1st ELRC  Conference

1st ELRC  Conference

When:

 29 April 2015

Where:

The Riga Latvian Society House

 

9:00-9:40

Opening Addresses (MultilingualWeb and CEF Conference)

Dace Melbārde, Minister of Culture, Republic of Latvia Video 
Márta Nagy-Rothengass, Head of Unit, Data Value Chain, European Commission, DG Connect Video
Jānis Kārkliņš, Internet Governance Forum Video
Richard Ishida, World Wide Web Consortium

9:40-10:00

Coffee Break

10:00-10:30 

Keynote: Digital Priorities of the 2015 EU Presidency

Gatis Ozols, Head of the eServices Unit, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia Video Presentation

10:30-12:00

Setting the Scene: Connecting Europe Facility and Digital Service Infrastructures (CEF and DSIs)

Márta Nagy-Rothengass, Head of Unit, Data Value Chain, European Commission, DG Connect Video  Presentation
Jānis Ziediņš, Project Manager, Culture Information Systems Centre, Latvia Video Presentation
Joao Rodrigues Frade, CEF project & architecture office, DG DIGIT Video Presentation
Aleksandra Wesolowska, Project Officer, Data Value Chain, European Commission, DG Connect Video Presentation

 

12:00-13:00 

Setting the Scene: Automated Translation DSI (AT.DSI)

Aleksandra Wesolowska, Project Officer, Data Value Chain, European Commission, DG Connect Video Presentation
John Judge, ADAPT, Ireland Video Presentation
Spyridon Pilos, Head of Sector "Language Applications", European Commission, DG Translation Video Presentation

15:30-16:00 

Coffee Break

14:00-15:30

Synergy of National Activities in Creation of Language Resources for Multilingual Europe

Presentations from the CEF Member States:

Tamás Váradi, Head of Language Technology Unit, Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences VideoPresentation
Daiva Vaišnienė, Head of The State Commission of Lithuanian Language, Lithuania Video Presentation
Kadri Vider, Head of the Estonian Language Resources Center at the University of Tartu, Estonia Video Presentation
António Branco, University of Lisbon, Portugal Video Presentation Video Presentation

13:00-14:00  

Lunch

16:00-16:50

Setting the Scene: The European Language Resource Coordination Action

Presentation from ELRC:

Josef van Genabith, DFKI, Germany Video Presentation
Khalid Choukri, ELRA/ELDA, France Video Presentation
Andrejs Vasiļjevs, CEO, Tilde
Stelios Piperidis, ILSP, Greece

16:50-17:50

Maximising (Re)Usability of Language Resources

On Linked Open Data

Asunción Gómez-Pérez, LIDER, Spain Video Presentation

On LR Standardization

Dave Lewis, Trinity College Dublin Video Presentation

Language Resources and Open Data Policy and the PSI Directive

Aleksandra Wesolowska, DG Connect Video Presentation

Legal Aspects in Producing and Sharing Language Resources

Prodromos Tsiavos, London School of Economics Video Presentation

17:50-18:00

Conclusion and Wrap-up

Josef van Genabith, DFKI, Germany
Andrejs Vasiļjevs, CEO, Tilde

 

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