Technology Day at UCLAN: event details

21/11/2018

  • Event: Technology Day at UCLAN
  • Date: 21/11/2018
  • Details:
    TECHNOLOGY DAY
    Wednesday 21st November, 13:00-17:00
    Vernon Building VE011
     
     
    The MA Interpreting and Translation team are delighted to welcome representatives from some of the world's leading providers of software to the language services industry. The event is open to anyone interested in the latest technologies in interpreting/translation.
     
    Please join us for an afternoon of demonstrations and Q&A!
     
     
    About the presentations:
    We would like to give a very warm welcome to representatives from the following companies/organisations:
    - Interprefy AG (Zurich, Switzerland)
    - Memsource a.s. (Prague, Czech Republic)
    - VoiceBoxer ApS (Copenhagen, Denmark)
    - Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Mainz, Germany)   *Remote presentation
     
    Each presenter will give a 30-minute demonstration of their respective system - Interprefy, Memsource Cloud, VoiceBoxer and InterpretBank. Each demonstration will be followed by a 20-minute Q&A session.
     
     
    Aims of the event:
    ‐ Inform attendees about interpreting and translation technologies (specifically the above systems/platforms);
    ‐ Encourage attendees to engage positively with technological advancements within the language
    services industry, and to recognise the benefits;
    ‐ Inspire attendees to investigate technology platforms further after the event, with a view to realising the benefits in their own careers (whether as students, HE teaching staff, practising interpreters/translators or language service providers).

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