Translation Technology Reloaded
Back 2 Tech was an online event focused on current trends in CAT tools, machine translation and translation technology in general. It brought together highly-trained translation academics and professionals and members of our young & dynamic community.
Dr Alina Secară is Senior Scientist in the University of Vienna Centre for Translation Studies, where she investigates accessibility practices and technologies, and teaches subtitling, captioning and multimedia localization processes and technologies.
She is also a freelance UK Stagetext accredited theatre captioner, and worked with theatres across the UK to create captions for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. She co-managed the University of Leeds contribution to the EU-funded DigiLing Project (2016–2019) to create multilingual, multimedia e-learning resources for digital linguists.
Dragoș Ciobanu is Professor of Computational Terminology and Machine Translation in the University of Vienna Centre for Translation Studies.
He investigates ways to improve localization workflows by integrating translation and speech technologies, as well as methods to optimise collaborative translation and training practices. He collaborates with Language Service Providers from around the world and trains linguists from International Organisations to maximize the use of language and project management technologies.
Dorota Pawlak is a translator (EN/DE to PL) specializing in website and mobile app localization. She holds an MA in Translation and MSc in Multilingual Computing and Localization. Dorota runs online courses on localization on her website at www.DorotaPawlak.eu, and helps other freelancers to start and grow their businesses.