LocWorld33 – Main Conference Program

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English is the working language of the conference.  大会的工作语言为英语
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Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Keynote
TAUS
Technical

Session Follows Conference Theme:
Recommended Experience Level:   Beginner |   Intermediate |   Advanced |   Everyone |

Hawaii Boston Chicago/Miami
9:00 – 9:45
Going Global with Google | AL1 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Ibon Sotil - Google
Host: Kathleen Bostick
New Tendencies of CAT Tools: Summary and Assessment | TS1 |
Presenters:
Ying Chai - Global Tone Communication Technology 
Joe Zhou - Ludong University
Host: Anne-Maj van der Meer
Uninterrupted Is the New Black: Design Considerations and Mechanics of Continuous Localization | T1 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Gary Lefman - Cisco Systems, Inc.
Host: Donna Parrish
9:45 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00
Asia 2025: What a Region Transformed by Chinese Consumers, Competitors and Capital Is Going to Look Like | K1 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Jeffrey Towson - Peking University
Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15
From Big to Massive: Globalizing and Localizing the World’s Largest Small Business Platform | AL2 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
James Carroll - GoDaddy
Host: Ulrich Henes
Globalization/Localization Maturity Analysis for New Acquisitions | T2 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Fei Shen - IBM
Host: Gary Lefman
14:15 – 14:45 Break
14:45 – 16:00
Centralization vs Decentralization of Localization Programs in Asia | AL3 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenters:
Tammy Nayeon Kim - Line 
Alfredo Eduardo Valdés Matta - LeEco 
Andrew Wang - Alibaba Group
Moderator: Morgan Gallup Zhu
TAUS Game Changer Innovation Contest | TS3 |
Presenters:
Claudia Di Lorenzo - Translated 
Klaus Fleischmann - Kaleidoscope 
Guanqing Hao - Beijing Lingosail Technology Co., Ltd 
Ching-Hui Lu - TrueTran 
Maxim Morkovkin - Smartcat 
Alex Muntyan - Smartcat 
Liu Qaing - Beijing WeTrans Technology Co., Ltd. 
Carl Yao - CSOFT International 
Xiao Yuan - Pactera Technologies 
Jing Zhang - Tmxmall 
Kirk Zhang - Wiitrans 我译网
Host: Henri Broekmate
Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:15
Globalization Pipeline Makes Continuous Delivery like a Tiger with Wings | AL4 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Fei Shen - IBM
Host: Morgan Gallup Zhu
Challenges of Myanmar When Localizing Smartphones | T4 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Huidan Liu - Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Host: Li Xu

Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Content Management
Keynote
TAUS
Unconference

Session Follows Conference Theme:
Recommended Experience Level:   Beginner |   Intermediate |   Advanced |   Everyone |

Hawaii Boston Chicago/Miami New York
9:00 – 9:45
Who the F..k is Jim? Recreating Google Speak across the Globe | AL5 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Aeh Ratanavibhas - Google
Host: Ulrich Henes
Micro-content — The New Localization Paradigm | CM5 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Kara Warburton - Interverbum Technology
Host: Aki Ito
9:45 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:00
When Localization Technology Meets the Art of Movies | AL6 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenters:
Alfredo Eduardo Valdés Matta - LeEco 
Victor Wang - Pactera Technologies
Host: Donna Parrish
Introduction to the TAUS Quality Dashboard | TS6 |
Presenters:
Dace Dzeguze - TAUS 
Alex Han - Beijing Language and Culture University
Host: Anne-Maj van der Meer
The Future of Language Service under AI | CM6 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenters:
Ying Chai - Global Tone Communication Technology 
Wenye Li - Chinese University of Hong Kong 
Guoqing Yan - Global Tone Communication Technology
Host: Li Xu
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:45
Future of Work – Leading Translation in the Era of AI and Big Data | K2 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenters:
Shunee Yee - CSOFT International 
David Zeng - Halliburton 
WeiHe Zhong - Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
12:45 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:15
Localization Solutions for Continuous Delivery | AL7 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
James Wei - EC Innovations, Inc.
Host: Peng Wang
The Way to Have the Most Efficient Workflow for Localizing Product Manuals | CM7 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Yukako Ueda - NetApp
Host: Katie Botkin
15:15 – 15:45 Break
15:45 – 16:30
The Boom of Mobile Gaming and How to NOT Boom Your Operations | AL8 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Philippe Cao - CSOFT International
Host: Katie Botkin
Planning a Global Content Strategy | CM8 |
同声传译 – Simultaneous Interpretation
Presenter:
Chip Gettinger - SDL Trados
Host: Anne-Marie Colliander Lind
16:30 – 16:45 Break
16:45 – 17:30 Closing/Prize Drawing