Committees
Program chairs:
Diana McCarthy
Shuly Wintner

Area chairs:
- Speech, language modelling, spoken dialog systems
Marcello Federico
- Lexicon, lexical databases, ontologies, language resources
Paul Buitelaar
- Phonology, morphology, finite-state technology, tagging, word segmentation
Jason Eisner
- Syntax, parsing, formalisms
Giorgio Satta
- Semantics, including lexical semantics, formal semantics and logic,
   Textual entailment

Mirella Lapata
- Pragmatics, dialog systems, discourse
Massimo Poesio
- Summarization, generation
Ehud Reiter
- Question answering, information extraction, information retrieval
Rob Gaizauskas
- Machine translation
Andy Way
- Machine learning, algorithms for NLP
Antal van den Bosch

Tutorial chairs:
Alexis Nasr
Kemal Oflazer
Miles Osborne

Workshop chairs:
Maarten de Rijke
Caroline Sporleder

Poster and Demos chairs:
Frank Keller
Gabor Proszeky

Student session chairs:
Sebastian Padó
Jonathon Read
Violeta Seretan

Publication chairs:
Eneko Agirre
Sergio Balari
Emanuele Pianta

Sponsorships and
    Exhibitions chairs:
Geert-Jan M. Kruijff
Frederique Segonde

Local organizers:
Alberto Lavelli (chair)
Bernardo Magnini (chair)
Christian Girardi
Barbara Mezzabotta
Matteo Negri
Susana Otero Diaz
Emanuele Pianta
Carlo Strapparava
Alessandro Tuccio