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Day 1, Main Conference Thursday, October 16
A. Global Business
B. Standards
C. Translation
Automation

TranslationAutomation
D. Global Web
E. Localization
Core Competencies

F. Advanced Localization
Management
G. Inside Track
H. Mobility
I. Content Strategies
J. Unconference
     
8:30-9:45   K1: How Consumers Use Mobile to Engage with Your Brand
Speaker: Jamie Turner (60 Second Marketer)
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9:45-10:30     Lunch, Exhibits Open
10:30-11:30 A1: Microsoft Reaching the Globe, One Language at a Time
Speaker: Carla Hurd (Microsoft)
Host: Teresa Marshall
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C1: Our Move To The Cloud: An LSP’s Experience
Speakers: David Canek (MemSource Technologies), Jiri Stejskal (CETRA Language Solutions)
Host: Richard Sikes
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E1: Keep It Simple Stupid — and Help Save the World
Speakers: Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.), Lori Thicke (LexWorks/Translators without Borders)
Host: Katie Botkin
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F1: Motivating the Crowd, Priming the Pump and Maintaining the Flow in Translation Crowdsourcing
Speakers: Doug Bayless (LDS Church), Jeff Beatty (Mozilla), Rob Vandenberg (Lingotek)
Moderator: Adam Wooten
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G1: The Certified Localization Manager
Speaker: Willem Stoeller (The Localization Institute)
Host: John Watkins
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I1: What Is Content Strategy?
Speaker: Rahel Anne Bailie (Intentional Design Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
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11:30-12:00     Lunch, Exhibits Open
12:00-1:00 C2: Cheaper, Faster, Better — Collaborative Reporting Tools in Practice
Speakers: Margherita Martella (Spil Games), Tom Shaw (Capita Translation and Interpreting), Laura van Nigtevegt (Spil Games)
Host: Kate Edwards
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E2: Finding the Ideal CAT Tool: Software Selection and Suggestions for Developers
Speaker: Sachiyo Demizu (Nikon Precision Inc.)
Host: Jiri Stejskal
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F2: Customization or Else: Why Customization Should Be Standard Procedure
Speaker: Ian Henderson (Rubric)
Host: Darren Megarry
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G2: Common Sense Advisory LSP Session: One of These Things Is Not Like the Other — Vertical Markets for Translation Services
Speaker: Rebecca Ray (Common Sense Advisory)
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I2: Global Content Strategy
Speaker: Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
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1:00-2:30     Lunch, Exhibits Open
2:30-4:00 A3: International Strategies in the Gaming Industry
Panelists: Jacques Barreau (Warner Bros.), Kate Edwards (Englobe Inc.), Zeb Wedell (Microsoft)
Host: Danica Brinton
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G3: Buy-side Colloquium: Strategic Purchasing for Translation and Localization
Speakers: ​Don DePalma (Common Sense Advisory), Rebecca Ray (Common Sense Advisory)
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H3: The Mobile World and the Future of Localization
Speakers: Jörg Bott (Microsoft), Mark Flanagan (VistaTEC), Ghassan Haddad (Facebook), Rahul Kumar (Cisco Systems), Bill Sullivan (IBM)
Host: Donna Parrish
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I3: Everything Is Connected: New Approaches to Technical Communication in a Global, Mobile World
Speakers: PG Bartlett (Acrolinx), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.), Lori Thicke (LexWorks/Translators without Borders), Kyle Wiens (iFixit + Dozuki)
Host: Scott Abel
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4:00-4:30     Break, Exhibits Open
4:30-5:30 A4: The Rise of Chindia: Opportunity or Threat?
Speaker: Nitish Singh (Boeing Institute of International Business, St. Louis University)
Host: Hajnalka Sarvari
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C4: Using MT to Localize E-government Services
Speaker: Andrejs Vasiļjevs (Tilde)
Host: Willem Stoeller
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E4: Topics in Software Localization for China and Japan
Speaker: Frank Lin (CareFusion)
Host: Ulrich Henes
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F4: Macro/Micro: How Macrotrends Affect Localization
Speaker: Terena Bell (In Every Language)
Host: Donna Parrish
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G4: Best Practices in Localization Recruitment
Panelists: Ben Cornelius (ONTRAM, Inc.), Dawni Jacobs (PTIGlobal), Michael Klinger (Anzu Global LLC), Janette Ulmer (Larsen Globalization)
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I4: Transforming Your Global Content Strategy into Localized Content
Speaker: Michael Meinhardt (Cloudwords)
Host: Scott Abel
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Day 2, Main Conference Friday, October 17, 2012
A. Global Business
B. Standards
C. Translation
Automation

TranslationAutomation
D. Global Web
E. Localization
Core Competencies

F. Advanced Localization
Management
G. Inside Track
H. Mobility
I. Content Strategies
J. Unconference
9:00-10:00 B5: ULI Overview and Localization Data Interoperability: Segmentation Issues at a Glance
Speakers: Helena Shih Chapman (IBM), Uwe Stahlschmidt (Microsoft)
Host: Sven Christian Andrä
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D5: BreastCancer.org Takes the Localization Plunge
Speakers: Rachel Ferris (Acclaro Inc.), Yannick Nelson (BreastCancer.org)
Host: Sarah Zwier
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E5: Auditing Your Content and Processes for Localization Issues
Speaker: Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra (Comgenesis, LLC)
Host: John Watkins
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F5: Creating a Translation Department at TD Bank
Speakers: Monique Carmel (Toronto-Dominion Bank), Richard Sikes (Localization Flow Technologies)
Host: Donna Parrish
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H5: Dynamic Language Delivery for Mobile Applications
Speakers: Dirk Meyer (Adobe Systems, Inc.), John O'Conner (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
Host: Hajnalka Sarvari
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I5: Making the Move to Structured Content
Speaker: Scott Abel (The Content Wrangler)
Host: Val Swisher
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J5: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
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10:00-10:30     Break, Exhibits Open
10:30-11:15 B6: Coalescing Linked (Open) Data and Multilingual Language Technologies
Speakers: Sven Christian Andrä (ONTRAM Inc.), Jörg Schütz (bioloom group)
Host: Daniel Goldschmidt
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D6: Localization and Web Marketing: Synergies and Challenges
Speakers: Julio Leal (Ciena Corporation), Cory Reed (Ciena Corporation)
Host: Ulrich Henes
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E6: Rate Me, My Friend
Speaker: Valentyna Kozlova (InText Translation Company)
Host: Willem Stoeller
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F6: Cloud Solution for Global Team Engagement
Speaker: Taras Tovstyak (ELEKS)
Host: Nic McMahon
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H6: A Consumer's View of Language Technology Advancements
Speaker: Helena Shih Chapman (IBM)
Host: Michael Klinger
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I6: Thinking Strategically about Intelligent Content on International Projects
Speaker: Joe Gollner (Gnostyx Research)
Host: Scott Abel
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J6: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
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11:15-11:30     Break, Exhibits Open
11:30-12:30   K2: The CTO's Daughter — Coping with Preconceptions, Misperceptions and Unrealistic Expectations
Speaker: Bill Sullivan (IBM)
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12:30-2:00     Lunch, Exhibits Open
2:00-3:00 B7: Innovating Open Source Technology to Drive Community Localization
Speakers: Jeff Beatty (Mozilla), Staś Małolepszy (Mozilla)
Host: Daniel Goldschmidt
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D7: Scaling Localization on Multiple Screens and Multiple Platforms
Speaker: Paul Bennett (Yahoo! Inc.)
Host: Rebecca Ray
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E7: Getting to Translation Quality and Efficiency
Speakers: Nirupama Deshpande (Kaiser Permanente), Carolyn Wang Kong (Kaiser Permanente)
Host: Richard Korn
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F7: MicroTalks
Speakers: Emre Akkas (Globalme Localization Inc.), Steve Angell (KJI), Jon Atkinson (VMC), Michel Lopez (e2f translations, inc.), Gustavo Lucardi (Trusted Translations, Inc.), Biraj Rath (Braahmam Net Solutions Pvt. Ltd.)
Host: Kate Edwards
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I7: Content Strategy for Mobile Devices
Speaker: Charles Cooper (The Rockley Group, Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
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J7: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
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3:00-3:30     Break, Exhibits Open
3:30-4:20 B8: XLIFF 2.0 and Metadata
Speaker: Yves Savourel (ENLASO Corporation)
Host: David Filip
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D8: The New Reality in Client-Vendor Relationships
Speakers: Darin Goble (Moravia), Eva Klaudinyova (VMware, Inc.)
Host: Katie Botkin
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E8: Customized, Collaborative Machine Translation: You, Your Community and Microsoft's Knowledge Working Together
Speakers: Vikram Dendi (Microsoft), Chris Wendt (Microsoft)
Host: Helena Shih Chapman
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F8: Rapidly Changing Translation Paradigms on the Move: Watch or Participate? — You Decide!
Speakers: Keith Laska (SDL), Alison Toon (Hewlett-Packard)
Host: Willem Stoeller
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H8: Is Our World Ready to Churn Out World-ready Mobile Applications?
Speaker: Akulaa Agarwal (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
Host: Gustavo Lucardi
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I8: Think Mobile, Go Global: Writing Strategically for the Small Screen
Speaker: Maxwell Hoffmann (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
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J8: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
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