The conference Genres and languages in digital communication: trends and new directions was held in June
On June 28-30, the international congress GENRES AND LANGUAGES IN DIGITAL COMMUNICATION: TRENDS AND NEW DIRECTIONS was held at the Patio de la Infanta (Fundación Ibercaja), organized jointly with the 21st annual conference of the European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes (AELFE2023) and the 7th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Association of Languages for Specific Purposes and Professional Communication (LSPPC7). Both associations promote the use of languages for specific purposes and professional communication.
The conference was organized by the research team of the Digital Science line of the Institute of Biocomputing and Physics of Complex Systems (BIFI), members of the National Plan research project Digital Genres and Open Science GENCI 2.0 (105655RB-I00, MCIN/AEI/ 10.13039/50110001103). It has also counted with the collaboration of the technical staff of the institute and with the sponsorship of the Vice-Rectorate for Science Policy of the University of Zaragoza, the LSPPC association (Asia-Pacific Languages for Specific Purposes and Professional Communication), the GENCI 2.0 project and Elsevier.
The conference brought together 6 plenary speakers of international prestige in the field of discourse analysis and languages for specific purposes (https://aelfe-lsppcconference2023.com/keynote-speakers/) and more than a hundred speakers in workshops prior to the start of the conference and in thematic panels and working sessions. Topics of interest in linguistics and data science research, computational linguistics, digital genres, artificial intelligence and professional communication on the Internet and social networks were discussed.