Creation, Harmonization and Application of Terminology Resources

November 7, 2013, Rhein-Main-Hallen, Wiesbaden, Germany


CHAT 2013 is a full day track of the tcworld/tekom 2013 conference - the largest global event and market place for technical communication. It will bring together terminology practitioners, business stakeholders and researches to discuss the latest advances and challenges in the terminology field.

We invite researchers, software and service companies, as well as users to share their experiences with the creation, harmonization and practical application of terminology in the technical documentation life cycle and other areas of the content value chain, including translation and localization workflows.

PROGRAM

8:45 / OPENING AND INTRODUCTION

9:00-10:30 / KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Closing the Gap between Corpora and Termbases

Kara Warburton (ISO TC 37 Chair, Termologic)

Questions and discussion

10:30-11:15 / REFRESHMENT BREAK, EXHIBITION OPEN

11:15-12:00 / BRINGING INNOVATION TO TERMINOLOGY

Beyond the Conventional Terminology Work

Klaus-Dirk Schmitz (IIM) and Tatiana Gornostay (Tilde)

Welcome to the Cloud! Terminology as a Service

Andrejs Vasiljevs (Tilde)

12:00-12:15 / REFRESHMENT BREAK, EXHIBITION OPEN

12:15-13:00 / CROWDSOURCING IN TERMINOLOGY

Industry-Scale Crowdsourcing of Data and Terminology

Rahzeb Choudhury and Yulia Korobova (TAUS)

Teaminology - A New Crowdsourcing Application for Term & Translation Governance

Lena Marg and Christian Zeh (Welocalize)

Questions and discussion

13:00-15:00 / LUNCH, EXHIBITION OPEN

15:00-15:45 / TERMINOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Experiences in Practical Terminology Management

Angelika Zerfaß (Zaac)

Terminology Life Cycle Management Increasing Company-Wide Terminology Collaboration

Barbara Heinisch-Obermoser (University of Vienna), Andreas Murauer, Klaus Fleischmann (Kaleidescope)

Questions and discussion

15:45-16:00 / REFRESHMENT BREAK, EXHIBITION OPEN

16:00-16:45 / TERMINOLOGY EXTRACTION

Terminology in the cloud with memoQ and TaaS

István Lengyel and Gábor Ugray (Kilgray)

Multilingual Term Extraction as a Service from Acrolinx
Ben Gottesman and Michael Klemme (Acrolinx)

Questions and discussion

16:45-17:15 / REFRESHMENT BREAK, EXHIBITION OPEN

17:15-18:00 / TERMINOLOGY PROJECTS

Enhancing the Quality of Terminological Resources: the LISE Tools and Platform

Tanja Wissik (University of Vienna) and Michael Wetzel (ESTeam)

The FALCON Approach to Commercial Leveraging of Man-Machine Interaction

Ioannis Iakovidis (Interverbum Technology)

Questions and discussion

18:00 / CLOSE AND ADJOURN

You can download the CHAT programme here.

IMPORTANT DATES

April 15 / First Call for Proposals
April 26 / Second Call for Proposals
May 24 / Proposal submission deadline (via EasyChair environment)      
June 7 / Notification of acceptance                                                
June 21 / Full paper submission (via tekom conference environment)      

LANGUAGE

The language for CHAT 2013 presentations and publications is English.

PARTICIPATION AND REGISTRATION

Important! CHAT 2013 speakers, who have submitted their full papers for the accepted proposals through the tcworld/tekom conference tool, automatically get the registration and free access to the whole event (CHAT, all tracks of the main conference and the exhibition) and do not have to pay any fee.

If there are two speakers for one proposal (a co-author of the full paper), the first speaker automatically gets the registration and free access to the whole event, and the second speaker gets the registration and free access to the day of the presentation (CHAT, all tracks of the main conference and the exhibition).

CHAT 2013 is also open to the registered participants of the main conference. All other participants of CHAT 2013 have to pay the normal conference fee.

Previous CHAT events

CHAT 2011

The first CHAT event was held in conjunction with the conference NODALIDA 2011 - the 18th Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics on May 11, 2011, in Riga, Latvia. A short summary about the event.

CHAT 2012

The second CHAT event was co-located with the conference TKE 2012 - Terminology and Knowledge Engineering on June 22, 2012, in Madrid, Spain. A short summary about the event.

ORGANISERS

CHAT 2013 is organised by the consortium „TaaS: Terminology as a Service” to continue a series of meetings that started as the first CHAT 2011 in Riga and CHAT 2012 in Madrid. The consortium includes Tilde, TAUS, Kilgray, Cologne University of Applied Sciences and University of Sheffield. The organisers express their gratitude to the tcworld/tekom conference Advisory Board for their support in the organisation of CHAT 2013.

MORE INFORMATION

Up-to-date information about the tcworld/tekom 2013 conference and local information about Wiesbaden is available at the conference website at http://conferences.tekom.de/tcworld13/home/.

For further information, please, contact chat2013@tilde.lv.

ICT PSP
The research within the project TaaS leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), grant agreement no 296312