Agenda for the second ELRC workshop in Lithuania

Agenda

When:

1 February 2019

Where:

Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University, (Universiteto str. 5, Vilnius), room 92

Organisation:

•    The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) consortium
•    Vilnius University, Tilde informacinės technologijos

08:00 – 9:00 

Registration and coffee

09:00 – 09:20

Welcome and introduction
Audrius Valotka, Vilnius University 
Andrius Utka, State Commission of the Lithuanian Language / ELRC National Anchor Point

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

09:20 – 09:40

The European Union and Multilingualism in the digital age
Arūnas Butkevičius, Head of the Lithuanian Language Department, Directorate-General for Translation, European Commission

09:40 – 10:00

Connecting public services across Europe: ambition and results so far
Markus Foti, eTranslation at DG Translation (Presentation)

10:00 – 10:20

National initiatives for digital public services and (open) data 
Elijus Čivilis, The Ministry of Economy and Innovations (Presentation)

10:20 – 10:50

Coffee Break

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

10:50 – 11:20

Language Equality in the Digital Age: Engine for Business and Economy
Audrius Valotka, Vilnius University

11:20 – 11:40

Overview of the European Language Resource Coordination action (ELRC)
Andrejs Vasiljevs, ELRC / Tilde (Presentation)

11:40 – 13.10

Lunch Break

13:10 – 13:40

Legal aspects of sharing language resources 
Justina Nikė, AAA Law (Presentation)

13:40 – 14:00

The CEF eTranslation platform @ work
Egidijus Zaikauskas, European Commission representation office in Lithuania 
(Presentation)

14:00 – 14:10

Wrap-up

14:10 – 14:40

Coffee Break and Networking