GALA – Amsterdam – March 26 – 29

GALA – Amsterdam – March 26 – 29

The annual GALA ”Language of Business” conference has become a fixture on our event calendar as we make our way to Amsterdam in March for the 2017 edition. Taking place inside the Hotel Okura from March 26 to 29,  GALA 2017 already promises to be an exciting and productive event with three days of talks, panels, workshops, and networking.

Iconic Translation Machines at GALA 2017 Amsterdam

Hotel Okura Amsterdam

Our own John Tinsley will be delivering a talk entitled ”The New Frontier for Machine Translation: The Neural Frontier“, which will be breaking down the hottest topic in the industry right now: Neural MT (NMT). With an explosion in NMT academic research and investment from tech giants, the technology has made headlines around the world, promising to push the boundaries of MT. But can NMT walk the walk? Can it truly produce more natural sounding translations and deal with morphologically rich languages? Can NMT better deal with complex content types like eDiscovery and patents?

Drawing on our MT scientists’ work on integrating NMT into our proprietary Ensemble Architecture, deep experience in deploying commercial MT engines, and our collaboration with the world leading MT research team at the ADAPT Centre, John will be separating fact from fiction. Be there Monday morning, directly after the keynote at the Language Technology track to get the full story behind NMT. For more information you can check out our recent press release.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam. For more updates about our attendance at GALA 2017 be sure to stay tuned to and @iconictrans.

About GALA

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is the world’s leading trade association for the language industry. As a non-profit membership organization, we support our member companies and the language sector by creating communities, championing standards, sharing knowledge, and advancing technology. GALA conferences provide a candid, collaborative environment for industry professionals to discuss opportunities and challenges. We strive to provide a balanced mix of professional development and meaningful networking. Our conferences are defined by an open, community feel that is conducive to knowledge-sharing and lively discussion.

About Iconic Translation Machines

Iconic Translation Machines is a leading machine translation software and solutions provider who specialise in custom solutions tailored with subject matter expertise for specific industry sectors including eDiscovery, legal, life sciences, and financial services. Iconic is the MT partner of choice for some of the world’s largest translation companies, information providers, and government and enterprise organisations, helping them to translate more content, more accurately and in less time, resulting in significant cost savings and increased revenue. Iconic is based in Dublin, Ireland.

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