Dec. 4, 1996: 1st working group meeting, Brussels.

July 7, 1997: 2nd working group meeting, Madrid.

July 7-11, 1997: Presentation of ACO*HUM at the ACL/EACL'97 conference in Madrid.

January 29, 1998: Presentation of ACO*HUM at Nordiske Datalingvistikdage (NoDaLiDa '98), København. Torbjørn Nordgård presents a paper by Koenraad de Smedt.

February 1998: A plan for developing pilot ODL courses in Natural Language and Speech Processing is proposed by ACO*HUM in cooperation with ELSNET and the thematic network on Speech Communication Sciences. The ELSNET board supports the plan with 6 x 5000 ECU.

Sep. 28, 1998: Workshop Perspectives for international cooperation in language and speech, Bergen.

Sep. 28, 1998: 3rd working group meeting, Bergen.