XVII International Congress of Linguists
Prague, Czech Republic, July 24-29, 2003


Three-page abstracts of papers (both for the regular sessions and for the workshops) and poster descriptions should be sent (preferably electronically, or in four hard copies) to the organizer of the session (or workshop) relevant for the topic of the paper (see list of sessions and list of workshops); in case of uncertainty about the appropriate session, the abstract may be sent to the address of the Chair of the Scientific Committee (see below). The authors should clearly indicate whether they submit an abstract of a full paper or a description of a poster. Authors of the accepted papers will be asked to send in a one-page summary of the paper in a camera-ready format (the instructions will be sent to the authors together with the information of acceptance), and this summary will be printed in the volume of abstracts. The slot for paper presentation will be 30 min long (incl. discussion).

Important dates for submission of abstracts of papers, workshop contributions and poster descriptions:

3-page abstracts October 1, 2002
December 10, 2002
Information of acceptance/rejection will be sent out before: December 31, 2002
1-page summary for publication in the proceedings March 31, 2003

Important note: new deadline for submission of 3-page abstracts
The abstracts should be sent to the corresponding topic or workshop organizers before December 10.
If you wish to submit an abstract which does not fit any of the announced topics please send your abstract to Professor Ferenc Kiefer (kiefer@nytud.hu).
The authors of late submissions (after October 1 but before December 10) will be notified about acceptance or rejection by January 31, 2003.
Each abstract should contain: a separate page with the title of the paper/poster, the author's name, and affiliation, postal address, e-mail address and fax. The author's name should not be written on the abstract itself.

For the authors of accepted papers: Please, read the instructions for the shape and style of abstracts for the Congress volume of abstracts (here in French).

Address of the Chair of the Scientific Committee:

Prof. Ferenc Kiefer
Research Institute for Linguistics
Hungarian academy of Sciences
Benczur u. 33
H-1068 Budapest, Hungary
e-mail: kiefer@nytud.hu

Languages: Papers can be delivered in English, German, French or Russian; summaries published in the volume of abstracts should be written in English or French.

Book exhibitions

Book publishers are welcome to have their own book exhibitions. A space with exhibition facilities such as tables, boards, as well as a security service during off-hours will be provided for a modest fee. For further information, please contact the secretariat of the Local Organizing Committee. The deadline for registration for the exhibition is April 30, 2003; space will be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.