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Program published for W3C MultilingualWeb Workshop in Madrid, 7-8 May, plus LD4LT event 8-9 May

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:33:38 +0200
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Message-Id: <055E0ED1-73BD-41AE-984A-F33CD90EFBF6@w3.org>
(Apologies for cross-posting)

See the program at
http://www.multilingualweb.eu/documents/2014-madrid-workshop/2014-madrid-program

The keynote speaker will be Alolita Sharma, Director of Language Engineering from the Wikimedia Foundation. She is followed by a strong line up in sessions entitled Developers, Creators, Localizers, Machines, and Users, including speakers from Microsoft, Wikimedia Foundation, the UN FAO, W3C, and many more. On the afternoon of the second day we will hold Open Space breakout discussions. This version of the program provides speakers and presentation titles. Abstracts and details about an additional poster session will be provided in a subsequent announcement.

The program will also feature an LD4LT event on May 8-9
http://www.multilingualweb.eu/documents/2014-madrid-workshop/ld4lt-rm-workshop
This will focus on text analytics and the usefulness of Wikipedia and Dbpedia for multiilngual text and content analytics, and on language resources and aspects of converting selected types of language resources into RDF. 

See the Call for Participation
http://www.multilingualweb.eu/documents/2014-madrid-workshop/2014-madrid-cfp#participate
for details about how to register for the MultilingualWeb workshop.
The LD4LT event requires a separate registration
https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/1/lider-rmws-20140508-09

If you haven't registered yet, note that space is limited, so please be sure to register soon to ensure that you get a place.

The MultilingualWeb workshops, funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the W3C, look at best practices and standards related to all aspects of creating, localizing and deploying the multilingual Web. The workshops are successful because they attract a wide range of participants, from fields such as localization, language technology, browser development, content authoring and tool development, etc., to create a holistic view of the interoperability needs of the multilingual Web.

We look forward to seeing you in Madrid!

On behalf of the organizers,

Felix Sasaki
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2014 10:34:13 UTC

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