Panel Discussion: Indian Languages in a Digital World – 26th April, 2017

What : Indian Languages in a Digital World
Where : Lecture Hall No 2, Annexe, India International Centre, New Delhi
When : 26th April, 2017 at 06.30 pm

Oxford and Cambridge Society of India in collaboration with Oxford University Press is delighted to announce a panel discussion, Indian Languages in a Digital World,  on the 26th April, 2017 at the India International Centre. The panel will  discusses some of the challenges for Indian languages in today’s digitally interconnected world and will comprise of the following speakers:

  • Casper Grathwohl, President of Oxford Dictionaries, Moderator
  • Karunesh Arora, Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)
  • Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Director at Indian Institute of Technology, Patna and Chair Professor of Computer Science and Engineering IIT Bombay
  • Dr Swaran Lata, Director, Technology Development for Indian Languages Programme (TDIL)
  • Judy Pearsall, Director, Oxford Dictionaries
  • Dr. Poonam Nigam Sahay, Associate Professor, University Department of English, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand

This event is supported by Oxford Global Languages, which  is an initiative from Oxford University Press to bring 100 language dictionaries online over 10 years and make rich and interconnected language data available to consumers, developers, and researchers world-wide.  Further details can be found at


Please register for the event by email to Uday Walia at


Venue: Lecture Hall No 2, Annexe, India International Centre, New Delhi

6:00 – 6:30 pm: Arrival and refreshments

6:30 – 6:45 pm:  Welcome and OGL introduction

6:45 – 7:45 pm: Panel and questions

7:45 – 8:30 pm: Drinks and networking


Looking forward to seeing you.

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