International Advisory Board (IAB)

The International Advisory Board (IAB) has an advisory role and consists of appointed representatives of five continental societies and associations for lexicography and experts in both relevant fields, lexicography and NLP, from academia and industry. The organisations and experts below agreed to participate in IAB.


  • AFRILEX — African Association for Lexicography
  • ASIALEX — The Asian Association for Lexicography
  • AUSTRALEX — Australasian Association for Lexicography
  • EURALEX — European Association for Lexicography
  • DSNA — Dictionary Society of North America


  • Michael Rundell (MacMillan Publishers)
  • Ryan McDonald (Google)
  • Christiane Fellbaum (Princeton University)
  • Piek Vossen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Gregory Greffenstette (Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition)
  • Robert Lew (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
  • Wendelyn Nichols (Cambridge University Press)
  • Philippe Climent (IDM)
  • Patrick Hanks (University of Wolverhampton)
  • Danie Prinsloo (Globalex – Afrilex)
  • Gao Yongwei (Globalex – Asialex)
  • Julia Miller (Globalex – Australex)
  • Edward Finegan (Globalex – DSNA)
  • Andrea Abel (Globalex – Euralex)