CLARIN-PLUS workshop “Facilitating the Creation of National Consortia: Tools & Services"


Goal of the workshop

The goal of this workshop is - in line with the CLARIN-PLUS series “Facilitating the Creation of National Consortia” - to share experience and know-how about development and provision of tools and services between the national consortia and teams within the CLARIN community.

This CLARIN-PLUS workshop “Facilitating the Creation of National Consortia: Tools & Services” was hosted by The Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ACDH).

For more details please visit the ACDH website


​Thursday, 2 June 2016
13.00 - 14.30  CLARIN + CLARIN PLUS: Introductory panel
13:00 Karlheinz Mörth: Welcome
13:15 Lene Offersgaard: Facilitate development of tools and services for National CLARIN consortia, including lessons learnt in CLARIN-DK
13:45 Dieter van Uytvanck: CLARIN’s central infrastructure
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break
16:15 - 18:00

Service showcases from established infrastructures

           15:00      Matej Durco: “The right toolbox”
           15:40      Marc Kemps-Snijders: Nederlab (written text resources)
           16:20      Florian Schiel: WebMAUS (spoken language resources)
           17:00      Discussion on methodical issues - best practices in software development,
                          standards, project management, provision of services (chair: Matej Durco)

19:30 Social dinner at ON Restaurant
Friday, 3 June 2016
09.30 - 12.30 Putting the + in CLARIN PLUS (chairs: Lene Offersgaard, Matej Durco)
09:30 Franciska de Jong: Observations from a newcomer
10:00 Coffee break
10:15 Local situation reports from new consortia Patrice Bellot, Tomaž Erjavec, Francesca Frontini, Ondřej Košarko, Martin Matthiesen, John McCrae​, Leif-Jöran Olsson, Johann Petrak
12:00 Closing session - take away message, recommendations, final remarks
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Bazaar, informal exchange about approaches, solutions, possible collaborations

Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (Austrian Academy of Sciences)
Wohllebengasse 12-14/2
Seminar room, ground floor