Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Content Management
Core Competencies
Inside Track
Keynote
TAUS
Technical

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

Room F Room H2 Room H1 Rooms B1-B2 Room H3 Room A
18:00 – 18:45
Buy-side Colloquium: Localization Maturity Model 3.0 — Why Benchmarking Globalization Matters in a Continuous Delivery World | IN1 |
Special Registration Requirement, this is an extended session and will run until 10:30.
Presenter:
Rebecca Ray - CSA Research
18:45 – 19:30 Break
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21:00 – 22:30 Lunch
22:30 – 23:15
Apertium: A Unique Open Source MT System for Related Languages | IN2 |
Presenters:
Mikel Forcada - Universitat d’Alacant 
Gema Ramírez Sánchez - Prompsit Language Engineering S.L.
Host: Peng Wang
Data Marketplace Opens the Gates to Neural MT | TS2 |
Presenters:
Marcello Federico - Fondazione Bruno Kessler 
Attila Görög - Lionbridge
Host: Jaap van der Meer
23:15 – 23:45 Break
23:45 – 1:00
Process Innovation Challenge - Red Hat, Prime Multimedia SL | AL3 |
Presenters:
Leigh Blaylock - Red Hat 
Constantino de Miguel - Prime Multimedia SL 
Klaus Fleischmann - Kaleidoscope 
José Juan Martínez Carrascosa - Prompsit Language Engineering S.L. 
Wei Zhang - Microsoft 
George Zhao - VideoLocalize, Inc.
Moderator: Dave Ruane
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Customer Journey Mapping for Omnichannel Content | CM3 |
Presenter:
Noz Urbina - Urbina Consulting
Host: Scott Abel
Normalizing Translation Quality Management: DQF Use Cases and Integrations | TS3 |
Presenters:
David Čaněk - Memsource 
Klaus Fleischmann - Kaleidoscope 
Massimo Ghislandi - SDL 
Attila Görög - Lionbridge 
Jack Welde - Smartling 
Bob Willans - XTM International
Host: Jaap van der Meer
1:00 – 1:30 Break
1:30 – 2:15
Player Expectations and Continuous Delivery | AL4 |
Presenters:
Michaela Bartelt-Krantz - Electronic Arts 
Shane McCarthy - Electronic Arts 
Anneta Mitsopoulou - Electronic Arts
Host: Teresa Marshall
The Most Important Decision You'll Make | CC4 |
Presenters:
Marta Altimira - Welocalize Life Sciences 
Teddy Bengtsson - RoundTable Studio 
Annette Lawlor - Lion People Global
Host: Jonathan Bowring
4:30 – 7:00 Dinner – sponsored by Smartling followed by after-dinner drinks sponsored by Jonckers

Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Community
Content Management
Global Business
Keynote
TAUS
Unconference

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

Room F Room H2 Room H1 Rooms B1-B2 Room H3 Room A
18:00 – 18:45 Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
18:45 – 19:15 Break
19:15 – 20:00
Data-driven Globalization: Aligning Translation Metrics with Content ROI and Customer Experience | AL6 |
Presenters:
Mario Bergantiños - Electronic Arts 
Chris Dell -  
Benjamin Esch - Legacy Starwood Hotels & Resorts 
Erik Vogt - RWS Moravia
Moderator: Konstantin Dranch
eCoLo Revival | C6A |
Presenters:
Carme Colominas - Universitat Pompeu Fabra 
Pascaline Merten - Université Libre de Bruxelles
Moderator: Jeannette Stewart
Interpreting Tools | C6B |
Presenter:
Barbara Werderitsch - Translation Commons
Moderator: Jeannette Stewart
And Global Design for All: Bringing UX and L10N Together | GB6 |
Presenter:
Alberto Ferreira - dnata (Emirates Holidays)
Host: Aki Ito
How to Create an Agile Content Factory for Continuous Publishing | CM6 |
Presenters:
Charles Cooper - The Rockley Group Inc. 
Ann Rockley - The Rockley Group Inc.
Host: Scott Abel
Neural MT: Revolution or Evolution | TS6 |
Presenters:
Jean Senellart - SYSTRAN Software, Inc. 
Dimitar Shterionov - KantanMT 
Lori Thicke - Lexcelera 
John Tinsley - Iconic Translation Machines Ltd.
Host: Jaap van der Meer
20:00 – 20:30 Break
20:30 – 21:45
Where Do I Go to Keep Up with the Ever-changing Localization Industry? | K2 |
Presenters:
Renato Beninatto - Nimdzi Insights 
Kathrin Bussmann - Verbaccino 
Robert Lane Greene - The Economist 
Donna Parrish - LocWorld 
Rebecca Ray - CSA Research
Moderator: Michael Stevens
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21:45 – 23:15 Lunch (includes the final round of the Process Innovation Challenge – 13:30-14:00 in Room H1)
23:15 – 0:15
The Amazing World of Localization Organizations and How to Get Involved | C7 |
Presenters:
Maria Kania - Translations.com 
Amy Rose Mc Govern - Translators without Borders 
Jeannette Stewart - Translation Commons
0:15 – 0:45 Break
0:45 – 1:30
Forecast: Cloud(s)? | AL8 |
Presenter:
Kerstin Bier - SAP
Host: Donna Parrish
Building Free Software in the Localization Industry | C8 |
Presenters:
Gábor Bessenyei - Globalese 
Marc Mittag - MittagQI – Quality Informatics
Host: Jeannette Stewart
Implementation and Impact of Regional Portfolio Marketing | GB8 |
Presenter:
Alicia Camacho - Donnelley Language Solutions
Host: Tuyen Ho
1:30 – 1:45 Break
1:45 – 2:30 Closing/Prize Drawing