Philippe Wacker



Philippe Wacker is the Secretary General of LT-Innovate, the Association of the Language Technology Industry (

A multilingual and cross-cultural manager with a strategic outlook and broad international experience, he has managed leading international ICT and high technology networks for more than 25 years.

His skills set encompasses association and interest group management, international project management, strategic project planning and development, international project finance, event management, international networking and business expansion, European public affairs and lobbying.

Improving the collaboration between industry and research: offer and demand

I will present an overview of LT-Innovate activities, programs and services of interest to language technology researchers.

In addition, I will be reporting on a survey we will be conducting in the autumn about industry's needs in terms of R&D in the field of language technology.

See our other confirmed keynote speakers:

  • António Branco (University of Lisbon)
  • Nicoletta Calzolari (ILC-CNR)
  • Michael McTear (University of Ulster)
  • David Pérez Fernández (Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism)
  • German Rigau (University of the Basque Country)
  • Hans Uszkoreit (Saarland University, DFKI Language Technology Lab)
  • Jason D. Williams (Microsoft Research)
  • Venue

    The event will be held at the University of Seville.

    Important dates

    Take a look to important dates here.


    General information about this event: fetlt at us dot es.