SwissText
Swiss Text Analytics Conference

The 6th edition of SwissText will take place

 from 14 to 16 June 2021 

We are planning SwissText 2021 as an on-site conference at FHNW in Brugg. If the epidemiological situation does not allow this, we will move the conference online. More information to follow soon.

SwissText is an annual conference that brings together text analytics experts from industry and academia. It is funded by InnoSuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency, and co-organised by the data innovation alliance, and supported by more than 10 universities and scientific associations.

SwissText 2021 is organised by SwissNLP in collaboration with FHNW Institute for Data Science and the ZHAW Insititute of Applied Information Technology.

Important Dates

  • 14.6. 2021: Workshops, Tutorials
  • 15. – 16.6.2021: Main Conference

News

  • 18.01.2021: Parashift  will sponsor SwissText 2021 as a Silver sponsor.
  • 14.01.2021: Lucia Specia has confirmed she will give a keynote at SwissText 2021. Lucia is a professor at Imperial College London working on the intersection of language and vision, in particular multimodal and multilingual context models.
  • 9.12.2020: Sebastian Welter will give a keynote at SwissText 2021. He’s the Lead Solution Architect for Artificial Intelligence projects at Accenture Switzerland.

Keynote Speakers 2021

Sebastian Portrait

Sebastian Welter

Biography: Sebastian is the AI Lead Architect for DACH region at Accenture. He has years of experience with unstructured data analytics, human-machine interaction, machine learning, NLP and IT architecture. His day to day business is solving real world customer problems and transforming and digitalizing customer businesses. His recent focus is on ML platforms and human-machine interaction. In the past, Sebastian was IBM’s lead technical architect for Watson in DACH and is OpenGroup certified as Expert Solution Architect.

Meet the Organizers

SwissText 2021 is organised by SwissNLP in collaboration with FHNW Institute for Data Science and the ZHAW Insititute of Applied Information Technology.

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