2nd ELRC Conference Agenda

 

2nd  ELRC  Conference

When:

 26 October 2016

Where:

Sicco Mansholt Room, Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels

 

8:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Opening addresses

Marco Marsella - Head of Unit, DG CNECT, Unit G3 Learning, Multilingualism and Accessibility (Presentation)

Josef van Genabith - ELRC Coordinator and Scientific Director, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH (Presentation)

09:30 – 10:00

Automated Translation platform of Connecting Europe Facility (CEF): Making public online services multilingual

Aleksandra Wesolowska, Programme Officer, DG CNECT, Unit G3 Learning, Multilingualism and Accessibility (Presentation)

10:00 – 11:00

The use of MT as a supporting tool for language professionals

10:00 – 10:30

The use of MT@ EC within the European Commission

Katja Mai, Translator and CATE-Lab Coordinator, DGT (Presentation)

10:30 – 11:00

The use of MT by language service providers

Jaroslaw Ganczarenko, Translation Engineer, GET IT Language Solutions (Presentation)

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00

The use of MT at universities

Alexander Waibel, Director of the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies, Head of Interactive Systems Lab, Carnegie Mellon University / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Presentation)

12:00 – 12:30

The value of data for good machine translations 

Marcus Danei, Product Manager Language Technology, SAP Language Services, SAP SE (Presentation)

12:30 – 13:00

Sharing language resources in the public sector

Prodromos Tsiavos, Legal Advisor, Athena Research Centre (Presentation)

13:00 – 13:45 Lunch break
13:45 – 14:45 Best practice examples for sharing language resources in public service administrations
13:45 – 14:05

Spotlight: Status quo of data contributions from public service administrations within ELRC

Khalid Choukri, ELRC Partner and CEO, Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency ELDA  (Presentation)

14:05 – 14:25

Data collection context and strategy in Ireland

Aodhán Mac Cormaic, Assistant Principal, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltracht Affairs (Presentation)

14:25 – 14:45

Data collection context and strategy in Germany

Alexandra Soska, Z II 5 Language Service, Federal Ministry of the Interior (Presentation)

14:45 – 15:30

Panel: How to enable the sharing of language resources in public service Administrations

Aleksandra Wesolowska, Programme Officer, DG CNECT, Unit G3 Learning, Multilingualism and Accessibility (Presentation)

Andrejs Vasiljevs, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Tilde

Josef van Genabith, ELRC Coordinator and Scientific Director, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH

Khalid Choukri, ELRC Partner and CEO, Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency ELDA
Prodromos Tsiavos, Legal Advisor, London School of Economics

Stelios Piperidis, Head of Department, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, ILSP

Pierre Zweigenbaum, Head of ILES Group, CNRS Laboratoire d'Informatique pour la Mécanique et les Sciences de l'Ingénieur, LIMSI

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Outlook: Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) to benefit from automated translation
16:00 – 16:20

Online Dispute Resolution Platform (ODR)

Xenios Xenophontos, DG Justice and Consumers (Presentation)

16:20 – 16:40

European Data Portal

Wendy Carrara, Director and EU Policy Advisor, Capgemini Consulting (Presentation)

16:40 – 17:00

Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information (EESSI)

Phil Cummings, DG EMPL, Unit R4 and Franciska Barabas-Komives, DG EMPL, Legal Expertise and EESSI (Presentation)

17:00 – 17:15

Summary and conclusions

Josef van Genabith, ELRC Coordinator and Scientific Director, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH

From 17:30 Champagne reception