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DAY 1: Thursday, September 15th

09:00-09:15 OPENING
09:15-10.15 Plenary Talk I (Lecture hall 5D)
Lawrence Barsalou
What does semantic tiling of the cortex tell us about concepts and conceptual processing?
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
Lecture hall 5D Lecture hall 5E Lecture hall 5F
10:30-11:10 Marios Andreou et al.
Instance-based disambiguation of English -ment derivatives
Yoad Winter et al.
Reciprocal verbs as collective predicate concepts
Richard Stöckle-Schobel:
Against concepts as words
11:15-11:55 Anja Latrouite & Katalin Balogh
Marked morphosyntactic constructions: a cross-linguistic study on the constraints and triggers
Rachel Watson 
Language as prototype: conceptualising language in multilingual Casamance
Jean-Louis Dessalles
How concepts differ from predicates
12:00-12:40 Rainer Osswald & Robert Van Valin Jr.
Siouan instrumental prefixes: Lexical decomposition and frame modeling
Samuel Taylor
What Can Changes to Frames Teach Us about Socio-Cognitive Development?
José V. Hernández-Conde
Two-faceted concepts: Storage and instantiation as different stages in the life cycle of a concept
12:40-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00 Plenary Talk II (Lecture hall 5D)
Manfred Krifka
Counting in language
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
Lecture hall 5D  Lecture hall 5E  Lecture hall 5F
15:15-15:55 Erica Cosentino
What is in an artifact concept? Distinguishing between two different types of affordances
Jens Fleischhauer & Mozhgan Neisani
When ‘punish severely’ does not mean ‘do a severe punishment’ – modifying light verb constructions in Persian
Roberto G. de Almeida
On the mapping between language and concepts: doing away with analyticity
16:00-16:40 Silvano Zipoli Caiani
When computations explain better. A case Study
Jan Sieksmeyer et al.
Influence of manner adverbs on action verb processing
Leda Berio
Analysing the problem of the influence of language on thought
16:40-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-18:00 Plenary Talk III (Lecture hall 5D)
Igor Douven
What are natural concepts? A design perspective


DAY 2: Friday, September 16th

09:00-10:00 Plenary Talk IV (Lecture hall 5D)
Sebastian Löbner
Frames as informational holograms
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
Lecture hall 5D Lecture hall 5E  Lecture hall 5F
10:30-11:10 Sylvia Springorum & Sabine Schulte Im Walde
Aiming with arrows at particles. Towards a conceptual analysis of German particle verbs


Stefan Schneider & Kai-Uwe Kuehnberger
How mental models guide the activity of sketching
David Hommen & Gerhard Schurz
Values in frames: universals or tropes?
11:15-11:55 Antje Rossdeutscher & Sylvia Springorum
German particles ‘an’, ‘auf’, and ‘ab’ in the domain of perceptual space and of properties. Cognitive and formal semantics
Anja Goldschmidt
Breaking the window hard: Forces and verbs in Frame Semanticstalk by Léa De Carolis et al. is cancelled
Alex Tillas & Wiebke Petersen
Attributes, values, the head and the world
12:00-12:40 Katalin Balogh & Rainer Osswald
A frame-based analysis of verbal particles in Hungarian
Anton Ilango et al.
The effects of ultrasonic vocalization on prosocial behavior: implications for conceptual representations of social partners
Carla Umbach & Helmar Gust
Grading similarity
12:40-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00 Plenary Talk V (Lecture hall 5D)
Verity Brown
The neural basis of attentional set
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
 Lecture hall 5D  Lecture hall 5E  Lecture hall 5F
15:15-15:55 Christian Horn
Nominal concept types and determination in German


Serhiy Potapenko
Image schematic vantage construction: categorizing conflict participants
Robert van Rooij
Stereotypes as extreme values: a game theoretical analysis
16:00-17:00 Plenary Talk VI (Lecture hall 5D)
Marcin Morzycki
Structure and ontology in nonlocal readings of adjectives
18:00-19:15 Guided tour: “Düsseldorf – city at the Rhine”
19:30 Conference dinner: Zum Schlüssel


DAY 3: Saturday, September 17th
9:30-10:30 PLENARY TALK VII (Lecture hall 5D)
Francois Recanati
Mental files
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
 Lecture hall 5D  Lecture hall 5E  Lecture hall 5F
11:00-11:40 Kevin Reuter & Michael Messerli
How do people reason about difficult decisions?
Kristina Liefke
Towards an account of rich situated semantic content
Marios Andreou & Simon Petitjean
An XMG account of derivational polysemy
11:45-12:25 Fabrizio Calzavarini
Inferential and referential lexical semantic competence
Henk Zeevat
The meaning of natural attributes
Thomas Gamerschlag & Wiebke Petersen
On the fictive reading of German’ steigen’ (climb, rise) – A frame account-
12:25-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:00 Plenary Talk VIII (Lecture hall 5D)
Robin Cooper
Perception, types and frames
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
 Lecture hall 5D  Lecture hall 5E  Lecture hall 5F
15:15-15:55 Corina Strößner et al.
Default inheritance in prototype frames
Sara Sanchez-Alonso et al.
Language variation as a gateway into lexico-semantic structure: the case of copula processing across Spanish varieties
Gert Storms & Simon de Deyne
The small world of words project: Modeling the mental lexicon based on word associations
16:00-16:40 Maria Matuszkiewicz
Epistemic and context-dependence of mental content in Stalnaker’s causal-pragmatic account of belief.


Martín Fuchs et al.
Operationalizing the role of context in language variation: the progressive to imperfective shift in Spanish
María M. Piñango
Towards a unified lexico-conceptual analysis for real-time metonymy composition
16:40-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-18:00 Plenary Talk IX (Lecture hall 5D)
Adele Goldberg
The constructionist approach to meaning