Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Content Management
Core Competencies
Inside Track
Keynote
TAUS
Technical
Mission City Ballroom 5 Mission City Meeting Room 3 Mission City Meeting Room 2 Grand Ballroom G Mission City Meeting Room 1 Mission City Ballroom 4
9:00am – 9:45am

Buy-side Colloquium: The New Technology Stack: What Matters and What Doesn't? | IN1 |
Special Registration Requirement, this is an extended session and will run until 10:30.
Presenters:
Arle Lommel - CSA Research 
Ben Sargent - CSA Research

Translation Is Dead | CC1 |
Presenters:
Aldo Bermudez - Lookout 
Kåre Lindahl - Venga Global
Host: Michele Carlson

Modeling Continuous Localization | T1 |
Presenter:
Tarrence Egbert - Adobe Systems Inc.
Host: Antoine Rey

Managing the Linguistic Quality of Global Content | TS1 |
Presenters:
Klaus Fleischmann - Kaleidoscope GmbH 
Val Swisher - Content Rules, Inc.
Host: Anne-Maj van der Meer

9:45am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 12:00pm

The Future Begins Now | K1 |
Presenter:
Erica Orange - The Future Hunters

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12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch – Hyatt Regency, Terra Courtyard (swimming pool area)
12:10pm – 12:50pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H
1:30pm – 2:15pm

MicroTalks | IN2 |
Presenters:
Steve Chu - Treehouse Strategy 
Kimon Fountoukidis - Argos Multilingual 
Gaya Saghatelyan - Lionbridge
Host: Daniel Goldschmidt

Continuous Localization for CI/CD Process | T2 |
Presenters:
Adrian O'Sullivan - Veritas Technologies LLC 
Andrzej Poblocki - Veritas Technologies LLC
Host: Yves Lang

MT Meets Asia: The Way of Machine Translation in Asian Languages | TS2 |
Presenters:
Riki Izawa - Kawamura International 
Koji Maeda - Kawamura International
Host: Anne-Maj van der Meer

2:15pm – 2:45pm Break
2:45pm – 4:00pm Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions

Process Innovation Challenge North America: Round 1 | IN3 |
Presenters:
Remy Blaettler - Supertext 
Konstantine Boukhvalov - Experis-ManpowerGroup 
Tomas Franc - Moravia 
Konstantin Savenkov - Intento, Inc. 
Christian Stanke - Applanga 
Asu Su - IBM
Moderator: Jeff Kiser
Hosts: Alessandra Binazzi,
Willem Stoeller,
Erik Vogt

Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions

The Making of the Book, "The Language of Localization": A Content Management Case Study and Panel Discussion | CM3 |
Presenters:
Diana Ballard - STAR Group 
Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra - Comgenesis, LLC 
Fabiano Cid - Ccaps Translation and Localization 
Lydia Clarke - Acclaro 
Richard Hamilton - XML Press 
Arle Lommel - CSA Research
Host: Scott Abel

2:45pm – 3:30pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H
4:00pm – 4:30pm Break
4:30pm – 5:15pm

The Augmented Translator | IN4 |
Presenter:
Arle Lommel - CSA Research

Enabling Continuous Localization of WordPress Websites | CC4 |
Presenters:
David Čaněk - Memsource 
Max Troyer - Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Host: Ana Velázquez Vergés Andreato

Optimizing Content in the Real World at Google | CM4 |
Presenters:
Jon Ann Lindsey - Google 
Val Swisher - Content Rules, Inc.
Host: Scott Abel

5:25pm – 6:00pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H
6:30pm – 9:30pm Dinner – sponsored by Moravia 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
Mission City Ballroom 5 Mission City Meeting Room 3 Mission City Meeting Room 2 Grand Ballroom G Mission City Meeting Room 1 Mission City Ballroom 4
9:00am – 9:45am

Let’s Talk About Japanese Again | GB5 |
Presenters:
Yoko Chiba - Women in Localization 
Miyuki Mori - Women in Localization 
Mai Sawamura - Women in Localization 
Yukako Ueda - Women in Localization
Moderator: Aki Ito

Interoperability Based on Linport | C5 |
Presenters:
Mikel Forcada - Universitat d’Alacant 
Marc Mittag - MittagQI 
Andrzej Bogusław Zydroń - XTM International
Moderator: Jeannette Stewart

Secrets to Measuring Content Performance | CM5 |
Presenter:
Colleen Jones - Content Science
Host: Scott Abel

9:45am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:00am

Endangered Languages and Technology | C6 |
Presenters:
Shay Boechler - First Peoples’ Cultural Council 
Jeff Edwards - Cherokee Nation 
Manuela Noske - Globalization and Localization Association (GALA)
Moderator: Jeannette Stewart

Evaluating our Roles in the Age of Extreme Automation | TS6 |
Presenters:
Janice Campbell - Adobe Systems Inc. 
Alfonso Carrillo - Cisco Systems, Inc. 
Sergio Pelino - PayPal
Moderator: Anja Schaefer

11:00am – 11:30am Break
11:30am – 12:45pm

Localization and the C Suite | K2 |
Presenters:
Trevor Gunn - Medtronic 
Iris Orriss - Facebook 
Kathy Rokni - Netflix 
Alvin Yang - GoDaddy
Moderator: Ulrich Henes

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12:45pm – 2:15pm Lunch – Hyatt Regency, Terra Courtyard (swimming pool area)
12:55pm – 1:35pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H
2:15pm – 3:15pm

How to Not Offend the World | AL7 |
Presenters:
Michele Coady - Microsoft 
Karen Combe - PTC 
Mimi Hills - VMware
Moderator: Diane McDade

Benchmarks in Language Services: Understanding the Role of Gender and Family in the Workplace | C7 |
Presenters:
Fabiano Cid - Ccaps Translation and Localization 
Arle Lommel - CSA Research 
Anna Schlegel - NetApp
Moderator: Loy Searle

Self-driving Blogs: An Agile Approach | CM7 |
Presenters:
Elzbieta Petlicka - Venga Global 
Hillary Pierce - Advanced Systems Group
Host: Scott Abel

2:15pm – 3:00pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H
3:15pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 4:30pm

The Reluctant Translator — Why Translators Should Not Fear Smart Machines | C8 |
Presenters:
Paula Estrella - Moravia 
Spence Green - Lilt Inc. 
Jost Zetzsche - International Writers’ Group, LLC
Moderator: Jan Grodecki

The Cognitive Era and the Future of Content | CM8 |
Presenter:
Scott Abel - The Content Wrangler

Why Standardized APIs Will Save Your Sanity (and Your Money) | TS8 |
Presenters:
Jim Compton - Moravia 
Klaus Fleischmann - Kaleidoscope GmbH 
Roza Huysainova - Logrus Global
Moderator: Laura Brandon

4:30pm – 4:45pm Break
4:45pm – 5:30pm Closing/Prize Drawing
4:45pm – 5:15pm Shakti Naam Business Yoga – Grand Ballroom H

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