2nd European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC)
workshop in Finland

24.10.2018, 10-16.30 (registration of participants and coffee 9-10)

Radisson Blu Royal, Runeberginkatu 2, Helsinki, meeting room Tallinn

Welcome! Please register in advance via the ELRC website.

Preliminary Programme

*in collaboration with the Finnish Language Cluster Kites

09:00 – 10:00   Registration and coffee

10:00 – 10:10   Welcome and introduction
Krister Lindén, ELRC Technology National Anchor Point in Finland, FIN-CLARIN, University of Helsinki
Taru Virtanen, ELRC Public Services National Anchor Point in Finland, Prime Minister’s Office
Mikael Reiman, European Commission Representation in Finland

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

10:10 – 10:25   The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC)
Aivars Bērziņš, European Language Resource Coordination, Tilde

10:25 – 11:30 Multilingual Finland

Challenges in multilingualism
Christoffer Forssell, The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE
Carola Grönholm, Kela

Government language and translation guidelines
Taru Virtanen, Prime Minister’s Office; ELRC PS-NAP

Translation procurement in the public sector, Hansel as a case study
Anni Airaksinen, Hansel

11:30 – 12:00   Panel session: How MT can help, an outlook into current and future challenges
Moderator: Mikael Reiman, European Commission Representation in Finland
Panelists: Christoffer Forssell/YLE, Simo Kankkunen/Prime Minister’s Office and Jörg Tiedemann/University of Helsinki

12:00 – 13:00   Lunch Break

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

13:00 – 13:30   The CEF eTranslation platform @ work *
Erkka Vuorinen, European Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation (DGT)

13:30 – 14:00   eTranslation Termbank *
Simon Dahlberg, Language Council of Sweden (Språkrådet)

14:00 – 14:30   Governments, NGOs, MT and accessibility *
Mary Nurminen, University of Tampere and Maarit Koponen, University of Turku

14:30 – 15:00   Coffee Break

15:00 – 15:30   Data sharing myths and challenges *
Jarkko Reittu, National Institute for Health and Welfare

15:30 – 16:00   Identifying and managing your data and how ELRC can assist and help *
Aivars Bērziņš, European Language Resource Coordination, Tilde

16:00 – 16:30   Questions and Answers/Open Discussion/Conclusion

Updated: October 23, 2018