1999 MLIS FORUM 
Luxembourg, 17 June 1999


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08:45-09:15

Registration, distribution of handouts

1. The '99 MLIS Call and its context 
Chair: Mr. Cencioni, HoU EC/DGXIII-E-4

09:15-09:25

Welcome and introduction: Mr. Cencioni

09:25-10:00

Call for proposals: context, rationale, objectives: Mr. Cencioni  (PPT 94 KBytes)

10:00-10:30

Guide for proposers: Mr. Valentini, EC/MLIS team (PPT 74 KBytes)

10:30-10:50

Q&A from the floor: Mr. Cencioni & MLIS team

2. Multilingualism in the information society, challenges and opportunities 
Chair: Mr. Husson (EC/MLIS team co-ordinator)

10:50-11:15

An overview of business re-engineering in the translation industry: Mr. Kingscott, Praetorius Ltd. (PPT 56 KBytes)

11:15-11:40

Workflow management and quality assurance: Mr. Ruiz, Labein Technology Centre  (PPT 202 KBytes)

11:40-12:05

The practical experience of rural and remote areas of Europe and their expectations: Mrs. Kolosy, LEADER II Observatory

12:05-12:25

European actions in support of regional and less-used languages: EN  (PPT 35KBytes) FR  (PPT 37 KBytes) Mrs. Olivos, EC/DG XXII and Mr. Tom Moring, EBLUL

12:25-13:10

Self-presentations of project ideas: (3' each)

Mrs. Vitoria Loechel

Gramal Arenotech Europa
Mr. Philippe Renaut  (PPT 53 KBytes) AFNIC
Mr. Tomas Carrasco Benitez EMEA
Drs. Helmi Sonneveld 
(PPT 93 KBytes)
TOPTERM
Mr. Mika Sorvettula Brossco System oy.
Mrs. Sabine Kern Cotance European Leather
Prof. Mohamed Najim ENSERB
Dr. Nicholas Ostler Linguacobun Ltd.
Prof. Richard Ennals Kingston Business School
Mr. Ad Hermans Centre Terminologie Bxl
Dr. Arjan Van Hessen Univ. Twente
Mr. Geert Kobus Knowledge Concepts bv.
Mr. Juan Garcia Saorin Agora Accion Social
13:10

Closing remarks: Mr. Cencioni

13:15

Break for lunch

3. State of the Art in Language Resources 
Chair: Mr. Andersen (EC/MLIS team)

14:30-14:40

Welcome by Mr. Cencioni and introductory notes  (PPT 68 KBytes), Mr. Andersen

14:40-15:05

Recent and ongoing developments at national, European and international level: Mr. Zampolli (CNR-ILC)

15:05-15:25

Towards a European terminology infrastructure: Mr. Schmitz (FH Cologne)  (PPT 285 KBytes)

15:25-15:55

Online dictionaries: Commercial and legal issues: Mr. Diez-Orzas, (Univ. Alfonso X); technical aspects: Mr. Feutry (La Maison du Dictionnaire)

15:55-17:00 

Interactive Roundtable between speakers and invited experts including: Mr. Choukri (ELDA), Mrs. Lawson (IDS), Mr. Bennett (EC/SdT). Session will focus on:

  • Exploiting synergies between national and European initiatives
  • Building private and public sector partnerships

Moderator: Mr. Andersen. Questions and comments from the floor are welcome 
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17:00-17:15 

Closing remarks by Mr. Andersen


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Mrs Valerie Trentels 
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