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#TranslatingEurope Forum 2016

How do private and public language service providers keep up with the changing world of translation technologies?

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Almost 600 participants attended the 3rd edition of the #TranslatingEurope Forum, devoted this year to translation tools and technologies. During 16 sessions and hands-on workshops, 54 speakers from the translation industry, EU and national institutions, the academia and the IT sector addressed the topic from different perspectives, highlighting the needs and priorities of all actors of the translation world. VP Georgieva and the keynote speakers of the two days, Andrew Bredenkamp and Jost Zetzsche, set the tone for the discussions, inspiring and motivating participants to embrace technologies in order to thrive in the profession. Special attention was given to involve young translators and translation students in the discussion, in the tradition of the #TranslatingEurope Forum. You can consult all conference documentation below.

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  • Andrew Bredenkamp
    Keynote Speaker

    Andrew Bredenkamp

    Dr. Andrew Bredenkamp is founder and CEO of Acrolinx. Andrew has been solving content problem for the world’s biggest brands for over 25 years. Before starting Acrolinx, Andrew was Head of the Technology Transfer Centre at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Language Technology Lab. Andrew holds degrees in languages, linguistics and a PhD in Computational Linguistics. He is on the advisory board of a number of organizations, including Translators without Borders.

  • Jost Zetzsche

    Jost Zetzsche

Practical information

27 October 2016, 8.00 - 28 October 2016, 14.30 (CEST)
Rue de la Loi 170 Charlemagne Building, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Available languages
English, French, German
Who should attend
Language professionals, translation students and graduates, translation tools developers, translation services of public administration
Charlemagne building


  • Directorate-General for Translation - Brussels

    Phone number
    +32 2 299 11 11 (Commission switchboard)
    Postal address
    Directorate-General for Translation
    European Commission
    Rue de Genève 6/Genèvestraat 6
    1140 Bruxelles/Brussel