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ATA Webinar: Translating in the Age of Neural Machine Translation

  • March 23, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
Translating in the Age of Neural Machine Translation
This webinar is being presented in two parts. Both presentations will be recorded for on-demand viewing at a later date.
Presenter: Jay Marciano
Dates:  March 23 and March 30, 2021
Time:  12 noon U.S. EDT
Levels:  Beginner, Intermediate
Duration:  Each webinar is 60 minutes
Language:  English
CE Points:  2 ATA-approved
Artificial intelligence and neural networks are disrupting many industries, and translation is no exception. The question is not whether these technologies will impact the day-to-day work of translators and interpreters, but how language professionals will adapt to them over the course of their careers.
Prepare for the future by attending this two-part webinar series on neural machine translation (NMT)! The presenter will provide an essential overview of artificial intelligence (AI), neural networks, NMT, adaptive MT, predictive MT, and quality estimation systems.
"Jay Marciano is the best presenter I have ever 'met' on this subject. You really get a bang for your buck! There is no idle talking. He gets to the point, has a lot of practical knowledge to share, and knows MT/NMT/AI in the context of our industry inside out." ~ Inge N.
An in-depth tutorial on revising NMT output with a hands-on exercise to be completed as homework is also included. Discussions of language professionals’ changing roles and the job opportunities created through new AI and NMT technologies will be central to the presentations.
This webinar will cover:
  • Review of AI, neural networks, NMT, adaptive MT, predictive MT, and quality estimation
  • Rationale for professional translators embracing the appropriate use of MT
  • Thorough introduction to revising NMT output (also known as post-editing)
  • Review of new career opportunities created by improving technologies
  • Strategies for adapting to a continually changing translation market
Register Now!   ATA Member $90    Non-Member $120
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About the Presenter
Jay Marciano, director of machine translation (MT) outreach and strategy at Lengoo, has spent 23 years at the forefront of developing and applying MT. Prior to his current position, he was director of MT at Lionbridge (2010-20) and SDL (2001-10), where he was responsible for the global strategy of using MT to increase the efficiency of professional quality translation.
 
Jay serves on the board of directors of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas and on a technical advisory board for Translators without Borders. He presents widely on MT, AI, and the future of the language services industry.
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Questions? Need more information?
Email: webinars@atanet.org
Call: +1-703-683-6100, ext 3001

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