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Tigrinya Language Digital Initiatives Symposium

June 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am - June 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

 June 16 – 19, 2022

Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PST)  

Please visit the Symposium Website for conference information. 

Opening Keynote Address: Dr. Aida Habtezion, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Worldwide Medical and Safety at Pfizer

Closing Keynote Speaker: Ariam Weldeab, Author, Movie Producer and Director  


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Conference will be virtual via Zoom webinar

Tigrinya Language Digital Initiatives Symposium highlight:

The mission of the Tigrinya Language Digital Initiatives Symposium is to bring Language, Technology, and Organizational talents together to create a professional and inclusive platform that increases Tigrinya’s footprint in the digital world. The symposium intends to enable Tigrinya speakers to be creators and beneficiaries of Language and Linguistics Technologies to empower and transform their communities through education, research, and development in their own Language. The 2022 symposium is the first step of many that will help us discover talents, identify relevant projects, and inspire collaboration among the experts towards a more significant, inclusive, equitable, and more impactful undertaking to enable technological creativity and collaboration for the greater good of the Tigrinya speaking communities.

For any questions or further information, please use the Contact Us link on the Symposium website.

The Tigrinya Language Digital Initiatives Symposium is sponsored by the UCLA IDRE (Institute for Digital Research and Education)ASC (African Studies Center) and, the Stanford University African and Middle Eastern Program .

Information forwarded by the UCLA African Studies Center




June 16, 2022 @ 9:00 am
June 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE)

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