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DSTC6

Dialog System Technology Challenges
Long Beach, USA, December 10, 2017

Tentative Workshop Program

08:30-09:00Registration
   
Opening
09:00-09:10Welcome Remarks from DSTC Steering CommitteeJason Williams (Microsoft Research)
09:10-09:15DSTC6 OverviewSeokhwan Kim (Adobe Research)
   
Track 1: End-to-End Goal Oriented Dialog Learning
09:15-09:30Track Overview Julien Perez (Naver Labs Europe) 
09:30-09:50Best System Presentation 
09:50-10:00Discussion 
   
10:00-10:15Coffee break
   
Invited Talk 1
10:15-10:55 Dialogue as multitask learning and question answering Dr. Richard Socher (Salesforce)
10:55-11:05Q&A 
   
Track 2: End-to-End Conversation Modeling
11:05-11:20Track OverviewChiori Hori (MERL)
11:20-11:40Best System Presentation 
11:40-11:50Discussion 
   
Invited Talk 2
11:50-12:30Visual Dialog: Towards AI agents that can see, talk, and actDr. Dhruv Batra (Georia Tech/ FAIR)
12:30-12:40Q&A 
   
12:40-14:00Lunch Break & Sponsor Talks
   
Track 3: Dialog Breakdown Detection
14:00-14:15Track OverviewRyuichiro Higashinaka (NTT)
14:15-14:35Best System Presentation 
14:35-14:45Discussion 
   
Oral Session for General Technical Papers
14:45-15:00Talk #1 
15:00-15:05Q&A 
15:05-15:20Talk #2 
15:20-15:25Q&A 
   
15:25-15:45Coffee Break & Flash Talk by Poster Presenters
   
Poster Session
15:45-17:15Posters
   
Closing
17:15-17:55DSTC6 Review/DSTC7 Track ProposalsKoichiro Yoshino (NAIST)
17:55-18:00Wrap-up TalkChiori Hori (MERL)