Programme for the 4th ELRC Conference

4th ELRC Conference 

Share your language data, 

Shape Europe's multilingual future!

When:

26/27 November 2019

Where:

Radisson Blue Seaside, Ruoholahdenranta 3, FIN-00180 Helsinki, Finland

26th of November 2019: Plenary Sessions

08:00 – 09:00 Coffee & Registration

09:00 – 09:20

Welcome Address by Gail Kent, Director of  Data, DG CONNECT, European Commission

09:20 – 09:30

Welcome and Introduction 

Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Presentation

09:30 – 10:30

Session: “AI and Language Technologies in the Digitalisation of Public Services”

09:30 – 09:50: LT within the Finnish Digital Agenda/AI Strategy

Kaisamari Kuhmonen, Head of Language Services, Prime Minister’s Office, Finland and Krister Lindén, Research Director, University of Helsinki

Presentation 

Presentation

09:50 – 10:10: Policy movements in Malta

Donatienne Spiteri, Lawyer, Office of the Attorney General of Malta

Michael Rosner, Department Artificial Intelligence, University of Malta

Presentation

10:10 – 10:30: Powered by AI – Experiences with eTranslation API in IMI 

Zoltán Magyar, Team Leader IMI, DG GROW, European Commission

Presentation

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30

ELRC Country Profiles: Overcoming Obstacles and Creating Sustainable Language Data Sharing Infrastructures in Europe

Lilli Smal, ELRC Marketing & Communications Manager, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence 

Presentation

11:30 – 13:00

Session: “The impact and value of sharing language data”

11:30 – 11:50: The economic value of open data

Esther Huyer, Senior Consultant for the European Data Portal, Capgemini Invent

Presentation

11:50 – 12:10: Powering language data: TAUS

Jaap van der Meer, CEO, TAUS

Presentation

12:10 – 13:00: Panel: The value and re-use of language data

Moderator: Jon Arid Olsen, Senior Consultant, National Library of Norway

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:45

Session: “Efficient and sustainable translation and procurement processes”

14:00 – 14:20: Language policies in NCB/NCAs across Europe: a sectoral profile

Eleanna Antonoglou, Senior Translator, Bank of Greece

Presentation

14:20 – 14:40: Post-editing productivity with domain-adapted NMT – a methodology to evaluate the contribution of DIY vs. customized, commercial engines

Markus Welsch, Vice President Content Intelligence, Amplexor

Presentation

14:40 – 15:00: Procurement practices in Europe: Two investigations

Amando Estela, CTO, Pangeanic; Carmen Herranz-Carr, Data Analyst, Pangeanic

Presentation

15:00 – 15:45: Panel: Towards optimal translation and procurement processes

Moderator: Anna Kotarska, External Expert/Project Manager, Centre for Integrated Health Care and eHealth

 

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:00

Discussion round: “Ready for the next digital revolution?”

Moderator: Sabine Kirchmeier, international Advisor, Danish Language Council

17:00 – 17:15

Conclusions and outlook

Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Presentation

17:15  - open Cocktail Reception

FEEDBACK FOR DAY 1

 

27th of November 2019: Country Expo

 

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee & Registration
09:00 – 09:15

Welcome and introduction by the ELRC coordinator

Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Presentation

09:15 – 10:15

Country Expo – Pitch Session

Presentation

10:15 – 11:30

Country Expo (Country Expo: Floor Plan)

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:15

Session: “Digital Europe & Horizon Europe: Future LT funding opportunities”

11:30 – 11:50: Digital Europe & Horizon Europe: Future LT funding opportunities

Philippe Gelin, Head of Sector Multilingualism, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Presentation

11:50 – 12:15: Discussion round “Future LT funding opportunities”

Moderator: Andrejs Vasiljevs, CEO, Tilde

 

12:15 – 13:00

Country Expo (cont.)

13:00 – 13:15

Summary and conclusions

Josef van Genabith, Scientific Director, Multilinguality and Language Technology, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence

Presentation

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch Break

FEEDBACK FORM DAY 2

 

OVERAL EVALUATION