Conference 2019

Technology and the Welsh Language Conference 2019

Friday  25 January, 2019, in The Management Centre, Bangor University,  9.30 am to 4 pm

The third in our series for academics and practitioners interested in the use and dissemination of language technologies in minority languages, especially Welsh.

To be opened by Eluned Morgan, Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Languagewho will present the Welsh Government’s new Welsh Language Technology Action Plan

Other speakers will include:

Claudia Soria, Institute Computational Linguistics “A.Zampolli”, Pisa, Italy: The DLDP’s Digital Language Survival Kit

Kelly Davis, Mozilla: Mozilla’s Deep Speech Project for Speech Recognition

Teresa Lynn, DCU, Ireland: Machine Translation and the Irish Experience

Myfyr Prys, KTP Associate Cymen / Bangor University: Machine Translation for Limited Domains

Jason Evans, National Wikimedian, National Library of Wales: Welsh Wicipedia and Welsh Wikidata data

Conference themes will be:

  • Welsh Language Technology Action Plan
  • Digital strategies and language revitalization
  • Speech Technology for Welsh
  • Language technologies as a driver for the economy

Registration for the conference is now open

The conference is sponsored by the Welsh Government



Supported by the Bangor University ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.


Conference Programme

Software demos

Scientific committee

Conference Accommodation

Management Centre Location and Parking