The Fifth Language Creation Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 5th Language Creation Conference will take place May 4-5, 2013 in Austin, TX. LCC5 will run from 10am to 8pm on Saturday and from 12 noon to 5pm on Sunday.

The UT Language Creation Society in Austin under the local direction of Alex Sands will be hosting the 5th LCC on the University of Texas, Austin campus in the Student Activities Center.

Speakers and Presenters.

Schedule.

Guestbook.

Live Streaming

Tune in during the LCC for Live Streaming.


Free desktop streaming application by Ustream

To chat via IRC, go here or log into irc.freenode.net with a chat channel #lcs. You can use it to ask questions for speakers as you watch the stream.

Local and Travel information.

Jim Henry Medical Trust

One of our presenters, Jim Henry, is going through a difficult ordeal as he struggles with cystic fibrosis. Jim is a longtime community member and a brother of the conlanging community, and he needs help. If you’d like to read more about his story and perhaps help out, please visit the Jim Henry Medical Trust.

About the LCC

The Language Creation Conference is an international conference discussing issues related to the craft of language creation, or “conlanging”. It includes both fairly technical linguistic discussions as well as more artistic, sociological, or philosophical ones; examples of craft in action; voices from many parts of the conlanging community; and people from all over the world. The conference is open to the public. Preregistration requested. Lunch, snacks, and opportunities to socialize with fellow conlangers will be provided. All proceeds go to the LCS.

Press

We welcome members of the press and will assist you in researching a story about conlangs or conlangers. Press registration is the same as for any other attendee, but we ask that you identify yourself publicly and briefly let the audience know your affiliation(s) and what you are working on.

Note: We are having spam issues with our old email conference@nullconlang.org. If you sent us an email and haven’t heard back, please email us again using the new email lcc5-info@nullconlang.org.