Agenda for the second ELRC workshop in Finland



24 October 2018


Radisson Blu Royal, Runeberginkatu 2, Helsinki 


•    The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium
•    FIN-CLARIN, University of Helsinki

09:00 – 10:00

Registration and coffee    

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome and introduction
Krister Lindén, ELRC Technology National Anchor Point in Finland
Taru Virtanen, ELRC Public Services National Anchor Point in Finland 
Mikael Reiman, European Commission Representation in Finland

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

10:10 – 10:25 

The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC)
Aivars Bērziņš, European Language Resource Coordination, Tilde

10:25 – 11:30

Multilingual Finland
Challenges in multilingualism
Christoffer Forssell, The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE
Carola Grönholm, Kela 

Government language and translation guidelines
Taru Virtanen, Prime Minister’s Office; ELRC PS-NAP
Translation procurement in the public sector, Hansel as a case study
Anni Airaksinen, Hansel

11:30 – 12:00

Panel session: How MT can help, an outlook into current and future challenges

Panelists: Christoffer Forssell, YLE; Simo Kankkunen, Prime Minister’s Office; 
Jörg Tiedemann, University of Helsinki

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch Break

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

13:00 – 13:30

The CEF eTranslation platform @ work *
Erkka Vuorinen, European Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation (DGT)

13:30 – 14:00

eTranslation Termbank *
Simon Dahlberg, Language Council of Sweden (Språkrådet)

14:00 – 14:30

Governments, NGOs, MT and accessibility *
Mary Nurminen, University of Tampere and Maarit Koponen, University of Turku 

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 – 15:30

Data sharing myths and challenges
Jarkko Reittu, National Institute for Health and Welfare

15:30 – 16:00

Identifying and managing your data and how ELRC can assist and help

Aivars Bērziņš, European Language Resource Coordination, Tilde

16:00 – 16:30

Questions and Answers/Open Discussion/Conclusion