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Preconference Day (P01 Begins Tuesday afternoon)
Wednesday, Oct. 29
  Time              Session
8:00 Registration Opens
9:00-12:30
Full DayP01: Life Sciences Business Round Table: Tuesday 2:00 pm, all day Wednesday 
Speakers: Winnie Allingham (Luminex Corporation), Aurélie Baechelen (Varian Medical Systems), Lisa Bryan (Luminex Corporation), Shannon Rose Farrell (Argos Multilingual), Wojciech Froelich (Argos Multilingual), Lynn Hattery-Beyer (nlg GmbH), Matthias Heyn (SDL), Saveen Kamarn (Health Canada), Richard Korn (St. Jude Medical), Sandra La Brasca (ForeignExchange Translations), Kirti Vashee (Asia Online Pte Ltd), Daryl Wisdahl (Emergo Group)
Moderator: Clio Schils
Clients, vendors and life science professionals from other disciplines are welcome to participate in this session. However, vendor participation is limited and subject to screening. If you would like to participate in this round table, please contact Clio Schils to obtain the admission code necessary for registration.
Full DayP02: Game Localization Round Table 
Speakers: David Canek (Memsource), Kate Edwards (Geogrify/IGDA), Summer Heinrich (Z2), Andrew Johnson (Z2), Bashkim Leka (ArenaNet), Paul Mangell (Alpha CRC), Shaun Newcomer (Reality Squared Games), Stephanie O'Malley Deming (XLOC, Inc), Peter Reynolds (Kilgray Translation Technologies), Tom Slattery (Bungie)
Moderator: Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino
Space for this session is limited. Please contact us to obtain the admission code necessary for registration.
Full DayP03: Terminology Round Table 
Speakers: Caroline Koff (Hewlett-Packard), Jason Lam (SAP), Pierre Lo (SAP), Manuela Noske (Microsoft), Indra Sāmīte (Tilde), An Stuyven (Skrivanek Group), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.), Ventsislav Zhechev (Autodesk Inc.)
Hosts: Palle Petersen, Hanne Smaadahl
Full DayP04: Translation Quality Evaluation Summit 
Speakers: Nora Aranberri (University of the Basque Country), Christian Arno (Lingo24), Françoise Bajon (Version internationale), John Paul Barraza (SYSTRAN Software), Udi Hershkovich (Safaba Translation Solutions), John Moran (Trinity College Dublin), Léon Perquin (Microsoft), Pilar Sánchez-Gijón (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Willem Stoeller (International Consulting LLC), Alison Toon (Smartling), Jaap van der Meer (TAUS)
Host: Attila Görög
TAUS members qualify for a discount to this session. Please contact TAUS for the registration code.
Full DayP05: FEISGILTT Federated Track 
Speakers: Alan Melby (Brigham Young University/LTAC Global), Soroush Saadatfar (CNGL at University of Limerick), Yves Savourel (ENLASO Corporation), Bryan Schnabel (Tektronix)
Hosts: David Filip, Dave Lewis
Half DayP06: (Re)mixing Workflows: Localization Processes Forum 
Speakers: Scott Gaskill (Sovee), Troy Helm (Elanex), Samantha Henderson (Welocalize), Vicky Hu (SAP), Olivia Lai (SAP), Bob Manning (SDL), Jean-Luc Saillard (ABBYY Language Services)
Moderator: Alberto Ferreira
This session will be continued in the afternoon as P16: (Re)mixing Workflows: Localization Processes Forum. These sessions can be combined for a full-day program but attendees can register for the morning or afternoon sessions individually, attending both is not required.
Half DayP10: Getting Started On Your Global Content Strategy 
Speaker: Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra (Comgenesis, LLC)
STC members qualify for a discount to this session. Please contact Kit Brown-Hoekstra for the registration code.
Half DayP12: Digital Marketing for Localization Sales and Project Management 
Speaker: Andrew Lawless (Rockant Localization Training & Consulting)
Half DayP14: Localization for Start-ups 
Speakers: Daniel Goldschmidt (Microsoft), Oleksandr Pysaryuk (Achievers)
12:30-130 Lunch
1:30-5:00
Full DayP01: Life Sciences Business Round Table: Tuesday 2:00 pm, all day Wednesday 
Speakers: Winnie Allingham (Luminex Corporation), Aurélie Baechelen (Varian Medical Systems), Lisa Bryan (Luminex Corporation), Shannon Rose Farrell (Argos Multilingual), Wojciech Froelich (Argos Multilingual), Lynn Hattery-Beyer (nlg GmbH), Matthias Heyn (SDL), Saveen Kamarn (Health Canada), Richard Korn (St. Jude Medical), Sandra La Brasca (ForeignExchange Translations), Kirti Vashee (Asia Online Pte Ltd), Daryl Wisdahl (Emergo Group)
Moderator: Clio Schils
Clients, vendors and life science professionals from other disciplines are welcome to participate in this session. However, vendor participation is limited and subject to screening. If you would like to participate in this round table, please contact Clio Schils to obtain the admission code necessary for registration.
Full DayP02: Game Localization Round Table 
Speakers: David Canek (Memsource), Kate Edwards (Geogrify/IGDA), Summer Heinrich (Z2), Andrew Johnson (Z2), Bashkim Leka (ArenaNet), Paul Mangell (Alpha CRC), Shaun Newcomer (Reality Squared Games), Stephanie O'Malley Deming (XLOC, Inc), Peter Reynolds (Kilgray Translation Technologies), Tom Slattery (Bungie)
Moderator: Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino
Space for this session is limited. Please contact us to obtain the admission code necessary for registration.
Full DayP03: Terminology Round Table 
Speakers: Caroline Koff (Hewlett-Packard), Jason Lam (SAP), Pierre Lo (SAP), Manuela Noske (Microsoft), Indra Sāmīte (Tilde), An Stuyven (Skrivanek Group), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.), Ventsislav Zhechev (Autodesk Inc.)
Hosts: Palle Petersen, Hanne Smaadahl
Full DayP04: Translation Quality Evaluation Summit 
Speakers: Nora Aranberri (University of the Basque Country), Christian Arno (Lingo24), Françoise Bajon (Version internationale), John Paul Barraza (SYSTRAN Software), Udi Hershkovich (Safaba Translation Solutions), John Moran (Trinity College Dublin), Léon Perquin (Microsoft), Pilar Sánchez-Gijón (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Willem Stoeller (International Consulting LLC), Alison Toon (Smartling), Jaap van der Meer (TAUS)
Host: Attila Görög
TAUS members qualify for a discount to this session. Please contact TAUS for the registration code.
Full DayP05: FEISGILTT Federated Track 
Speakers: Alan Melby (Brigham Young University/LTAC Global), Soroush Saadatfar (CNGL at University of Limerick), Yves Savourel (ENLASO Corporation), Bryan Schnabel (Tektronix)
Hosts: David Filip, Dave Lewis
Half DayP07: TAUS MT Showcase 
Speakers: Saša Hasan (eBay), Vasco Pedro (Unbabel, Inc.), Marco Trombetti (Translated srl)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
This session is funded by the European Commission as part of the MosesCore project. Register early, as space is limited.
Half DayP09: Localization Sales and Marketing Round Table 
Speakers: Anne-Marie Colliander Lind (Inkrea.se Consulting AB), Melissa Gillespie (Common Sense Advisory)
Host: Renato Beninatto
Half DayP11: Client Management: Working with Your Client’s Content Development Team 
Speaker: Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra (Comgenesis, LLC)
STC members qualify for a discount to this session. Please contact Kit Brown-Hoekstra for the registration code.
Half DayP13: Attracting and Developing Talent: A Localization World Initiative 
Speakers: session participants
Hosts: Rain Lau, Teresa Marshall, Iris Orriss, André Pellet
This session is now full.
Half DayP15: GlobalSight Boot Camp 
Speaker: Vincent Swan (Welocalize)
Half DayP16: (Re)mixing Workflows: Localization Processes Forum: Continued 
Speakers: Scott Gaskill (Sovee), Troy Helm (Elanex), Samantha Henderson (Welocalize), Vicky Hu (SAP), Olivia Lai (SAP), Bob Manning (SDL), Jean-Luc Saillard (ABBYY Language Services)
Moderator: Alberto Ferreira
This is a continuation of session P06: (Re)mixing Workflows: Localization Processes Forum. These sessions can be combined for a full-day program but attendees can register for the morning or afternoon sessions individually, attending both is not required.
6:30-8:30 Opening Reception

Day 1, Main Conference
Thursday, Oct. 30
TS. TAUS
TranslationAutomation
IN. Inside Track
UN. Unconference
8:00 Registration Opens, Exhibits Open
9:00-10:00 GB1: Striking the Right Balance: How Precor and Argos Multilingual Delivered Global Content with a Local Feel
Speakers: Wojciech Froelich (Argos Multilingual), Nathalie Zimmerman (Precor)
Host: Mark Flanagan
AL1: Terminology Management Strategy: Managing Your Enterprise-level Terminology Databases
Speaker: Caroline Koff (Hewlett-Packard)
Host: Eduardo D’Antonio
LC1: A Standards Mosaic: Opening the Way to New Technologies
Speakers: Dave Lewis (CNGL, Trinity College Dublin), Yves Savourel (ENLASO Corporation)
Host: Yves Lang
TS1: TAUS DQF: Setting a Standard for Translation Quality Evaluation
Speaker: Attila Görög (TAUS)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
IN1: Translation Supply Chain Management: Managing Translation Suppliers
Speaker: Don DePalma (Common Sense Advisory)
Seating is limited and advanced registration is required. This session is limited to buyers of translation services only. Please contact us to reserve your seat.
CS1: From the Trenches: Managing Up Your Terminology
Speakers: Jodi Shimp (Crown Equipment), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
10:00-10:45   Break, Exhibits Open
10:45-12:00  K1: Harness the Hurricane: Adapt to Extreme Change and Achieve New Heights
Speaker: Mark DeVolder (The Change Specialist)
12:00-1:30   Lunch, Exhibits Open
1:30-2:30 GB2: Going Global at High Speed: How Modern Brands Are Leapfrogging the Localization Learning Curve
Panelists: Matt Koidin (Pocket), Bryan Lopuck (Hotel Tonight), Silvia Oviedo-Lopez (Pinterest)
Moderator: Alison Toon
AL2: The Road to Nirvana: Centralizing the Global Translation Program at UPS
Speakers: Al DeSouza (United Parcel Service), Jeff Kent (Sajan)
Host: María Gabriela Morales
LC2: Tackling the Internal Document Review
Speaker: Andrew Lawless (Rockant Localization Training & Consulting)
Host: Uwe Stahlschmidt
TS2: Measuring Translation Quality at VMware
Speakers: Daniel Chin (Spartan Software), Clove Lynch (VMware, Inc.)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
IN2: TermBase eXchange (TBX): An Industry Feedback Session
Speakers: Alan Melby (Brigham Young University/LTAC Global), Hanne Smaadahl (SAP)
Host: Andrew Bredenkamp
CS2: The Role of Content Strategy in the Remaking of Vancouver Online
Speaker: Rahel Anne Bailie (Intentional Design Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
2:30-3:00   Break, Exhibits Open
3:00-4:30 AL3: Enterprise Localization: Commodity Service or Strategic Intent?
Panelists: Melissa Biggs (Informatica), Frank Lin (CareFusion), Loy Searle (Intuit), Diane Wagner (Microsoft)
Moderator: Karen Combe
LC3: The Value and Evolution of Localization Platforms
Panelists: Mary McHale (Microsoft), Sergio Pelino (Google), Ankush Sharma (Adobe Systems India Private Limited), Christine Vukusic (SAP)
Moderator: Salvo Giammarresi
CS3: Thinking Strategically About Content and Communication
Panelists: Rahel Anne Bailie (Intentional Design Inc.), Diana Ballard (Logos Group), Mark Lewis (DITA Metrics/Quark), Alan Porter (Caterpillar Inc.), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.)
Moderator: Scott Abel
4:30-5:00   Break, Exhibits Open
5:00-6:00 GB4: Through Thick and Thin, May We Always Be Lean: The Story of LiveCareer's Lean Launch
Speakers: Eva Gross (LiveCareer), Michael Stevens (Moravia)
Host: Frank Lin
AL4: Supporting Better Global ADP Experiences through Centralized Translation Processes
Speaker: Mary Anne Henselmann (ADP)
Host: Eric Hodge
LC4: Why Open Source Needs LSPs, and Why LSPs Need Open Source
Panelists: Jeff Beatty (Mozilla), Don DePalma (Common Sense Advisory), Ian Henderson (Rubric)
Moderator: Lori Thicke
TS4: Two Disruptive Technology Providers Present their Futures
Speakers: Scott Carothers (Kinetic theTechnologyAgency), Scott Gaskill (Sovee)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
IN4: Attracting and Developing Talent: A Localization World Initiative
Speakers: session participants
Hosts: Rain Lau, Teresa Marshall, André Pellet
CS4: Closing the Translation Gap — Building a Business-driven Globalization Strategy for Content
Speaker: Alan Porter (Caterpillar Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
6:00   Adjourn
7:00   Dinner

Day 2, Main Conference
Friday, Oct. 31
TS. TAUS
TranslationAutomation
IN. Inside Track
UN. Unconference
8:30 Registration Opens, Exhibits Open
9:00-10:00 GB5: Canada's Languages: English, French...and Inuktitut? AND Localization-For-One! Supporting Polyglot Customers through Personalized Multilingual Information Delivery
Speakers: Alicia Assini (In Every Language), Ben Steichen (University of British Columbia)
Host: Lori Thicke
AL5: The Rise of Highly Immersive Translation: Experiments, Failures and Innovations
Speakers: Renato Beninatto (Moravia), Oleksandr Pysaryuk (Achievers)
Host: Faiza Sultan
LC5: Can You Have Your Cake and Eat It? Agile Localization with Quality
Speakers: Elise Lee (Microsoft), Andrew Vestal (Microsoft)
Host: Alberto Ferreira
TS5: The Tipping Point
Speaker: Andrzej Zydroń (XTM International)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
LSP5: Sales in a Shifting Language Industry Landscape AND Risk Some Management — Managing the Risk
Speakers: Anne-Marie Colliander Lind (Inkrea.se Consulting AB), Stefan Gentz (TRACOM OHG)
Host: Andrew Lawless
UN5: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
10:00-10:30   Break, Exhibits Open
10:30-11:15 GB6: Navigating New Frontiers: A Market-centric Approach to Localization
Speaker: Paige Williams (Microsoft)
Host: Donna Parrish
AL6: The Evolution of Globalization at PayPal
Speaker: Salvo Giammarresi (PayPal)
Host: Jessica Roland
LC6: Keeping Your Terminology Clean in Today’s Global Business World
Speakers: Klaus Fleischmann (Kaleidoscope GmbH), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.)
Host: Hanne Smaadahl
TS6: Post-publish Post-edit
Speaker: Chris Wendt (Microsoft)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
LSP6: Safe the Data: Data Security in Linguistic Supply Chain
Speakers: Kristine Berry-Trow (Capita TI), Carmen Bickle (Across Systems GmbH)
Host: Katie Botkin
UN6: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
CS6: How to Influence C-level Execs to Recognize Content and Localization as the Lifeblood of the Organization
Speaker: Diana Ballard (Logos Group)
Host: Scott Abel
11:15-11:30   Break, Exhibits Open
11:30-12:30  K2: Beyond Mobile: Going Digital to Grow
Panelists: Malcolm Ishida (eBay), Loni Stark (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
Moderator: Paula Shannon
12:30-2:00   Lunch, Exhibits Open
2:00-3:00 GB7: Native Browsing: How Language Influences Brand Loyalty AND Zero Click, Social Sentiment and Predictive Analytics
Speakers: Massimo Ghislandi (SDL), Christine Vukusic (SAP)
Host: Michael Klinger
AL7: Cross Platform Localization
Speakers: Shulamit Gilan (ManpowerGroup Solutions Language Services), Chen Shir (Viber Media)
Host: Katie Botkin
LC7: Profiles in Localization
Speakers: Ahmed Nassar (BayanTech), Páraic Sheridan (CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content), Rosalind Smith (eLocalize)
Host: Daniel Goldschmidt
TS7: Build or Buy your SMT System
Speakers: Tom Hoar (Precision Translation Tools Co., Ltd.), Marcelo Rizzo (MediaLocate, Inc.)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
LSP7: When to Open an Office Abroad
Speaker: Hélène Pielmeier (Common Sense Advisory)
UN7: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
CS7: Localization Metrics
Speaker: Mark Lewis (DITA Metrics/Quark), Val Swisher (Content Rules, Inc.)
Host: Scott Abel
3:00-3:30   Break, Exhibits Open
3:30-4:20 GB8: Sure I Can Support You…I Just Don’t Speak Your Language! How Intuit and Lionbridge Closed This Gap Via GeoFluent
Speakers: Ellen Bruseker (Intuit), Mike Richards (Lionbridge)
Host: Aki Ito
AL8: From Deep in the Trenches: LMM in Practice
Speakers: Tuyen Ho (Welocalize), Paula Hunter (Avigilon)
Host: Donna Parrish
LC8: “Go Pro” — How Mid-sized Companies Can Build Their Own World-class Localization Programs
Speakers: Dulce Carrillo (Physio-Control, Inc.), Hiram Machado (adaQuest), Daniel Sullivan (Tableau Software)
Host: Adam Vance
TS8: Data + Linguistics: Developing Machine Translation with Subject Matter Expertise
Speaker: John Tinsley (Iconic Translation Machines Ltd.)
Host: Jaap van der Meer
UN8: Unconference @ Localization World
Speakers: session participants
Moderators: Teresa Marshall, Scott Schwalbach
CS8: Behind a Content Marketing Project: The Making of the Language of Content Strategy
Speaker: Scott Abel (The Content Wrangler)
Host: Val Swisher
4:20-4:30   Break
4:30-5:30   Closing/Prize Drawing
5:30   Adjourn
Program subject to change without notice.
 
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