Kick-off event "Management of sensitive and personal data: Ethical & legal aspects for linguistic data in Switzerland"

Publication Date: 2023-06-15

When it comes to Open Research Data, the management of sensitive and personal data as well as dealing with ethical and legal aspects for linguistic data can be very tricky and very challenging.

Recognizing the challenges that Swiss researchers working with linguistic data face, the CLARIN-CH consortium, in partnership with national research infrastructures such as SWISSUbase/LaRS and LiRI, launches a CLARIN-CH working group (WG) Management of sensitive and personal data: Ethical & legal aspects for linguistic data in Switzerland. Read here, the description of the CLARIN-CH WG, its objectives and planned deliverables.

We would like to invite you to the kick-off event of this national WG, which will take place on September 29th, from 8:30-12:30 on Zoom. The kick-off event will focus on data collection, protection and preservation and their associated procedures, with respect to different types of linguistic data (e.g., multimodal, historical, experimental, sociolinguistics, data from social media, data from different age groups).


08:30-11:30 3 Keynote talks Format: 35 min. Input, 15 min. Q&A, 10min break between each talk.

  • Presentation on Data collection: Dagmar Jung - linguist specialized in the collection of naturalistic data in the field, metadata collection, secure file handling, workflows useful for the archiving process
  • Presentation on Data protection: Violaine Michel Lange - data scientist, neurolinguist and NLP expert specialized in experimental data and developing NLP pipelines for data protection
  • Presentation on Data preservation: Thomas Schmidt - computer scientist specialized in the field of methodology and technology for working with audiovisual language data and in computer-assisted lexicography

11:30-12:10 Discussions in break-out rooms according to data type and their challenges

12:10-12:30 Conclusive remarks and future steps for the CLARIN-CH WG by Cristina Grisot


To attend the event, please register here. Registration will be open until September 22.

Organizing committee

Anita Auer (UNIL), Cristina Grisot (UZH), Martin Luginbühl (UNIBAS), Andrea Rocci (USI), Melanie Röthlisberger (Zurich University Library)

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