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607, 2021

Call For Papers LocWorldWide46 Africa

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Call For Papers, Event News, Front Page, LocWorld Blog|Tags: |

We have been dreaming of holding a LocWorld Africa for years. There are so many exciting opportunities and developments across the continent! And, what a diverse and disparate continent it is. The advent of virtual conferences has made it easier to organize an African event. The location for the conference will be easy to [ Read More ]

507, 2021

Call For Papers – Process Innovation Challenge. LocWorldWide45, 2021

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: Call For Papers, Event News, Front Page, LocWorld Blog, LocWorldwide45|Tags: |

Process Innovation Challenge — PIC #11 Localization Innovations Worth Sharing This is a chance to showcase your innovation and challenge the localization industry to transform, and push boundaries. And you, innovators, are the leaders in this charge! The Process Innovation Challenge is in its fifth season and the 11th running of the event is [ Read More ]

102, 2021

Process Innovation Challenge #9 Winner Is Announced!

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Event News, Front Page, LocWorld Blog|Tags: |

Make Localization Part of the Experience Anne-sophie Delafosse Wins the Ninth Process Innovation Challenge Anne-sophie Delafosse from Deliveroo became the 2020 “Localization Process Innovator of the Year for the USA” at the Ninth PIC which took place January 28, 2021 at LocWorldWide43. Her innovation “Make Localization Part of the Experience”, explained a dramatic shift [ Read More ]

501, 2021

Process Innovation Challenge #9 Is Almost Here

By |January 5th, 2021|Categories: Event News, Front Page, LocWorld Blog|Tags: |

It's Time for PIC #9! The Process Innovation Challenge (PIC) is taking place this January, 2021 at LocWorldWide43. As always, innovators will pitch their ideas with the goal of sharing their innovations with the localization community, and have a chance to become the PIC Innovator of the year. This version will be 100% virtual, [ Read More ]

312, 2020

Global Toolbox Days

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: LocWorld Blog, LocWorldWide43|Tags: |

Introducing Global Toolbox Days These in-depth sessions are just the tools you may need! You may be familiar with previous LocWorld preconference days, where we offer special sessions for attendees who are already in town for the conference. We are doing the same thing for LocWorldWide43, but there is no reason to have these [ Read More ]

1703, 2020

The Secrets Behind Crafting a Compelling Conference Program

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Front Page, LocWorld Blog|

How is the LocWorld program drawn up? From more than 120 proposals to around 30 sessions in five parallel tracks – how do we go about that? The LocWorld conference program process always starts with a Call for Papers (CFP) to encourage submissions from leading language industry experts and all the different stakeholders to ensure [ Read More ]

901, 2020

LocWorld41: Three Things (Still) Plaguing Localization Managers

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Front Page, LocWorld Blog, LocWorld41|

The team at Wordbank had a great time attending LocWorld 41 in San Jose and hearing firsthand how top companies are approaching the conference’s theme of “Go Global, Be Global.” Throughout the conference, client-side presenters discussed challenges that are all too familiar to veteran localization professionals. You know the saying: the more things change, the more [ Read More ]

1612, 2019

Insights from LocWorld41, Silicon Valley

By |December 16th, 2019|Categories: Front Page, LocWorld Blog, LocWorld41|

This year’s US LocWorld event was held in the world’s technology and innovation hub, Silicon Valley. With up to 10 different tracks and over 30 presentations, not to mention the preconference sessions, the event was jam-packed with localization insights for global companies, LSPs both large and small, and everyone in between. Read on to discover [ Read More ]

512, 2019

LocWorld41 Silicon Valley: Nimdzi Conference Report

By |December 5th, 2019|Categories: Front Page, LocWorld Blog, LocWorld41|Tags: , , , , |

November 6-8, LocWorld returned to Silicon Valley for the sixth time since the conference series first launched in 2003. Given the theme of the 2019 conferences — Go Global, Be Global! — the location was particularly apt. Against the backdrop of the world’s most famous fonts of innovation, localization professionals gathered to discuss some of [ Read More ]

2110, 2019

Bigger, Better, Faster!

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: LocWorld Blog, LocWorld41|

LocWorld22 London in 2013 was the first time Daniel and Alex ran a workshop themed “Localization for Startups”. Over six years, the workshop has transformed from a half-day to full-day experience, and has received very positive feedback. This allowed the organizers to evolve the content and enjoy the privilege of bringing together ever-curious localization minds [ Read More ]

2609, 2019

Localization and Globalization Frameworks: The forest through the trees

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: LocWorld Blog, LocWorld41|Tags: , , |

I first realized localization was a career when I began doing it. That same year I attended my first LocWorld with the help of the LocWorld organizers and committee. My employer was unwilling to pay, so I found a sponsor to pay for the LocWorld fees I could not afford. At my second LocWorld, Bill [ Read More ]

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