Automatic Simultaneous Translation 2021

Second Workshop on Automatic Simultaneous Translation

The topic was ***Challenges, Recent Advances, and Future Directions***.


  • Mexico City, Mexico


Simultaneous Translation Speakers

  • Will Lewis, Affiliate Faculty, University of Washington, and Former Principal PM Architect, Microsoft Research
  • Lucia Specia, Professor, Imperial College London
  • Liang Huang, Associate Professor, Oregon State, and Distinguished Scientist, Baidu Research

Human Interpretation Speaker

  • Hong Jiang, Senior Lecturer, Deptartment. of Translation, Chinese University of Hong Kong


  • Hua Wu, Baidu Inc.
  • Colin Cherry, Google
  • Liang Huang, Oregon State University and Baidu Research
  • Zhongjun He, Baidu Inc.
  • Qun Liu,Huawei Noah’s Ark Lab
  • Maha Elbayad, Université Grenoble Alpes


7:15 Opening Remarks
7:30 Session 1: Invited Talks
7:30 Invited Talk 1
Hong Jiang
8:10 Invited Talk 2
Lucia Specia
8:50 Invited Talk 3
Will Lewis
9:30 Invited Talk 4
Liang Huang
10:10 🕑
19:00 Research Paper and System Description
19:00 Findings of the Second Workshop on Automatic Simultaneous Translation
Ruiqing Zhang, Chuanqiang Zhang, Zhongjun He, Hua Wu, Haifeng Wang
19:10 BIT’s system for AutoSimulTrans2021
Mengge Liu, Shuoying Chen, Minqin Li, Zhipeng Wang, Yuhang Guo
19:20 XMU’s Simultaneous Translation System at NAACL 2021
Shuangtao Li, Jinming Hu, Boli Wang, Xiaodong Shi, Yidong Chen
19:30 System Description on Automatic Simultaneous Translation Workshop
Linjie Chen, Jianzong Wang, Zhangcheng Huang, Xiongbin Ding, Jing Xiao
19:40 BSTC: A Large-Scale Chinese-English Speech Translation Dataset
Ruiqing Zhang, Xiyang Wang, Chuanqiang Zhang, Zhongjun He, Hua Wu, Zhi Li, Haifeng Wang, Ying Chen, Qinfei Li
19:50 ICT’s System for AutoSimTrans 2021: Robust Char-Level Simultaneous Translation
Shaolei Zhang, Yang Feng
20:00 Questions and answers
20:20 Closing Remarks

Important dates

Shared task

Release of training data January
Evaluation period 1 March, 2020 - April 20
System description paper due 6 May
Review feedback 11 May
Camera-ready papers due 25 May


Notification of acceptance 11 May
Camera-ready papers due 25 May
Workshop 10 July

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