April 13, 2012

ENLIGHTEN: Learn about Language and Security Projects at CASL

From http://www.casl.umd.edu/enlighten

The Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL) conducts unprecedented, academically rigorous research in language and cognition that supports national security. The goal of the ENLIGHTEN conference is to bring leaders in industry, education, and heritage communities side by side with the defense and intelligence communities to examine CASL’s work and chart a course for transferring research on language for national security and economic competitiveness across these sectors.

Key conference topics
Accelerating language learning through innovations in brain plasticity and cognitive training
Mitigating the cyber threat with insights from the behavioral sciences
Increasing the efficiency of language professionals with human language technologies
Meeting language workforce requirements without outsourcing them
Forecasting the future through cultural and strategic analysis

Attending this event will allow you to
Test drive CASL research never seen before by the general public
Rub elbows with decision makers from industry, government and the training and education fields
Transform CASL research results to address the language and critical thinking demands of your sector
Shape the next decade of language research

Exhibit hall with over 40 posters, demonstrations and presentations
Townhall meeting of language leaders from across industry, government and education
Reception celebrating CASL’s first decade of research

May 17, 2012 - Classified (TS) Day at the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (must have security clearance)
May 18, 2012 - Public Day at the Marriott Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College

On-line registration will close at 11:59pm, Thursday, May 10, 2012.

For more details and to register go to http://www.casl.umd.edu/enlighten

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