Agenda for the second ELRC workshop in Bulgaria

Agenda

When:

24 October 2018

Where:

Europe House, 124 Georgi S. Rakovski Street, Sofia

Organisation:

•    The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium
•    Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

08:00-08:30

Registration

08:30 - 08:35

Welcome and introduction
Hristina Dobreva, Chief Expert at Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) and National Anchor Point from the Public Administration

Presentation

08:35 - 09:05

Welcome
•    Mariya Gabriel - European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society - video address

•    Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister - greeting address

•    Rossen Jeliazkov, Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications 
•    Monika Panayotova - Deputy Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU2018
•    Ognian Zlatev - Head of the EC Representation in Bulgaria 

Session 1. Connecting a multilingual Europe: European context and local needs

09:05 - 09:30  

National initiatives for open data
Reni Antonova, Chief expert at „Data” Department, the State e-Government Agency (SEGA)

Presentation

09:30 - 09:50

Connecting public services across Europe: ambition and results so farAleksandra Wesolowska, EC, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology - Video Presentation

09:50 - 10:40

CEF in Bulgaria: an outlook into current and future challenges - Panel session

Moderator: 
•    Eli Kaneva, State Expert at MTITC and National Representative in the Telecom Sectoral Committee under the Connecting Europe Facility    

Panelists: 
•    Tsvetanka Kirilova, Expert at the Information Systems and Interoperability Directorate at SEGA, Presentation of the e-Delivery System 
•    Stanimir Minkov, Senior Expert in the “Modernization of the Administration” Directorate, Administration of the Council of Ministers, Presentation of the National Open Data Portal
         

10:40 - 11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 -11:30

The CEF eTranslation platform 
Markus Foti, eTranslation Programme Manager, European Commission, Directorate-General for Translation

Presentation

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

11:30 -11:50

The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) action
Stelios Piperidis, ILSP/Athena R.C., ELRC

Presentation

11:50-12:10

ELRC in Bulgaria
Prof. Svetla Koeva - Director of the Institute for Bulgarian Language of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) and National Anchor Point for language technologies

Presentation

12:10 -12:30

Can language data be shared and how? National and European legal framework
Jeneta Rogova - Head of Legal Affairs in Transport, Communications and electronic governance Directorate at MTITC

Presentation

12:30 -13:30

Lunch

13:30 -14:00

Preparing and sharing data with the ELRC repository - and what happens next
Maria Giagkou, ILSP/Athena R.C., ELRC

Presentation

14:00 -14:15

Presentation of the project eTranslation Termbank (eTTB)

Representative of the Consortium eTranslation Termbank (eTTB)

Presentation

14:15 -14:45

Identifying and managing your data: Questions and Answers
Moderators: Hristina Dobreva, Prof. Svetla Koeva

Presentation

14:45 -15:00

Conclusions
Moderators: Hristina Dobreva, Prof. Svetla Koeva

Presentation

15:00 -15:30

Coffee Break and Networking