• Date: June 24, 2024
  • Venue: Victor J. Koningsbergergebouw (room Atlas), Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 4a-b, Utrecht
  • Link: https://clinicalnlp.nl/


Utrecht University and Veiligheid NL will host the third edition of the Dutch Clinical Natural Language Processing (DCNLP) workshop, focusing on advancements in natural language processing (NLP) for healthcare. This event aims to foster collaboration among hospitals, academia, and the private sector.


Researchers, clinicians, and industry professionals will present talks and posters on a wide range of topics related to clinical NLP, including:

  • Information extraction and retrieval
  • Open-source NLP tools
  • De-identification and privacy preservation
  • Text-based clinical prediction models
  • Speech recognition and clinical note generation

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Piek Th.J.M. Vossen

Title: Developing Dutch Language Models and Conversational AI for Monitoring Functioning and Wellbeing
Abstract: Prof. Vossen will discuss the development of a Dutch Large Language Model from medical notes and its application in tracking patient functionality. He will also explore conversational AI for patient interaction and monitoring.

Schedule Highlights

  • 11:00 – 12:00: Keynote by Prof. Piek Vossen
  • 12:00 – 13:00: Lunch break
  • 13:00 – 17:15: Invited talks and networking breaks
  • 17:15 – 18:00: Closing discussion and drinks


The workshop is organized by Utrecht University’s Natural Language and Text Processing (NLTP) group, Social and Affective Computing group, and VeiligheidNL.