French Language Employment Forum: Navigating Linguistic Opportunities in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Arrangör Department of Romance Studies and Classics (Stockholm University) + Institut francais Suède
Tid 2024-04-12 09:0012:00
Plats Albano, Hörsal 2, Stockholms universitet, Stockholm

The French Language Employment Forum, hosted by the Department of Romance Studies and Classics in collaboration with the French Institute of Sweden (IFS), the Chambre de Commerce France Suède, the Birgit Bonnier Foundation and various stakeholders, is set to illuminate the indispensable role of foreign language acquisition in contemporary career landscapes. Focused particularly on the merits of the French language, this forum will delve into pertinent questions regarding language learning in the era of Artificial Intelligence.

Key Objectives:

  1. Encourage students and professionals to recognize the enduring value of language proficiency amidst technological advancements.
  2. Explore the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and language learning, highlighting both challenges and opportunities.
  3. Provide insights into the diverse professional avenues opened by French language proficiency.
  4. Foster dialogue and networking opportunities between students, educators, professionals, and industry experts.

Event Highlights:

  1. Forum Space: Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with representatives from various companies, public institutions, and educational organizations offering internships, jobs, and language courses. Participating organizations include The Swedish Foreign Office, the European Union Court, Swedish Business Company, Folkuniversitet, Komvux, and more.
  2. Conferences: Expert-led discussions and presentations will explore topics such as the impact of AI on language learning, the future of professional French, and the ethical considerations surrounding AI integration in education and employment.
  3. Workshops: Tailored workshops led by experienced French as a Foreign Language teachers will equip participants with practical language skills applicable in professional settings. From effective communication strategies to leveraging social media for professional outreach, these sessions aim to empower learners to utilize their linguistic capabilities effectively.

Expected Outcomes:

Through collaborative discourse and immersive experiences, the French Language Employment Forum endeavors to reignite enthusiasm for language learning while preparing participants to navigate the evolving demands of the global job market. By bridging academia, industry, and the public sphere, this event strives to foster a deeper appreciation for multilingualism and its enduring relevance in an increasingly interconnected world.

Join us on April 12, 2024, as we embark on a journey to explore the convergence of language, technology, and career advancement at the French Language Employment Forum.

The event is free, the registration is compulsory