The twenty-second annual conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics was held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on July 2-3, 2006.

The conference was organized by Malka Rappaport Hovav, along with a workshop on Syntax, Lexicon and Event Structure. The conference and workshop celebrated the 80th birthday of our colleague and past president of IATL Anita Mittwoch. We thank Malka for the organization, and Anita for many years of collegiality.