LINGUIST List 10.35

Fri Jan 8 1999

Confs: Human Language Technologies

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  1. Sharon Denness, EUROMAP seminar on human language technologies

Message 1: EUROMAP seminar on human language technologies

Date: Fri, 8 Jan 1999 15:06:45 -0000
From: Sharon Denness <sharon.dennessequipe.co.uk>
Subject: EUROMAP seminar on human language technologies

********Seminar Announcement***********


EUROMAP/Equipe is holding a seminar on Human Language Technologies
(speech and language) on 19 Jan 1999 at The Howard Building, Downing
College, Cambridge. The event is organised by Equipe Consortium
Ltd. Includes researchers, developers, EU Fifth Framework research
programme, exhibition and demonstrations.

Please contact: Sharon Denness, Equipe, sharon.dennessequipe.co.uk.

Programme

Future of the Information Society: Human Language Technologies
The EUROMAP-UK National Seminar
19 January 1999 - Howard Building, Downing College, Cambridge

9:00 Registration & Welcome
9.30
Welcome and introduction
Sharon Denness, Equipe/EUROMAP
9.40
Keynote
Dr Richard Jennings, Director, Wolfson Industrial Liaison Unit
10:00 Focus - The Business of Language
10.00
The language challenge
Stephen Hagen, Special Advisor to the DTI
10.20
Markets for HLT 
Rose Lockwood, Equipe Consortium 
10.40
The power of partnering
Tim Barnsley, Channel Dynamics
11.00
Q&A

11.10
Coffee and EXHIBITION
Partner search registration
12:00 Focus - Assistive Technologies
12.00
Emerging technologies: the disability issue
Diane Whitehouse, European Commission Disability & Telematics Programme
12.20
Case Study
Judy Thomas and Emma Elliott, The Arts Dyslexia Trust
12.40
Lunch and EXHIBITION
Partner search registration
2:00 Focus - HLT R&D
2.00
The value of collaborative research: Europe and the US
Yorick Wilks, University of Sheffield
2.20
New research areas
Marc Moens, University of Edinburgh
2:40
>From research to market
Jeremy Peckham, Strategis Consulting
3.00
HLT in the IST Programme
Roberto Cencioni, European Commission
3.30
Coffee break and EXHIBITION
Partner search registration
3:45 Roundtable - The Way Forward
3:45
Practicalities of projects
Roberto Cencioni
4.15
Panel discussion
4.45
Q&A and open discussion
5:00
Close of conference
5:00 - 6:00 Exhibition & Partner Search Registration
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