VI EAFT SUMMIT

Sixth European International Terminology Summit

 

The sixth European and international Terminology Summit was locally organized by The Language Council of Norway (Språkrådet) in collaboration with The European Association for Terminology (EAFT). The summit took place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th October this year at the Soria Moria hotel and conference centre located in the Holmenkollen hill on the outskirts of Oslo.

 

On the day before, Wednesday 10th October, there were at the same place two pre-conference events: an international workshop on national term banks and a national basic course in terminology.

 

EAFT awards ceremony and GA

 

Friday afternoon the conferment of the two International Terminology Awards marked the closure of the summit. Immediately thereafter the EAFT General Assembly was held. Fore more information, see EAFT awards section.

 

Summit Structure

 

The Summit commenced with a keynote speech on the main topic. Subsequently four subtopics dealt with in four consecutive sections, two sections each day. The subtopics were, in the following order:

 

Keynote speech by Anna-Lena BUCHER

 

Section 1: Public responsibility for terminology

VIKØREN, Kjersti Drøsdal

BRATANIC, Maja and BRAC, Ivana

KRISTIANSEN, Marita

Section 2: Institutional responsibility for terminology

KANNER, Antti

FJELLGREN, Joseph

LERVAD, Susanne

RUMMEL, Dieter

 

Section 3: Professional responsibility for terminology

URBIETA, Imanol

LASCU-CILIANU, Corina

PULITANO, Donatella

 

Section 4: The responsibility of terminologists

ROUKENS, Jan

KRISTIANSEN, Marita

 

More information about the Summit contents and the preconference is available at: http://www.sprakradet.no/nb-NO/Summit-2012/

 

Find here the proceedings from the 2012 Summit in pdf format:

Proceedings EAFT Summit 2012

 

The Summit was supported by la Délégation génerale à la langue française et aux langues de France (ministère de la Culture et de la Communication).

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Agenda

 

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