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2019 and upcoming

  • Keynote speaker at the RELATIONS 2019 workshop co-located with IWCS 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 23.
  • Keynote speaker at the Vector Space Semantics for Dialogue and Discourse workshop co-located with IWCS 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden, May 24. 
  • Participated in the Mentoring program of the WiNLP 2019 workshop (Widening NLP).
  • Invited researcher at the IMS PhD Retreat.
  • Member, standing review committee, Transactions of the Association of Computational Linguistics (TACL) journal, 2017-2019 and 2019-2021 terms.
  • Information Officer in the SIGSEM Board, 2013-present.
  • Reviewer for: ConSOLE28 (28th edition of the Conference of the Student Organisation of Linguistics in Europe). 



  • Invited speaker, GLiF seminar of U. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, September 28 2017: "The AMORE project" (slides).
  • Keynote speaker, TbiLLC 2017, Lagodekhi, Georgia, September 18-22 2017: "Distributional semantics in linguistic research" (slides).
  • Keynote speaker, INLG 2017, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 4-7 2017: "Talking about the world with a distributed model" (slides). Covered in the news here and here.
  • Invited talk, Meeting of the SIGGRAM Network, U. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, May 25 2017: "Back to our sense".
  • March 2017: The AMORE project is featured in Spanish newspaper El Periódico (SpanishCatalan).
  • Keynote speaker, 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, Poland, March 3-6 2017: "Back to our sense" (slides).
  • Invited talk, INRIA Seminar, Lille, France, February 16 2017: "Towards linguistic reference with distributional semantics" (slides).
  • Invited talk, CLS Speaker Series, ILLC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 19 2017: "The interplay between sense and reference" (slides).
  • Editorial Board member, Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (LiLT) journal, 2014-present. 
  • Reviewer for: CoPo 2017 (Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy), NASSLLI 2017, *SEM 2017, EMNLP 2017, LaML 2017 (Gothenburg, Sweden), IWCS 2017 (Montpellier, France), EACL 2017 (Valencia, Spain), ACL 2017 (Vancouver, Canada), ACM Computing Surveys journal.







  • Modeling regular polysemy: A study in the semantic classification of Catalan adjectives. Invited talk at Linguistics Colloquium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, USA, 06/09/11. [Slides]
  • Modeling regular polysemy: A study in the semantic classification of Catalan adjectives. Invited talk at CLIC Research Seminar , CIMeC, Rovereto, Italy, 14/07/11.
  • Reviewer for: IJCNLP 2011 (Chiang Mai, Thailand), ACL-HLT 2011 (Portland, Oregon, US), ESSLLI 2011 student session (Ljubljana, Slovenia).



  • Co-organiser of the Jornada del Processament Computacional del Català:
  • Co-organiser of the Nanoworkshop on statistical physics and linguistics (Barcelona, March 2009).
  • I think that our field should move to journal, rather than conference publication; here is why.
  • Reviewer for: EMNLP 2009 (Singapore), SEPLN 2009 (Donostia, Spain), NODALIDA 2009 (Odense, Denmark), EACL 2009 (Athens, Greece).


2007 and before