LocWorld39 Main Conference Program

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

Junior Ballroom
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Opening Reception | Junior Ballroom |

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Advanced Localization Management
Content Management
Global Business
Keynote
Localization for Asia
TAUS

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

Sabah Penang Kelantan
9:00am – 9:45am
Creating a Localization Center of Excellence in a Global Business Environment | GB1 |
Presenters:
Tom Raczka - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) 
Amanda Ree - thebigword
9:45am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 12:00pm Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch held in the Mezzanine, Level 1
1:30pm – 2:15pm
2:15pm – 2:45pm Break
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Indian Languages Market: The Complex Script | LA3 |
Presenter:
Senthil Nathan - Langscape Language Solutions
Host: Mayank Dutt
Speech Translation at Alibaba | TS3 |
Presenter:
Lidong Bing - Alibaba Group
Host: Anne-Maj van der Meer
3:45pm – 4:15pm Break
4:15pm – 5:00pm
What's in a Name | GB4 |
Presenter:
Manuela Noske - Globalization and Localization Association (GALA)
Host: Takao Tanaka
6:30pm – 9:30pm Dinner – sponsored by RWS Moravia, followed by after-dinner drinks sponsored by Memsource

Tracks (click icon for an overview):

Advanced Localization Management
Content Management
Global Business
Keynote
Localization for Asia
Technical
Unconference

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

Sabah Penang Kelantan
9:00am – 9:45am
9:45am – 10:15am Break
10:15am – 11:00am
The Rise of the Vernacular India | GB6 |
Presenters:
Anuradha Agarwal - Multibhashi Solutions 
Pradipta Sarkar - Pocket Aces
Host: Anne-Marie Colliander Lind
11:00am – 11:30am Break
11:30am – 12:45pm
Entering the ASEAN Market | K2 |
Presenters:
Nicholas Goh - Verztec Consulting 
Ade Indarta 
Michael Rosinski - Astoria Software 
Claire Tsai - Cloudflare
Moderator: Scott Abel
Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
12:45pm – 2:15pm Lunch held in the Mezzanine, Level 1
2:15pm – 3:15pm
How to Optimize Native-language Content Creation Teams in Asia | AL7 |
Presenters:
Celina Cao - Alibaba Group 
Joshua Hughman - CSOFT International
Host: Scott Abel
MicroTalks | T7 |
Presenters:
Afrizal Luthfi - SpeeQual 
Andrzej Nedoma - XTRF Management Systems 
Peter Reynolds - memoQ
Host: Gary Lefman
3:15pm – 3:45pm Break
3:45pm – 4:30pm
4:30pm – 4:45pm Break
4:45pm – 5:30pm Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions Left open to allow attendance at concurrent sessions
5:30pm – 7:30pm Closing Reception at the Lemon Garden Terrace, sponsored by Smartcat