MT Marathon 2019 Programme

The GitHub repository for MT Marathon with lecture and project slides

MondayAugust 26
8:30-9:00 Registration in front of room G.07
9:00 Opening
9:00-10:30 Lecture on NMT basics (part I) []Mark Fishel (University of Tartu)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Lecture on NMT basics (part II) []Mark Fishel (University of Tartu)
12:00-12:30 Project proposals
13:45-14:00 Introduction to computing labs and resources
14:00-15:30 Tutorial on Nematus Philip Williams (University of Edinburgh)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
TuesdayAugust 27
9:00-10:30 Lecture on unsupervised machine translation Mikel Artetxe (University of the Basque Country)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Talk on mining parallel sentences Holger Schwenk (Facebook)
14:00-15:30 Tutorial on debunking machine translation Matīss Rikters (University of Tokyo)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
WednesdayAugust 28
9:00-10:30 Lecture on quality estimation for machine translation Fabio Kepler (Unbabel)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Talk on evaluation of machine translation Christian Federmann (Microsoft)
14:00-15:30 Tutorial on OpenKiwi Miguel Vera, Sony Trénous (Unbabel)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:15 Project mid-week reports
19:00-23:00 Social event at BrewDog Sponsored by Microsoft
ThursdayAugust 29
9:00-10:30 Lecture on speech translation Matthias Sperber (Apple)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Talk on gender bias and natural language processing Marta Ruiz Costa-jussà (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
Christian Hardmeier (University of Edinburgh/Uppsala University)
14:00-15:30 Tutorial on transfer learning for low-resource NMT Tom Kocmi (Charles University)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
FridayAugust 30
9:00-10:30 Talk on NVIDIA platform Paul Graham (NVIDIA)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Talk: collected ramblings on NMT Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt (Microsoft)
14:00-15:30 Tutorial on efficient NMT with Marian Roman Grundkiewicz (University of Edinburgh)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
SaturdayAugust 31
9:00-10:30 Finishing projects
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
1:00-12:30 Project reports, closing