The University of Novi Sad (with some help from The University of Nova Gorica) is pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for the third annual conference SinFonIJA (Syntax + Phonology + language analysis, first held in October 2008 at the University of Nova Gorica in Slovenia), which will take place on October 1 - 3, 2010, in Novi Sad.

The theme of the SinFonIJA conference is wide and spans all areas of (formal) linguistics. The primary goal of SinFonIJA is to connect people on the area of ex Yugoslavia and ex Austria-Hungary, but it is open to participants from everywhere.
The conference will also feature a workshop on "Natural Language Processing and Language Technologies", organized in cooperation with the AlfaNum group (Faculty of Techinical Engineering, University of Novi Sad;

After the conference, presenters will be invited to submit their papers for publication in the conference proceedings.

The following invited speakers have already agreed to come to Novi Sad:

Submission guidelines:
Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations (plus 10 minutes for discussion).
Abstracts must be anonymous and written in English. They should be one page long with one-inch margins and typed in Times New Roman (Title: 14 point, Body: at least 11 point) or comparable font. An optional second page is allowed only for diagrams, figures, data and references. Any non-standard fonts should be embedded in the PDF document. Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per author.

Abstract submission deadline: June 15, 2010

Instructions for abstract submission:
Authors should submit their anonymous abstracts through this website (
Please specify whether you are submitting an abstract for the General session or for the workshop on Natural Language Processing and Language Technologies.

Some further instructions:
- Please write a sentence or two in the abstract window
- As Keyword 1, please state the subfield your abstract is about (e.g. syntax, phonology etc.)
- As keyword 2, please state the language (or language familiy) your abstract is about.
- Upload your abstract in the "Upload paper" section of the website.

Alternatively, if you have problems with Easychair, you can submit the abstract to the following email address:

Notifications of acceptance: late July 2010
Conference dates: 1-3 October 2010

Organizing Committee:
Nataša Milićević (University of Novi Sad),
Tanja Milićev (University of Novi Sad),
Maja Marković (University of Novi Sad),
Sabina Halupka-Rešetar (University of Novi Sad)