Call for participation: BioNLP-ST and BioASQ joint workshop

Post-conference workshop after ACL 2016, co-organized with BioNLP workshop


Call for participation


August 13th, 2016

Humboldt University, Berlin


BioNLP-ST and BioASQ joint workshop


BioNLP Shared Task (BioNLP-ST): fine-grained information extraction and knowledge acquisition for biology 

BioASQ: biomedical semantic indexing and question answering 




Registration is mandatory, please visit:   




The workshop is about the two shared tasks/challenges.  The proceedings on the workshop will be distributed as ACL proceedings. The talks will present the tasks and the methods that participated.

The schedule of the workshop can be found at: 


It includes 15 talks, a poster session and an invited talk on:

"Solving Problems and Supporting Decisions in Pharma R&D using Text Analytics: A Recent History", by Sherri Matis-Mitchell (Independent consultant for Text, Data and Social Media Analytics at Data Star Insights)


Looking forward to seeing you there,


BioNLP-ST Organizers:

• Jin-Dong Kim, DBCLS, Japan

• Claire Nedellec, INRA, France

• Robert Bossy, INRA, France


BioASQ Organizers:

• Georgios Paliouras NCSR "Demokritos", Greece and University of Houston, USA

• Ioannis Kakadiaris University of Houston, USA

• Anastasia Krithara, NCSR "Demokritos", Greece