5th International Conference on Meaning and Knowledge Representation


We invite 20-minute (plus 10-minute discussion) presentation proposals on the following general and/or specific topics: 
General topics 
• At the crossroads between functionalist, cognitivist and/or constructionist approaches. 
• Division of labour of lexical semantics and constructional semantics. 
• Role of metaphor and metonymy and other cognitive operations in meaning construction and grammar. 
• Relationship between semantics, pragmatics and discourse in meaning construction and/or meaning representation. 
• Cognitive modeling and construal. 
• Pragmatic inferencing. 
Papers that pay special attention to the treatment of these topics within the Lexical Constructional Model (LCM) and FunGramKB are particularly welcome.
Guidelines for submissions
Submissions should include the following information:
1. Author's name 
2. Affiliation 
3. E-mail address 
4. Paper title 
5. An abstract with a maximum of 500 words, excluding references 
The official language of the conference is English. All paper proposals are assumed to represent original and unpublished work.
Email for abstract submission: 5mkr.conference@gmail.com
• Abstract submission deadline: March 11, 2016 
• Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2016 
• Registration deadline: May 6, 2016 
• Conference dates: July 6, 7 and 8, 2016