METM23 keynote speakers announced


MET is pleased to announce two keynote speakers for METM23.

Luisa Bentivogli is Senior Researcher in the Machine Translation (MT) Group at Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Povo, Italy. She is currently working on creating multilingual resources for speech translation (ST) and on assessing and mitigating gender bias in MT and ST, for which she recently won an Amazon Research Award. Luisa’s keynote talk will explore the complex landscape of large language models and what they mean for language professionals.

Federico M. Federici is Professor of Intercultural Crisis Communication at the Centre for Translation Studies, University College London, UK. His work on translators and interpreters as intercultural mediators and translation in crises has been published extensively, and he is also an experienced editor in his field. Federico has co-authored government briefs and reports on crisis communication policies and multilingual communication in the humanitarian sector. 
He will talk about translation in acute crises. 

You can read more about our keynote speakers on the METM23 page.
The full conference programme will be out soon.