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Language Equality in the Digital Age

September 27 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Conference on language technologies and digital equality in a multilingual Europe in the European Parliament on 27th September. The conference follows on from Jill Evans’ (Plaid Cymru) Report on the topic which will be voted on at Plenary on September 11th after gathering wide cross-party support at the Committee stage.
Speakers include Delyth Prys from the Language Technology Unit at Bangor University, Dewi Bryn Jones from Canolfan Bedwyr, Bangor, Maite Melero, University Pompeu Fabra, Elijus Civilis, the Lithuanian Vice-Minister responsible for the digital agenda, Maimu Berezkina, Norwegian Directorate of e-Health, and Montse Maritxalar, University of the Basque Country.
Davyth Hicks from European Language Equality Network will be discussing the Digital Language Diversity Project and its Road Map for digital development, with a focus on the “digital timebomb” facing lesser-used language speakers unless they receive adequate investment to enable adequate digital provision.

Details

Date:
September 27
Time:
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
https://efa.greens-efa.eu/en/article/event/language-equality-in-the-digital-age/

Organiser

European Free Alliance

Venue

European Parliament
Rue Wiertz 60,
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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Website:
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/