Conference for the presentation of the Study on the size of the language industry in the EU
Thread poster: Cristiana Coblis

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Nov 26, 2009

The Directorate-General for Translation is organising a conference to present the results of the Study on the size of the language industry in the EU, carried out earlier this year, which is also published in full on the DGT website. The conference will take place on 27 November 2009 in Brussels : the morning session will be devoted to the presentation of the study and the afternoon to a round table on languages and the economy, both followed by a discussion (please see the attached programme and executive summary).

The conference will be fully webstreamed on this website: http://webcast.ec.europa.eu/eutv/portal/index.html , which will also include an online chat for posting comments.

The study is available in PDF at: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/translation/publications/studies/index_en.htm

Program

CONFERENCE FOR THE PRESENTATION OF THE "STUDY ON THE SIZE OF THE LANGUAGE INDUSTRY IN THE EU"

10.00 – 10.20 Welcome and opening remarks
Karl-Johan Lönnroth, Director-General of DG Translation (DGT)

10.20 - 11.00 The economic value of multilingualism: private, social, and macroeconomic perspectives
Prof. François Grin, University of Geneva

11.00 – 11.30 The size of the language industry in the European Union – Presentation of the study - Part I
Dr. A. Rinsche, N. Portera-Zanotti, The Language Technology Centre

11.30 – 12.00 Break and Technical press briefing

12.00 – 12.15 The size of the language industry in the European Union – Presentation of the study - Part II
Dr. A. Rinsche, N. Portera-Zanotti, The Language Technology Centre

12.15 – 12.45 Q&A session

12.45 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 – 14.45 N. Kelly, Common Sense Advisory (CSA)
Preliminary findings of CSA research on the European market sizing and industry distribution for language services

14.45 – 15.00 Q&A with the audience

15.00 -15.30 Break

15.30 – 16.45 Round-Table moderated by K-J. Lönnroth
The role of the language industry in a multilingual Europe: challenges and perspectives

16.45 – 17.15 Q&A with the audience

17.15 – 17.30 Conclusions by the Director-General


[Editat la 2009-11-27 08:31 GMT]


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