Featured Speakers

The conference featured two keynote speakers and three invited speakers.

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Diah A. Arimbi (Indonesia)
Diah A. Arimbi holds a master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. She is the head of the post-graduate program at the Faculty of Humanities, Airlangga University. Her research interests include women's and gender studies, contemporary literature, and cultural studies.

Prof. Henning Bergenholtz (Denmark)
Born 1944 in Copenhagen; 1973 M.A. (Technical University of Berlin), 1975 dr. phil. (University of Essen), 1978 dr. habil. (University of Essen), 2009 dr. h.c. (University of Valladolid).
From 1973 at universities in Bonn, Essen, Cairo, Cologne, Bochum, the Aarhus School of Business (Denmark). 1984 extraordinary professor for German linguistics at the University of Essen, 1987-92 research professor, 1992 professor of bilingual specialized lexicography at the Aarhus School of Business, from 2005 extraordinary professor at the University of Stellenbosch, from 2011 extraordinary professor at the university in Pretoria at the Department for Information Science. From 1996 director of the Centre for Lexicography, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Invited speakers:

Dr. Adam Kilgarriff (United Kingdom)
Adam Kilgarriff is Director of Lexical Computing Ltd. which has developed the Sketch Engine http://www.sketchengine.co.uk, a leading tool for corpus research and dictionary-making used at both Oxford and Cambridge University Press amongst many others. His scientific interests lie at the intersection of computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, and dictionary-making. See also http://www.kilgarriff.co.uk

Prof. Robert Lew (Poland)
Robert Lew is Professor at the Department of Lexicography and Lexicology at Adam Mickiewicz University in PoznaƄ, Poland. His current research interests centre around dictionary use. He has worked as a practical lexicographer and is currently Reviews Editor for International Journal of Lexicography.

Prof. Yukio Tono (Japan)
Yukio Tono is a professor at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, JAPAN. He received his PhD in corpus linguistics at Lancaster University. His research interest includes corpus-based second language acquisition, pedagogical lexicography, and dictionary use. He is the author of Research on Dictionary Use in the Context of Foreign Language Learning (Max Niemeyer), Corpus-Based Language Studies (with Tony McEnery and Richard Xiao, Routledge), and Frequency Dictionary of Japanese (with Makoto Yamazaki and Kikuo Maekawa, Routledge). He is currently the President of ASIALEX.





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