[Elsnet-list] MT Summit XIV (Nice, France, Sept. 2013): call for commercial/user papers

Mikel L. Forcada mlf at ua.es
Fri Feb 1 18:02:38 CET 2013


*Machine Translation Summit XIV - 2--6 September 2013, Nice, France*

*First Call for **Commercial/User papers and Commercial/User 
presentations*/**/

The Fourteenth Machine Translation Summit, organized by the 
International Association for Machine Translation and the European 
Association for Machine Translation, will be held at the ACROPOLIS 
conference centre, Nice, France, 2--6 September 2013.

The conference programme for the MT Summit 2013 will include keynote 
speeches by renowned experts in Machine Translation, panel discussions 
and presentations of submitted and invited papers organized in two 
programme tracks - research and commercial/user.

An exhibition of commercial and research systems will be held during the 
conference as well as a 'Project Village' featuring the best of recently 
funded collaborative work. Before the main conference two full days will 
be devoted to tutorials and workshops. There will be a variety of 
sightseeing tours in the beautiful surroundings of Nice both before and 
after the MT Summit.


*CFP **Commercial/User**Program Track*

The Commercial User track will focus on how MT can meet business needs 
and create viable consumer products and services. Examples of MT applied 
to business needs include such as just-in-time localization of critical 
information, delivery of multilingual technical support information, or 
creation of draft translations for post-editing.

The MT Summit 2013 is sure to be of great interest for users as well as 
developers of Machine Translation. Developers of MT will benefit from 
updates on leading-edge R & D in MT and will offer them a unique 
opportunity to share their most recent developments with users and 
potential users of MT.

Users of Machine Translation will meet other users and exchange valuable 
experiences on using Machine Translation.

*What to submit*

Ideal presentations will clearly identify a business need and describe 
how MT meets those needs, with a candid assessment of its strengths and 
limitations for that particular usage, supported as possible by data. 
Submissions should be 250-500 word summaries and need to be submitted via:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mtsummit2013

Make sure to select the /*User Track*/option when submitting your 
presentation.

*Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:*

  *

    Use of MT to reduce localization time and/or cost

  *

    Use of MT to better exploit qualified resources

  *

    Integrating MT and human translation

  *

    Integrating MT into an existing production process
    (manual/(semi-)automatic workflows, format conversion, language
    support,...)

  *

    Optimizing system setup, maintenance, and post-editing

  *

    Post-editing experiences and data on productivity

  *

    Quality assurance aspects

  *

    ROI analyses of post-editing versus translation from scratch and/or
    using other CAT tools

  *

    Use of MT to provide localization of data-driven, dynamic, or
    user-specific information

  *

    Ways in which MT can be used to increase the scope of globalization
    projects, translating additional text types

  *

    Managing change when implementing MT technologies

  *

    Open-source and low-cost MT tools: are they realistic and is there a
    market for them?

  *

    Human translators usage of MT

*Important Dates*

Submission date

	


	

April 15, 2013

Notification of acceptance

	


	

May 31, 2013

Documentation (paper, slides etc.)

	


	

July 1, 2013

MT Summit

	


	

September 2-6, 2013

About Nice - click here <http://www.mtsummit2013.info/about.asp>

Responsible for the *Commercial/User programme*track: Daniel GRASMICK 
<mailto:Userprogram at mtsummit2013.info>and Heidi DEPRAETERE 
<mailto:Userprogram at mtsummit2013.info>

Responsible for the *Research programme track*: Khalil SIMA'AN 
<mailto:Researchprogram at mtsummit2013.info> and Mikel L. FORCADA 
<mailto:Researchprogram at mtsummit2013.info>

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