AMTA, the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas will hold its biennial conference August 8-12, 2006 in Cambridge, MA, USA (http://amta2006.amtaweb.org). This time, the conference will feature a special continuous program track of presentations by and for users of MT. The AMTA 2006 User Program Team solicits proposals for conference sessions that will help users to advance their own goals in working with machine translation, and communicate priorities to the research community, commercial developers, and integrators. The conference provides a forum to share your experience working with MT, and learn from others. Below are some areas targeted for their high relevance to MT users today. Proposals on other topics are also welcome.
Proposals accepted through May 7, 2006. Please request a submission form from Focalpoint@amtaweb.org or download from the conference website (amta2006.amtaweb.org). Proposals, should be directed to: Focalpoint@amtaweb.org with the subject line: AMTA 2006 - User Session Proposal
Targeted themes on using MT:
The type of content that will be most valuable: Practical, specific, first hand accounts of what has been done, how it worked, how user and funder concerns have been addressed.
Please forward this invitation to MT users you know!