CLARIN Annual Conference 2019: Summary

The CLARIN Annual Conference 2019 took place at the University of Leipzig, The Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul, Leipzig, Germany from 30 September to 10 October 2019. This year’s event was organized by CLARIN ERIC in collaboration with the University of Leipzig and InfAI – Institut für Angewandte Informatik. CLARIN2019 was organized for the wider Humanities and Social Sciences communities in order to exchange ideas and experiences with the CLARIN infrastructure. This includes the design, construction and operation of the CLARIN infrastructure, the data, tools and services that it contains or should contain, its actual use by researchers, its relation to other infrastructures and projects, and the CLARIN Knowledge Sharing Infrastructure.

The conference was attended by 231 participants. The participants came from 32 countries and were authors of accepted papers, members of national consortia and representatives of CLARIN centres as well as representatives from partner organizations. 56 abstracts were submitted (74 in 2018, 37 in 2017) of which 44 were accepted (acceptance rate: 78,57 %) after three reviews per submission.