The First XJTLU Machine Translation Symposium Call for Participation



The 1st XJTLU Machine Translation Symposium (XJTLU MT 2018) will be held on 15th of December at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China, co-hosted with the 3rd Jiangsu Translation Technology Salon. The XJTLU MT symposium will be the key local forum for sharing research results in machine translation and translation studies, with presentations and conversations among the researchers and scholars from the both field researchers. This year, we would also like to encourage participation from industry and government researchers and developers.


Registration cost is FREE for academics, professionals, and students.
Contact following organizers:

  • Individual delegates please contact Ms Xiaolei Ni (0512-81884790,13915416785, [email protected])
  • Group delegates please contact Dr Xiaojun Zhang (0512-8188, 18202973206, [email protected])


  • Invited keynote talks – Pair 1
    Topic: Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence
    Professor Zhiwei Feng, Institute of Applied Linguistics, Ministry of Education, China
    Topic: The Ethics of Translation Technology
    Professor Wen Ren, Beijing University of Foreign Studies
  • Invited keynote talks – Pair 2
    Topic: Evaluation of Machine Translation
    Professor Qun Liu, Noah’s Ark Lab, Huawei Technologies, Hong Kong
    Topic: Translation Competence in Globalization
    Professor Weimin Pan, Shanghai University of Electric Power
  • Invited keynote talks – Pair 3
    Topic: Discourse Machine Translation
    Professor Deyi Xiong, Tianjin University
    Topic: Discourse Analysis and Translationh
    Professor Zhoulin Ruan, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University