The First Annual ENLIGHTEN event

Starts:  May 17, 2012 00:00 (ET)
Ends:  May 18, 2012 00:00 (ET)

The University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)’s is pleased to announce the first annual ENLIGHTEN event on May 17–18, 2012, in College Park, MD.  Join experts from across academe, government, and industry to examine how language research can advance America’s economic competitiveness and strengthen our national security posture and readiness. Topics to be addressed include:

  • Accelerating language learning through cognitive and neuroscience
  • Mitigating the cyber threat with insights from behavioral and social sciences
  • Increasing the efficiency of language professionals with human language technologies
  • Meeting workforce requirements for highest level language, regional and cultural expertise


ENLIGHTEN marks a prominent milestone for CASL, a language research center about to enter its tenth anniversary year. For more information, please visit:


Pamela R. Morse

Assistant Director, Communications

University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)



Phone: 301-226-8899


University of Maryland
College Park, MD