Acolad is the European leader in professional translation, with a presence in 14 countries and a multilocal market approach that combines the strengths of a global leader with the proximity of a local partner. Acolad offers a wide range of language services and works with over 15,000 professional translators.
CSA Research is an independent market research company helping companies profitably grow their global businesses and gain access to new markets and new customers. Its focus is on assisting its clients to operationalize, benchmark, optimize and innovate industry best practices in globalization, internationalization, localization, interpreting and translation.
Language Business Solutions (LBS) edits LBS Suite, a complete management solution for LSPs and translation departments. LBS Suite is one of the most powerful translation business management systems covering full CRM functionalities, automated project management workflow, invoicing and comprehensive payment management. Including quality management, automatic planning and cost management, and strong reports easily available. All these features lead you into a unique user experience.
The Localization Institute is the global leader in conferences and training for localization and global marketing. We organize comprehensive, vendor-neutral events where attendees build network connections and gain insights that help their companies better succeed in the international business market. We have partnered with top universities and professional associations to develop industry-specific training which creates limitless career pathways in the localization industry. Through our world-class training, thousands of industry professionals have dramatically improved their localization and global marketing knowledge and skills. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, from small and large teams to multibrand umbrellas — we have trained them all.
LocWorld is the leading conference for international business, translation, localization and global website management. Attendees are the people responsible for communicating across the boundaries of language and culture in the global marketplace. With a specific emphasis on global business, the conference provides an opportunity for the exchange of high-value information in the language and translation services and technologies market.
Memsource is the translation management system (TMS) for global enterprises and translation companies wanting to make their localization process more efficient. Founded in 2010, Memsource is internationally recognized for providing an intuitive yet powerful translation environment which processes two billion words per month from over 200,000 users around the world. 400+ languages, 50+ file types, 25+ machine translation engines, REST API and patented artificial intelligence make Memsource the TMS used by many of the world’s leading brands to reduce costs, automate workflows and optimize their overall translation process.
At Mother Tongue, we help global brands speak their customers’ language. We are a worldwide network of creatives, strategists and linguists. From our hubs in London, Los Angeles and Singapore, we offer language services, powered by a passion for culture, creativity and communication.
Nimdzi Insights provides market research and consulting services for the language services industry. Through our innovative consultative research delivery model, we help our clients grow their international business by delivering practical insights through our market research and expert advisory through expert consulting services.
Plunet develops and distributes the leading translation management system for the language industry. With Plunet BusinessManager you can manage your entire workflow in a single solution, from client requests to quote, order, job and invoice management to reporting. Extensions for interpretation and quality management as well as integrations with CAT and financial accounting tools will further improve efficiency and automation in your work. Please ask for a detailed list of the extensive capabilities. For more information please visit: www.plunet.com.
The Process Innovation Challenge (PIC) is a dynamic session to showcase process and technology innovations in our industry. Shortlisted innovators will pitch their creative ideas to the LocWorld audience. After a time-limited pitch, and with the clock still ticking, a panel of industry experts (aka the PIC Dragons) and the audience will challenge the candidates with tough questions. Dragons and attendees will then vote live for their favorite innovation and innovator to determine which innovations will go to the final round to find the PIC innovator of the year.
How to Get the Most Accurate MT Translations across All Industries – Heather Shoemaker (Language I/O)
Automation in Regulated Environments — The Final Frontier – John Tinsley (Iconic Translation Machines)
MagicUI – Lucio Gutierrez (Intuit)
A New Way to Setup Source and Target Languages – Robert Rogge (Zingword)
AI Dubbing – Lori Silverstein (SPi Global)
Automating Linguist Selection Using Topic Modeling – Dalibor Frívaldský (Memsource)
Note: Preliminaries and final round will be held in the one session.
RWS Moravia is the first translation, localization and testing partner for the digital, multichannel, always-on world. We work with global companies to help them serve new markets with sharp, accurate and compelling content that understands local needs. We translate and localize content and products into over 250 languages using processes and technologies that are fit for the digital age. We’re a strategic partner for our customers, so you don’t just get great localized content and products — you also get advice, insight and value along the way.
SDL optimizes the content supply chain to help brands create, translate and deliver content. By making content smarter, more relevant and scalable using our unique combination of software, services and machine learning expertise, our customers can unlock the true power of content. SDL’s services in localization, translation management, machine translation, web content management, technical content management and translation productivity enable its customers to engage worldwide audiences through the power of content. We support the biggest community of translation professionals in the industry and are dedicated to developing translation productivity software, such as SDL Trados Studio. For enterprise localization mangers, we also provide cutting edge translation management capabilities in the all new SDL Language Cloud.
SeproTec is a multilingual service provider ranked among the Top 30 language service providers in the world by CSA Research. With nearly 30 years’ experience in providing high-quality, cost-effective, tailor-made solutions for our clients in the localization industry, SeproTec distinguishes itself by utilizing the most advanced technology and translator management techniques, specifically designed to maximize client satisfaction. SeproTec’s added value is based on our experience and knowledge of cultural adaptation processes. We carefully manage every software, video game or website project to provide the right word choices and idioms, no matter the project’s target language or dialect.
Smartling is a translation management platform and language services provider that enables customers to localize content across devices and platforms. The company is recognized by CSA Research as the #1 leader of the 2019 MarketFlex for Language-Oriented TMS, and by G2 Crowd as the leader of the 2019 G2 Grid for Translation Management. Smartling established Enterprise Translation Cloud, a data-driven approach to localization, which enables its customers to achieve higher quality translation at a lower total cost.
SYSTRAN Software, Inc., founded in 1968, is a pioneer in machine translation technologies. The company helps worldwide organizations in their digital transformation with advanced and secure translation solutions, and recently launched its new generation of engines combining neural networks and artificial intelligence to offer a translation quality very close to human translation. With the ability to facilitate communication in 150+ language combinations, SYSTRAN is the leading choice of global companies, defense and security organizations, and language service providers.
TAUS is a resource center for the global language and translation industries. Our mission is to enable better translation through innovation and automation. We envision translation as a standard feature, a utility, similar to the internet, electricity and water. Translation available in all languages to all people in the world will push the evolution of human civilization to a much higher level of understanding, education and discovery. We support all translation operators — translation buyers, language service providers, individual translators and government agencies — with a comprehensive suite of online services, software and knowledge that help them to grow and innovate their business. We extend the reach and growth of the translation industry through our execution with sharing translation data and quality evaluation metrics.
Tilde drives innovation in European language technologies. To support languages in the digital age and enable multilingual communication for global customers, Tilde develops custom machine translation systems, online terminology services, intelligent virtual assistants and automated speech recognition, among other solutions. Since 1991, Tilde has provided translation and localization services to all global-leading manufacturing, technology, IT, telecommunication and automotive companies and governmental institutions. With offices in three Baltic countries and partners across the globe, Tilde combines the talents and skills of over 150 computational linguists, professional translators, editors, software engineers and language technology and AI researchers. Tilde brings together a team of passionate researchers and developers that stays ahead of the market trends.
Translation Commons is our own self-managed volunteer community where we can share ideas, resources and work together for the common good. We are a nonprofit online community of volunteer language professionals including: linguists, translators, interpreters, terminologists, localization engineers, students, language service managers, academics and more. Our mission is to offer access to open source tools and resources, to facilitate community-driven initiatives, to empower linguists and to share educational and language assets powered by translators. We facilitate cross-functional collaboration among the diverse sectors and stakeholders within the language industry and instigate transparency, trust and free knowledge. We believe sharing is growing.
Translators without Borders envisions a world where knowledge knows no language barriers. The US-based nonprofit provides people access to vital knowledge in their language by connecting nonprofit organizations with a professional community of volunteer translators, building local language translation capacity and raising awareness of language barriers. Originally founded in 1994 in France as Traducteurs sans Frontières (now its sister organization), Translators without Borders translates millions of words per year, provides rapid response teams for crises and trains community and professional translators in places where translation is not well established. For more information and to volunteer or donate, please visit: www.translatorswithoutborders.org or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TranslatorsWB.
Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. Our range of managed language services include machine translation, digital marketing, validation and testing, interpretation, staffing and enterprise translation management technologies. We specialize in consumer, technology, manufacturing, learning, oil and gas, travel and hospitality, marketing and advertising, finance, legal and life sciences industry language solutions. With more than 1,000 full-time employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Japan and China.
Women in Localization is the leading professional organization for women and their allies in the localization industry with thousands of members globally. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2008, Women in Localization provides opportunities for networking, education, career advancement, mentoring and recognition for their accomplishments through its global chapters. Our aim is to foster a global community that inspires professional equality in the localization industry and supports women through all phases of their careers.
Wordbee offers fully scalable cloud translation management technologies for enterprises as well as language service providers. Wordbee Translator (TMS & CAT platform) combines project management with advanced business analytics features that enable you to monitor a wide variety of key performance indicators in your translation projects and forecast costs, dates and workload. Wordbee Beebox (CMS Plug-in) adds translation capabilities to content management systems, FTP date feeds, games, databases or code repositories. Beebox cuts localization project workload by 50% putting emphasis on automating and streamlining the translation process instead of individual file handling. To learn more visit www.wordbee.com and documents.wordbee.com.
XTM International develops and sells XTM Cloud, a European Union award winning web-based CAT tool and translation management system. The centrally-shared translation memory, terminology, workflow and translator workbench are accessed via a bowser and offer a complete translation solution for project managers and translators. XTM Cloud is cost effective, easy to use and reduces the technical barriers to installing and maintaining advanced CAT tools. Users around the globe who benefit from our latest technology include all sizes of organizations, from freelance translators to the largest translation agencies and enterprises. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or register for a 30-day free trial at www.xtm-intl.com.
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