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Language presentations at the Euro-Med International Conference

Published on July 2, 2024
Language presentations at the Euro-Med International Conference

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IRCAI was running a panel discussion on “Overcoming data deficits: A focus on low-resource languages” at the Building Bridges Across Languages: Human-Centered AI for the Euro-Med International Conference, organized by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and the Anna Lindh Foundation. 

This panel addressed the critical challenges of compiling robust datasets for underrepresented languages within AI systems, with a special focus on the Euro-Med context. The discussion explored the implications for diversity and access to AI, followed by an engaging Q&A session.

Speakers:

  • Alenka Guček: Researcher, Jožef Stefan Institute
  • Asmelash Teka Hadgu: Co-founder and CTO of Lesan, Fellow at DAIR
  • Karim Bouzoubaa: Full Professor, Mohammed V University, Rabat
  • Simon Krek: Head, Centre for language resources and technologies, University of Ljubljana

Moderator:

  • Davor Orlič: COO, International Research Centre on AI under the auspices of UNESCO, IRCAI

This is a unique opportunity to engage with leading experts in the field and to contribute to the conversation on ensuring inclusive and diverse AI development. We look forward to your participation and insights.

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