Agenda of the Second German ELRC workshop

Agenda

When:

18 October 2018

Where:

Representation of the European Commission in Germany, Unter den Linden 78, 10117 Berlin

Großer Konferenzsaal, 1st Floor

Organisation:

  • The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium

  • German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

09:00 – 09:30 

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:30 – 09:50

Welcome and Introduction

Prof. Dr. Stephan Busemann, Associate Head of Language Technology Department, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Gudrun Stock, Deputy Head of Unit Accessibility, Multilingualism and Safer Internet, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Session 1. Overcoming Barriers in Digital Europe: European Context and Local Needs

09:50 – 10:10

Connecting Public Services across Europe: Ambitions and Results so far 
          Gudrun Stock, Deputy Head of Unit Accessibility, Multilingualism and Safer                        Internet, DG CONNECT, European Commission

10:10 – 10:30

Open Data Initiatives in Germany

Christian Horn, Head of Business and Coordination Center GovData, Department for IT and Digitalisation, Senate Chancellery Hamburg

10:30 – 11:10

Panel Session: Multilingualism and Open Data in Public Services in Germany – An Outlook into Current and Future Challenges

Moderator: Dr. Georg Rehm, Senior Researcher Language Technology, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Panelists:
•    Christian Horn, Head of Business and Coordination Center GovData, Department for IT and Digitalisation, Senate Chancellery Hamburg
•    Gudrun Stock, Deputy Head of Unit Accessibility, Multilingualism and Safer Internet, DG CONNECT, European Commission
•    Hartmut Wernich, Member of Business and Coordination Center Federal Information Management, Ministry of Finance, Saxony-Anhalt

11.10 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 11:50

The CEF eTranslation Platform @work

Lisa Ribier, DGT Field Officer, European Commission

11:50 – 12:10

The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) Action

Dr. Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

12:10 – 12:30

ELRC in Germany: Previous Advances and Achievements

Alexandra Soska, Translator and CEF Coordinator, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI)

Prof. Dr. Andreas Witt, Professor for Digital Humanities, University of Cologne

12.30 – 13:30

Lunch Break

Session 2. Engage: Hands-on Data

13:30 – 14:00

 The Legal Framework of Text Provision – Problems and Proposed Solutions 

Prof. Dr. Benjamin Raue, Professor for Civil Law, Information Society and Intellectual Property, Trier University

14:00 – 14:15

Preparing and Sharing Data with the ELRC Repository

Thierry Declerck, Senior Consultant, Multilinguale Technologien, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)

14:15 – 14:30

Data Management: Practical Hints and Tips

Dr. Khalid Choukri, CEO, Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency (ELDA)

14:30 – 15:30

Panel Session with subsequent open discussion: Intelligent Management of Language Resources in Public Administrations

Moderator: Alexandra Soska, Translator and CEF Coordinator, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI)

Panelists:
•    Anja Hein, Terminologist, Federal Foreign Office (AA)
•    Prof. Dr. Benjamin Raue, Professor for Civil Law, Information Society and Intellectual Property, Trier University
•    Damir Čuljat, Translation Technologist, The Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany

•    Patricia Gerecht-Thomsen, Translator, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)
•    Dr. Pawel Kamocki, Legal Expert, Evaluations and Language Resources Distribution Agency (ELDA)

15:30 – 16:00

Summary and Outlook

Dr. Andrea Lösch, ELRC Project Manager, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI);

Prof. Dr. Stephan Busemann, Associate Head of Language Technology Department, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break and Networking