Interactive Systems Labs (ISL)

Key Notes & Lectures

See a selection of the more recent lectures and key notes held by ISL on international conferences, workshops, symposia, summits,...

Keynotes and Panels

  • Keynote: “Connecting Humans with Humans: Multimodal, Multilingual, Multiparty Mediation” Shanghai, Oct. 2019
  • Keynote: “Honorary Colloquium NAIST”, Nara, Japan, September 2019
  • Jury: “Hacktival”, Hack und Söhne, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2019
  • Panelist: “Vision, Chances and Riscs of AI”, KIT Annual Celebration, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2019
  • Panelist: “Artificial Intelligence”, Spiegel Futura Conference, Hamburg, Germany, Nov. 2018
  • "Where Mind and Matter meet" by Alex Waibel @ Robotics AI Symposium, French Academy of Science, Leopoldina (Paris, Sept. 5, 2018)
  • "Intelligent Systems and a Language Transparent World" by ALex Waibel @ SAP-ReThink, Next Generation Open Lecture, SAP (Walldorf, June 19, 2018)
  • "Machine Intelligence and a Language Transparent World" by Alex Waibel @ ARTE Masterclass, Künstliche Intelligenz, Theorien und Techniken, Algorithmen und Anwendungen, ARTE (Strasbourg June 15, 2018)
  • Keynote by Alex Waibel @ GAITC, The Global Articial Intelligence Technology Conference in Peking, May 19, 2018
  • "M3 Dialogs - Multimodal, Multilingual, Multiparty" by Alex Waibel @ IWSDS, International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology (Singapore, May 15, 2018)
  • "Toward a Language Transparent World" by Alex Waibel @ JIAMCATT, International Annual Meeting on Computer-Assisted Translation and Technology (Geneva, May 07, 2018)
  • "Intelligent Systems breaking the Language Barrier" by Alex Waibel @ Symposium: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Leopoldina (Halle, March 22, 2018)
  • "A world without language barriers" by Alex Waibel @ Translating and the Computer Conference, The International Association for Advancement in Language Technology (London, Nov. 17, 2017)
  • "A language transparent society" by Alex Waibel @ Meta - Multilingual European Technology Allicance - Forum (Brussels, Nov. 13, 2017)
  • "Multilingual and Multimodal Assistants and Mediators" by Alex Waibel @ HAI - Human Agent Interaction, Bielefeld University (Bielefeld, Oct. 19, 2017)
  • Keynote by Alex Waibel @ AI-School 2017 (Rome, Sept. 15-16, 2017)
  • Keynote by Alex Waibel @ German Student Foundation Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Cusanuswerk (Göttingen, May 26, 2017)
  • "The use of MT at Universities" by Alex Waibel @ ELRC Conference (2nd ELRC Conference , Brussels, Oct. 26, 2016)
  • Keynote by Alex Waibel @  47th Symposium on Robotics ISR 2016 (Munich, May 20-22, 2016)
  • Breaking the Language Barrier (Session 4) by Alex Waibel @ Tralogy 2011
  • By Alex Waibel @ CMU Silicon Valley (Dec. 2011): Lecture

Lectures

Lecture “Intelligent Systems Breaking the Language Barrier” at the Symposium “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning“, Prof Alex Waibel holding a Lecture on “Intelligent Systems Breaking the Language Barrier” @ the Symposium organized by Leopoldina March 22, 2018

Presentation of the Lecture Translator, Alex Waibel presents the automatic simultaneous lecture translation system at the European Parlament @ the “European Parliament Administrative Innovation Day", January 12, 2018, Brussels.

CLICS- Distinguished Lectures:

  • "New Advances in Speech Translation" – Oct. 05, 2018: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ CMU

  • "What is Research?" – Aug. 23, 2018: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ CMU

  • "Neural Models for Speech Translation" – April 24, 2018: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ CMU

  • "Breaking the Language Barrier“ – December 8, 2017: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ HKUST

  • "Humanoid Robotics Research at H2T“ – October 23, 2017: Dr. Lukas Kaul (KIT) @ Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan

  • "New advances in Speech Translation“ – October 7, 2017: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh

  • "Multilingual and Multimodal Assistants” – June 10, 2017: Prof. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ HKUST

  • "BULB - Breaking the Unwritten Language Barrier” – May 23, 2017: Dr. Sebastian Stüker (KIT) @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh

  • "New Advances in Speech Technologies“ – January, 2017: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh

  • "Pre-Translation for Neural Machine Translation Combining NMT and SMT” – October 12, 2016: Dr. Jan Niehues (KIT) @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh

  • "Breaking down Language Barriers” – Dec 22, 2016: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU) @ Nara Institute of Technology

  • "Natural Language Models for Low-Latency Simultaneous Speech Translation” – Feb 11, 2016: Dr. Graham Neubig (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan) @ KIT, Building 50.20, Room 148

  • "A world without Language Barriers” – Oct 23, 2015: Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel (KIT & CMU)@ CMU (Carnegie Mellon University), Rashid Auditorium, Gates and Hillman Centers, Room 4401

  • "The Speech Kitchen – CMU's software to implement lab courses into MOOCs" – June 09, 2015: Dr. Florian Metze (Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh & Silicon Valley)@ KIT, Building 50.20, Room 223

The next generation internet - a key priority of the future @ Digital Europe, Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel at the Digital Assembly ∂Digital Europe: Investment in the Future, Malta, June 2017

R2D2 for everybody - lecture at "Goethe-Institut Warschau", Dr. Sebastian Stüker at "Goethe Institut Poland" April 21, 2018 presenting new technologies in automatic speech recognition and machine translation

Translation Technology Webinar (TAUS), Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, Feb. 01, 2017: Speech to Speech Translation.

Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers, Symposium, Baden-Baden, July 14 & 15, 2016, see program on interact25.org and videos of the talks

Invited Talk @ Annual Meeting of Leopoldina, Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel: Breaking the Language Barrier: Utopia or Reality?  The article (published in Nova Acta Leopoldina) in German...

ShanghAI-Lectures, guest talk, Alex Waibel, Oct. 11, 2012. Follow the lecture and the simulteneous translation by machine via the live stream: Lecture:"Breaking the Language Barrier"

University without Language Barriers – First Simultaneous Translation of University Lectures, Germany, June 11, 2012:

Second Rectors Conference 18. - 19. Oct 2012 at the EU - Parlament, Presentation by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel the system and functions of the Lecture-Translator, as well as discussing the future of interpretation, video of the talk here
LT Innovate-Summit 2012, interview, Interview with Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, interview here