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Research Masters meet Language Industry: a meet & greet between companies and master students, organized by our Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab

 

The Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab (CLTL) is organizing a MEET & GREET Human Language Technology / CLTL on Friday December 08, 2017 13:30 – 18:00.

RESEARCH MASTERS MEET LANGUAGE INDUSTRY

In the afternoon of Friday December 8th, 2017m students from the Humanities Research Master meet companies and organizations interested in students in Language Technology and other disciplines for internships and theses. The meeting is organized by the Computational Lexicology and Terminology Lab at the VU, in cooperation with the VU Humanities Graduate School. 

CLTL is one of the world’s leading research institutes in Human Language technology. Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen, recipient of the NWO Spinoza Prize, heads the group of international researchers that are working on interdisciplinary projects, including the Spinoza project ‘Understanding Language by Machines’. At CLTL we are training the next generation language technology experts. The two-year Research Master Human Language Technology is a program by CLTL.  

The Meet & Greet is an excellent opportunity to introduce your company or organisation to Human Language Technology students, and for master students to present their research topic or area of expertise to you.

Join our afternoon program in the presence of the Reference Machine, Leolani the Pepper Robot !

LOCATION

Lecture hall HG 10A.00 (main building at Floor 10, Wing: A), Main building , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam.

PROGRAM

13:30 – 14:00 Walk-In / Doors open / Registration & Coffee

14:00 – 14:05 Introduction: Prof. Dr. Piek Vossen

14:05 – 14:45 Company pitches:

  • Accenture
  • Bol.com
  • CBS
  • Dasym Investment Strategies
  • Deloitte Risk Advisory
  • Election Compass
  • Koninklijke Bibliotheek

14:45 – 15:15 Student pitches

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:15 Company pitches

  • LexisNexis
  • MediQuest
  • Ministry of Justice and Security, Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI)
  • Synerscope
  • Thomas and Fitch, recruitment
  • Trivago Software Engineering
  • Underlined

16:15 – 16:45 Student pitches

16:45 – 17:00 Q&A Reference Machine

17:00 – 18:00 Networking drinks

PARTICIPANTS/PRESENT

Statistics Netherlands (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS))
Dasym Investment Strategies
Trivago
Bol.com
MediQuest
Ministry of Security and Justice, Dutch Forensic Institute (NFI)
National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB))
Election Compass
Thomas and Fitch
Deloitte Risk Advisory: Forensic Technology
LexisNexis
Synerscope
House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal): information systems