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Wednesday, 14 May

19.00–20.30 Registration
19.00–20.30 Welcome Reception: Hosted by DCU's President Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski. Location: Albert College, Dublin City University

Thursday, May 15

9.00 Registration
9.30 Opening Address
10.00 Keynote address: Controlled Language in an Automated Localisation Environment
Lou Cremers, Océ Technologies
11.00 Coffee
11.30 Controlled Language I
  • Controlling Controlled English
    Sharon O'Brien, School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University

  • EasyEnglish: Challenges in Cross-Cultural Communication
    Robert Betts, Wycliffe Associates

  • Two in One -- Can it work? Readability and Translatability by means of Controlled Language
    Ursula Reuther, Institute of Applied Information Sciences, University of Saarbruecken

13.00 Lunch
14.30 Machine Translation I
  • At Last Translation Automation Becomes a Reality: An Anthology of the Translation Market
    Jaap Van Der Meer, Cross-Language Automation

  • MT Post-Editing: Experiences at SAP
    Falko Schaefer, SAP AG

15.30 Coffee
16.00 Controlled Translation I
  • Data-Assisted Controlled Translation
    Michael Carl, University of Montreal

  • Multilingual Generation of Controlled Languages
    Richard Power, Donia Scott and Anthony Hartley, Information Technology Research Institute, University of Brighton

  • Controlled Generation for Speech-to-Speech MT Systems
    Arendse Bernth, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

17.30 Close
19.00–20.00 Civic Reception: Hosted by Dublin's Lord Mayor, Counciller Dermot Lacey. Location: Mansion House, Dublin

Friday, May 16

9.30 Machine Translation II
  • Making Term Extraction Tools Usable
    Gregor Thurmair, Comprendium Germany

  • Tuning General Translation Knowledge to a Sublanguage
    Michael Carl and Philippe Langlais, University of Montreal

  • Using Monolingual Corpora for Statistical Machine Translation: The METIS System
    Y. Dologlou, S. Markantonatou, G. Tambouratzis, O. Yannoutsou, A. Fourla, and N. Iannou, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Athens

11.00 Coffee
11.30 Controlled Language II
  • Diagnostics for Interactive Controlled Language Checking
    Teruko Mitamura, Kathryn Baker, Eric Nyberg and David Svoboda, Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mind Your Language! Controlled Language for Inference Purposes
    Jana Sukkarieh, Center for Linguistics and Philology, University of Oxford

  • ECOLE: A Look-ahead Editor for a Controlled Language
    Rolf Schwitter, Anna Ljungberg, and David Hood, Centre for Language Technology, Macquarie University

13.00 Lunch
14.30 Controlled Translation II
  • Grammatical Metaphor, Controlled Language and Machine Translation
    Margrethe Moeller, Institute of Business Communication and Information Science, University of Southern Denmark

  • Menu Choice Translation - A Flexible Menu-Based Controlled Natural Language System
    Cristina Vertan, University of Hamburg

15.30 Coffee
16.00 Panel Session
17.30 Close

Saturday, May 17

10.00 Controlled Translation III
  • Customizing an MT System for Unsupervised Automatic Email Translation
    Salvador Climent, Joaquim More and Antoni Oliver, Interdisciplinary Internet Institute, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

  • Multilingual Cataloguing of Product Information of Specific Domains: Case Mkbeem System
    Aarno Lehtola, Jarno Tenni and Tuula Kapyla, VTT Information Technology, Finland

11.00 Coffee
11.30 Controlled Language III
  • A Controlled Language at Airbus
    Laurent Spaggiari, Florence Beaujard and Emmanuelle Cannesson, Airbus Corporation

  • Evaluating Specifications for Controlled Greek
    Marina Vassiliou, S. Markantonatou, Y. Maistros, and V. Karkaletsis, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, National Technical University, and Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, Athens

  • A Specification and Validating Parser for Simplified Technical Spanish
    Remedios Ruiz Cascales and Richard F. E. Sutcliffe, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, University of Limerick

13.00 Lunch
14.30 Keynote Address: (Towards) A Roadmap for Controlled Translation
Steven Krauwer, University of Utrecht and Coordinator of ELSNET
15.30 Coffee
16.00 Machine Translation III
  • Coordination, Incorporation and Dynamic Semantic Representation in Transfer
    Kurt Eberle, linguatec Entwicklung & Services GmbH

  • Adapting Finite-State Translation to the TransType2 Project
    Elsa Cubel, Jorge Gonzalez, Antonio Lagarda, Francisco Casacuberta, Alfons Juan and Enrique Vidal, Institut Tecnologic d'Informatica, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
17.30 Close
19.30–late Banquet: Shindig at the Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery, Dublin (starting time to be confirmed).
  Last updated: 24 Apr 2003