The flagship Workshop on Vision and Language events were held annually from 2014-2018. In addition, the COST Action organised the European Workshop on Natural Language Generation in 2015 and an ACM Multimedia Workshop in 2016. Links to the website for each event and the proceedings are provided below.

Annual Workshops on Vision and Language

VL’14 – 23rd August, 2014, Dublin, Ireland (held in conjunction with COLING 2014)

VL’15 – 18th September, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (held in conjunction with EMNLP 2015)

Theme: Vision and Language Integration Meets Cognitive Systems

VL’16 – 12th August, 2016, Berlin, Germany (held in conjunction with ACL 2016)

VL’17 – 4th April, 2017, Valencia, Spain (held in conjunction with EACL 2017)

VL’18 – 5th-7th March, 2018, Tartu, Estonia

  • Workshop website
  • Selected slides:
    • Invited Talk: Adrian Muscat – Generating Descriptions of Visual Data Anchored in Spatial Relations (slides)
    • Keynote: Vicente Ordóñez-Román – Integrating Vision and Language through Feedback-based Neural Inference (slides)
    • Keynote: Matti Pietikäinen – Face Analysis for Emotional Interfaces (slides)
    • Keynote: Ivan Laptev – Learning from video without manual supervision video (slides)

Associated Workshops

ENLG’15 – 10th-11th September, 2015, Brighton, UK

Theme: Image and Video Description

ACM MM’16 Workshop – 16th October, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Theme: Vision and Language Integration Meets Multimedia Fusion