Event Schedule: Aug 24th

10:00 - 10:10     Welcome/Opening Remark 

10:10 - 11:30     Oral Presentations - Session 1

10:10 - 10:30     Open Domain Question Answering with A Unified Knowledge Interface

10:30 - 10:50     On the Benefit of Syntactic Supervision for Cross-lingual Transfer in Semantic Role Labeling

10:50 - 11:10      When did you become so smart, oh wise one?! Sarcasm Explanation in Multi-modal Multi-party Dialogues

11:10 - 11:30       Building African Voices

11:30 - 13:30     Poster Session & Lunch 

Demos:

  • Argus++: Robust Real-time Activity Detection for Unconstrained Video Streams with Overlapping Cube Proposals

  • Guide to Neural Programming Interfaces 

Novel Work:

  • DatasetFinder: Discovering Scientific Datasets from Method Descriptions

  • Improving Trip-Planning Dialogue Systems for People with Disabilities

 Submitted Work:

  • SIG-VC: A Speaker Information Guided Zero-shot Voice Conversion System for Both Human Beings and Machines

  • Training image classifiers using Semi-Weak Label Data

  • Gradient-Based Constrained Sampling from Language Models

  • When Is TTS Augmentation Through a Pivot Language Useful?

  • An Overview of Techniques for Biomarker Discovery in Voice Signal

  • Linguistic representations for fewer-shot relation extraction across domains in procedural text

  • Sharpness-Aware Minimization Finds Winning Lottery Tickets

  • On the pragmatism of using binary classifiers over data intensive neural network classifiers for detection of COVID-19 from voice

  • Phonological Transfer for Low-resource Translation


13:30 - 14:50   Oral Presentations - Session 2 

13:30 - 13:50   Speech Driven Tongue Animation

13:50 - 14:10   Unsupervised Keyphrase Extraction via Interpretable Neural Networks 

14:10 - 14:30   Correcting Diverse Factual Errors in Abstractive Summarization via Post-Editing and Language Model Infilling

14:30 - 14:50   Are Representations Built from the Ground Up? An Empirical Examination of Local Composition in Language Models 

14:50 - 15:30   Coffee Break 

15:30 - 16:30   Invited Keynote Speaker

16:30 - 17:00 Prizes & Closing Remarks