For advice on how to make a poster, consult this extensive guide
The submission deadline for papers and abstract for Evolang 8 (main conference) has passed, and all authors of papers/abstracts submitted before the deadline have received the accept/reject decisions on their submissions. No new submissions can be accepted.
The submission deadlines for workshops at Evolang 8 have also passed, except for the Models of Language Evolution workshop: deadline extended to february 7th; see the Workshops page for details.
The upload interface was located here.
EVOLANG 8, 2010, 14-17 April.
The conference welcomes substantive contributions relating to the evolution of human language from any relevant discipline, including Anthropology, Genetics, Population Biology, Linguistics, Psychology, Primatology, Ethology, Paleontology, Archeology, Artificial Life and Mathematical Modelling. Normal standards of academic quality apply. Thus, submitted papers should aim to make clear their own substantive claim, relating this to relevant scientific literature, and briefly setting out the method by which the claim is substantiated, the nature of the relevant data, and/or the core of the theoretical argument concerned.
TYPES OF SUBMISSION
There are two possible types of submission: Full Papers, which can have a length of between 6 and 8 pages. Abstracts, which can be at most 2 pages long. All accepted submissions will be published in the proceedings of the conference. All papers or abstracts accepted will be allotted the same presentation length (probably 25 minutes plus 10 minutes discussion).
Submissions due: 2 October 2009 Acceptance Notifications: 13 November 2009 Final versions due (provisional): 11 December 2009
PREPARATION and SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
The Local Organizing Committee are taking various steps to ensure that Evolang 2010 will be a significant event from a scientific perspective. These include inviting, in addition to plenary speakers, a number of other leading scientists to present papers at the conference, extending the range of pertinent perspectives on langage evolution to be included in the programme, improving the review procedure for submitted papers, and exploring the possibility of publishing, in addition to the proceedings, a selection of reworked/expanded papers with an publisher of high repute. The names of the plenary and invited speakers can be found on the conference website at http://evolang2010.nl.
In conjunction with Evolang 8, three workshops will be organized on Wednesday April 14th, 2010. The workshops will each have their own call for papers, and their own selection procedure - see under the heading 'workshop' at http://evolang2010.nl. The topics are as follows: