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STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 20111 Beyond STEVIN (“STEVIN Voorbij!”) Introduction Developments at EU level Developments at NTU level Developments

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  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Beyond STEVIN (STEVIN Voorbij!)IntroductionDevelopments at EU levelDevelopments at NTU levelDevelopments at NL levelDevelopments at FL levelConclusions

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*IntroductionIt is unlikely there will be a STEVIN II,I.e. a similar programme, funded in the same way However, many opportunities for other forms of funded R&D for LST seem to appear soon

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (1)DG-INFSOObjective: increase the budget for LST significantly in the next years of FP7 and FP8Driving force: Roberto CencioniUses FLaReNet, META-NET (esp. META-VISION) and the META-babies as vehicles to achieve thisIncrease of the budget in the last two years is already noticeableExplicitly includes SMEs!

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (2)FLaReNet http://www.flarenet.eu Fostering LAnguage Resources NETworkNetwerk 2008-2011Makes recommendations to the EU for LST (esp. LR) policy issuesBased on input from the fieldCoordinator: Pisa (Nicoletta Calzolari)NL representative: UU

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (3)FLaReNet http://www.flarenet.eu Current Status:Project just finishedPreliminary Recommendations available on the webFinalized ones will be published soonMakes recommendations on what to finance, and partially which instruments to usemay lead to opportunities for NL/FL researchers

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (4)META-NET http://www.metanet.eu Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance Network of ExcellenceFocus op multilinguality / translation2010-20133 PillarsBuilding bridges to neighbouring technology fields (META-RESEARCH)Building an Open Resource Sharing Facility (META-SHARE)Building a Community with a shared Vision and strategic research agenda (o.a. Vision Groups (META-VISION))Coordinator: DFKI (Hans Uszkoreit)NL repr.: UULarge Overlap with FLaReNet participants

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (5)META-NET Current StatusMETA-VISIONhas developed vision papers Is developing a Strategic Research Agenda supported by the whole LST community Goal: increase the opportunities for obtaining larger budgetsMETA-NET is forging METAthe Multilingual Europe Technology AllianceContribute and help ensure large budgets for focused LST programmes on topics you think are important

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (6)META-NET Current StatusMETA-NETLanguage White Papers for 32 languages describing properties of the language and the state of LST for that languagePreliminary versions are available since June 2011. Final versions expected Jan 2012Argue for the consolidation of each language in the modern communication and information society (a kind of STEVIN at a European level)

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (7)META-NET `babies EU projects working on related topicsMETA-NET4U, CESAR, METANORD,

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments EU (7)CLARIN EU http://www.clarin.eu Preparatory Project2008- mid 2011Will result in an ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) in Jan 2012Consisting of national governments that have to make financial commitmentsCurrently 7 countries have signed upMore are to follow soon

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments NTUReports from the NTUFocused on applications in areas relevant for the NTU (Dutch language)LST & Care (communicative handicaps)LST & Education

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments NTUReport Boves`Enterprise Language ProcessingContours for a STEVIN successor programmeFocuses on Research (knowledge) in close collaboration with companies (data)Proposes 9 concrete recommendationsApproach fits in well with current research and societal needs (analysis of huge amounts of data)Fits in well with current NL government policy

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments NTUTop Sector Creative IndustriesAvdB, LvbB & JO visited Valerie Frissen of the top team Creative Industries Also tomorrows keynote speker Yuri van Geest2xA4 Leaflet LST: Top Technology for Top Sectors written by AvdB, CC, JO, LvdBIs taken into account in further development of Creative Industries plans

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  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments NLCLARIN-NLUse LST in a research infrastructureFor humanities researchers2009-20159.01M euroIn part Cooperation with Flanders (based on STEVIN projects D-COI / SONAR / LASSY / SPRAAK / DPC)

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments NLNetherlands e-Science CentreFor all areas (//) Incl. SARA & NWO-CFResearch part withGeneral and Discipline-transcending ThemesDeal with Uncertainty, Pattern recognition, Decision Support, Multiscale modelingfor computational Just started (but is the research component still included?)

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments FLFunded FL part of cooperation with CLARIN-NL furthering STEVIN created data and tools (2010) Funded a few small research projects on LST (2010)Flanders will be involved with CLARIN ERIC via Dutch Language Union participation

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments FLProposal for `innovative tender on (semi-) automatic subtitling with extended functionality Is being evaluated by IWTMight lead to the set up of platform of the statkeholders, whichMight lead to a consortium and for building a product for VRT (Flemish Television)

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  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments FLEvaluation of LST sector is planned (though delayed)Main goal: to assess the real value and importance of this somewhat hidden

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments FLSTEVIN-roadmap workshop heldReport will be produiced with policy recommendations as input forthe Flemish governmentThe EU (directly and via META-NET)Taking into account independent initiatives:HLT-CompassMETA-net SRA CLARINroadmap

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  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*Developments FLDigitalisation" and "creative media" are active topicsLST can play a significant role hereContacts are in an initial stagePotential outcome unclearRegular project financingFWO, IWT, IBBT

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

  • STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011*ConclusionsA new LST-specific programme is unlikelyNo concrete opportunities for a programme in which LST can play an important role yet, butSome concrete cases with money (CLARIN TTNWW)Many opportunitiesAt the EU levelAt the NL levelAt the FL levelBut mainly for individual projects, not for programmesSynchronization/coordination NL/FL is not obvious

    STEVIN Final Event, Rotterdam, 28 Nov 2011

    No success yet in obtaining funding (e.g with VWS in PRIMA)*Commissioned by the NTU

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