2nd ELRC Workshop in Spain



January 23, 2018



Representation of the European Commission in Spain
Paseo de Castellana, 46


European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC)
Secretary of State for Information Society and Digital Agenda
University Pompeu

The full video of the workshop is available here

08:30 – 09:30 


09:30 – 09:45

Welcome Addresses

         D. Luis González, DGT – European Commission

         D. David Pérez Fernández, SESIAD – Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda

         D. Khalid Choukri, ELRC – European Language Resources Coordination

         Dña. Núria Bel, ELRC - University Pompeu Fabra (Presentation)

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

09:45 – 10:05

Connecting public services across Europe: ambition and results so far (VIDEO)

Aleksandra WesolowskaDG CONNECT – European Commission

10:05 – 10:25

National initiatives for digital public services and (open) data

David Pérez, SESIAD – Plan the Advancement of Language Technologies Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda (Presentation)

10:25 – 11:25

CEF in Spain: an outlook into current and future challenges – Panel session

Moderator: Maite Melero

Fernando Méndez González, Director of International Relations Property, Mercantile & Real Estate Registers Official College of Spain

Ignacio Vicuña, Director of the Centre for Judicial Documentation (CENDOJ) General Council of the Judiciary

Nelson Castro Gil, Deputy Director Consumer Affairs, Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety &Nutrition

Salvador Soriano, Open Data Coordinator Ministry of Industry, Energy and Digital Agenda

Pablo de Amil, Head of Exploitation and Planification Ministry of Finance and Civil Service (Presentation)

11:25 – 11:45

The European Language Resource Coordination (ELRC) action

Khalid Choukri, ELRC – ELDA (Presentation)

11.45 – 12:30

Coffee Break

Session 2. Engage: hands-on data

12:30 – 12:50

ELRC in Spain

Núria Bel, ELRC - University Pompeu Fabra (Presentation)

12:50 – 13:10


Can language data be shared and how? National and European legal framework

Raquel Xalabarder, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Presentation)

13:10 – 14:00

Preparing and sharing data with the ELRC repository – and what happens next

Victoria Arranz, ELRC - ELRA (Presentation)

         Thierry Etchegoyhen, ELRI - Vicomtech (Presentation)

14:00 – 15:00

Lunch Break

15:00 – 15:30

The CEF eTranslation platform @ work (VIDEO)

Markus FotiDGT, European Commission

15:30 – 16:15

Identifying and managing your data: Questions & Answers



         Elena Montiel, Red de Excelencia para Recursos de Tecnologías de la Lengua -                            RETELE Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Presentations)

Dña. Victoria ArranzELRC-ELRI  

Dña. Núria Bel, ELRC - Universidad Pompeu Fabra

Dña. Thierry EtchegoyhenELRC-ELRI

Dña. Raquel Xalabarder, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

16:15 – 16:30


 Maite Melero (Presentation)

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee Break and Networking