Special congratulation to Milica Gasic, Catherine Breslin, Matthew Henderson, Dongho Kim, Martin Szummer,
Blaise Thomson, Pirros Tsiakoulis and Steve Young who won the best paper award at this year's SIGDial conference in August.
Beibei Hu of Centrale Recherche S.A.attended the Intelligent User Interface (IUI'13)Conference(http://www.iuiconf.org/) in Santa Monica, California in March 2013 to present a paper entitled "A Query Refinement Mechanism for Mobile
Conversational Search in Smart Environments". The paper, written by Beibei and Marie-Aude Aufaure, was presented at the workshop on Interacting with Smart Objects and can be accessed below.