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The Second CITIA Roadmap Conference - supported by ROCKIT - October 29 - 30 in Prague, Czech Republic

 The 2-days conference programme enables the exchange of ideas and networking among all stakeholders of the European Conversational Interaction Technologies ecosystem, among which SMEs and corporations, universities and research institutes European institutions, specialized media.

Included in the 2-days conference program:

  • Presentation of the CITIA/ROCKIT Roadmap: In this session we shall present and discuss the Roadmap for Conversational Interaction Technologies developed by the EU ROCKIT Action.  
  •  Furthermore, Industry 4.0 "facilitates the vision and execution of the Smart Factory" will be discussed.  Natural and conversational interfaces can be the key to interaction with smart factories.  This session will explore the connections between conversational interaction and Factories of the Future.
  • Aligning the CITIA Roadmap with the META Strategic Agenda for the Multilingual Digital Single Market: The integration of the connected Digital Single Market must address our languages: the Digital Single Market is a multilingual challenge.
  • Aligning the CITIA Roadmap with the LT-Innovate Language Cloud, and issues relating to open architectures and standards. 
  • Going forward: Multilingual interaction and analytics: The final session will discuss what actions we should take to further reinforce the relations between technologies for interaction, analytics, and translation, and how to develop future research and innovation activities in this rapidly developing area.This session will feature the drivers for enriched shared collaboration, including translating and augmented videoconferencing, design and creative collaborations, and multiplayer games.




ROCKIT Workshops at the 
LT-Innovate Summit 2015, Brussels, 25 June 2015

  • Workshop I (11:15-13:00)
    • Conversational Interaction Technologies for the Digital Single Market - Open Architectures and Community Building 
    • Moderator: Steve Renals, University of Edinburgh - PANEL: Blaise Thomson (VocalIQ),Joakim Gustafson, (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Jean Carletta (University of Edinburgh), Dietrich Klakow ( University of Saarland)
  • Workshop II (14:00-15:45)
    • Conversational Interaction Technologies for the Digital Single Market – Highlight on Healthcare
    •  Moderator: Hervé Bourlard, IDIAP - PANEL: Peter Hauser (iSpeech), More tbc
  • Workshop III (16:00-18:00)
    • Conversational Interaction Technologies for the Digital Single Market – Technology Forecast
    •  Moderator: Costis Kompis (Vodera) - PANEL: Maurizio Omologo (Fondazione Bruno Kessler), David Imseng ( recapp IT AG), Zsolt Robotka (Dolphio Technologies Ltd.)



CITIA Roadmap Conference – Supported by ROCKIT

When: 24 - 25 February 2015
Where: The International Auditorium, Brussels, Belgium

The CITIA Roadmap Conference will be aiming to:

  • Share the first version of the Roadmap for Conversational Interaction Technologies produced by the ROCKIT project and collect critical feedback on its content. ROCKIT develops a research and innovation agenda including a strategic roadmap in the area of natural conversational interaction and has arrived to a first version of the roadmap after the first year of the project.
  • Launch the Conversational Interaction Technology Innovation Alliance (CITIA), aiming to form a broad-based, cross-sector community around the ROCKIT roadmap as a long-term route to sustainability.

The 2-days conference programme foresees 3 keynote speeches and 5 interactive sections, and enables the exchange of ideas and networking among all stakeholders of the European Conversational Interaction Technologies ecosystem, among which SMEs and corporations, universities and research institutes European institutions, specialized media
Registration is FREE.

For more information or to register please follow below link (and use the invitation code "CITIARC2014" to register)

www.e-unlimited.com/citiaroadmapconference


ROCKIT Workshops at the
LT-Innovate Summit, Brussels, 24 June 2014

  • Workshop I (10:00-13:00)
    • Conversational Interaction Technologies – Opportunities, Drivers, Inhibitors 
    • Keynote speakers: Frederic Bevilacqua (IRCAM), Daniel Gatica Perez (Idiap)
  • Workshop II (14:00-17:00)
    • How Conversational Interaction Transforms Automotive, Contact Centres, Healthcare, Media & Publishing and Virtual Assistants
    • Innovation in Conversational Interaction: the Industry Perspective

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