Conference Programme 2023

Conference Programme

Simultaneous translation from Welsh to English will be provided during the conference

Friday, 24 February, 2023, at Neuadd Reichel, Bangor University

9.00 Registration

9.30 Conference Opening

A word of welcome from Professor Edmund Burke, Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University to Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and the Welsh Language to open the conference

Address by Jeremy Miles, Minister for Education and Welsh Language

10.00 Professor Delyth Prys, Bangor University – Twenty Years of Language Technologies in Wales

10.30 Professor William Lamb, Edinburgh University – Gaelic Language Technologies and the Partnership with Bangor University

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Shân Pritchard and Stephen Russell, Bangor University – Macsen and the latest Welsh Language provision

12.00 Dewi Bryn Jones, Bangor University -The Journey towards the Trawsgrifiwr (Welsh transcriber): General Language Welsh Speech Recognition

12.30 Lunch and a chance to look at the Software Companies exhibits

13.30 Einion Gruffydd, Welsh National Library – Crowdsourcing Project to transcribe the Welsh National Film and Television Archive

14.30 Dr Rodolfo Piskorski, University of South Wales and Fernando Pabst Silva, Cardiff Metropolitan University – Gairglo, the Wordle Cymraeg, and other resources from the Hir-iaith website

15.00 Exhibition by Commercial Companies and Space for Testing Welsh Language Software

16.00 Close of Conference