LocWorldWide46 “Global Toolbox” Sessions

All times listed are WAT (West Africa Time)

Note that all LocWorldWide46 attendees receive a 50% discount on Global Toolbox sessions! Just register first for the main conference and you will be sent a discount code.

Scholarships from Lionbridge:
Lionbridge and LocWorld are happy to partner in support of localization education for those who are eager to learn. Would you or someone you know benefit from a scholarship to support event attendance? Our hope is to help reduce the cost of education for localization students or professionals who would otherwise not be able to attend LocWorldWide46 Africa or the Global Toolbox workshops. Education enhances industry knowledge, enables networking, and empowers decision-making. Applications can be completed online.

 

Monday, March 14, 2022, 1:00pm-4:00pm

GTB5
FedTerm: Manage and Share Your Terminology in a Global Network
FedTerm, the Eurotermbank Federated Network is a language technology project cofunded by the European Union (EU) and is free to anyone that wants to join. FedTerm works on a sophisticated network of terminology management that could be interesting for African countries and the world. In this presentation, we will demonstrate the FedTerm network and show the benefits ...Presenters:
André Désiré Amougou Zeh

Hermann Camara

Arturs Krastiņš

Andraz Repar

Gabriele Sauberer

Artūrs Vasiļevskis

Andrejs Vasiļjevs
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 1:00pm-4:00pm

GTB3
Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence for Africa
In terms of technology, the case for African languages is far more than customization, productivity, and cost reduction. There is more to be done to support the efforts of preserving the unique cultural and cognitive perspectives provided by African languages. In this session, we aim to facilitate the communication between language professionals, researchers, and other ...Presenters:
Abake Adenle

Yinka Ajibola

Kalebu Gwalugano

Asmelash Teka Hadgu

Sheriff Issaka

Perez Ogayo

Steve Richardson

John Tinsley
Peng Wang
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 1:00pm-4:30pm

GTB4
EDUinLOC Africa
In this session, we will focus on building relationships between Africa and other parts of the world in academia. By providing participants with an opportunity to meet and learn from each other, we enhance communication between the stakeholders that are involved in the African translation and localization industry, and to understand the needs and challenges from academia ...Presenters:
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémólá

Tawanda Nhire Nelson Antonio

Stephan Cocron

Sheriff Issaka

Ricky Kalu

Jon Ritzdorf

Paul Warambo
Moderators:
Belén Agulló García - EDUinLOC
Jan Grodecki - University of Washington
Peng Wang - EDUinLOC
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Cancellation Policy: Refunds (less USD 100 processing fee) will be given according to the following schedule: four weeks prior to the event, full refund; three weeks prior to the event, three-quarter refund; two weeks prior, one-half refund; one week prior, no refund. Substitutions accepted. LocWorld reserves the right to cancel the event at any time without prior notice. Registrants will be notified promptly and their registration fee will be refunded in full. Liability of LocWorld is limited to a refund of the registration fee. Localization World, Ltd. reserves the right to cancel the conference without prior notice. Localization World, Ltd.’s liability is limited to a refund of the registration fee.