Aged Society and Its Impact on the Localization Industry

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Aged Society and Its Impact on the Localization Industry
Track: Advanced Localization Management | AL5 |
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9:00am – 9:45am
Held in: Sabah
Presenters:
Yoko Chiba - Women in Localization 
Miyuki Mori - Women in Localization

In Japan there is a declining birthrate, which, compounded with the general aging of society, has resulted in various emerging issues including a decrease in the number of translators. In this presentation we will share information about what’s happening in Japan and how to tackle this issue in Japanese localizations.

Takeaways: Attendees will learn about the unique challenges in Japanese localization due to the changes in the population pyramid; and how to initiate a change in the localization industry in Japan and outside of Japan.