European Language Resource Coordination Second ELRC Workshop in Italy 27 September 2018



27 September 2018


Scuola Nazionale dell'Amministrazione, via dei Robilant 11, Rome


  • The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium

  • Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale “A. Zampolli”, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pisa 

08:30 – 09:30  Registration

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome and Introduction

Stefano Battini, President of the National Administration School

Paola Rizzotto, Head of the Italian Department of DGTranslation (European Commission)

Simonetta Montemagni, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale “A. Zampolli” (CNR) & ELRC Technical National Anchor Point (T-NAP)

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

09:45 – 10:05

Connecting public services across Europe: ambition and results so far

Aleksandra Wesołowska, Project Officer, Directorate-General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

10:05 – 10:25

Public services in the time of artificial intelligence: vision and perspectives

Marco Bani, Head of the technical secretariat and the communication office, Agency for Digital Italy

10:25 – 10:45

The CEF eTranslation platform @ work

Markus Foti, MT@EC/eTranslation Project Manager, Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15


CEF in Italy: current needs, future challenges and good practices in the Italian Public Administration


Claudia Foti, Ministry of Justice and ELRC Public Services National Anchor Point (P-NAP)


Barbara Altomonte, Director of the Communication Service, European Policy Department, Presidency of the Council of Ministers

Rebecca Berto, ODR Advisor, European Consumer Center Italy

Paolo Cappelli, Ministry of Defence

Giuseppe Conte, National Institute of Social Security

Mauro Draoli, Responsible for Market Procurement and Innovation Strategies, Agency for Digital Italy

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

12:15 – 12:35

The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) action 

Khalid Choukri, ELRC

12:35 – 12:55

ELRC in Italy

Simonetta Montemagni, Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale “A. Zampolli” (CNR) & ELRC Technical National Anchor Point (T-NAP)

12:55 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:30

Preparing and sharing data with the ELRC repository – and what happens next 

Khalid Choukri, ELRC

14:30 – 14:50

Can language data be shared and how? National and European legal framework

Gabriele Ciasullo, Responsible for Databases and Open Data, Agency for Digital Italy

14:50 – 15:30

Identifying and managing your data: Questions & Answers

by the representatives of ELRC Italy, the ELRC International Consortium and the Directorate General for Translation of the European Commission in Italy

15:30 – 15:45

Discussion and conclusions

15:45– 16:15

Coffee-break and networking