Info: ELRA receives the META Prize at the META-FORUM 2011 in Budapest

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Jul 19 20:02:50 UTC 2011

Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 14:37:19 +0200
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Press Release - Immediate
Paris, France, July 18, 2011

*ELRA receives the META Prize at the META-FORUM 2011 in Budapest*

During the META-FORUM 2011 which took place in Budapest (Hungary) on
June 27-28, 2011, ELRA, a world-wide leading player providing Language
Resources-related services to the HLT community, has received the META
Prize for "Outstanding long-term commitment to the preparation and
distribution of language resources and technologies".  The Prize is
shared with Linguistic Data Consortium (LDC). The META-NET Prize is
awarded by the META-NET Technology Council, a 30 members committee
from HLT R&D and industry executives and managers.

*** About ELRA ***

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a world-wide
leading player in language resource distribution, sharing and
production. ELRA provides services to the language communities related
to distribution and production of resources, including production on
demand, technology evaluation and benchmarking. ELRA organizes LREC,
the major international conference devoted to language resources and
evaluation, with over 1,200 attendees from academia and industry. The
next LREC edition will be held in Istanbul in 2012.
To find out more about ELRA, please visit our web site:

*** About Meta ***

META, the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance brings together
researchers, commercial technology providers, private and corporate
language technology users, language professionals and other
information society stakeholders.
To find out more about META, please visit the web site:

Contact : Helene Mazo, mazo at

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