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Webinar Registration: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Translation: 2019 and Beyond

Webinar: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Translation: 2019 and Beyond

2018 brought many advances in language-related Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Translation (MT). MT and more broadly natural language processing have become important parts of the global technological leadership race in AI. Research in this area has skyrocketed and many ground-breaking achievements continue to be made. This fast-evolving technology field is changing the way people work, play and understand data.

Join Professor Philipp Koehn, a leading researcher in the field of AI and MT, along with Dion Wiggins, Omniscien’s CTO, for an hour of information sharing and insights on what 2019 will likely bring. We will look at trends in Neural Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Text Analytics and more.


Philipp Koehn

Philipp Koehn

Chief Scientist, Omniscien Technologies
Professor of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Philipp Koehn is Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and Chief Scientist for Omniscien Technologies. He also holds the Chair for Machine Translation in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. Philipp is a leader in the field of statistical machine translation research with over 100 publications. He is the author of the seminal textbook in the field. Under his leadership, the open source Moses system became the de-facto standard toolkit for machine translation in research and commercial deployment.

Philipp led international research projects such as Euromatrix and CASMACAT. Philipp’s research has been funded by the European Union, DARPA, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Bloomberg and several other funding agencies.

Philipp received his PhD in 2003 from the University of Southern California and was a postdoctoral research associate at MIT. He was a finalist in the European Patent Office’s European Inventor Award in 2013 and received the Award of Honor from the International Association of Machine Translation in 2015.

At Omniscien Technologies Philipp has refined machine translation technology for use in real-world deployments and helped to develop methods for data acquisition and refinement. Philipp continues to drive innovation and technological development at Omniscien Technologies.

Dion Wiggins

Dion Wiggins

CTO & Co-Founder, Omniscien Technologies

Dion is a highly experienced ICT industry visionary, entrepreneur, analyst and consultant. He has comprehensive knowledge in the fields of software development, architecture and management, as well as an in-depth understanding of Asian ICT markets. He is an accomplished speaker and has a high media profile for his perceptive analysis of ICT in Asia Pacific.

Prior to co-founding Omniscien Technologies, Dion was Vice President and Research Director for Gartner based in Hong Kong, where he was the most senior and highly-respected analyst based in all of Asia. Dion’s research reports on ICT in China helped change the way the world views this market.
Dion is also a well-known pioneer of the Asian Internet Industry, being the founder of one of Asia’s first ever ISPs (Asia Online in Hong Kong). In his role at Gartner and in various other consulting positions prior to that, Dion advised literally hundreds of enterprises on their ICT strategy. The US Government has recognized Dion as being in the top 5% of his field worldwide and he is a former holder of a US O1 Extraordinary Ability Visa.

Attend this free live webinar on
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 09.00 ET / 14.00 GMT / 15.00 CET / 21.00 ICT