Frequently Asked Questions


What is the difference between the conference and the preconference?
Do I need a visa to enter Germany?
I am a speaker. Are we meetin
g?
What are the details on the opening reception?
I did not register before the conference. May I still attend?
What are the conference hours?
Where do I pick up my conference badge?
Can I access the web at the conference?
There really are prizes at the conference?
What are the details on the dinner?
What food will be provided at the conference?
Can I have copies of the presentations?
What is the Localization World Network?
I still have a question.

 

What is the difference between the conference and the preconference?
The Localization World full conference is a two-day event filled with multiple sessions, keynote addresses and an active exhibition area. The preconference day, the day preceding the full conference, has special half-day and full-day workshops and round table meetings that concentrate on specific topics. The cost for the preconference day is additional to the conference and is dependent upon the session(s) selected.
Do I need a visa to enter Germany?
Visitors from some countries will need a visa for entry into Germany. More information is available on our location page.
I am a presenter. Are we meeting?
The speakers are meeting for a reception on Tuesday, 19 June at 17.30 at the Park Inn. This brief meeting will be a chance to meet other speakers and presenters in the program, to transfer a copy of your presentation to the organizers, and to be made aware how much the staff of Localization World appreciates your efforts.
What are the details on the opening reception?
The opening night reception is at the Park Inn in the Saal Döblin. The time for the reception is 19.30-21.30. All registrants for the conference are welcome to attend. This is a reception only, light food will be served, but it is not a dinner.
I did not register before the conference. May I still attend?  
You may register at the conference registration desk any time throughout the conference. We will be happy to see you.
What are the conference hours?
On Tuesday, the preconference day, the conference registration opens at 8.00.
On Wednesday, day one of the conference, registration opens at 7.30. The opening session is at 8.30! The final plenary will end at about 17.45.
On Thursday, the first session begins at 9.00. Thursday's sessions will end at approximately 17.15.

Where do I pick up my conference badge?
You may pick up your badge and conference materials on Tuesday at the conference registration desk in from of Saal Döblin at the Park Inn. The registration desk will be open on Tuesday from 8.00 until 21.00. If you are not attending the preconference day, you can still pick up your badge on Tuesday. In fact, you could pick it up as you attend the reception at the Saal Döblin. The conference registration desk for the main conference on Wednesday and Thursday will be at the entrance of the BCC.

Can I access the web at the conference?
You will have wireless access to the web at the BCC in the exhibit area. Also in the exhibit area there will be an internet station with computers, a printer, and extra ethernet connectors.

There really are prizes at the conference?
GALA will give prizes at the end of the main conference. To be eligible to win, you must enter your name at participating exhibition booths and be present at the prize session on Thursday afternoon.

What are the details on the dinner?
The dinner on Wednesday night is at the Bundespressestrand. This is a short bus ride from the BCC. As the venue is a public facility, you will need to have an identifying bracelet showing you are a part of Localization World. These will be handed out on the bus to the event. More details on this are on our website.
What food will be provided at the conference?
Lunch will be provided Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There will be light snacks during some of the breaks of the conference. The opening reception and Tuesday night will have some appetizers, but it is not intended as a dinner. The dinner Wednesday night will be a full meal.
What is the Localization World Network?
The Localization World Network is a way for you to connect with people in the industry who have the same interests as you. There is no charge for membership.

Can I have copies of the presentations?
All attendees will have access to the presentations from the conference. These will be available online several weeks after the conference. All attendees will receive e-mail notifications when the presentations are available, with access information.


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