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

October  2019    Keynote by Alex Waibel  “Connecting Humans with Humans: Multimodal, Multilingual, Multiparty Mediation” – Shanghai, China
September 2019  Keynote by Alex Waibel “Honorary Colloquium NAIST” @ NAIST – Nara, Japan
May 2019 Alex Waibel in Jury  @ “Hacktival” @ Hack und Söhne – Karlsruhe, Germany
May 2019 Panelist: Alex Waibel “Vision, Chances and Riscs of AI” @ KIT Annual Celebration – KIT,  Karlsruhe, Germany,
November 2018 Panelist Alex Waibel “Artificial Intelligence” @ Spiegel Futura Conference  – Hamburg, Germany
September. 5, 2018 Keynote by Alex Waibel „Where Mind and Matter meet“ @ Robotics AI Symposium,         French Academy of Science – Leopoldina, Paris, France
June 19, 2018 Keynote by Alex Waibel „Intelligent Systems and a Language Transparent World“ @ SAP-ReThink, Next Generation Open Lecture – SAP Walldorf, Germany
June 15, 2018     Keynote by Alex Waibel „Machine Intelligence and a Language Transparent World“ @ ARTE Masterclass, Künstliche Intelligenz, Theorien und Techniken, Algorithmen und Anwendungen, ARTE – Strasbourg, France
May 19, 2018     Keynote by Alex Waibel @ GAITC, The Global Articial Intelligence Technology Conference – Peking, China
May 15, 2018     Keynote by Alex Waibel  „M3 Dialogs - Multimodal, Multilingual, Multiparty“ @ IWSDS, International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems Technology  – Singapore, Singapore
May 07, 2018     Keynote by Alex Waibel „Toward a Language Transparent World“ @ JIAMCATT, International Annual Meeting on Computer-Assisted Translation and Technology – Geneva, Switzerland
March 22, 2018 Keynote by Alex Waibel „Intelligent Systems breaking the Language Barrier“ @ Symposium: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Leopoldina, Halle,  Germany
November 17, 2017 Keynote by Alex Waibel „A world without language barriers“ @ Translating and the Computer Conference, The International Association for Advancement in Language Technology – London, United Kingdom
November 13, 2017 Keynote by Alex Waibel „A language transparent society“ @ Meta - Multilingual European Technology Allicance - Forum – Brussels, Belgium
October 19, 2017 Keynote by Alex Waibel „Multilingual and Multimodal Assistants and Mediators“ @ HAI - Human Agent Interaction – Bielefeld University  Bielefeld, Germany
September 15-16, 2017 Keynote by Alex Waibel @ AI-School 2017 – Rome, Italy
May 26, 2017     Keynote by Alex Waibel @ German Student Foundation Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Cusanuswerk – Göttingen, Germany
October 26, 2016 Keynote by Alex Waibel „The use of MT at Universities“ @ ELRC Conference - 2nd ELRC Conference – Brussels, Belgium
May 20-22, 2016 Keynote by Alex Waibel @  47th Symposium on Robotics ISR 2016 – Munich,  Germany
October 26, 2016 Keynote by Alex Waibel „The use of MT at Universities“ @ ELRC Conference - 2nd ELRC Conference – Brussels, Belgium
June 18, 2012 Interview with Alex Waibel @ LT Innovate-Summit 2012, Brussels, Belgium interview here

 

Lectures

Intelligent Systems Breaking the Language Barrier


Presentation of the Lecture Translator

  • January 12, 2018, Presentation by Prof Alex Waibel of automatic simultaneous lecture translation system @ European Parliament Administrative Innovation Day @ European Parlament, Brussels, Belgium
  • 18. - 19. Oct 2012, Presentation by Prof. Alex Waibel of the systems and functions of the Lecture-Translator, as well as discussing the future of interpretation @ Second Rectors Conference @ the EU - Parlament, Brussel, Belgium, video of the talk here


CLICS- Distinguished Lectures:

  • Oct. 05, 2018, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "New Advances in Speech Translation" @ Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsilvania, USA

  • Aug. 23, 2018, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "What is Research?" @ Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

  • April 24, 2018, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "Neural Models for Speech Translation" @ CMU, Pittsburgh, USA

  • December 8, 2017, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "Breaking the Language Barrier“ @ HKUST, Hong Kong

  • October 23, 2017, Lecture by Dr. Lukas Kaul,  "Humanoid Robotics Research at H2T“ @ Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan

  • October 7, 2017, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "New advances in Speech Translation“@ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, USA

  • June 10, 2017, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "Multilingual and Multimodal Assistants” @ HKUST, Hong Kong

  • May 23, 2017, Lecture by Dr. Sebastian Stüker "BULB - Breaking the Unwritten Language Barrier” @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, USA

  • January, 2017, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "New Advances in Speech Technologies“ @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, USA

  • October 12, 2016, Lecture by Dr. Jan Niehues, "Pre-Translation for Neural Machine Translation Combining NMT and SMT”  @ Carnegie Mellon University, 407 South Craig Street, Pittsburgh, USA

  • December 22, 2016, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "Breaking down Language Barriers” @ Nara Institute of Technology, Japan

  • Feb 11, 2016, Lecture by Dr. Graham Neubig, "Natural Language Models for Low-Latency Simultaneous Speech Translation” @ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Building 50.20, Room 148, Karlsruhe, Germany

  • October 23, 2015, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "A world without Language Barriers” @ Carnegie Mellon University, Rashid Auditorium, Gates and Hillman Centers, Room 4401, Pittsburgh, USA

  • June 09, 2015, Lecture by Dr. Florian Metze, "The Speech Kitchen – CMU's software to implement lab courses into MOOCs" @ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Building 50.20, Room 223, Karlsruhe, Germany


The next generation internet - a key priority of the future


R2D2 for everybody 

  • April 21, 2018, Lecture by Dr. Sebastian Stüker at "Goethe Institut Warschau presenting new technologies in automatic speech recognition and machine translation


Translation Technology Webinar (TAUS)


Building Bridges - Breaking Barriers


Breaking the Language Barrier

  • Invited Talk by Prof. Dr. Alex Waibel, "Breaking the Language Barrier: Utopia or Reality?@ Annual Meeting of Leopoldina
    The article (published in Nova Acta Leopoldina) in German...
  • Oct. 11, 2012, Lecture and guest talk by Alex Waibel, @ ShanghAI-Lectures, Shanghai, China
    Follow the lecture and the simulteneous translation by machine via the live stream: Lecture "Breaking the Language Barrier"
  • December 2011, Lecture by Alex Waibel, "Breaking the Language Barrier" (Session 4) @ Tralogy 2011, CMU , Silicon Valley, California, USA



University without Language Barriers 
June 11, 2012, First Simultaneous Translation of University Lectures @ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany: