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The Secrets Behind Crafting a Compelling Conference Program

How is the LocWorld program drawn up? From more than 120 proposals to around 30 sessions in five parallel tracks – how do we go about that? The LocWorld conference program process always starts with a Call for Papers (CFP) to encourage submissions from leading language industry experts and all the different stakeholders to ensure [ Read More ]

LocWorld41: Three Things (Still) Plaguing Localization Managers

The team at Wordbank had a great time attending LocWorld 41 in San Jose and hearing firsthand how top companies are approaching the conference’s theme of “Go Global, Be Global.” Throughout the conference, client-side presenters discussed challenges that are all too familiar to veteran localization professionals. You know the saying: the more things change, the more [ Read More ]

Insights from LocWorld41, Silicon Valley

This year’s US LocWorld event was held in the world’s technology and innovation hub, Silicon Valley. With up to 10 different tracks and over 30 presentations, not to mention the preconference sessions, the event was jam-packed with localization insights for global companies, LSPs both large and small, and everyone in between. Read on to discover [ Read More ]

LocWorld41 Silicon Valley: Nimdzi Conference Report

November 6-8, LocWorld returned to Silicon Valley for the sixth time since the conference series first launched in 2003. Given the theme of the 2019 conferences — Go Global, Be Global! — the location was particularly apt. Against the backdrop of the world’s most famous fonts of innovation, localization professionals gathered to discuss some of [ Read More ]

Bigger, Better, Faster!

LocWorld22 London in 2013 was the first time Daniel and Alex ran a workshop themed “Localization for Startups”. Over six years, the workshop has transformed from a half-day to full-day experience, and has received very positive feedback. This allowed the organizers to evolve the content and enjoy the privilege of bringing together ever-curious localization minds [ Read More ]

Meet our #LocWorld39 keynote, Fredrik Härén

Fredrik Härén Fredrik, you are our keynote in Kuala Lumpur. How would you introduce yourself to our audience? I’m an author and speaker on business creativity. My niche as a speaker is to be global, and I love speaking at international events in front of an international audience — I’m even called the [ Read More ]

Meet our keynote speaker at #LocWorld35 – Erica Orange

Erica, you are our keynote in Silicon Valley. How would you introduce yourself to our audience? I’m a futurist. I reflect on short and long-term trends and I focus on the changes that will reshape the future. What can our audience expect from your presentation? I’m going to try to un-trap their minds and teach [ Read More ]

Meet our keynote speaker at #LocWorld34, Andreas Ekström

Andreas, you are our keynote speaker at LocWorld in Barcelona. How would you like to introduce yourself to our audience? As a reporter. Even though my main line of work today is all about speaking, educating and working tightly with boards and leaders of all kinds to try to figure out where society is headed, [ Read More ]

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