, the Hague, the Netherlands, November 12, 2015.
  7. Invited keynote talk at Elsevier Labs Online Lectures, Amsterdam, November 10, 2015.
  8. Invited talk @ launch of Data Journal by Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), October 20, 2015.
  9. Invited keynote talk at the e-Humanities Social Sciences track (co-organised with KNAW) of the 3rd National eScience Symposium “the “Accelerating Scientific Discovery Symposium” (Escience Symposium2015) by the Netherlands eScience Center, Amsterdam Arena, October 8, 2015.
  10. Invited keynote talk on “Modelling provenance and perspectives in Biographical data” at the Wiener Tagung 2015 “Europa baut auf Biographien“, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Hofburg), Wien, October 6, 2015.
  11. invited keynote talk at Platform Linked Data, Beeld en Geluid, Hilversum, September 25, 2015.
  12. Invited keynote talk at Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2015), September 5-11, 2015, Hassar, Bulgaria.
  13. Invited keynote talk at Datathon on ‘Linguistic Linked Open Data’, Residencia Lucas Olazábal of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in Cercedilla, Spain, June 18, 2015.
  14. Posterpresentaties at the 3rd Workshop on EVENTS: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation, NAACL2015, Denver, June 4, 2015
  15. Invited keynote talk at the eHumanities Group of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), May 21, 2015.
  16. Invited coreferent at the 2nd Abraham Kuyper Lezing, Westerkerk, Amsterdam. April 16, 2015.
  17. Invited keynote talk “VOGIN-IP-lezing” at Symposium on Search and Find, organized by Stichting VOGIN and magazine InformatieProfessional, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 26, 2015.
  18. Invited talk at colloquium ‘Categories Diversity and Contact’ Radboud University Nijmegen, March 25, 2015.
  19. Landelijke MasterLanguage: “Kan de computer concreetheid meten?”, Feb-June 2015.
  20. Invited keynote speaker at Converging Media Conference 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 24, 2015
  21. Talk on “Words in context: a reference perspective on the lexicon” at MAPLEX 2015, Yamagata, Japan, February 9-11, 2015.
  22. Talk on Open Source Dutch WordNet at CLIN 2015, Antwerp, Belgium, February 6, 2015
  23. Invited speaker at publiekssymposium on Computational Thinking, KNAW, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 28, 2015
2014
  1. Invited keynote speaker at De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 18, 2014.
  2. Talk on BiographyNet, Meertens Instituut, November 30, 2014
  3. Invited keynote speaker at Studium Generale, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, the Netherlands, November 19, 2014.
  4. Invited keynote speaker on “Gollandskaja sreda”: Dutch Wednesday 2014 at Nederlands Instituut in St. Petersburg (NIP), Russia, October 29, 2014.
  5. Talk at 1st Spinoza workshop, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 17, 2014
  6. Tafelwetenschapper op de 15e Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij, 6 oktober 2014, Ridderzaal, Den Haag, the Netherlands, October 6, 2014.
  7. Invited keynote speaker at UiL-OTS Colloquium, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, Utrecht, the Netherlands, September 19, 2014.
  8. Invited talk on the Collaborative Inter-Lingual-Index for harmonizing wordnets at 3rd Workshop on Linked Data in Linguistics: Multilingual Knowledge Resources and Natural Language Processing, Reykjavik, Iceland, May, 27 2014.
  9. Talk on NewsReader: recording history from daily news streams, 9th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC2014), 26-31 May, 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  10. Guest lecture on Text Mining, Faculty of Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 1, 2014.
  11. VU Publiekslezing on “In zeven stappen naar totaal onbegrip”, VU University Amsterdam, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 18, 2014 (see video).
  12. Invited keynote speaker at Toptoets 2014, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 16, 2014 (more info).
  13. Invited “table speaker” on Big Data at the Alumni diner of the Nationale Denktank, THNK–Amsterdam School of Creative Leaderschip, Amsterdam, April 12, 2014.
  14. Invited keynote speaker at the joint workshop on data-driven research and big-data, organized by the Netherlands eScience Center and with Vereniging voor Wetenschapsjournalistiek en – communicatie Nederland (VWN), Trippenhuis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 11, 2014.
  15. Invited keynote speaker at Hannover Messe 2014 by het ministerie van Economische Zaken of the Netherlands, ScienceGuide en Platform Béta Techniek @ Holland Paviljoen: Das Glashaus, Hannover, Germany, April 10, 2014.
  16. Spinoza Lecture on “Ontsnappen aan de gesloten wereld van Taal”, lecture on Spinoza prize 2013 and the Vossen-Spinoza projects, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 8, 2014 (see video).
  17. Invited speaker at European Data Form 2014 (EDF2014), Athens, Greece, March 19-20, 2014.
  18. Invited keynote speaker at Studium Generale Amersfoort by De Spullenmannen, Amersfoort, the Netherlands, March 9 , 2014.
  19. Invited lecture for Alumni Letteren, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, February 14, 2014.
  20. Invited keynote speaker on “Kunnen computers ooit de taal van mensen begrijpen” at the “Specialistenserie”: theme: Imitation, wetenschapslezing Museon, Den Haag, the Netherlands, February 7, 2014 
  21. Invited organizer and keynote speaker on “Digital Humanities: Hype or Revolution – Part 3: ”Het gezicht van de sociale media“ at Spui25,  Amsterdam, the Netherlands, February 6, 2014 (see video).
  22. Invited organizer and keynote speaker on “Digital Humanities: Hype or Revolution – Part 2: ”De Gouden Eeuw: de ontsluiting van een schatkamer aan informatie“at Spui25,  Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 21, 2014 (see video).
2013
  1. Invited for the Nationale Wetenschapsquiz 2013, VPRO Dutch Television, December 29, 2013.
  2. Invited organizer and keynote speaker on “Digital Humanities: Hype or Revolution – Part 1: ”De digitale kaart van Landschap, Architectuur en Verstedelijking“ at Spui25,  Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 10, 2013 (see video).
  3. Invited keynote speaker on NewsReader at Studium Generale: one presentation at 4 p.m. for foreign students (knowledge engineering, european studies, university college) in English: “the History Recorder: Today’s News is Tomorrow’s History” and one presentation at 8 p.m. for a broader public of region Maastricht (HOVO-publiek) in Dutch: “De geschiedenisrecorder: het nieuws van vandaag is de geschiedenis van morgen“, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands, December 9, 2013.
  4. Invited keynote speaker on “Het internet als bron voor alle kwalen en ziektes” at NOTaS-event Taal in Bedrijf 2013, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, November 29, 2013
  5. Invited keynote speaker on “Help computers understand Language” at ICT.OPEN 2013, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, November 27, 2013.
  6. Invited keynote speaker on Digital Humanities at “ Gala van de Amsterdamse Wetenschap“, in cooperation with Parool and Folia, Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 26, 2013 (buy tickets).
  7. Invited keynote speaker on “What e-connects Science and Humanities” at  1st Annual Netherlands eScience Symposium, by Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC), The Rosarium, Amstel Park, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 7, 2013.
  8. Invited keynote speaker on “Van feiten naar meningen, naar feiten over meningen” at Nederlandse Vrouwenclub Amsterdam/Internationale Lyceumclub, Industrieele Groote Club, Amsterdam, October 16, 2013
  9. Invited guest at round table meeting with Stichting de Nationale DenkTank on conference on Big Data in 2014, October 10, 2013.
  10. Invited keynote speaker on NewsReader at the Weekend van de Wetenschap in samenwerking met het Klokhuis – thema: Zoek het uit!, organized by Ministerie van OC&W for children of 8-12 years,  Weekend of Science, Museon, Den Haag, the Netherlands, October 5, 2013.
  11. Presentation by Vossen on Spinoza-price, awarded by State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science Mr Sander Dekker and NWO Chairman Professor Jos Engelen, Nieuwe Kerk Den Haag, the Netherlands, September 27,  2013.
  12. Talk at the Workshop on Functional Discourse Grammar, Vienna, Austria, September 6, 2013.
  13. Invited panel member at the Workshop on the Lexicon in Functional Discourse Grammar, Vienna, Austria, September 5-6, 2013
  14. Invited keynote speaker on NewsReader at ‘Informatie aan Zee‘, a 2-day conference by the Flemish Association for Library, Archive and Documentation (VVBAD), Oostende, September 13, 2013.
  15. Talk on GAF framework at the 1st Workshop on EVENTS: Definition, Detection, Coreference, and Representation, in conjunction with NAACL-HLT, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 14, 2013.
  16. Word of thanks Vossen @Spinoza Price Announcement, Museon, Den Haag, the Netherlands, June 10, 2013
  17. Invited keynote speaker on “NewsReader” at the seminar of the Center for Creation, Content and Technology (CCCT) of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 24, 2013
  18. Invited keynote speaker on “Do big data hide or reveal stories? Recording history in the NewsReader project” at the workshop “Computational Humanities, reference cultures and identity formation”, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), Wassenaar, the Netherlands, April 24-26, 2013.
  19. Invited keynote speaker on “The news of today writes the history for the future Recording history in the NewsReader project” at the Dijksterhuislezing 2013, Stichting Academisch Erfgoed( SAE), VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 19, 2013 (presentation in Dutch)
  20. Invited keynote speaker on “Semantics of History” at the workshop “E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures: The Emergence of the United States in Public Discourse in the Netherlands, 1890-1990“, Utrecht, the Netherlands, March 15, 2013.
  21. Invited on “Meet Japan 2013“, Tokyo, Japan, February 28-March 7, 2013

2012
  1. Guest lecture on “WordNets” at the workshop “A shared LMF core for sign language lexicons“, Radboud University, Nijmegen, November 30, 2012.
  2. Guest lecture on “WordNets” at the Faculty of Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 23, 2012.
  3. Invited keynote speaker on “Text mining for ? in the Dutch golden age” at KNAW Workshop “Creative Industries of the Dutch Golden Age”, October 22, 2012
  4. Invited at “Network Institute Matchmaking Event”, Amsterdam, October 18, 2012.
  5. Invited keynote speaker on “Communicatie in een nieuwe wereld: Van feiten Naar meningen Naar feiten over meningen” at bijeenkomst van oud-collegevoorzitters van alle Nederlandse universiteiten (Oud Presidenten Vergadering) in VSNU verband, organized by VU University Amsterdam, October 16, 2012.
  6. Invited keynote speaker on ““Speaking Different Languages: Can Speech Technology Make the World a Better Place?” at the seminar VU Multicultural Event 2012, Centre for International Cooperation, VU University Amsterdam, June 6, 2012.
  7. Talk on DutchSemCor: Targeting the ideal sense-tagged corpus”8th international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2012), Istanbul, Turkey, May 21-27, 2012.
  8. Talk on Cross-lingual event-mining using wordnet as a shared knowledge interface” 6th Global Wordnet Conference, Matsue, Japan, January 9-13, 2012.
  9. Guest Lecture Course “Wordnets: semantic networks of words and concepts and their application in natural language processing” for PhD-researchers and 2nd research master students at LOT Winterschool 2012. The lectures on EuroWordNet (Vossen e.a.), WordNet (Miller e.a) and GlobalWordNet (Vossen e.a.) will focus on the semantic networks of words and concepts and their application in natural language processing. The course will provide background information on wordnets and discuss many issues involved in building wordnets, comparing wordnets and using them in NLP applications. Tilburg University, Tilburg, January 9-20, 2012.
2011
  1. Invited speaker on “DutchSemCor: building a semantically annotated Corpus for Dutch” at the workshop “Diamant: tijdreis op basis van betekenis”, Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL), Leiden, the Netherlands, November 24, 2011.
  2. Talk on “DutchSemCor: Building a semantically annotated corpus for Dutch” at Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLEX2011), Bled, Slovenia, November 10-12, 2011.
  3. Guest lecture on “Wordnet”, Master cursus Knowledge & Media, Faculty of Sciences (FEW), VU University Amsterdam, November 7, 2011.
  4. Invited speaker to the round table discussion on “Will there still be dictionaries in 2020?” at Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: new applications for new users (eLEX2011), Bled, Slovenia, November 10-12, 2011 (see video-lecture).
  5. Invited keynote speaker on From WordNet,to EuroWordNet,to the Global Wordnet Grid: anchoring languages to universal meaning” at the annual seminar of the Norwegian Language Technology Resource Collection: Språkbanken, Oslo, Norway, June 6-7, 2011.
  6. Invited keynote speaker on “KYOTO: an European-Asian projec that provides a solution to the knowledge pyramid” at the seminar of Sheffield NLP Group, Sheffield, United Kingdom, June 2, 2011.
  7. Talk at Flarenet Forum 2011, May 25, 2011, Venice, Italy.
  8. Talk on “Kyoto Semantic Search and user evaluation” at the 2nd KYOTO workshop “Advanced Information Systems for sharing information and Knowledge about the Environment”, Gifu, Japan, January 25-28, 2011.
  9. Talk on “KYOTO-project: Open platform for mining facts” at the 2nd KYOTO workshop “Advanced Information Systems for sharing information and Knowledge about the Environment”, Gifu, Japan, January 25-28, 2011.
  10. Talk on “Event mining task: Explanation of the task and the results of the KYOTO-project” at the 2nd KYOTO workshop “Advanced Information Systems for sharing information and Knowledge about the Environment”, Gifu, Japan, January 25-28, 2011.
  11. Guests Lecture Course “Wordnets: semantic networks of words and concepts and their application in natural language processing” for PhD-researchers and 2nd research master students at LOT Winterschool 2011. The lectures on EuroWordNet (Vossen e.a.), WordNet (Miller e.a) and GlobalWordNet (Vossen e.a.) will focus on the semantic networks of words and concepts and their application in natural language processing. The course will provide background information on wordnets and discuss many issues involved in building wordnets, comparing wordnets and using them in NLP applications. Amsterdam, January 10-14, 2011.
2010
  1. Invited speaker on Kyoto: multilinguale terminologie op basis van Wordnets” at 2nd Day of “Terminologie in het Nederlandse Taalgebied” (TiNT Day 2010), December 3, 2010, VU University Amsterdam.
  2. Invited speaker on “KYOTO: a platform for anchoring textual meaning across languages” at W3C workshop “The Multilingual Web – Where Are We?”, October 26-27, 2010, Madrid, Spain.
  3. Invited speaker on “Semantics of History” at the CATCH meeting “Finding, Linking and Organizing Sources for Media Research”, organized by “Bridge”, October 22, 2010, Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  4. Invited keynote speaker on “KYOTO: Open knowledge and text mining environment” at Xerox Seminar, September 16, 2010, Geneva, Switzerland.
  5. Talk on KYOTO: an Open Platform for Mining Facts”, OntoLex 2010: 6th Workshop on “Ontologies and Lexical Resources”, COLING, August 21-22, 2010.
  6. Invited speaker on KYOTO: A Community Platform for Knowledge Modeling and Text Mining” at the NWO Catch-SIKS-TiCC symposium Text Mining in the Real World”, Tilburg, June 30, 2010.
  7. Invited speaker on “KYOTO: Open knowledge and text mining environment”, Linguist Day at Q-go, Amsterdam, June 11, 2010.
  8. Invited speaker at forum discussion on “Bijdrage van ICT aan bronnenonderzoek in humaniora”, VU University Amsterdam, June 9, 2010.
  9. Talk on Computer assisted semantic annotation in the DutchSemCor project, 7th international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC2010), Malta, May 17-23, 2010.
  10. Invited speaker on “World of Words” at the Minisymposium “Caught in your own web”, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 18, 2010.
  11. Invited speaker on “Kyoto” at the Semantic Web Meeting, VUA Amsterdam, the Netherlands, February 15, 2010.
  12. Invited speaker on “How to keep distributed efforts for developing semantic vocabularies together?”, in: S4 – Social Networking and Web 2.0 Methods for Language Resources at the FLaReNet Forum 2010, February 11-12, 2010, Barcelona, Spain
  13. Lecture Course Masters (with Dr. H.D. van der Vliet) Introduction to the Computational Lexicon, Faculty of Sciences (Artifical Intelligence) and Faculty of Arts, VU University Amsterdam, February – June, 2010.
  14. Talk on Division of semantic labor in the Global Wordnet Grid, 5th Global WordNet Conference (GWC2010), Mumbai, India, January 31-February 4, 2010.
  15. Invited speaker on “Wordnets as intermediate between lexicons and ontologies” at the 5th Joint ISO-ACL/SIGSEM Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation and the ISO/TC37/SC4/WG4 Meeting PWI 24622 on Lexical ontology relations” in conjunction with the Second International Conference on Global Interoperability for Language Resources (ICGL 10), Hong Kong, January 15-17, 2010.
2009
  1. Invited Keynote Speaker on “Kyoto” at eLexicography in the 21st century: new challenges, new applications, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, October 22-24, 2009
  2. Invited Speaker on “Division of semantic labor over vocabulary and ontology layers”FLaReNet/SILT Workshop on Lexicon-Ontology Relationship in connection with GL 2009 – 5th International Conference on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon, Pisa, Italy, September 17-19, 2009.
  3. Invited Keynote Speaker on “Kyoto” at the 25th Annual Conference of the Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing 2009 (SEPLN´09), San Sebastian, Spain, September 8-10, 2009
  4. Invited Speaker on “Kyoto” at EU-Japan ICT Cooperation Forum on ICT, Brussels, Belgium, July 2, 2009.
  5. Invited Speaker on “Kyoto” at the EU Information and Networking Event for the 5th Call (ICT FP7 SO 4.3) on Intelligent Information Management, Luxemburg, May 12, 2009
  6. Invited Keynote Speaker on “Kyoto” at the Asian Language Resource Summit (ALRS), Phuket, Thailand, March 20-21, 2009
  7. Guest Lecture “From WordNet to Global WordNet for language technology”Course Language Engineering Applications, Center for Computational Linguistics, University of Leuven, Belgium, February 26, 2009
  8. Lecture Course Masters (College WordnetsCollege Ontologies, Colllege Kyoto): Theme Language Acquisition & Documentation: Multilingual Lexical Framing, MA, Faculty of Arts, VU University Amsterdam, February 2 – June 10, 2009
  9. Talk on “The Semantics of History”, Seminar over Semantisch Netwerk Technologie, VU University Amsterdam, January 22, 2009.
  10. Talk on Introduction to Kyoto and goals of the Workshop at the 1st KYOTO workshop “Environmental Knowledge Transition and Exchange”, February 2-3, 2009, Artis Zoo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  11. Talk on “From Google Search, Text Search to Text Mining: Building a Knowledge Pyramide” at the 1st KYOTO workshop “Environmental Knowledge Transition and Exchange”, February 2-3, 2009, Artis Zoo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  12. Talk on “High level goals and low level systems: how can computer help solving complex problems?” at the 1st KYOTO workshop “Environmental Knowledge Transition and Exchange”, February 2-3, 2009, Artis Zoo, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2008
  1. Guest Lecture for the ICT Onderwijscentrum of the Vrije University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 10, 2008
  2. Keynote speaker at Kyoto at the 10th Lustrum of NL Term, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 25,2008
  3. Invited speaker at workshop HLT Collaboration between South Africa and the Low Lands, MonkeyValley, South Africa, November 24-25, 2008
  4. Invited speaker at VKS / KNAW-workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 14, 2008
  5. Invited speaker at LCC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 9, 2008
  6. Talk on Cornetto at the Stevin Programmadag, Nederlandse TaalUnie, Hoeven, the Netherlands, September 21, 2008.
  7. Invited Keynote speaker on Kyoto at DART 2008: 2nd Workshop on Distributed Agent-based Retrieval Tools, Cagliari, Italy, 10 September 2008
  8. Talk on “Integrating lexical units, synsets and ontology in the Cornetto Database”, LREC 2008, Marrakech, Morocco, May 28-30 May 2008.
  9. Talk on KYOTO: “A System for Mining, Structuring and Distributing Knowledge Across Languages and Cultures” at LREC 2008, May 28-30, 2009, Marrakech, Morocco.
  10. Talk on “KYOTO: A System for Mining, Structuring, and Distributing Knowledge Across Languages and Cultures”, Fourth International GlobalWordNet Conference – GWC 2008, Szeged, Hungary, January 22-25, 2008.
  11. Talk on “The Cornetto Database: the architecture and alignment issues”, the Fourth International GlobalWordNet Conference – GWC 2008, Szeged, Hungary, January 22-25, 2008.
  12. Panel on Lexical Units Compounds as Words at the Fourth International GlobalWordNet Conference – GWC 2008, Szeged, Hungary, January 22-25, 2008.
2007
  1. Guest Lecture on Corpusgebaseerd tekstonderzoek for the ICT Onderwijscentrum of the Vrije University Amsterdam, December 13, 2007.
  2. Guest Lecture on Corpus-based Methods: “Automatic term extraction from domain corpora”, University Nijmegen, November 26, 2007
  3. Invited speaker on Taal, Intelligentie en Betekenis” on the Lustrum symposium Kunstmatige Intelligentie, Ontwikkelingen en Toepassingen in Muziek, Taal en Geneeskunde” van het Genootschap Physica, Alkmaar, October 27, 2007
  4. Invited Speaker on Global Wordnet Grid on the 6th International PLAIN Language Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 11-14, 2007.
  5. Invited speaker on Global Wordnet Grid at the Politechnika Koszalinska, Koszalin, Poland, October 8, 2007.
  6. Invited Keynote Speaker on Global WordNet at the 3rd Language & Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, Poznan, Poland, October 5-7, 2007, Ed. Wydawnictwo Poznanskie Sp. z o. o., ISBN ISBN 978-83-7177-407-2.
  7. Invited Speaker on the Stevin Programmadag, Nederlandse TaalUnie, Hoeven, September 21, 2007
  8. Invited speaker on “Cornetto: Een Combinatorische Semantische Database voor het Nederlands” for the Capita Selecta of the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (INL), Leiden, May 22, 2007.
  9. Talk on The Cornetto Database: Architecture and User-Scenarios”, 7th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop DIR2007, University of Leuven, March 28-29, 2007.
  10. Invited speaker on Global WordNet and Global WordNet Grid at the University of Potchefstroom, South Africa, March 19, 2007.
  11. Invited speaker on Cornetto and Wordnets at the University of Potchefstroom, South Africa, March 20, 2007.
  12. Invited speaker at the “African Languages WordNet Workshop/Training” of the Department African Languages of the University of South Africa, Unisa), Pretoria, South Africa, March 21-23, 2007.
  13. Invited speaker on “Connecting the Universal to the Specific: Towards the Global Grid”, at the The First International Workshop on Intercultural Collaboration (IWIC 2007), Kyoto, Japan, January 25-26, 2007.
  14. Talk on “The design of the Cornetto Database”, In: Proceedings of CLIN 17, Centre for Computational Linguistics, Faculty of Arts of the University of Leuven, January 12, 2007.
2006
  1. Talk on “Er kan meer dan men doet met de Cornetto Database” at the TST-dag, Rotterdam, November 30, 2006.
  2. Talk on Cornetto at the Stevin Programmadag, Antwerpen, September 11, 2006.
  3. Invited speaker: Lexical ambiguity within an application perspective at the Language Technology and Resources Colloquium of the The Department of Language and Speech, Radboud University Nijmegen, June 6, 2006.
  4. Invited speaker: Communicative evolution: from strings to words to expressions to concepts to intentions at the ICT-Kenniscongres 2006, Amsterdam, RAI, April 10 and 11, 2006.
  5. Talk on Meaningful results for Information Retrieval in the MEANING project, 3rd Global Wordnet Conference, Jeju Island, Korea, South Jeju, January 22-26, 2006.
2005
  1. Invited speaker: Demo on the search engine of Irion at the CLIN dag : CLIN 2005: The 16th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, December 16, 2005.
  2. Invited speaker: “Building Wordnets”, International Seminar on Wordnets in general and DanNet: a Danish WordNet, based on the Princeton WordNet and EuroWordNet, University of Kopenhagen, Denmark, 13 October 2005.
  3. Invited speaker: Kickoff-meeting of a new project “Constructing Arabic Wordnet in Parallel with an Ontology”, University of Princeton, USA, August 30-September 5, 2005.
  4. Videopresentation on “Het RBN als lexicon in een classificatiesysteem” for the TST-dag, Antwerpen, July 4, 2005.
  5. Invited speaker: “A centralized approach to language resources”,, Multilinguism Meeting EU, Luxembourg, June 6, 2005.
  6. Invited speaker: “Crossing the chasm between statistic processing and language understanding”, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, May 19, 2005.
  7. Invited speaker: Wat wil de industrie van de kennisinfrastructuur?, Tweede brokerage event – Domein Taaltechnologie: “Taal- en spraaktechnologie en de ICT-markt, Nederlandse Taalunie, Antwerpen, 2 maart 2005.
  8. Presentation on Meaning Validation and Full Effects in Information Retrieval, 2nd Workshop organized by the†MEANING Project, February 3-4, 2005, Trento, Italy.
  9. Invited speaker: Meaning-2 for the 5th EU Call IST 2005-2006 Work Programme 2.5.7 Multimodal Interfaces, Luxembourg, February 28, 2005.
2004
  1. Invited speaker: Cornetto: a Combinatoric and relational network for language technology”, International Colloquium on “Word structure and lexical systems: models and applications”, University of Pavia, Italy, 16-17 December 2004.
  2. Invited speaker: Wordnets for Information Retrieval: a hole in one, organizer: Omnipaper, Leuven. Belgium, 2 december 2004.
  3. Invited speaker: Interactieve Workshop Taal & Spraak, Senter, The Hague, The Netherlands, 15 september 2004.
  4. Invited speaker: Search Engine Meeting, The Hague, The Netherlands, 19-20 April 2004.
2003
  1. Invited speaker Wordnet, EuroWordNet and Global Wordnet at Dublin University College Ireland, March 22, 2003.
  2. Inivited speaker: Senter, Zwolle
  3. Tutorial Wordnet, EuroWordNet and Global Wordnet, International Conference RANLP-2003 (Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing), Borovets, Bulgaria, 10-12 September 2003.
2002
  1. Invited Speaker Content for content. XVIII Conference of SEPLN in Valladolid, Spain. 11-13 September 2002.
2001
  1. Talk on Extending, Trimming and Fusing Wordnet for Technical Documents, NAACL-2001 Workshop on WordNet and Other Lexical Resources Applications, Extensions and Customizations, Pittsburgh, USA, June 2001.
  2. Invited Speaker on “Tuning Document-Based Hierarchies with Generative Principles” at the First International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon (ISSCO), Geneva, April 2001 (ISSCO)
  3. Invited Speaker WordNet, EuroWordNet and Global Wordnet at the `Computing with Logic, Language, and Information’ Seminar. Institute for Logic, Language and Computation University of Amsterdam (ILLC)
  4. Invited Speaker Multilingual Language Technology as a Commercial Business , SPINN seminar, Kopenhagen, Denmark, 26 -27 October 2001.
2000
  1. Invited Speaker for the SNLP 2000 Conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand, May 2000.
  2. Invited Speaker for the International Symposium Computational Linguistics for the New Millennium: Divergence or Synergy?” Heidelberg, 21-22 July 2000.
1999
  1. Talk on Towards a Universal Index of Meaning, ACL-99 Workshop, Siglex-99, Standardizing Lexical Resources, p 81- 90, June 21-22, 1999, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA.
  2. Course on the use of Wordnets in NLP at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, 1999.
1998
  1. Talk on Categories and classifications in EuroWordNet, First International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Granada, 28-30 May 1998. 399-408.
1997
  1. Talk on EuroWordNet: a multilingual database for information retrieval,DELOS workshop on Cross-language Information Retrieval, March 5-7, 1997, Zurich.
  2. Talk on the Multilingual Design of EuroWordNet, ACL/EACL-97 workshop Automatic Information Extraction and Building of Lexical Semantic Resources for NLP Applications, Madrid, July 12th, 1997.
  3. Talk on The Multilingual design of the EuroWordNet Database, IJCAI-97, Nagoya, Japan, August 23-29, 1997.
1996
  1. Talk on Right or wrong: combing lexical resources in the EuroWordNet project, Euralex-96, Goetheborg, 1996.
1995
  1. Talk on Grammatical and conceptual individuation in the lexicon, PhD Thesis, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Ifott 15, 1995.
1992
  1. Lecture on Functional Lexicology at the Amsterdam Summer School, University of Amsterdam, 1992.

INTERVIEWS (TV/Radio/Video/Newspapers)

2017
  1. Interview by De DagWacht Radio 1, Dutch National Radio 1/NPO1, May 18, 2017
  2. Interview by Reporter Radio on “Fake news, misinformatie en alternatieve feiten“, Dutch National Radio 1/NPO1, April 23, 2017, 19.30.20.00 p.m.
2016
  1. Interview Vrij Nederland, maandblad 15 december 2016
2015
  1. Interview on NewsReader in Advalvas nummer 8, 18 december 2015
  2. Interview “A computer that really understands language“, by Netherlands eScience Center.
2014
  1. Interview The Why Projects, Bright New World, van de Jong Creative Agency, June 11, 2014.
  2. Magazine interview Hypothese, NWO, 2014.
  3. Video Interview at Hannover Messe, by het ministerie van Economische Zaken of the Netherlands, ScienceGuide en Platform Béta Techniek @ Holland Paviljoen: Das Glashaus, Hannover, Germany, April 10, 2014.
  4. Interview on writing a succesful grant application, NST Science, 2014.
  5. Magazine interview annual report 2013, NWO, 2014.
  6. Newspaper interview Brabants Dagblad/de Stem, April 18,2014
  7. Report on round table conferene, Hannover Messe, Germany, Scienceguide, April 10, 2014.
  8. Magazine Interview on NewsReader and winning the Enlighten Your Research Competition 2013 in Surf Magazine 01 -infrastructuurdiensten voor onderzoekers-,  April 3, 2014.
  9. Radio interview @ NTR Academie, Radio 5 national Radio, March 14, 2014, 22.00-23.00 p.m (interview in Dutch starts at 50:05).
  10. Radio interview @ NTR Academie, Radio 5 national Radio, February 5, 2014, 22.00-23.00 p.m (interview in Dutch starts at 52:25).
  11. Radio interview @ Mediamix, Den Haag FM, February 2, 2014 (interview in Dutch starts at 6:44).
  12. Column in E-data & Research, special issue on data and reserach in the Social Sciences and Humanities by CentERdata, CLARIAH, DANS and NIDI. 2014
  13. NewsPaper interview Parool, January 2014.
  14. Interview at Kenniscafé Almere, together with Plusbibliotheek Flevoland, Windesheim Flevoland and the Open Universiteit, Almere, the Netherlands, January 23, 2014.
2013
  1. Magazine interview I/O magazine, December 2013
  2. Dutch National television invited participant in Nationale Wetenschapsquiz, VPRO national television (see show), December 29, 2013.
  3. Video-interview on Vossen’s “fascination on the complexity of language”,  Fast Moving Targets, Amsterdam, the Netherlands,  December 2013.
  4. Radio interview on Spinoza Price and NewsReader @ “OBA Live” with Theodor Holman, Openbare Bibliotheek (OBA), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 11, 2013.
  5. Film Portret on the Laureate Piek Vossen by NWO, September 27, 2013.
  6. Newspaper interview in Weespernieuws, August 7, 2013.
  7. Magazine interview in Quest on Spinoza Price, special issue NWO / Experiment NL, 2013.
  8. Radio interview @  BNR National Newsradio, September 27, 2013.
  9. Radio interview on Spinoza Price @ “Dit is de Dag“, Radio 1 national radio, Hilversum, the Netherlands, July 23, 2013
  10. Radio interview on Spinoza Price “De Stemming”, L1 regional radio, café Forum, Maastricht, the Netherlands, June 30, 2013.
  11. ‘behind the scenes’ video NWO Spinoza laureates, June 10, 2013.
  12. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price @ Parool, June 11, 2013.
  13. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price Volkskrant, June 11, 2013.
  14. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price Trouw, June 11, 2013.
  15. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price Algemeen Dagblad, June 11, 2013.
  16. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price NRC Handelsblad, June 11, 2013.
  17. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price NRC Next, June 11, 2013.
  18. Online magazine interview on Spinoza Price Kennislink, June 10, 2013.
  19. Article on Spinoza Price in New Scientist, June 10, 2013.
  20. National newspaper interview on Spinoza Price Ad Valvas, June 11, 2013
  21. Radio interview on Spinoza Price NOS Nieuws, Radio 1 national radio, June 10, 2013
  22. Radio interview on Spinoza Price Hoe?Zo! Radio, NTR national radio, June 10, 2013.
  23. Invited as one of the 11 Topwetenschappers @VU: Campustentoonstelling VU Amsterdam, September 2012 – April 2013.
  24. Interview for article on “Veel Verdrietige woorden in boeken: verdrietige tijd“, Volkskrant, March 21, 2013.
2012
  1. Radio Interview on new EU-project NewsReader, Casa Luna, Dutch National Radio 1, Mediapark, Hilversum, October 8, 2012
  2. Invited at U-meet @ VU University, Speeddate met Topwetenschappers, Wetenschapsweek 2012, VU University Amsterdam, October 2, 2012.
  3. Radio interview on NewsReader on new EU-project NewsReader, in Radio Station FunX, Amsterdam, May 10, 2012.