Free online workshop for translators hosted by the European Commission, Dublin City University (DCU) and the ADAPT Centre for Digital Media Technology
- translation | machine translation
- English, Irish
Representatives from DCU and from ADAPT will speak about the courses available at the university and the projects currently underway. European Commission translators will speak about the translation tools they use and about machine translation.
They will also demonstrate how they work during interactive sessions (see below).
Irish language technology at Dublin City University
The role of technology in translation
A day in the life of a European Commission translator
Introducing the translation tools used by the European Commission
Eoin de Búrca, Órla McGrory and James Kelly, Translators, European Commission
Breakout session 1: The translation tools in practice
Participants will be divided into three groups of eight, each group working with one of the three European Commission translators – Eoin de Búrca, Órla McGrory and James Kelly.
Machine translation – the current state of affairs & what lies ahead
Eoin de Búrca, Translator, European Commission
Breakout session 2: Machine translation in practice
The life-cycle of a translation request in the European Commission
Jane Dunne, ADAPT Centre, DCU
To register for this event, please send an email to DGT-Dublin@ec.europa.eu.
Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.