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Localization World Conference

Localization World, the annual event for the localization community.

Brought to you by Multilingual Computing, the leading industry magazine, the Localization Institute, recently ranked highest for the quality of its events, and GALA, the new industry association.

Attendees will realize the following benefits:
up-to-date information about industry developments
balanced sessions in an interactive format
networking with wide variety of localization professionals — (customers and vendors)
contact with industry leaders
tools and services exhibit
automatic eligibility for valuable prizes
evening social gatherings for enjoyment and networking
Over 245 people from 26 countries have registered for the conference. Follow this link to view a list of the 149 companies that are sending delegates.
This link will show you a list of companies that are exhibiting their services and technology.

Three concurrent tracks:
Nuts and Bolts
Beyond software/World of Locales

Great Value
packed pre-conference workshop day
reasonable conference and workshop fees
lunch and refreshment breaks are included
a special dinner is provided for those registered for both days
attractively priced hotel accommodation
great content
beautiful conference center on Seattle's waterfront

Conference Venue: Bell Harbor International Conference Center

As the global economy continues to challenge us all, it becomes more important for international companies to serve their clients as efficiently as possible. Companies seeking to develop customers around the world need to proceed with caution and with a judicious use of resources. There has never been a more challenging time for the localization industry with issues such as cost control, efficiency and value for money now at a premium. Localization World is a conference focused on these issues.

Localization World is a three-day event comprised of one day of preconference workshops and tutorials and two days of conference sessions, exhibitions and networking.

Who should attend:
Preconference sessions are geared toward novices and people wanting to brush up on their skill level. In addition, there are special sessions scheduled for professionals in the industry to discuss terminology, standardized rfq’s and metrics.

Conference sessions geared towards professionals seeking to learn about new tools, methods and business practices in the areas of localization and internationalization. There will be networking and mutual problem discussion opportunities will abound at the social gatherings, meals and break periods. Exhibitors will be present to provide information about their products and services to all levels of attendees.

Why attend:
Content. The Localization World program is a strong array of presentations by professionals in the world of global business and technology. Presenters include personnel from such companies as Computer Associates, Getty Images, IBM, Macromedia, Microsoft, Sakson and Taylor, Sun Microsystems and the World Bank. In addition to advice from these fellow professionals, customers will also hear valuable advice and insights from service and tool providers in the localization and language technology industry.
Networking. The Localization World is scheduled to give plenty of opportunities to gather with fellow professionals, whether it be at the exhibit area, the Internet café, by the water at the conference center, or at the social gathering on the night of October 15.
Pricing. The conference is reasonably priced, with discounts for early registration, options for one-day attendance, and reasonably priced accommodation.
Location. Held at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on pier 66 in downtown Seattle. The conference center is on the water, near Pike Place market and close to the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project.

Concurrent Activities
The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) has scheduled its annual membership meeting on the morning of October 14 at the same venue, allowing its members to take advantage of the preconference sessions as well as the conference.

The Institute of Localisation Professionals will hold a membership breakfast meeting as well as sessions aimed at the needs of the membership.


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