GATE is an open-source NLP framework and a set of free multi-lingual NLP components, including named entity recognition, information extraction, parsing, ontologies, semantic annotation, sentiment analysis, and evaluation. The software is used widely both by researchers and companies alike and has a large, active user community.
Further details on the material to be covered: https://gate.ac.uk/family/training.html
Registration, travel and accommodation: http://gate.ac.uk/conferences/fig/fig2.html
If you are a researcher using GATE or a company looking to train their staff in text analytics, you may also be interested in our optional certification exam.
We also offer companies a sponsorship package; please contact me for details.
Looking forward to welcoming you in Sheffield!