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April 2015

Riga Summit 2015 on the Multilingual Digital Single Market

27 April 2015 - 29 April 2015
Riga Latvian Society House (Rīgas Latviešu biedrība nams), Merķeļa iela 13
Riga, Latvia
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Top government officials, business leaders, technology developers, and language researchers will gather in Riga from April 27-29 to forge a unified vision for the multilingual digital single market. At the Riga Summit, stakeholders will develop a combined strategy, identify goals, and initiate concrete actions to bring about this crucial vision for a digital single market without language barriers, which is instrumental for empowering Europe in the global world.

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META-FORUM 2015

27 April 2015 @ 08:00 - 19:00
Riga Latvian Society House (Rīgas Latviešu biedrība nams), Merķeļa iela 13
Riga, Latvia
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META-FORUM 2015 is an international conference on powerful and innovative language technologies for the multilingual information society, the data value chain and the information market place. The special theme of META-FORUM 2015 is Technologies for the Multilingual Digital Single Market. Strategic Agenda for the multilingual Digital Single Market, Version 0.5 Joint NPLD/EFNIL Position Paper on the Multilingual Digital Single Market Riga Summit Declaration of Common Interests Resolution of the Riga Summit Riga Summit Programme Brochure

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September 2015

Over the Hurdle of Multilingualism to Global Leadership – a Vision to make the Digital Single Market a Reality

15 September 2015 @ 08:30 - 09:30
European Parliament (Brussels), 60 rue Wiertz
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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Breakfast Meeting hosted at the European Parliament, by Dr. Paul Rübig, MEP The purpose of this breakfast with Members of the European Parliament is to explore how the European Parliament and other European institutions can support and help implementing the multilingual infrastructure for the Digital Single Market. Experts from language technology industry and research will give a short overview of currently available solutions and point to the gaps where political support will be necessary. PROGRAMME: 08.30-08.45: Welcome by Paul Rübig,…

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October 2015

ICT 2015 Networking Session: GROWTH! How to connect languages and transform commerce for the DSM

22 October 2015 @ 09:00 - 09:45
Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL), Praça Indústrias,
Lisbon, 1300-307 Portugal
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Objectives THE CHALLENGE: President Juncker’s programme includes a “connected Digital Single Market” (DSM) and “a deeper and fairer Internal Market with a strengthened Industrial Base”. He evokes the great opportunities offered by digital technologies “which know no borders” that would allow to “offer a level playing field where all companies offering their goods or services in the EU are subject to the same rules, regardless of where their server is based”. This vision is accompanied by the figure of 250B€…

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May 2016

LREC 2016 Workshop: “Translation evaluation – From fragmented tools and data sets to an integrated ecosystem”

24 May 2016
Grand Hotel Bernardin, Obala 2
Portorož, 6320 Slovenia
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This workshop will take an in-depth look at an area of ever-increasing importance: approaches, tools and data support for the evaluation of human translation (HT) and machine translation (MT), with a focus on MT. Two clear trends have emerged over the past several years. The first trend involves standardising evaluations in research through large shared tasks in which actual translations are compared to reference translations using automatic metrics and/or human ranking. The second trend focuses on achieving high quality translations…

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July 2016

META-FORUM 2016

4 July 2016 - 5 July 2016
FIL Meeting Centre (CRFIL), Rua do Bojador
Lisbon, 1998-010 Portugal
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Free

META-FORUM is a international conference on powerful language technologies for the multilingual information society, the data value chain and the information market place. CRACKER is supporting META-FORUM 2015-2017. Horizon 2020 and Connecting Europe Facility (CEF): an update from the European Commission Strategic Agenda for the Multilingual Digital Single Market: Update Multilingual Technologies for the Digital Single Market BDVA and Language Technologies: bridges and opportunities Dedicated research sessions on Machine Translation and other topics European Language Technology platforms and infrastructures, including…

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November 2017

META-FORUM 2017

13 November 2017 - 14 November 2017
Free

META-FORUM is a international conference on powerful language technologies for the multilingual information society, the data value chain and the information market place. CRACKER is supporting META-FORUM 2015-2017. Horizon 2020 and Connecting Europe Facility (CEF): an update from the European Commission Strategic Agenda for the Multilingual Digital Single Market: Final Version Towards the Human Language Project Multilingual Technologies for the Digital Single Market European Language Technology projects, platforms, infrastructures Poster sessions Invited keynotes META-FORUM 2017 is foreseen to take place…

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