New Trends in
Translation and Technology
Rhodes Island, Greece,
5-7 July 2021
Dear friends and colleagues!
We are delighted to announce the first New Trends in Translation and Technology (NeTTT) conference which will take place at the Sheraton Hotel in Rhodes, Greece, from July 5 to July 7, 2021.
The conference will be preceded by a two-day summer school in Neural Machine Translation.
Summer School: 3-4 July 2021
Conference: 5-7 July 2021
The aim of the conference is to bring together academics in linguistics, translation studies, machine translation and natural language processing, as well as developers, practitioners, language service providers (LSPs) and vendors who work on or are interested in various aspects of technology for translation. The conference will be a distinctive and interdisciplinary event for discussing the latest developments and practices in translation technology. NeTTT has been received with great enthusiasm from academia and industry alike, attracting renowned invited speakers and sponsors.
The conference is organised by the Dimetra Academy for Translators, Greece; the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting and the Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Greece; the Adapt Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland; the Research Group in Computational Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton, UK; and the Association of Computational Linguistics, Bulgaria. The chairs of the conference are:
Dr Sheila Castilho (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Dr Vilelmini Sosoni (Ionian University, Greece)
Ms Maria Sgourou (Dimetra Academy for Translators, Greece)
Prof Ruslan Mitkov (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
The chairs are greatly supported by the Organising Committee:
Dr Eva Vanmassenhove (Tilburg University)
Dr Konstantinos Chatzitheodorou (Ionian University)
Ms Maria Stasimioti (Ionian University)
Ms Rocio Caro (University of Wolverhampton)
Ms Kateryna Poltorak (University of Wolverhampton)
Ms Marina Tonkopeeva (University of Wolverhampton)
Ms Martha Maria Papadopoulou (University of Wolverhampton)
Mr Nikola Spasovski (University of Wolverhampton)
Ms Foteini Moschi (Metaphrasi – Local Organiser)
Ms Anna Fasoulari (Lexilab – Local Organiser)
Mr Nikolai Nikolov (Association of Computational Linguistics)
In addition, the chairs are assisted by a Programme Committee consisting of a number of leading academics and professionals in the area.
NeTTT is addressed to all academics, practitioners and industry specialists who would like to learn about recent trends, present their latest work, and/or share their experiences in the field. The conference is also going to be an ideal place to establish business and research contacts, collaborations and new ventures. The conference will take the form of presentations (peer-reviewed research and user presentations, keynote speeches), demos (from sponsors) and posters; it will also feature panel discussions and tutorials/workshops. The presentations will be published as open-access conference e-proceedings.