18 May 2016


Opening Keynote
Karl-Heinz Lambertz
President of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community of Belgium
Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions

Language Policies and Funding Sources in Europe
Panel chaired by Margaretha Mazura
David Pérez Fernández, Cabinet of the Spanish Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Information Society
Kimmo Rossi, European Commission, DG CONNECT - Gareth Morlais, Welsh Government - Llywodraeth Cymru – Matthias Weichhart, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) - Peter Spyns, Flemish Government, Department of Economy, Science & Innovation - Peter Pharow, Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT

Language Infrastructures and Language Resources:
Pulling the Pieces of the Jigsaw Together

Language Resources
Andrew Joscelyne, LT-Innovate: Making Language Resources Operationally Usable - the Challenge
Bart Wloka, University of Vienna: Improving the Usability of Existing LRs and Speeding up the Creation of New LRs
Matthias Heyn, SDL: In-domain LRs  – a Survey of Industry Needs
Gareth Morlais, Welsh Goverrnment - Llywodraeth Cymru: The Case for Generating LRs for Less-used Languages

Multilingual Data Experimentation
Steve Renals, University of Edinburgh
Sebastien Marcel, IDIAP
Tanja Schultz, University of Bremen, XLingual
Khalid Choukri, ELDA/ELRA
Matt Simpson, Ericsson
Ariane Nabeth-Halber, Vecsys

Automated Translation Infrastructure
Andrejs Vasiljevs, Tilde: CEF.AT – State of Play
Davide Caroselli, ModernMT: Context-aware Machine Translation

European Interoperability Assets Infrastructure
Jochen Hummel, Coreon
Vassilios Peristeras, European Commission - DG DIGIT
Peter Schmitz, Publications Office of the European Union (EUROVOC)

LTI Cloud
Luc Meertens & Joachim Van den Bogaert, Crosslang: The LTI Cloud - Next Steps