LT-Accelerate 2016: companies and institutions to learn about the world of language technologies (controlled language)

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LT-Accelerate 2016Your organization pays attention to innovations and is oriented to social networks? If you want to find out how to create value with language technologies, LT-Accelerate is the right event for you.

The third edition of the Conference will be held on 21 and November 22, 2016 at the International Auditorium in Brussels, Belgium. The event is the brainchild of LT-Innovate (an important language technology industry association) and Seth Grimes (analyst and founder of Alta Plana Corporation). LT-Accelerate represents a point of reference in the European market.

The Conference is aimed especially at companies, public administrations and researchers interested in discovering new opportunities with big data analytics. Corporate databases, the web and social networks can play an essential role in strategic business activities such as customer service, market research and monitoring of social interactions. The Conference aims to see this link.

This year, LT-Accelerate features thirty-three speakers from twelve countries and two continents.

The Conference will have important guests such as SDL, Skype, Ericsson, Philips Healthcare, Xerox and BBC News Labs.

Here are some of the topics covered:

  • data science applied to social networks
  • social media monitoring and analytics 3.0
  • language and speech technologies applied to multimedia processing
  • market research and consumer participation
  • conversational interfaces and language generation
  • natural language processing: ready-to-use and customized solutions
  • sentiment analysis
  • trend in the financial markets and social networks

All presentations will be held in English.

Students will have a convenient daily entrance fee. The full programme is available at the following link:

More information is available on the Conference website:

You can also consult the web site of LT-Innovate:


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