ADS Drinks and Data: Language Technology for Good

We will talk about transparency and biases in current NLP technologies, touch upon subjects such as the use of language technologies to improve accessibility and inclusivity, in particular for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, discussing use cases for existing and future language technologies from the perspective of the City of Amsterdam.


15:55 Walk-in
16:00 Introduction & Welcome
16:05 Talk #1: Jelle Zuidema (ILLC, UvA)
16:20 Discussion
16:25 Talk #2: Floris Roelofsen (Sign Lab, UvA)
16:40 Discussion
16:45 Talk #3: Iva Gornischka (City of Amsterdam)
17:00 Discussion
17:30 End and Networking!

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