Agenda for the Second ELRC workshop in Iceland

 

Agenda

When:

28 September 2018

Where:

Veröld – Hús Vigdísar

Organisation:

•    The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium
•    
The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute for Foreign Languages

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome and introduction

Hrafn LoftssonUniversity of Reykjavík

09:05 – 09:30

Overview of the European Language Resource Coordination action

Andrejs Vasiljevs, ELRC (Presentation)

09:05 – 09:30             

Status and Prospects of Digital Support for Icelandic

Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, Almannarómur (Presentation)

09:50 – 10:10

 

The Digital Support for Icelandic Initiative

Steinþór Steingrímsson, Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (Presentation)

10:10-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:45

Digital Support and the Language and Technology Initiative

Hallgrímur Jónasson, RANNÍS (Presentation)

10:45-11:00

Almannarómur: Introduction

Stefanía Halldórsdóttir, Almannarómur (Presentation)

11:00-11:15

Databases: The Privacy Concern

Helga Þórsdóttir, Persónuvernd (Presentation)

11:15-11:45

Frictionless Use of Open Sources

Stefán Baxter, Global Identifier (Presentation)

11:45-12:45

Lunch Break

12:45- 14:00

Development of Translation Technology and Consumer Needs

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Hrafn Loftsson

Panelists:

  • Andrejs Vasiljevs, ELRC
  • Kári Örlygsson, the Translation Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Vilhjálmur Þorsteinsson/Haukur Barri Símonarson, Miðeind
  • Representative of the Icelandic Association of Translators and Interpreters
  • Representative of Icelandic municipalities

 

Final Remarks

Hrafn Loftsson