Friday the 6th of March: ‘Through Technological Means’ Conference

09.30        Welcome by Prof. John Hughes, Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University
09.40        Response by Gareth Morlais for the Welsh Government
09.50        Session showcasing the 8 initial resources: Dewi Bryn Jones and Patrick Robertson
11.00        Tea and Coffee
11.20        Case Studies:

Dafydd Elfryn,
Owain Lewis, Blurrt UK
David Chan, Wikimedia Foundation
Ysgol Gynradd Garndolbenmaen

12.30        Lunch
01.15        International information exchange with other countries:

Jeff Beatty, Sefydliad Mozilla, “Mozilla and Localization for Less Resourced Languages”
Kepa Sarasola, University of the Basque Country, “Promoting the Use of Basque via Language Technology”
John Judge, DCU, “Celtic Language Technologies in the Digital Age”
Dwayne Bailey, Translate House, “Supporting Multilingualism in South Africa”

03.00        The way forward: A discussion with guest speakers and audience led by Delyth Prys and Dewi Bryn Jones
03.30        Close of conference with tea and coffee
04.00        Informal meeting with the Celtic Language Technologies Network (everyone is welcome to attend)
06.30          Dinner/informal networking for all who would like to join us

Saturday the 7th of March – International Hacio’r Iaith (language Hacking) Event

Hacio’r Iaith (language Hacking Event) with an opportunity for international participation.