[Corpora-List] Submission is now open - NeTTT - New Trends in Translation and Technology 2022

Sheila Castilho M de Sousa castils3 at mail.dcu.ie
Mon Jan 24 15:09:35 CET 2022

*apologies for cross-posting*

*International Conference 'New Trends in Translation and Technology' (NeTTT)* *Rhodes Island, Greece, 4-6 July 2022*


The International Conference 'New Trends in Translation and Technology' (NeTTT'2022) will take place on the island of Rhodes, Greece, 4-6 July 2022. NeTTT'2022 invites submission on the following topics:

*(A) Research track*

Submissions are invited for papers reporting on original work related to any topic regarding the latest technology used in machine translation (MT), human translation, computer-assisted translation (CAT), audiovisual translation (AVT), localisation and interpreting. Research papers should have a strong theoretical and/or methodological contribution or should report significant research results. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Machine Translation (any MT-related research activity including Neural

Machine Translation, from development to human factors, MT in literary

texts, MT in AVT, MT in localisation, MT and creative texts, MT and


- CAT tools (Translation Memory (TM) systems, integration of MT in TM


- Quality assessment and quality control

- MT evaluation techniques, metrics, and evaluation results

- Speech Technology

- Terminology management

- Crowdsourcing

- Translation Workflow and Management

- Training (to include university programmes on translation and

interpreting and training in this fast-changing industry)

- New and emerging language and mobile technologies

- Tools and resources that can support the work of translators,

localisers, subtitlers and interpreters, Linguistic resources for MT e.g.

dictionaries, termbases, corpora, etc.

- Human and cognitive factors in MT and user interfaces

- Ethical issues in translation and technology

- NLP support for translation

- MT integration with NLP tasks

*(B) User track*

Submissions are invited for reports on case studies and implementation experience with translation technology in LSPs, large corporations, government organisations and NGOs as well as by translation practitioners. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Integrating MT and computer-assisted translation into the translation


- Translation Memory systems in practice

- Integration of Translation Memory with Machine Translation

- Terminology tools

- QA and MT evaluation in business settings

- Post-editing strategies and tools

- Legal and ethical issues associated with translation technology (e.g.

copyright, privacy)

- Using MT in social media or business communication

- Impact of MT on translators' work: ergonomics, invoicing issues, new

skill sets required

- Freelance translators' independent use of MT

- MT and usability

- MT in crisis settings

- Translation technologies training

*Schedule *

1 March 2022 - *Submission deadline* (extended abstracts for proposals for oral or poster presentations) 15 April 2022 - *Notification of acceptance of abstracts* 20 June 2022 - *Full Paper Submission (optional: full-length papers for publication in the e-proceedings)* 2-3 July 2022 - *Summer School on Neural Machine Translation* 3 July 2022 - *Workshop on Translation Technology for Creative Domains* 4-6 July 2022 - *NeTTT'2022 conference* 7 July 2022 - *Tutorials*

*Submissions and publication *

NeTTT invites two types of abstract submissions:

1. proposals for oral presentations: 750 words (+ references)

2. proposals for poster presentations: 500 words (+ references)

The submission will be electronic, using the Softconf START conference management system, and is now available at https://www.softconf.com/l/nettt2022/ . Authors will have to state to which track they are submitting. Papers that have been or will be submitted to other conferences or publications must be marked as such at the time of submission in the START submission form. A paper to be published at NeTTT must be withdrawn from other conferences. The extended abstracts will be reviewed by at least two members of the Programme Committee. The authors of the accepted abstracts will be offered the opportunity to write up full papers should they wish to, in addition to being offered a presentation slot at the conference.

*Keynote Speakers *

Sharon O'Brien, Dublin City University Marco Turchi, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) Mikel L. Forcada, Universitat d'Alacant

*Conference Chairs *

Dr Sheila Castilho (Dublin City University), Dr Vilelmini Sosoni (Ionian University), Ms Maria Sgourou (Dimetra Academy for Translators, Greece ) Prof. Ruslan Mitkov (University of Wolverhampton)

*Further information and contact details *

The conference website is https://nettt-conference.com. For further information, please contact us at nettt2020 at nettt-conference.com.

NeTTT Organisers --- Sheila Castilho IRC Research Fellow ADAPT Centre Dublin City University

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