Accommodations & Venue

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The conference will be held at the Hotel Regency Miami. See it on Google Maps here.

Make your RESERVATIONS HERE to get the special rate for MT Summit XV.

About Miami

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Miami, Florida is home to so many fun attractions, activities and entertainment and Miami Hyatt Regency hotel is set in the center of it all! Step into the tropics on Parrot Jungle Island, delve into the deep at Miami Seaquarium or play golf on any of the three 18-hole courses just minutes from Hyatt Regency Miami. Charter a yacht, sway to Latin rhythms at innumerable night spots and enjoy easy access to a multitude of upscale restaurants, stores, beaches, water sports, sporting events and attractions. Just a 15 minute drive from South Beach, Key Biscayne, Coral Gables and Coconut Grove, Hyatt Regency Miami is also just seven miles from Miami International Airport and less than two miles from the Port of Miami.

General Chair:

Alon Lavie (Safaba Translation Solutions and Carnegie Mellon University)

Conference Steering Committee:

Alon Lavie (Safaba & CMU), George Foster (Google), Hassan Sawaf (eBay), Mike Dillinger (LinkedIn)

Research Track Co-Chairs:

Yaser Al-Onaizan (IBM Research) and Will Lewis (Microsoft Research)

Commercial Track Co-Chairs:

Mike Dillinger (LinkedIn) and Steve Richardson (LDS Church)

Government Track Chair:

Jennifer Doyon (MITRE)

Workshops and Tutorials Chair:

Jay Marciano (LionBridge)

Technology Showcase Chair:

Jennifer DeCamp (MITRE)

Web Master:

Mike Dillinger (LinkedIn)

Business and Local Arrangements:

Priscilla Rasmussen (ARCS)

Contact: Jen DeCamp (techshowcase@amtaweb.org)

If you are interested in exhibiting/demonstrating your commercial, academic, or government software at the MT Summit Technology Showcase, please send the following information to Jen DeCamp. We are particularly interested in software that is discussed in presentations at the conference.
The Technology Showcase is held one afternoon during the conference. There is no fee for exhibiting. Exhibiters are welcome to invite outside guests to see the demonstrations. Information on exhibits is included on the conference CD.

Call for Proposals:

The Technology Showcase will be on Sunday, November 1. Final “camera-ready” versions of exhibit information will be due Monday September 7.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

What to Submit:

Submissions should include:

Logistics:

Exhibiters will be provided with a table, draping, chairs, a sign, electrical outlets, and wifi. Exhibitors are welcome to bring posters and signs. However, signs may not be attached to the hotel walls. Please note special requests on the submission form or contact Jen DeCamp (techshowcase@amtaweb.org) or Priscilla Rasmussen (business@amtaweb.org).

Exhibitors can choose to rent large-screen monitors from the MT Summit registration page for $200. The monitors will be delivered to and picked up from the exhibit table.

Exhibitors can mail signs and brochures to the hotel in advance of the conference in care of Priscilla Rasmussen.

Contact: Jay Marciano (workshops@amtaweb.org)

MT Summit XV Call for proposals for Workshops on all topics related to MT

MT Summit workshops are intended to provide the opportunity for MT-related communities of interest to spend time together advancing the state of thinking or the state of practice in their area of endeavor. We are particularly interested in submissions related to commercialization of MT and/or its use by professional translators. However, any themes connected to MT research, development, deployment, use, and evaluation are welcome. Topics for past workshops have included post-editing, treatment of Arabic-script languages, monolingual aspects of MT, collaborative translation, lexical resources, and MT research and the translation industry.

Workshop proposals should be submitted by 29 June 2015 to workshops@amtaweb.org.

They should include:

Important dates:

MT Summit XV | Keynote Speakers

by Mike Dillinger | August 19, 2017

AMTA and IAMT are proud to announce the following keynote speakers for MT Summit XV in Miami: KyungHyun Cho (NYU) — Neural Machine Translation: Introduction and Progress Report Abstract: Neural machine translation is a recently proposed framework for machine translation, which is purely based on neural networks. Neural machine translation radically departs from the existing, widely-used, […]

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MT Summit XV | Full Program

by Mike Dillinger | August 16, 2017

Come to MT Summit XV to see all of these events: Schedule-MTSummit2015_oct7 Keynote Speakers Papers in the MT Researchers’ Track Presentations in the Commercial MT Users & Translators’ Track Presentations in the Government MT Users’ Track Tutorials Workshops Technology Showcase Social Program: Banquet at the Rusty Pelican, Sunday November 1 at 6:30 PM

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MT Summit XV | Commercial MT Users presentations accepted

by Mike Dillinger | August 16, 2017

These presentations were accepted for the Commercial MT Users & Translators track: Farkhat Aminov Yandex.Translate approach to the translation of Turkic languages Nikhil Bojja Machine Translation in Mobile Games – Augmenting Social Media Text Normalization with Incentivized Feedback Robin Bonthrone, Konstantin Lakshin Why are we (still) waiting? What premium translators need to use MT effectively. […]

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MT Summit XV | Tutorials

by Mike Dillinger | August 16, 2017

  Friday, October 30 Morning Session Introduction to Machine Translation — Jay Marciano, Lionbridge Target Audience:  Translators and other translation industry professionals This tutorial is for people who are beginning their journey with machine translation and want an overview of what it is, how it works, how it can be used, and whether it can […]

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Slate from Precision Translation Tools

by Mike Dillinger | June 24, 2017

Precision Translation Tools announces the release of Slate, the first packaged SMT toolkit for native Windows x86-64 operating systems. Note: “native” means without Cygwin. There is also a parallel Slate package for Linux. Packages include command-line utilities from Moses, MGIZA++ and PTTools necessary to train, tune and evaluate phrase and phrase-factored SMT models. You can […]

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New Tutorials for AMTA 2016

by Mike Dillinger | June 12, 2017

October 28: — Introduction to MT (Jay Marciano) — Dependency-Based Statistical Machine Translation (Qun Liu and Liangyou Li) November 1: — Computer Aided Translation: Advances and Challenges (Philipp Koehn) — Advances in Neural Machine Translation (Rico Sennrich, Alexandra Birch, and Marcin Junczys-Dowmunt) — ModernMT (Marcello Federico and Marco Trombetti)   Scroll down for more information. […]

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