Building Language Technology Across the World’s Languages

Organized by: Daan van Esch, Craig Cornelius, Shayna Lurya, Evan Crew, & Amanda Ritchart-Scott (Google), Nay San (Stanford), & Ben Foley (University of Queensland)

Morning lectures

  • 09:30-10:45: Lecture on Speech & Language Technology
  • 10:45-11:00: Break
  • 11:00-12:00: Q&A/Panel on Speech & Language Technology + Being a Linguist in Tech

Lunch Break

  • 12:00-13:00: Lunch Break

Afternoon session: Transcription Acceleration with Elpis: Easily Building Your Own Speech-to-Text Models (hands-on training) 

  • 13:00-15:00: Elpis workshop: Build your own Speech Recognition system (bring your own laptop, nothing else is needed; absolutely no technical experience needed!)
  • After 15:00: We’ll stick around for a bit if anyone has questions or wants to discuss anything!