When? 24 November 2022
Where? Virtual via Microsoft Teams
Organization:
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
  • The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium
  • The Institute for Bulgarian Language (IBL), Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Language Technology is shaping our multilingual future. European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) workshop aims to raise awareness of the importance of language data collected and stored by public administrations and the benefits of sharing it.
The ELRC workshop will be virtual. It is a free event, but registration is required here.

Register

 

For further information, please contact the local workshop managers: 
Hristina Dobreva
Ministry of Transport and Communications
hdobreva@mtitc.government.bg 

Kalina Ivanova
Ministry of Transport and Communications
kgivanova@mtitc.government.bg 

Workshop programme 

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome and introduction

Secretary General of Ministry of Transport and Communications (tbc) or Director of Digital connectivity Directorate in MTC (tbc)
Mrs. Hristina Dobreva and Prof. Dr. Svetla Koeva, National Anchor Points

09:40 – 10:10

The new Digital Europe Programme and the Language Data Space

Philippe Gelin, European Commission, DG-CONNECT

10:10– 10:40

Language Technologies for Bulgarian language

Prof. Dr. Svetla Koeva, IBL, BAS and National Anchor Point

10:40 – 11:00

The potential of Language Technology and AI – where we are, where we should be heading

Mrs. Hristina Dobreva, State expert in MTC and National Anchor Point

11:00– 11:15 Break
11:15– 11:45

The CEF AT Platform – Presentation/Demo

Mr. Bogomil Kovachev, Computational linguist, DG Translation, European Commission

11:45– 12:15

Language technologies by/for the public sector. Short presentation with sub-sequent discussion

Moderator: Mrs. Hristina Dobreva, State expert in MTC and National Anchor Point 

Participants from Public Administration with a short presentations - Council of Ministers, Ministry of e-Governance, National Institute of Justice, National Revenue Agency, etc.

12:15– 12:45 Language data creation, management and sharing: existing practices and challenges - Panel session / Discussion round
  • Bulgarian Portal for Public Consultation – strategy.bgMr. Stanimir Minkov, Council of Ministers 
  • The Open data portal -  data.egov.bg, Mrs. Reni Antonova, Ministry of e-Governance

Moderator: Mrs. Hristina Dobreva, State expert in MTC and National Anchor Point 

Participants from Public Administration with a short presentations -  Council of Ministers, Ministry of e-Governance, National Institute of Justice, National Revenue Agency, etc.

12:45– 13:30

Demo session of LT and AI technologies available for Bulgaria

12:45– 13:15  Collection of multilingual resources for CEF.AT,  Prof. Dr. Svetla Koeva, IBL, BAS and NAP

13:15– 13:30  Multilingual image corpus for multimodal content processingDr. Yordan Kralev, Technical university of Sofia

13:30 – 13:45 Conclusions

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