Localization World Localization World
LocWorld
 
   
  Sponsored by
Localization World,  More Information
 
Location/Hotel
Registration
Program
Sponsors
Exhibits
Keynotes
Speakers
Seminars
Networking
   
 
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Theme: Innovating Localization Business Models

Program information as of October 2, 2008. A pdf of the printed program may be downloaded.
Session topic color codes:  
PROCESS
APPLICATIONS
BUSINESS
Localization Process
Web Localization
Innovating Business Models
Translation Automation
Industry
Localization Economics

   
A
B
C
D
7:30-900
   Registration, Exhibits Open
9:00-10:00
 
10:00-10:30
   Break, Exhibits Open
10:30-11:30
 
A1 Point/Counterpoint
Why Are We Paying Twice for Our Translation?
Moderator: Melissa Biggs
Speakers: Nic McMahon (Jonckers), Kirsten Sutton (Business Objects)

D1 Praxis
Introduction to Localization I
Speakers: Daniel Goldschmidt (LocFlowTech Inc.), Richard Sikes (The Localization Institute), Angelika Zerfass (zaac)
11:30-12:00
   Break, Exhibits Open
12:00-1:00
 
A2 Point/Counterpoint
Web 2.0: Swept Away by the Current, or Is It for Real?
Moderator: Clio Schils
Speakers: Balázs Kis (Kilgray), Clove Lynch (Lionbridge), Jost Zetzsche (TM Marketplace)
B2 Praxis
Best Practices in Post-editing MT

Host: Jaap van der Meer
Speakers: Ana Guerberof (Logoscript), An Stuyven (Skrivanek)
C2 Point/Counterpoint
Linguistic Supply Chain — Buzzwords or Reality?
Moderator: Ulrich Henes
Speakers:
Peter Argondizzo (Argo Translation), Daniel Nackovski (across), Gerald Salisbury (SMA Technology)
D2 Praxis
Introduction to Localization II
Speakers: Daniel Goldschmidt (LocFlowTech Inc.), Richard Sikes (The Localization Institute), Angelika Zerfass (zaac)
1:00-2:30
   Lunch, Exhibits Open
2:30-3:30
 
A3 Perspective
Web 2.0 Architecture for Globalization Processes
Host: Donna Parrish
Speakers: Scott Ng, Julie Selby (Sun Microsystems)

B3 Point/Counterpoint
Machine Translation: Is It Now?

Host: Heidi Depraetere
Speakers:Sophie Hurst (SDL), Arturo Quintero (Moravia), Jean Senellart (SYSTRAN)

C3 Industry Announcements
Host: Ulrich Henes

D3 Praxis
Introduction to Localization III
Speakers: Daniel Goldschmidt (LocFlowTech Inc.), Richard Sikes (The Localization Institute), Angelika Zerfass (zaac)
3:30-4:15
   Break, Exhibits Open House
4:15-5:15
 
D4
Introducing GlobalSight: Developing an Open Source Translation Management System
Host: Gary Prioste (Welocalize)
5:15
   Adjourn
6:00-9:30
  Dinner, sponsored by Logrus and Moravia Worldwide
   
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Theme: Innovating Localization Business Models
Session topic color codes:  
PROCESS
APPLICATIONS
BUSINESS
Localization Process
Web Localization
Innovating Business Models
Translation Automation
Industry
Localization Economics

   
A
B
C
08:00-09:00
   Registration, Exhibits Open
09:00-10:00
 
A5 Perspective
Modern Cultural Adaptation of Websites
Host: Donna Parrish
Speakers: Gary Muddyman (Conversis), Nitish Singh (St. Louis University)
B5 Perspective
Open Source TMS: How Do We Collaborate to Innovate?
Moderator: Nic McMahon
Speakers: Frank Bergmann (]projectopen[), Andrew Draheim (Kidd & Draheim), Gary Prioste (Welocalize)
10:00-10:30
   Break, Exhibits Open
10:30-11:30
 
A6 Point/Counterpoint
Best Practices in Running Global Projects

Host: Greg Rosner
Speakers: Anna Navarro Schlegel (VM Ware), April Singer (IBM), Trond Wuellner (Google)
C6 Point/Counterpoint
Localization — It's Our Business!
Moderator: Paula Shannon
Speakers: Terry Lawlor, (SDL), Nic McMahon(Jonckers), Gary Prioste (Welocalize)

11:30-12:00
   Break, Exhibits Open
12:00-1:00
 
1:00-2:30
   Lunch, Exhibits Open
2.30-3:30
 
A8 Praxis
Localization at Facebook
Host: Kathleen Bostick
Speaker: Ghassan Haddad (Facebook)

C8 Perspective
Web 2.0 Globalization, New Paradigms for New Challenges
Host: Donna Parrish
Speaker: Merle Tenney (Independent consultant)

3:30-4:00
   Break, Exhibits Open
4:00-5:00
 
5:00-5:30
   Wrap-up - Prize Awards
   
Program committee members are:
 
Monday, October 13, 2008
8:00-9:00
 
Registration
09:00-12:30
 
WS1
TAUS: Converging Methods in Machine Translation
Heidi Depraetere, Cross Language
Olga Beregovaya (PROMT), Hannah Grap (Language Weaver), Reba Sitzer (SYSTRAN), Kirti Vashee (Asia Online)
WS2
Games Localization Round Table
Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino, (Roehampton University, London), Andrea Ballista (Binari Sonori), Matthew Whiting, Yasmine Nelson (MS Game Studios), Arnaud Lebesnerais (Relic Entertainment), Andrew Johnson (Rainbow Studios), Li Tang, Ben Cockerill (CCP games), Hope Dippel (Sony Computer Entertainment America)

WS3
Medical Localization Round Table
Clio Schils (The Localization Institute)
(Open to Clients only)
WS4
Introduction to Medical Localization
Simon Andriesen (MediLingua Medical Translations), Andres Heuberger (ForeignExchange Translations)
WS6
SDL Trados Multiterm
, Angelika Zerfass (zaac)
L4ALL Localisation4all — Making Digital Content Available in the Languages of the World
Reinhard Schäler (Localisation Research Centre, University of Limerick)
 
Lunch
WS1
(continued)
TAUS: Converging Methods in Machine Translation
Heidi Depraetere, Cross Language
Olga Beregovaya (PROMT), Hannah Grap (Language Weaver), Reba Sitzer (Systran), Kirti Vashee (Asia Online)

WS2 (continued)
Games Localization Round Table
Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino, (Roehampton University, London), Andrea Ballista (Binari Sonori), Matthew Whiting, Yasmine Nelson (MS Game Studios), Arnaud Lebesnerais (Relic Entertainment), Andrew Johnson (Rainbow Studios), Li Tang, Ben Cockerill (CCP games), Hope Dippel (Sony Computer Entertainment America)
WS3 (continued)
Medical Localization Round Table
Clio Schils
( The Localization Institute)
(Open to Clients and Vendors)
WS5
Cultural Customization Strategies for Successful International Websites
Nitish Singh (St. Louis University)
WS7
Introduction to Localization
Daniel GoldSchmidt (LocFlowTech Inc.), Richard Sikes (The Localization Institute), Angelika Zerfass (zaac)
2:00 GALA
GALA Meeting and Speed Networking
TDA
TAUS Data Association Meeting (for TDA members only)
 
12:30-1:30  
1:30-5:00
 
7:00-9:00
 
Opening reception, Sponsored by Across Systems
     
 
Follow Localization World on Twitter Follow Localization World on Facebook
Localization World

© 2021 Localization World, Ltd.