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AUSTRALEX, the Australasian Association for Lexicography, one-day conference at the Common Room, University House, Australian National University, Canberra
Saturday 30th October, 1999

Registration includes lunch and morning and afternoon teas.

If you intend registering on the morning of the conference, please ring the dictionary centre on 6249 2615 before Saturday, or let Bruce Moore know during the post-colonial Englishes conference (we need to know numbers for lunch).

Time Details
8.00am - 9.00 Registration
SESSION 1 Chair: Jane Simpson
9.00 - 9.30

Patrick McConvell - The Semantics/Pragmatics interface and the manageable dictionary (abstract)

9.30 - 10.00

Tonya Stebbins - Tsimshian contributions to the design of the Smealgyox Dictionary (abstract)

10.00 - 10.30 Xiangdong Pu - Dictionaries in China: functional equivalence of idiom translation in bilingual Chinese-English dictionaries (abstract)
10.30 - 11.00 Margaret Sharpe - The Alawa Triglot Dictionary: an unnecessary trial or a triumph? (abstract)

Morning tea
SESSION 2 Chair: Bruce Moore

11.30-12.00 Andrew Taylor, AliceChan & Henry Wong - Evaluating learner dictionaries: the view from the reviews (abstract)
12.00pm - 1.00 PANEL DISCUSSION
What are the essentials in a learner's dictionary?
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
SESSION 3 Chair: David Nash
2.00 - 2.30 James Lambert - The Interests and Dis-Interests of Lexicographers (abstract)
2.30 - 3.00 Trevor Johnston & Adam Schembri - The lexeme in sign language lexicography (abstract)
3.00 - 3.30


Kevin Jansz, Chris Manning & Jane Simpson - A semantic network graphic interface for machine-readable dictionaries

Anna Ash - A dictionary database for Yuwaalaraay, Yuwaaliyaay, Gamilaraay

3.30 - 4.00 Afternoon tea
SESSION 4 Chair: Sue Butler
4.00 - 4.30 Jan Tent - The Vocabulary of Fiji English: A Profile and Analysis (abstract)
4.30 -5.00 Laurie Bauer - Whither the Thesaurus (abstract)



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