Translingual Europe 2010

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Hotel Maritim, Berlin, Germany




Welcome Hans Uszkoreit, DFKI, Germany


Upcoming EC Calls Kimmo Rossi, European Commission, Luxembourg [PDF of PPT presentation, 148KB]


Opening Keynotes Chair: Josef van Genabith


Will Lewis (Microsoft, USA): Haitian Creole: Developing MT for a Low Data Language [PDF of PPT presentation, 3425KB]


Lori Thicke (Translators without Borders, France): Translation Technology for Fighting World Poverty [PDF of PPT presentation, 12614KB]


Session Research and Innovation Chair: Fabio Piranesi


Heyan Huang (Beijing Institute of Technology, China): Researches on MT and Language Information Processing of CCLIE & BIT. [PDF of PPT presentation, 7229KB]


Jaap van der Meer (TAUS, The Netherlands): TAUS Data Association: News and Roadmap [not available]


Hans Uszkoreit (DFKI, Germany): META-NET: Towards the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance [not available]


Josef van Genabith (DCU, Ireland): EuroMatrixPlus - Evaluation, Localisation, Open Source. [PDF of PPT presentation, 2818KB]


Session Language Industries Chair: Gábor Prószéky


Willem Stoeller (Lingotek, USA): Community Translation, what is it, when to use it, how to manage it. [PDF of PPT presentation, 4871KB]


Antione Rey (Welocalize, Ireland): GlobalSight MT integration [PDF of PPT presentation,


Andrejs Vasiljevs (Tilde, Latvia): LetsMT! – Towards Cloud-Based Service for MT Generation [PDF of PPT presentation, 368KB]


Panel Small Languages Chair: Sabine Kirchmeier-Andersen


Maltese: Mike Rosner (University of Malta, Malta) [PDF of PPT presentation, 1286KB]


Latvian: Andrejs Vasiljevs (Tilde, Latvia) [PDF of PPT presentation, 2236KB]


Dutch: Alice Dijkstra (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, The Netherlands) [PDF of PPT presentation, 440KB]


Machine Translation Industries Chair: Gudrun Magnusdottir


Kirti Vashee (Asia Online, Thailand, USA): Asia Online Company & Technology Overview [PDF of PPT presentation, 6645KB]


Mikel Forcada (Apertium, Ireland): Free/Open-Source Machine Translation: the Apertium Platform [PDF of PPT presentation, 105KB]


Julia Epiphantseva (ProMT, Russia): Flexible and efficient management of translation quality [PDF of PPT presentation, 689KB]


Machine Translation Users Chair: Lori Thicke


Patrizia Biani (European Patent Office, Germany): The Evolution of the European Machine Translation Programme at the EPO. [PDF of PPT presentation, 4965KB]


Spyridon Pilos (European Commission, Luxembourg): Machine Translation at the European Commission. [PDF of PPT presentation, 286KB]


Fred Hollowood (Symantec, Ireland): 2010: The Industrialisation of MT [PDF of PPT presentation, 224KB]


Closing Keynote Chair: Hans Uszkoreit


Sabine Andersen-Kirchmeier (Danish Language Council): Language Change and Linguistic Diversity – Future Challenges for MT. [PDF of PPT presentation, 3094KB]