Read me to learn how to fill in seminar data ¬


We use the following data structure to organize our seminar info. Most recent seminar information will be shown on the front page of our website.

  • key: just like the key for a publication, this is a key for a talk, tutorial, presentation. A /seminars/<key>.pdf according to the talk also suggested to put into the corresponding path.
  • title: The title of the talk, seminar presentation.
  • presenter: The name of the presenter, in future, we can post our nlp, ml seminar talk info here to attract other people to attend.
  • from_org: The organization of the presenter.¬
  • year: An integer value for the year value
  • month: An integer value for the month value
  • day: An interger value for the day value
  • time: formated as 11:50AM - 01:10PM¬
  • address: A string, such as MEB 3147¬
  • keynote: The path to the keynote file , /seminars/<key>.pdf
  • abstract: A brief and attractive abstract

Add Seminar

Get Access to the repo

Make a yml file according to the existed example

cd _data/seminars/

think about a key for your seminar, it will also used for your keynote file or

seperated post. cp 2018-01-01-readme.yml yyyy-mm-dd-.yml

edit your file with any editor you like, then all is done.


Attach your keynote.

You attach to any martieral to this seminar, such as your slides. You have two choices when you want to share more than one file.

  • zip them into one file
  • write a new post as in our research blog, link the url to the keynote field. To find the link to your post, the post should follow the link format as the permalink setting in our _config.yml file. /blog/:year/:month/:day/:title/

Test and Deploy

Please first test it on your local setting, by jekyll serve and then check it in local url. Pay attention ot the “baseurl” setting in the _config.yml. Your local url to browe it will be “{baseurl}”