Programme

9:00 Registration
9:30 Session 1

Chair: Jeremy Smith

Welcome

Iseabail Macleod: Opening remarks

Keynote address:

Patrick Hanks

Why lexicographers should take more notice of phraseology, collocations, and creative language use.

10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Session 2

Chair: Susan Rennie

William Gillies: Faclair na Gàidhlig: retrospect and prospects

Ann Ferguson: The DSL: enhancements past, present and future

Mary O’Neill: Democratizing the Dictionary: the challenges and opportunities presented by crowdsourcing content

Marc Alexander: At the end of the alphabet

13:00 Lunch (provided)
14:00 Session 3

Chair: Vivian Marr

Jill Wolvaardt: More than just a dictionary: unlocking the content of a historical dictionary while adapting it for dynamic electronic presentation.

Carolin Müller-Spitzer and Sascha Wolfer: A quantitative view on dictionary use. Potential and limitations of log file analysis

Andrew Ball: The Oxford English Dictionary Online: work in progress, and future plans

Iztok Kosem: Innovations in Slovenian (e-)lexicography: from (semi-)automatic data extraction to crowdsourcing and beyond

15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Session 4

Chair: Ruth O’Donovan

Demo Session:

Susan Rennie: The Historical Thesaurus of Scots

Thierry Declerck: Formal representation of lexicographic data for their publication on the Linked Data cloud

Vivian Marr: Oxford Global Languages

Simon Hall and Thomas Widmann: The Online Orkney Dictionary (launch)

Sum up and Q&A

17:30 Close
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