Pre-conference seminar 2017

Translation and Disruption: Global and local perspectives

Friday 3 November 2017 14.00 – 18.00

(Free event)


Panel discussion - “Who should become machine translation post-editors?: Global and national perspectives”


  • Dorothy Kenny (Dublin City University, Ireland)
  • Masaru Yamada (Kansai University, Japan)
  • Olga Torres-Hostench (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona: UAB, Spain)
  • Akiko Sakamoto (University of Portsmouth, UK)

Public lecture “A game changer! Use of machine translation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games”

Dr Eiichiro Sumita (Fellow of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology: NICT, Japan)

Networking reception for researchers and industry stakeholders


Registration is free, but you will need to book your place on Eventbrite. 

Register here


This event is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Portsmouth.