Programme

Academic Symposium : Language and Technology in Wales 28/01/22

Simulaneous translation from Welsh to English will be available over Zoom.

Questions may be asked either in English or Welsh.

9.15

OPENING AND WELCOME

9.30

Guest speaker Georg Rehm, DFKI: Developing an agenda and a roadmap for achieving full digital language equality in Europe by 2030

10.15

Dewi Bryn Jones, Bangor University: Pioneering Speech Recognition for Welsh

10.45

Stephen Russell, Bangor University: Creating new synthetic voices for Welsh

11.15

COFFEE BREAK

11.30

Andreas Vlachdis, UCL: Developing a Welsh Natural Language Toolkit for GATE

12.00

Gareth Watkins a Gruffudd Prys, Bangor University: An open Lexicon of Welsh wordforms

12.30

Jon Morris, Cardiff University Welsh automatic text summarisation

1.00

LUNCH BREAK

1.30

Preben Vangberg a William J. Teahan, Prifysgol Bangor. Using a combination of STT-models and compression-models to identify spoken language

2.00

Matthew Russell, Bangor University: New developments in Welsh Machine Translation

2.30

Delyth Prys, Bangor University: Collecting a large corpus of sentences as recording prompts for Common Voice

3.00

Round Table: Wales Language Technologies Network

3.30

CLOSE