Organizing Committee

General chairs

Giuseppe (Pino) Di Fabbrizio
Amazon.com
Jason D. Williams
Microsoft Research

Technical chairs

Michiel Bacchiani
Google
Lin-Shan Lee
National Taiwan University
Karen Livescu
TTI Chicago
Satoshi Nakamura
NAIST
Maurizio Omologo
FBK, Italy
Michael Picheny
IBM

Regional publicity chairs

Panayiotis (Panos) Georgiou
USC
Alexandros Potamianos
Crete
Tomoki Toda
NAIST

Finance chair

Florian Metze
Carnegie Mellon University

Sponsorship chairs

Shinji Watanabe
MERL
Chao Wang
Nuance
Bowen Zhou
IBM
Gunnar Evermann
Apple

Publication chair

Svetlana Stoyanchev
Interactions Corporation

Panel and invited speaker chairs

Sanjeev Khudanpur
JHU
Geoffrey Zweig
Microsoft Research

Demonstration chairs

Thomas Schaaf
Amazon.com
Patrick Nguyen
Metanautix
Marsal Gavaldà
Expect Labs

Advisory board

Honza Cernocky
Brno University of Technology
Giuseppe Riccardi
University of Trento
Rohit Prasad
Amazon.com

Local Arrangements

Mike Seltzer
Microsoft Research