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Iconic-ranks-swelling-with-further-additions-to-growing-team

Iconic is continuing its upward trajectory into 2016 with the addition of 4 new hires to our ever-increasing team. These roles cover multiple different business units across the company both on the business development and technical sides. Daniel O'Connor joins us as a sales and marketing associate having graduated with a communications degree from DCU last autumn. Hedy (Min) Su also joins the marketing team as...

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Iconic-CEO-on-programme-committee-of-prestigious-ACL-conference

August 7th to 12th 2016 marks the 54th Association for Computational Linguistics annual conference and the first time it will be held in Germany. The event will feature poster sessions, tutorials, workshops, and demonstrations all emanating from the Humboldt University in Berlin. The ACL conference is one of the most important conferences in the computational linguistics field, focusing in on a wide breadth of research on...

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East Meets West 2016 another huge success!

The Iconic team was delighted to attend the EPO East Meets West conference 2016 which took place in Vienna, Austria, from April 21 - 22. “East meets West” is the European Patent Office’s annual forum on Asian patent information. The forum serves as a regular platform for patent information users around the world to discuss their Asian patent information needs. This year the event took place...

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LocWorld-31-–-Dublin-–-June-8-10

The highlight of our week in conferences, LocWorld Dublin kicks off on the 8th of June and goes right through till the 10th. We will be exhibiting at Booth 32 of the Conference Center Dublin, the magnificent venue on the banks of the River Liffey in the heart of the city. We’ll have lots of materials on hand to give out and we’ll have a large team on hand to...

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TAUS QE Summit – Dublin – June 8

Right in the middle of our week of conferences in Dublin, the TAUS QE Summit, hosted by Microsoft, promises to be a very interesting event. John will be heading along to Microsoft’s European Product Development Centre in Leopardstown on June 8th and will be taking part in a panel on Machine Translation quality alongside representatives from eBay, WeLocalize and CrossLang. Quality of output is a subject close to our hearts...

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TAUS Industry Leaders Forum – Dublin – June 6-7

The TAUS Industry Leaders Forum, taking place on June 6th and 7th in Dublin, promises to be a great start to a busy week of conferences and events here at Iconic. Our CEO John Tinsley will be heading over to Clontarf Castle Hotel to participate in a panel on Innovative Business and Pricing models on the 7th. Are we all moving to a managed service model? How can we...

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Iconic awarded EAMT scholarship

Before we head into a busy June, with 3 separate conferences right here on our doorstep in Dublin, we are heading to Riga for EAMT 2016 from May 30th to June 1st. The annual European Association of Machine Translation conference is an invaluable opportunity to look in at how Machine Translation research is progressing, with a particular focus on Europe. The keynote speech will come from Alexander Fraser of...

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East Meets West 2016 another huge success!

After last year's excellent East Meets West conference, we couldn't wait to get back to Vienna for the 2016 edition which will be taking place at the Palais Niederösterreich from April 21 - 22. Our Head of Business Development Diane Foley and Iconic Co-founder Dr. Páraic Sheridan will be making the journey to the beautiful Austrian capital to attend the event that brings together the companies and...

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Iconic’s-feature-article-in-Multilingual-magazine-cracks-the-Chinese-MT-conundrum

Ever wondered why Chinese MT quality varies across projects? Why it makes strange mistakes? Why it’s one of the more difficult languages on the spectrum for MT? The latest edition of MultiLingual magazine gets up close and personal on the topic with Iconic CEO John Tinsley in an in-depth feature on "Machine translation and the challenge of Chinese". In this 4-page long feature, John explains, “When developing...

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TAUS-Annual-Conference-–-San-Jose-–-Oct-12-13

Iconic is heading to the Bay Area in October to attend the TAUS Annual Conference which will take place in San Jose from October 12-13. This follows on from our involvement in the TAUS QE Summit (Dublin) at the Industry Leaders Forum (Berlin) earlier this year. Iconic CEO John Tinsley will attend and take part in a panel hosted by Don De Palma from Common Sense...

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